The Italian Society in Loughborough - Current Programme 2018
The Italian Society in Loughborough - The non for profit Society for everyone with a love of Italy

NEW Programme for 2018 

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JUNE 2018
Friday the 8th, 7pm to 9pm
The Victorians & the Reinvention of The Italian Renaissance – An illustrated talk by Emma Marigliano

It is certainly a matter of continuing debate whether the Renaissance started in Italy or Northern Europe. For the Victorians, however, there was no doubt. The Renaissance was Italian – from Giotto to Michelangelo, from Dante to Petrarch and from Florence to Rome, most definitely Italian.
This talk looks at the enormous impact that the art and culture of 14th to 16th century Italy had on the Victorians.
Until her retirement in December 2017 Emma Marigliano was the Head Librarian of The Portico Library in Manchester. Emma’s research interests are firmly embedded in art, illustration, book and library history. 
Venue: Quorn Village Hall, 64 Leicester Rd, Quorn, Loughborough LE12 8BB
Cost: £2 for members and £4 for non-members (pay at the door).

JUNE 2018
Saturday the 30th, 7pm to 11pm
Summer charity event- Festa Italiana

 A charity event with an Italian taste with live music from local band SIESTA,for all the family.
Bring your own food and drinks.
Fun games to raise money for a great local Charity chosen by our members.
The chosen charity this year will be CARPENTER ARMS CHARITY (for more information visit

Venue: Quorn Village Hall, 64 Leicester Rd, Quorn, Loughborough LE12 8BB
Cost: £6 for all. ADVANCE BOOKINGS ONLY - (please email:
[email protected] to book your place)



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