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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR JUNE 2017

This year we will present a number of small events at the Cemetery during the month of June. All are welcome, entrance is free but you are kindly asked to make a small donation which will be used for the upkeep of the site and the historical tombs.

La Tempesta oltre: una lettura scenica liberamente ispirata da Adonais di P.B. Shelley di e con Rebecca Palagi.

Un evento in italiano con nostro partner il Gruppo Cinquemarzo che organizza ogni anno il Festival Shelley a Viareggio e Bagni di Lucca. .

Garden Room del Cimitero, martedì 6 giugno. Ore 18.00.


“Fatua” an exhibition of new artworks inspired by the Cemetery by Aldo Bandinelli a Roman artist of Scottish decent whose studio is in nearby Testaccio. The exhibition is curated by Luca Arnaudo.

Exhibition Opening : in the Garden Room of the Cemetery Wednesday 21 June 18.00 – 19.30 with light refreshments.

The exhibition can be visited during Cemetery opening hours from Thursday 16 June to Wednesday 30 July. See www.cemeteryrome.it for Cemetery opening times.

No entry charge but a donation of at least €5 for the upkeep of the Cemetery is much welcome.


The well-known film and TV actor Julian Sands will read a selection of poems in English from the recently published anthology John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Essential Poems (ed. Duncan Wu).

The book is available from the Cemetery bookshop and from the Keats-Shelley Museum shop or website (www.keats-shelley-house.org/it).

Near the tomb of Keats at the Cemetery, Sunday 18 June at 11.00.


Tempest-Toss’d times: reading in English of a 60-minute version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest , performed by Michael Fitzpatrick and Shelagh Stuchbery with Edoardo Camponeschi, Nadia Caretto, Rosie Hillesley, Mark Irvine, Jim McManus, Rishad Noorani and Rory Stuart.

Fund-raising event for/at the Cemetery. Thursday 22 June 18-19.15.

For free tickets (donations welcome for the upkeep of the cemetery), send names to reserve seats to janhague@alice.it


Sunday afternoons 21 April - 18 June. Extension of opening hours until 17.00 (last entrance 16.30) to coincide with the period when the Rome Municipal Rose Garden is open to the public. For more information see Rose Garden.