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: During this period of Lock-down there is a small weekly magazine about aspects of Italian Culture. Recent topics - 28th June 2020 - Giovanni Falcone & Paolo Borsellino and their fight against the Mafia. 5th July: 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(?)

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 "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.

We call the magazine "The Newsletter" but our "news" is not current.

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