Byron-Related News, Events & Features
Here we cover recent announcements, Byron-related book launches, and upcoming events hosted externally rather than by the Society. Please use the below links or contact us directly if you are interested in any of these events, or would like to suggest an additional entry.
5th March 2018 – The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Keats, Byron and Shelley
Hosted by the British Library, this is a regular event in which leading actors read some of the great works of British Romantic poetry.
Josephine Hart established her renowned Poetry Hours at the British Library in January 2004, matching leading actors to programmes of the greatest verse in English. They continue in her name on an occasional basis.
11th October 2018 – The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity are hosting exciting evening celebrating the life of Byron, in support of Prostate Cancer Research.
Held at Cadogan Hall, the event will celebrate Byron’s life through poetry, music, and theatre. With extracts from his letters and his finest poetry, Byron’s story will be woven into a selection of piano music by his contemporaries: Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann and Chopin. All proceeds will be donated to Prostate Cancer Research at The Royal Marsden Hospital.
Tickets are not yet on sale, but you can find out more and register for priority booking here.