ANDARE PER VINI E VITIGNI - A HISTORY OF ITALIAN WINE, a talk by Patrizia Passerini
26/03/2020 7.00-9:00 PM
114 Mount Street, London, UK
Did you know that the oldest traces of wine production in Italy were found in Sicily, in a cave near...
THE SNOWBALL REVOLT: RENAISSANCE POLITICS IN THE LAGOON OF VENICE, a talk by Claire Judde de Larivière - A Joint Event With Venice in Peril
SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1J 0BE
In January 1511 an unusual event occurred on the small island of Murano. The 'snowball revolt', involved the small community...
LINA WERTMÜLLER AND THE COMMEDIA ALL'ITALIANA (Comedy Italian Style): GENDER AND FASCISM - a talk by V. Signorelli, S. Angeli e C. Zoppelletto
23/01/2020 7.00-9.00 PM
University Women's Club, 2 Audley Square, London W1K 1DB
An introduction to the seminal works of Lina Wertmüller, the first woman nominated for a Best Director Academy Award. Through...
CHRISTMAS DINNER 2019
09/12/2019 7.00-10:00 PM
RADICI, 30 Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 1AD
Come and celebrate the festive season with friends and fellow members of The British-Italian Society at Radici restaurant in Islington,...
THE ARCHIPELAGO: ITALY SINCE 1945, a talk by Professor John Foot
13/11/2019 7.00-9.00 PM
University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Italy emerged from the Second World War in ruins. Divided, invaded and economically broken, it was a nation that some...
Leconfield Lecture 2019 - Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi: Two Italian Artists at the Court of Charles I, a talk by Dr Gabriele Finaldi
24/10/2019 7.00-9.00 pm
Chancellor's Hall, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
By the time Orazio Gentileschi came to London, he already had an international career. Unlike Guercino, who was reluctant to...
Visit to 68 Dean Street, Soho’s Georgian House of Secrets, hosted by David Bieda
25/09/2019 7.00-9.00 PM
68 Dean Street, London, UK
The Georgian period (1713-1830) is regarded as the greatest period of English architecture. However most of London's Georgian houses date...
A Visit to the British Library to view the Exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion With an introductory talk by Co-Curator Stephen Parkin
05/07/2019 4.00-5.30 PM
British Library, Euston Road, London, UK
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, The British Library has brought together highlights from...
The British-Italian Society's Annual General Meeting followed by ROOMS AND VIEWS: FILMING IN FLORENCE WITH MERCHANT IVORY, a talk by Sarah Quill
20/06/2019 6.30-9.00 PM
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, UK
~ Charles de Chassiron Memorial Lecture ~ Rooms and Views: Filming in Florence with Merchant Ivory A Room with a...