Bright Star: A Celebration of John Keats's Birthday with Poetry and Letters read by Ruth Rosen

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00


Come celebrate John Keats's birthday this year with a performance of BRIGHT STAR - An evening of John Keats's love letters and poems performed by Ruth Rosen at the Keats-Shelley House

Thursday 31 October, 6 p.m., followed by a toast to Keats with prosecco.

Award-winning performer Ruth Rosen's acclaimed Bright Star performance is based on a selection of all of Keats's writing, including his love letters to Fanny and the love poems. The poetry includes the great Odes, extracts from Endymion, sonnets and other poems. There are also extracts from his letters to his family and friends; and it is all woven together to tell the extraordinary, very moving and inspiring story of this young genius, his struggles, his great creativity and at the same time his emerging and developing psyche.

Tickets cost €12 and must be purchased in advance (06 678 42 35;