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

Strictest Adultery: Byron’s Italian Loves
Byron, walking in beauty, with an indie pop spring in his step 

From catfights and arson to high society parties and attempted murder, this event offers an intimate insight into Byron’s Italian love life…

Staying in Venice since March, singer songwriter Tess Callaghan has come to know some of the places still strongly associated with Byron….

Byron’s Poetic Legacy – 47th International Byron Conference

26 June – 3 July 2022: Moscow, Russia

The 47th conference of the International Associations of Byron Societies will be devoted to Byron’s poetic legacy echoing throughout the world. The conference organisers welcome 20-minute papers on a wide range of topics relating to this theme. More details of the event and CFP.

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

Falling like dew, upon a thought produces

That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.”

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