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.
23rd February 2021: 200 Years After John Keats’ Death
A Day of Poetry, Events and Rememberance
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
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Simon Barnes is Prize Chair of 2021’s Keats-Shelley and Young Romantics Prizes
The award-winning journalist and bestselling author returns for a second year
The Immortal Dinner CompetitionThe results are in!
Thanks to everyone who voted for the absent guest to whom John Keats would have most enjoyed chatting at the unique gathering, hosted by Benjamin, Robert Haydon in December 1817.
‘Writ in Water’: Giuseppe Albano Launches 2021’s Keats-Shelley and Young Romantics Prizes
Watch the Keats-Shelley House Curator announce 2021's theme and our Prize Judge from John Keats' grave in Cimitero Acattolico di Roma
And 2021’s Keats-Shelley Prize theme is…
A short video teaser for 2021's Keats-Shelley Prize theme