Exterior shot of The Red House

Britten-Pears Foundation

Limited Company

The Britten-Pears Foundation is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under number 2071223.

Copies of the 2014 Financial Statements and Foundation’s governing document can be found below.

Registered Office

The Red House, Golf Lane, Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5PZ.

Charity Number

The Britten-Pears Foundation is also registered as a charity, number 295595.

VAT Number

The Britten-Pears Foundation is registered for VAT, registration number 218 8751 80.

Trading Subsidiary

There is also a wholly-owned trading subsidiary (the Britten Estate Limited, a company limited by shares registered in England and Wales under number 2063903), which is the beneficiary of the royalty income from performances of Britten’s music. This accounts for the great majority of the organisation’s income.

Britten Estate Ltd

The Britten Estate Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the registered charity, Britten-Pears Foundation. The company was formed in 1986 when the various Britten and Pears trusts were re-structured, for the purpose of the continuing exploitation of the musical and literary rights of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.

Life President

Dr Donald Mitchell, CBE

Board of Directors

  • Dr Colin Matthews (Chair)
  • Edward Blakeman
  • Sarah Faulder
  • Joseph Phibbs
  • Philip Ramsbottom

Secretary

Amanda Arnold

Registered Office

The Red House, Golf Lane, Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5PZ.

Registered in England and Wales under number 2063903.

VAT Registration number 218 8751 80.

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