Monday, 7 December 2015


We have enjoyed our RECENT MEETING on 8th December on Ancient Rome and the Victorians with Quentin Broughall from Maynooth University in Ireland. There are now links to the Presentation and the full paper, both of which Dr Broughall has kindly made available to us. 

Thursday, 26 November 2015

PROGRAMME for 2015-16

Our Christmas celebration at Ciao's on Druid's Hill

The re-confirmed programme for 2015-16 is listed below and  The brochure can be downloaded here.
The SECOND MEETING of new season was on Tuesday 10th November; We had a delightful and fascinating talk from Robert Andrews on the history and culture of the island of Sardinia.

Friday, 22 May 2015

May Meeting at Peto Garden Iford

Jeff Lucas's image of Iford

Under an azure 'Tuscan' sky, the group from BA-IC were welcomed by the owner of Iford House to the wonderful Italy inspired, Gardens.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Bristol Italian prototype website

existing BristolAnglo-Italian Circle BA-IC website is now locked but this website can be reached from it 
Last April's :
“Lorenzo Da Ponte – Mozart’s librettist” - Tim Davidson  see Ba-ic Programme page for full details. Just a Utube taster of Da Ponte's Cosi Fan Tutte for now.
Tim’s talk focused upon Lorenzo Da Ponte’s extraordinary life and career and in particular his collaboration, as librettist, with Mozart in the latter’s three great Italian operas, ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, ‘Don Giovanni’ and ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ from which extracts were played.


Bristol Anglo-Italians old website and past programme

Last meeting was Tuesday 10th March with Lucy Donkin on the 'the Miracle of the Snow'

New offer: Gastonomic Tour in May 2015 with Typically Italian Holidays - see Holidays page for details and link

Links Page is being developed to include Books and films on this website: Members are invited to send in the titles and authors of their favourite books and films on Italy so that a Book and Film Page can be added to this site. A small start has been made.

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 at a glance all the Italian activities going on. We also want to let you know about our own fantastic monthly programme of celebrated national speakers from October to May. Incidentally if you live near Cheltenham they also have a programme - seeLinks Page Bristol University Italian (LINK)Department has an open postgraduate seminar series

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