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News: 4 February 2021

Sir Bob Geldof: The Keats-Shelley House Virtual Tour Guide
Sir Bob will also narrate 'The Death of John Keats'

Sir Bob Geldof has narrated a new, immersive virtual tour of the Keats-Shelley House. The legendary singer with the Boomtown Rats and inspiration for Live Aid has now turned online Keats-Shelley tour guide, accompanying the viewer around the museum as they inspect our collection. Watch the video below.

This is the first of two collaborations between Keats-Shelley House and Sir Bob launched this month. On 23rd February, we will premiere ‘The Death of John Keats’, a second immersive online story that can be experienced with a Virtual Reality headset or in old-school two dimensions. Drawing on letters and other documents, Sir Bob will narrate Keats’ final months in England Italy.

You can also retrace follow in the poet’s dying footsteps in our interactive Google Earth map-story, John Keats’ Final Voyage.

For more information visit the Keats-Shelley House Bicentenary events page.

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