Benjamin Britten et al. in Friston - 20 June, 1931

from Diary of Benjamin Britten, June 20 1931, page 77:

I have early breakfast & go to Victoria & catch 9.20 to Eastbourne, where Mrs. Bridge meets me in Miss Fass’s car (a friend of theirs who lives v. near & is with them most of the day) & motors me to their lovely cottage in Friston. I play tennis all afternoon & after tea with Mr. Bridge who is really very good, & amazingly steady. Great fun. Miss Fass is here for tea & dinner, & Mr. B. & I go to her house & listen, after supper, to a bit of Carmen, on her wireless from Rome. The country around here is too superb for words. No one about at all – lovely!
cite as

Benjamin Britten, Diary of Benjamin Britten, June 20 1931. In John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 77. accessed: 24 June, 2024

location of experience: Friston


Benjamin Britten

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written by Georges Bizet

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 June, 1931
Medium broadcast, live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Simon Brown on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:08:32 +0100