Keat-Shelley House Closed to the Public from 15 March
The museum's online tours, exhibitions and events are still open
Due to the current restrictions, the Keats-Shelley House and its gift shop will be closed from Monday 15th March until further notice.
But the the museum’s online programme is still fully available for our visitors!
This season’s highlights include:
A Panoramic Tour of the Keats-Shelley House: visitors from all over the world are invited to take part in a new online tour of the House in the company of a personal guide on our own platform launched on the bicentenary of Keats’s death. For more information please check this page and/ or contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You can also take an immersive video tour narrated by Keats-Shelley200 Ambassador Sir Bob Geldof or explore some of our virtual events and readings or learn about The Death of Keats, which are all available on our YouTube channel.
On a final note the Keats-Shelley House and Keats-Shelley Memorial Association have three prizes in progress. The deadline for the Keats-Shelley and Young Romantics Prizes has been extended to 12th April. 2021’s Poetry theme is ‘Writ in Water’ and the Young Romantic essays should be on ‘Art and Adversity’. Keats-Shelley Prize essays can be on any theme relating to Romanticism. You can also subscribe to the Keats-Shelley Prize Podcast here for inspiration.
Listen to Dr Dinah Roe discuss Christina Rossetti’s sonnet ‘On Keats’, which was inspired by his epitaph ‘Here lies one whose name was writ in water’ - and also explore the influence of John Keats’ poetry on her work and that of the Pre-Raphaelites.
The deadline for the Keats-Shelley House Poetry Prize for Schools is 2nd May and we’re delighted to announce that celebrated American children’s author and illustrator Brian Selznick will be the guest judge of this year’s Keats-Shelley House Poetry Prize for Schools.
Helen McCrory: A Tribute
We remember the acclaimed actress and poetry lover who died last week
Frankenstein: A KS200 Collaboration with Blue Apple Theatre
Keat-Shelley House Closed to the Public from 15 MarchThe museum's online tours, exhibitions and events are still open
23rd February 2021: 200 Years After John Keats’ Death
Relive a day of poetry and rememberance
2021’s Keats-Shelley and Young Romantics Prizes - Deadline Extension12 April 2021 is the new date
Sir Bob Geldof: The Keats-Shelley House Virtual Tour Guide Sir Bob will also narrate 'The Death of John Keats'
The Keats-Shelley House has Re-Opened
Including the museum's forthcoming online Panoramic Museum Tour
2021’s Keats-Shelley and Young Romantics Prizes are Open
The theme of our annual Poetry and Essay writing competitions is 'Writ in Water'. Watch our new trailer.
A Happy New Year Poetry Reading by Heart
To see in 2021, the Keats-Shelley Podcast recites John Keats' 'Bright Star' by heart, and ponders the 200-year history of his 'final poem'