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Keats in Winchester Poetry Trail in and around The Hospital Of St Cross

September 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - September 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

200 years ago, the young poet, John Keats stayed in Winchester for a short time. He was so inspired by what he saw, he wrote his poem ‘To Autumn’ which has become one for the most famous, loved and treasured poems.

To help celebrate this anniversary The Hospital of St Cross is inviting budding poets of all ages to help make a poetry trail which will lead visitors around the Hospital’s beautiful gardens and ancient buildings. The poem can take any form, from a couplet to Haiku, free verse to limerick. The poem can be about any part of the Hospital, from the leather buckets in the Breathren’s Hall to the hidden faces in the The Chapel, from the postman to Porter.

 The Trail will be open from 22nd September to 27th September 2019

 Plenty of time to be inspired and give it a go.

 For more information and to register your details and poetry idea please contact :

The Porter on : 01962 851375

Or email : porter@hospitalofstcross.co.uk

 We are offering 10% off your next visit when you register to take part in the trail


September 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am
September 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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