Newcastle

Italian Culture

Name of group: Italian Culture

Purpose of the group:To explore all things Italian e.g. places, food, language, music, art

When we meet: 4th Wednesday of the month at 2p.m.

Where we meet: R2 Pink Lane

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.

In January Gerald Williams talked about the de Medici and Florence. This talk began the story of the rise of the de Medici family from money-lending to becoming the most powerful family and, effectively, rulers of Florence.


Future talks:
Later 2020 "Sicily & 'La Nostra Terra' movement against the Mafia."; "Garibaldi - His Life & Times"; "The Rise and Fall of Mussolini"; "I Crimini": Crime Writing in Italy"; "Guelf against Guibelline - Popes versus Emperors"; "The British & Italy" - a love affair in literature"; "Bringing Ice Cream to Britain - Italy, the land of Gelato".

In March we shall continue the history of the de Medici and Florence story by telling the story of the Cosimo de Medici
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