EVENTS

12th and 13th July 2019

Julian Sands Reads Keats, Shelley - and Byron too! - at Keats-Shelley House

Julian Sands Reads Keats, Shelley - and Byron too! - at Keats-Shelley House

12th and 13th July 2019

Celebrated British actor and star of stage and screen Julian Sands will be back at the Keats-Shelley House to read from the poetry of Keats, Shelley, and - this time - Byron too. 

The event will celebrate the anthology John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Essential Poems together with the latest Keats-Shelley House publication ‘She Walks in Beauty’: the Best of Byron, which is now on sale and which includes some of Byron's greatest poems together with a preface by Julian Sands and introduction by the editor, Professor Duncan Wu. 

There will be three readings this month:

FRIDAY 12 JULY at 6 p.m.

SATURDAY 13 JULY at 5 p.m.

SATURDAY 13 JULY at 7 p.m.

All readings will be followed by a prosecco reception during which guests will have the opportunity to meet the actor and have books signed by him.

The price is €15.00 per ticket and tickets must be purchased in advance. To place a booking inquiry, please call 06 678 42 35 or email info@ksh.roma.it

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