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Festival talks: Britten in America at The Red House

A 20-minute talk given by a member of the Britten–Pears Foundation team during the Aldeburgh Festival.

Daily at 1pm

A 20-minute talk given by a member of the Britten–Pears Foundation team.

In Week 1 (8-15 June), we look at some of the fascinating pieces Britten composed while living in America between 1939-1942, coinciding with their Festival performances.

In Week 2 (16-24 June) we focus on Britten’s life in the bohemian household in Brooklyn, known as ‘February House’.

Tickets: included in admission chargeOpening times

The whole site is open daily from 11am-4pm.

There are no Red House tours during the Festival.

Admission: £5.50 (valid for one year)Under 16s: freeArt Fund: £2.75 on presentation of National Art Pass

AccessibilityThe site is wheelchair-accessible except for the Composition Studio and the upstairs rooms of the House (360° virtual visits are available).

Blue Badge parking is available and our minibus has space for one wheelchair.
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