The Byron Society celebrates the life and works of Lord George Gordon Byron (1788-1824), a poet, traveller and revolutionary.

Based in London, but hosting events around the UK and abroad, the Byron Society brings together all those interested in the famous Romantic poet Lord Byron, whose controversial works and astonishing life have entranced readers for more than 200 years.

Established in the nineteenth century the Society was re-founded in London in 1971 to promote a wider and deeper knowledge of Byron’s life, works and circle. We offer you the chance to discover more about Byron, and to share your interest through talks, lectures, poetry readings, book launches, dinners, trips and other events.

We are a non-profit organisation and a registered charity.

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Membership costs just £30 a year, and  includes two complimentary copies of our highly-respected Byron Journal and access to the complete archive.

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Our Blog – All Things Byron

Byron, a long journey
Locking down with Byron (and others)


Byron’s spirit and influence follow us around, even when we’re not consciously walking in his footsteps. It wasn’t until I was posted to Greece in 1980 that I became conscious of …

I thought that an illustrated poem a day might be a way to cheer people up and offer something different to send out each day. So even if there wasn’t much else new to talk about, we would at least have the poems and pictures.. . .

September Event

October Event


“But words are things, and a small drop of ink

Falling like dew, upon a thought produces

That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.”

About Lord Byron


The Byron Journal

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