Monday, 10 December 2018

Buon Natale - Benvenuto, Welcome and FILM NIGHT enjoyed on 11th December

Benvenuto Welcome!
Ieri - Yesterday FILM NIGHT with Christmas Panettone and a glass of wine - 'Enchanted April' (1991). A
 filmed on Portofino Castel Brown. Please follow link to Youtube Please follow link to Youtube trailer.
Our latest event was our Christmas dinner on Wednesday 28th November. We look forward to welcome all who have booked up. Please expect brief reports of our October and November Meetings when we were entertained and informed by Robert Walters on the Italian Renaissance interpretation of the Greek myths and David Norris On Roman wall paintings. Four of us also visited Cheltenham for their 60th Anniversary event on Venetian Opera.
Remember there are many opportunities to experience la dolce vita right here in Bristol, and we have created this website so that you can see the Italian activities going on. We also want to let you know about our own fantastic monthly  Final Published Programme 2018-19 of celebrated national speakers from October to May. Incidentally if you live near Cheltenham they also have a programme - see Links Page Bristol University Italian (LINK)Department has an open postgraduate seminar series

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

Meetings are held at Westbury Fields Retirement Village, every second Tuesday evening in the month 





Thursday, 6 September 2018

Benvenuto and Final Published Programme 2018-19

Benvenuto Welcome! There are many opportunities to experience la dolce vita right here in Bristol, and we have created this website so that you can see the Italian activities going on. We also want to let you know about our own fantastic monthly  Final Published Programme 2018-19 of celebrated national speakers from October to May. Incidentally if you live near Cheltenham they also have a programme - see Links Page Bristol University Italian (LINK)Department has an open postgraduate seminar series

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

Meetings are held at Westbury Fields Retirement Village, every second Tuesday evening in the month 












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
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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