All meetings start at 7:45pm for the talk to start at 8pm. Posters of  the next meeting can be downloaded here for you to place in local shops or restaurants. Thank you! A4 Poster  A5 Posters

1803, 2020

Meeting cancelled with our apologies

We are sorry that due to the coronavirus outbreak we have had to cancel this meeting. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope to reschedule Paolo Giannone's talk on Mani Pulite at a later date.

2204, 2020


An informal evening unfolds the historic, architectural and artistic heritage of this beautiful city on the river Arno.  

2005, 2020

ENGLAND vs ITALY – Frances Hotimsky

This presentation will focus on some language absences and differences between English and Italian.  For instance, there is no Italian equivalent for Christmas pudding (absence); and pavimento does not mean pavement (difference). Language differences, in particular, may be misleading.

Dates for 2020

  • 17 June – Barbara Corti – Topic tba
  • 22 July – Summer Meal
  • 16 September – Claudia Daniotti – Topic tba
  • 21 October – A walk in the Vatican
  • 18 November – Pat Volante – The Rossi Family
  • 9 December – Christmas Meal