Tuesday 23 February 2021, 7.00pm — 9.00pm

Celebrating the Bicentenary of John Keats
In partnership with Keats-Shelley 200

Celebrating the Bicentenary of John Keats: In partnership with Keats-Shelley 200

South Downs Poetry Festival YouTube

Tuesday 23 February 2021, 7.00pm — 9.00pm

A video film on YouTube for the South Downs Poetry Festival, in association with the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association and the University of Chichester.

Enjoy a stimulating programme of readings, talks and music to commemorate the anniversary of John Keats’ death in Rome.

Featuring: actors Rosie Cavaliero, and Emily Rose Smith (pictured above), sculptor Vincent Gray, Professor Fiona Price, poets Naomi Foyle, Jeremy Page, Stephanie Norgate, James Simpson, Camilla Lambert and Barry Smith, plus the Curator of the Keats-Shelley House in Rome, Giuseppe Albano, with music by Little Machine, Chris Hardy and classical guitarist Amanda Cook. Film compiled and edited by Barry Smith and Katie Bennett.

The event will premiere at 7pm, 23rd February 2021: The film will be available to view thereafter by clicking on the link.

It will also be broadcast free on Youtube: search 'South Downs Poetry Festival'. We will post the link as soon as we have it. 

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