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Benjamin Britten - Freedom of the Borough 1951

On Saturday 28th July 1951 at a formal ceremony at Sparrow's Nest Theatre, Benjamin Britten was admitted as an Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Lowestoft and presented with a casket containing the inscribed scroll.

The programme showing the formal wording of the admission which also contained the order of preoceedings and a brief biography of Benjamin Britten is below.

Freedom Cover

 

Britten image 

 

Admission 1

 

Admission 2

 

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