Newcastle

Italian Culture

Name of group: Italian Culture

During Group Closures

Find us in'Learn Online' at the top of the Welcome page

While the group cannot meet face to face at Pink Lane, the Group Leader and members write Néwsletters filled with amazing info about all things Italian. Find the Newsletters in 'Learn Online' (at the top of the 'Welcome' page). It's in the links menu.
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Purpose of the group:To explore all things Italian e.g. places, food, language, music, art

When we meet: During this period of Lock-down there is a small weekly magazine about aspects of Italian Culture. Recent topics - Siracusa - Jewel in Sicily's Crown; Giorgio Vasari: Painter, Architect and Art Historian; the Minor Basilica of San Clemente, Rome; Alessandro Manzoni - inventor of modern Italian Literature(?); Verona - Cotolette al Moscato - The "Arandora Star" - Christopher Columbus

Registering and subs: £1 each meeting which includes tea, coffee and biscuits

What we do: All things Italian

Contact: If you would like to come along for the first time, please contact the Group Leader or phone or email the Pink Lane office.

If you wish to receive a copy of the Newsletter please send your name and e-mail address to gwilliams1942@btinternet.com. Issues are sent 'blind copy'.

Future talks:
Later 2020 (Speriamo) "Sicily & 'La Nostra Terra' movement against the Mafia."; "Garibaldi - His Life & Times"; "The Rise and Fall of Mussolini"; "I Crimini": Crime Writing in Italy"; "The British & Italy" - a love affair in literature"; "Bringing Ice Cream to Britain - Italy, the land of Gelato"; "The White War" Italy's heroic contribution to WWI.

The magazine is "The Italian Culture Newsletter" - our "news" is not current, nor is it "Fake".

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Astronomy online learning Book Group
Bridge – Duplicate City Lunch Group
Coffee Morning (General) Craft
Craft-2 Creative Writing
Discussion Group Family History
Favourite Films French Conversation
Fun Bridge Fun Quiz
Games Group General History
Good Read Groups Coordinator
Historical Humour I.T. And Computing (on Zoom)
Improvers Industrial History
Introduction to Dowsing IT2
Italian Culture Local History
Lunch-Roving Music For Pleasure
Philosophy Poetry
Quiz Saturday Music & Drama
Science Round Table Shakespeare Group
Short Projects Short Tennis
Short Tennis 2 Sunday Lunch Group
Table Tennis 2 Talking About Art
Ten Pin Bowling Travel group
Ukulele Walking