Keats House

ADDRESS
10 Keats Grove, NW3 2RR
TELEPHONE
OPENING TIMES
Summer (1 March 2014 - 31 October): Tues-Sun 1pm – 5pm; Winter (1 November 2013 – 28 February): Fri-Sun 1pm – 5pm; Also open on Bank Holiday Mondays
PRICES
£5.50 (Adult), £3.50 (Concessions), FREE (Under 17s)

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Keats HouseJohn Keats spent two years from 1818 to 1820 at Keats House, formerly known as Wentworth Place and now named after the Romantic poet. Reopened on 24th July 2009 after nearly two years closure, the rooms have been updated so that more artefacts from the collection of letters, manuscripts and relics relating to Keats can be displayed. These include the engagement ring Keats gave to Fanny Brawne, the girl next door whom he fell in love with. The Keats House building we see today is a combination of their houses, originally two semi-detached houses - this stunning Grade I Regency villa is far superior to the humble abode Keats would have known when he lived here. Sadly the lovers never married and it was from this house that he travelled to Rome, on the advice of his doctor. The moved failed to save him from tuberculosis and he died aged just 25. But it was while living here in rural Hampstead that Keats wrote the bulk of his most admired work and penned his famous 'Ode to a Nightingale' from under a plum tree in the garden. The gardens too been renovated with early 19th† century species reintroduced around the Mulberry tree which would have been there in Keats' time. As you'd expect, poetry is promoted and appreciated here through regular poetry readings, residencies and educational events.

Keats House events

Oranges of Revolution: In DialogueOranges of Revolution: In DialogueTo celebrate the launch of her second collection, The Oranges of Revolution (Smokestack Books), Clare Saponia invites a dozen poets to share in the dialogue.2015-07-04T19:00:00+01002015-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
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Free EventToday Only
Oranges of Revolution: In Dialogue
Afternoon Poems: 1815 And All ThatAfternoon Poems: 1815 And All ThatA reading of works from the Napoleonic era.2015-07-11T15:00:00+01002015-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
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Afternoon Poems: 1815 And All That
An Evening with Michael RosenAn Evening with Michael RosenMichael Rosen reads from his new collection for adults, Don't Mention the Children (Smokestack Books) - a mix of surreal and political poems of the moment.2015-07-16T19:00:00+01002015-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
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An Evening with Michael Rosen
Michael RosenMichael RosenPerformed by much-loved children's author Michael Rosen comes this storytelling show full of family jokes and school disasters. Be ready to learn the Michael Rosen Rap, join in riding a Boogy Woogy Buggy, not being allowed to breathe in class, and learning the Yiddish word for 'crazy'.2015-07-16T19:00:00+01002015-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
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On Soon
Michael Rosen
A Guided Tour Of The Keats House GardenA Guided Tour Of The Keats House Garden2015-07-19T13:00:00+01002015-07-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
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Free EventOn Soon
A Guided Tour Of The Keats House Garden
Family Day: Food, Glorious FoodFamily Day: Food, Glorious FoodCelebrate all things delicious in Keats House and garden.2015-07-19T13:00:00+01002015-08-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
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Free EventOn Soon
Family Day: Food, Glorious Food
Laila Sumpton And Tom ChiversLaila Sumpton And Tom ChiversA relaxed afternoon of poetry and spoken word with an open mic and performances from Keats House Poet Laila Sumpton and guest headliner Tom Chivers.2015-07-26T14:00:00+01002015-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
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On Soon
Laila Sumpton And Tom Chivers
Afternoon Poems: From World War To Cold WarAfternoon Poems: From World War To Cold WarPoetry readings about nuclear weapons.2015-08-08T15:00:00+01002015-08-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
Category: event
Free Event
Afternoon Poems: From World War To Cold War
Gautam Sachdev Memorial LectureGautam Sachdev Memorial LectureJoin us to celebrate the life and works of Britain's leading Hindi litterateur, the late Dr Gautam Sachdev.2015-08-13T18:30:00+01002015-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
Category: event
Free Event
Gautam Sachdev Memorial Lecture
The Right To An Identity: Mark Doty And Naomi Shihab NyeThe Right To An Identity: Mark Doty And Naomi Shihab NyeAcclaimed US poets Mark Doty and Naomi Shihab Nye discuss how poetry is uniquely able to articulate our right to an identity.2015-08-25T19:00:00+01002015-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Keats House, 10† Keats Grove† † † NW3 2RR
Category: event
Free Event
The Right To An Identity: Mark Doty And Naomi Shihab Nye

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Opening and closing times for Keats House

Today (Saturday) Keats House closes at 17.00

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Belsize Park Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Hampstead Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Car Parks

Car Parks

St John's Wood Masterpark
29 minutes walk

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    45a South End Road, NW3 | 1 minute from Keats House
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    Oranges of Revolution: In Dialogue
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    Hampstead Theatre 15 minutes walk from Keats House

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    The Barfly Camden 22 minutes walk from Keats House

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