Mapping Britten’s worlds

Mapping Britten’s worlds

Wednesday February 21 2018

The theme of this year’s LGBT History Month is ‘Geography: Mapping the World’. As a contribution to this, on the 16 February the Foundation staged a small pop-up exhibition in the archive, exploring the geographies of Britten and Pears’ lives: the home they made for themselves, enmeshing themselves deeply with this part of Suffolk, and the places […]

On this day

Thursday July 27 2017

On 27 July 1967 the Sexual Offences Act, partially decriminalising homosexuality, was given Royal Assent. It is a significant date in LGBTQ history given that the journey towards it had been long, bumpy and full of controversy. The Wolfenden Report, published ten years earlier in 1957, had recommended that homosexual acts between men over the […]