Keats House

Keats House
10 Keats Grove, London, NW3 2RR
  • Telephone 020 7332 3868
  • Opening times Wed–Sun 11am–5pm
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Visit the one-time home of Romantic poet John Keats. See exhibits of his original manuscripts and artefacts which tell the story of his life and work, as well as his relationship with the property itself.

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Afternoon Poems: Edward Thomas

To mark the centenary of the death of the famous First World War poet Edward Thomas, join the Keats House Poetry Ambassadors for a reading of his revered war poetry a hundred years to the day since his death.

Sun 9 Apr

Free / 020 7332 3868

Afternoon Poems: Women And War

The Whitehall memorial dedicated to the Women of World War II represents the familiar narrative of women performing their heroic duty throughout the devastation of war. This afternoon of poetry goes beyond 'keep calm and carry on' to the personal and psychological battles of workers, wives, mothers, Suffragettes and…

Sun 12 Mar

Free / 020 7332 3868

Family Day: A Faery's Child

' a faery's child, Her hair was long, her foot was light, And her eyes were wild.' Do you believe in 'faery's', elves and goblins? Make the little people a toadstool house and hear some faery-filled poetry.

Sun 19 Mar

Free / 020 7332 3868

Family Day: Easter

Easter bunnies have taken over Keats House and garden. They're hiding and we need your help to track them down. Find all the cheeky rabbits and make a carrot cone for carrying home your chocolate prize. Free, drop-in (£1 donation welcome)

Sun 16 Apr

Free / 020 7332 3868

Guided Tour: The Architectural History Of Keats House

Explore the architectural history of Keats House, originally known as Wentworth Place. Hear the stories of its residents John Keats and his good friend Charles Brown, and discover how it was transformed into the building that we know today. Free with admission *The tour will include the basement and first floor. The route…

Sun 26 Mar

International Children's Book Day

(Stories at 2pm and 3pm) Make a book to celebrate International Children's Book Day, and create your own story to fill the pages. You'll also have the chance to hear some well-loved children's stories, listen out for your favourite.

Sun 2 Apr

Free / 020 7332 3868

International Women's Day With Jo Shapcott

Join award winning poet and former poet in residence Jo Shapcott for a celebration of the female voice. Shapcott and special guests will recite and discuss women's poetry to mark International Women's Day.

Wed 8 Mar

Free / 020 7332 3868

Keats In Hampstead Guided Walk

(Meet outside Hampstead tube station) Follow the story of Keats's life in this walk around Hampstead village, with readings from his poetry and letters. Explore locations that inspired Keats, including the Vale of Health, Well Walk and the Heath itself. We finish at Keats House, where entry is free to walkers. Please wear…

Sat 29 Apr

£12 (£10) / 020 7332 3868

Keats In The City Guided Walk

(meet outside Moorgate tube station) Follow in the footsteps of John Keats, the radical medical student, and discover the London haunts of this 'Cockney Poet'. From Keats's birthplace we explore where he lived and studied, including Cheapside, Apothecaries' Hall and Guy's Hospital. Enjoy readings from Keats's poems and…

Sat 25 Mar

£12 (£10) / 020 7332 3868

Shelley: The Trumpet Of A Prophecy: Guided Walk

(Meet outside King's Cross Station by the Henry Moore statue, Euston Road entrance) Experience the stirring life and poetry of a great radical Romantic poet. We'll visit fascinating landmarks in the lives of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, from their first meeting to their notorious elopement and exile in Europe…

Sat 25 Feb

£12 (£10) / 020 7332 3868

Templar Poetry Live: Ellen Cranitch And David Coldwell

Ellen Cranitch launches her first collection following her pamphlet 'Dressing for Vesuvius' alongside the Marsden poet and artist, David Coldwell, with his Templar Portfolio pamphlet, 'Flowers by the Road.'

Tue 28 Feb

Templar Poetry Live: Olive Broderick And The iOTA Shots Pamphlet Award Launch

Olive Broderick's debut full collection, 'Night Divers', bristles with myth and stories from a marvelling and longing heart. One of the winning pamphlets from the iOTA Shot Awards (to be announced in February 2017) will also be launched on the evening.

Templar Poetry Live: Oliver Comins And Michael Woods

Oliver Comins brings wry, witty and wily golfing metaphors in his pamphlet 'Battling Against the Odds', in what may well be a fascinating contrast with Michael Woods embarking on his odyssey to reunite the broken parts of poetry in his new collection, 'Algebra.'

Tue 28 Mar

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