This museum is located in the attractive Georgian house where composer George Frideric Handel lived from 1723 until his death in 1759. The museum celebrates Handel's life and works and offers regular recitals of Baroque music in the superb setting of the period rooms. The museum is really 2 houses, numbers 25, where Handel lived, and number 23, the upper floor of which was the home of rock star Jimi Hendrix in 1968-69.
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"The church of St Bega in Bassenthwaite must be one of the beautifully situated in Cumbria. Certainly Alfred, Lord Tennyson was inspired by the church, and describes it in the opening lines of his epic poem, 'Morte d'Arthur'. The church dates to at least 950 AD, and possibly marks the spot where the Irish nun, St Bega stayed in the 7th century."
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Museum of the decorative arts, including furniture, jewellery, carpets, sculpture, reliquaries, prints, Dress Collection, and more. One of the world's great museums. ... more