Monday, 9 July 2018

Thursday 12th July 2018 'Don Giovanni' on Millennium Square bigscreen

Benvenuti a Tutti
Some of us will be there from about 6pm. Opera starts at 7 direct from ROH.https://www.roh.org.uk/productions/don-giovanni-by-kasper-holten for a preview

Enjoying it last year!
deckchairs and tables may be available. Bring your picnic and JOIN DAVID and DIANA

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Benvenuto a AGM Saturday 2nd June and Wilton day

Benvenuto -Welcome to all members at the BA-IC AGM. Michael is kindly hosting us at his home today.
The visit to Wilton Italianate Chapel and the historic Wilton  House in May was blessed with lovely almost Italian weather. even the trains ran on time.





  

The interior of the church, commissioned by aa Russian Countess of Pembroke in love with Italy  blew our minds and completed the years's programme of events and talks

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

April 10th at Westbury Fields also NEWS of DAY OUT

BENVENUTO ******STOP PRESS***** 

Tim Davidson's Musical Presentation 'Italian music and operathe British connection' at Westbury Fields - see revised 'how to find us' note.

NEWS of DAY OUT to Wilton House and Italianate Parish Church - change of date - now to be on Monday 14th MAY. We shall meet at Bristol Temple Meads station at 10.am.  Details by email and more here .





David Grech's 'Italy without a Camera' was much enjoyed in March, especially his report of how he went about his water-coloured sketches -

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Tuesday March 13th Westbury Fields

BENVENUTO ******STOP PRESS***** David Grech's talk 'Italy without a Camera' Tuesday March 13th meeting at Westbury Fields

 



February's meeting with Gordon Young at Clifton, thanks to C.H.I.S was most enjoyable. We are thinking of asking Gordon possibly to give us all filmshow next year


January's on Murder, Mussolini and Memory with Amy King was a thought provoking insight in darker aspects of Italian 20th Century history much appreciated for members.

Sei appena arrivato a Bristol o stai per trasferirti nella nostra citta'? Dacci un colpo di telefono +44-7870-185116 o scrivici a dnembruce@btinternet.com e cosi' potremo farti conoscere delle altre persone che sono inammorate della vita e della cultura italiana!

Meetings are at WESTBURY FIELDS RETIREMENT VILLAGE, Cricket Lane Entrance each 2nd Tuesday of the months October to May, at 7pm for conversation and a drink followed by the speaker at 7.30 p.m. Guest fee £5.00

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Film Night Tuesday 12th Dec - Cinema Paradiso

Image result for stills from Cinema Paradiso******STOP PRESS*****
Change of Film Cinema Paradiso is new selection after viewing and reviewing 'August Lunch' and finding it too unseasobale for words!  
Trailor for 'Cinema Paridiso is linked here
Sei appena arrivato a Bristol o stai per trasferirti nella nostra citta'? Dacci un colpo di telefono +44-7870-185116 o scrivici a dnembruce@btinternet.com e cosi' potremo farti conoscere delle altre persone che sono inammorate della vita e della cultura italiana!
Thinking of learning more Italian? Domenico Sciarrone is starting new courses in September in North View, Westbury park
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @brisitalians .

Meetings are at WESTBURY FIELDS RETIREMENT VILLAGE, Cricket Lane Entrance each 2nd Tuesday of the months October to May, at 7pm for conversation and a drink followed by the speaker at 7.30 p.m. Guest fee £5.00

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Benvenuto - Twinning with an Italian City



24th PROGRAMME 2017-18 
NEXT MEETING - Anne Scicluna  Tuesday 14th November  at 7.30 Westbury Fields
Twinning with an Italian City: the case of Ravenna and Chichester
Ravenna was originally the capital of the Western Roman Empire, and is famed for its marvelous mosaics. Chichester twinned with Ravenna twenty years ago, since which time exchanges have taken place every year and firm friendships made, as well as links developing between local organisations and schools in each city.




Richard Henderson is again in 2018 leading small group tours to Italy: http://www.historicatours.co.uk/Vicenza Mantua and Verona  27th June -1st July ¦ Palladio,Mantegna and Puccini,for details and booking.
David Bruce opened the season with his talk on 'Italian walled Towns and Walled Towns in Italy'on 10th Octobers see presentation and more at www.walledtownsresearch.org 
Sei appena arrivato a Bristol o stai per trasferirti nella nostra citta'? Dacci un colpo di telefono +44-7870-185116 o scrivici a dnembruce@btinternet.com e cosi' potremo farti conoscere delle altre persone che sono inammorate della vita e della cultura italiana!
Thinking of learning more Italian? Domenico Sciarrone is starting new courses in September in North View, Westbury park
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @brisitalians .

Meetings are at WESTBURY FIELDS RETIREMENT VILLAGE, Cricket Lane Entrance each 2nd Tuesday of the months October to May, at 7pm for conversation and a drink followed by the speaker at 7.30 p.m. Guest fee £5.00



Monday, 18 September 2017

Benvenuto -Welcome

PROGRAMME FOR 2017-18 is published:
 To start with:
Tues October 10th - David Bruce - Italian Walled Towns and Walled Towns in Italy
Tues November 14th - Anne Scicluna Twinning with an Italian City: the case of Ravenna and Chichester
Wed November 22nd Christmas Dinner  - watch this space.
Tues December 12th Italian Film Night Pranzo di Ferragosto (with subtitles) 
and much more in 2018: 20th century politics - art - music and a visit