Friends of the Museum of Performing Arts

Scope and Content

Records relating to a campaign led by Richard Buckle to establish a Museum of Performing Arts following the vacancy of Covent Garden Market and sale of Diaghilev costume and scenery at Sotheby's. Documents include memorandum, minutes of meetings, press cuttings, flyers for Diaghilev sales and correspondence relating to acquisitions, potential mergers and establishments of a museum at Somerset House and Covent Garden.