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Welcome to Keats House - discover the beauty of poetry and place in the newly re-displayed home of the Romantic poet John Keats.

Explore the life and work of Keats through new exhibits of his original manuscripts and artefacts which tell the story of how the young poet found inspiration, friendship, and love in this stunning Regency villa.

The house comes alive with special events throughout the year, from poetry performances to family fun days. There's always something to do in the house whenever you visit - listen to Keats' world-famous poetry, watch a film about his busy life in Hampstead, or create your own poem.

Make sure to check the opening hours- which change with the season - and how to get herebefore you visit.

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    Children at Keats House

    ​Join in the poetry activities, late events, and family fun at Keats House throughout the year

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Keats in the City Guided Walk
Date:
25 Apr 2015
Time:
11:00 - 13:30
Location:
Keats House
Cost:
£10 / £8 concession, booking essential.

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 areas where he lived and studied, including Cheapside, Apothecaries Hall and Guys Hospital. Enjoy readings from Keats's poems and letters along the way.

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Consciousness, imagination and poetry
Date:
30 Apr 2015
Time:
19:00 - 20:30
Location:
Keats House
Cost:
£5, booking recommended.

The brain is a mass of tangled matter held in a case of bones. Is it here the universe stops and becomes conscious? Join us for a stimulating evening of poetry and discussion with Medicine Unboxed.

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