Dante Alighieri Society - The Italian Society in Loughborough

 

     Coming Events 2015 

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JANUARY 2015
Friday 30, 7pm to 9pm

Borghese Gallery, Rome: An illustrated talk by David Lamb
This bijou Villa is one of the finest small galleries in Europe. Built in 1612 to house the collection of the Papal Borghese family, it combines the arts of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture.
Venue: Radmoor Centre at Loughborough College (Please report to Reception)
Cost: free for members, £3 for non members. Tea and coffee & biscuits included.


  FEBRUARY 2015
Saturday 28th, 6.30pm to 10pm

Carnevale Italiano
Join us to an entertaining evening with a 4 course meal, traditional carnival games (Raffle with great prizes) and Italian music.

Please book early to avoid disappointment. 
You can book by filling the online form below.
Please come with a mask or costume because there will be a prize for best mask and costume!

Venue: Radmoor Restaurant, Radmoor Centre at Loughborough College, Radmoor Road, LE11 3BT
Cost: £17 for members, £20 for non members. 
PS: Further information about the menu can be found here (if you have got any problem opening the file please email us at committee@danteloughborough.vpweb.co.uk). 

MENU
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Antipasto - Parma ham, figs, rocket, balsamic&olive, grissini
Primo
Secondo
Dolce, Formaggi e frutta
Tea and Coffee
MARCH 2015
Friday 6th, 7-9pm

Anna Franchi: A talk by Professor Sharon Wood, lecturer and author.
Anna Franchi was an early 20th century Italian writer, passionate about the feminist issues of the time, particularly female inequality in matters of divorce and faithfulness in marriage ~ and Italian politicians who ignored it! 
Should make for an interesting evening..
 
Venue: Radmore Centre at Loughborough College
Cost: free for members, £3 for non-members. Tea, coffee and biscuits included.



APRIL 2015
Friday 24th , 7pm-9pm
 
Illustrated Introduction to Italian Olive Oils
With prosecco, Italian bread, oils and Italian antipasti
Join us on a talk to discover and taste some of the best Olive Oils from Southern Italy.
Places are limited, please book and pay in advance via email to committee@danteloughborough.vpweb.co.uk. 
Venue: Radmoor Restaurant, Radmoor Centre, Loughborough College, Loughborough 
Cost: £Tbc for members, £Tbc for non members


MAY 2015
Friday 15th, 7pm-9pm

Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598 - 1680) - Architect, painter and the greatest scene designer and image-maker of his age. An illustrated talk by Dr Michael Cefai.
An illustrated talk on Bernini's sublime theatrical works of art, which give Baroque Rome its character. Bernini's works tend to supercede the limits of sculpture, they dialogue with their architectural and urban  space, and interpret the trend of the Baroque period as the fusion of all Art.
Venue: Radmoor Centre at Loughborough College (Please report to Reception)
Cost: free for members, £3 for non members. Tea and coffee & biscuits included

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