Anthony Burgess’s The Bad-Tempered Electronic Keyboard: 24 Preludes and Fugues was released as a CD and download on 16 February 2018, in a new recording by the acclaimed Belgian pianist Stéphane Ginsburgh. Never previously recorded, Burgess’s cycle of preludes and fugues was written to celebrate the 300th anniversary of J.S. Bach’s birth and is dedicated to that […]

Our £3000 journalism prize is to be awarded at a ceremony to be hosted in London by the Observer newspaper, on Wednesday 21 February 2018. The International Anthony Burgess Foundation announces the shortlist for the Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism. Now in its sixth year, the £3000 prize is for lively and thought-provoking reviews […]

We are delighted to announce a special anniversary collaboration between the International Anthony Burgess Foundation and Thornbridge Brewery. The Pianoplayers is a new craft beer created to celebrate Anthony Burgess’s centenary in 2017. Using Mosaic, Amarillo and Simcoe hops, it is a clean, refreshing modern American Pale Ale style beer brewed at 5.2% that will […]

As part of our celebrations of Anthony Burgess’s centenary in 2017 we are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Observer/Anthony Burgess Prizes for Arts Journalism. Now in their fifth year, the prizes of £3000 for the winner and £500 for two runners-up are for previously unpublished, imaginative, original, and thought-provoking arts journalism, and they […]

Come and visit our friendly cafe on Cambridge Street. We serve a simple lunch menu of fresh sandwiches, deli boards, soups, and salads, all made on site daily, and hot breakfasts until 11.30am. We also offer indulgent cakes, homemade brownies, and savoury snacks to pair with our loose leaf teas and freshly ground coffee provided […]

We are inviting our visitors, customers, friends and events audiences to help shape our work at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation.