The Burgess Foundation has a rolling programme of public exhibitions highlighting the life and work of Anthony Burgess. Our exhibition space is open to the public on weekdays (see our opening times here). Recent exhibitions have expanded to become fully browsable online. Keep an eye on this page for new exhibitions. The picture above features Liana Burgess, whose photographs form the core of our exhibition Portraits of Anthony Burgess.
Explore the 1981 film Quest for Fire, which is 40 years old this year. Anthony Burgess created the tribal languages for this film, and we have an exclusive interview with tribesman and movement coach Peter Elliott. Launched July 2021. [link]
Find out about the theatrical version of Anthony Burgess’s famous novel, and explore images from some of the many theatre adaptations from around the world.. Launched March 2021. [link]
This exhibition explores Anthony Burgess and poetry, taking examples of Burgess’s own poetry as a starting point and examining some of the major influences on his verse writing. Launched November 2020. [link]
Explore these pages to find out about the influence of Shakespeare on Anthony Burgess, and the insights Burgess brings to our reading of his work. Launched July 2020. [link]
The Music of Anthony Burgess takes seven of Burgess’s most important works as a starting point to explore his fascinating musical career. Launched May 2020. [link]
An online exhibition offering a special glimpse into the audio archive of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, with selected highlights from Anthony Burgess’s 1,094 cassettes and 87 reel-to-reel tapes. Launched April 2020. [visit]
An exhibition presenting portraits from our collection of over 9,000 images, paintings and sculpture featuring Anthony Burgess, one of the most photographed writers of the twentieth century. Launched March 2020 and set to relaunch post-lockdown.