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Date(s) - 13/08/2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Keats Project

Kirkby Lonsdale Poetry Festival

The Keats Project
Saturday 13th August 2022 16:00 Starting in Avanti
No Booking Required
In late June 1818, John Keats and his friend Charles Brown set off on a walking holiday from Lancaster to Dumfries. The two men stopped off at the The King’s Arms Inn, in Burton in Kendal, Cumbria. It was here that two friends, in 2017, decided that this was a visit worth celebrating. Actors recreate the conversations that might have taken place between Keats and Brown. They walk into public houses and the re-enactment begins…

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