Thursday, May 30, 2013. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
With i Conti Capponi
Thursday, May 23, 2013. 9.30
Giornata di studio su Frederick Stibbert e Herbert Percy Horne
Con la collaborazione del Museo Stibbert, del Museo Horne e dell’Ente Cassa di Risparmio
Tuesday, May 21, 2013. 21.30
Monday, May 13, 2013
You are invited to spend a week with Shakespeare in Florence, exploring his work, his engagement with Italy and the Renaissance contexts of his work.
Saturday, May 11, 2013. 8pm
'Linguistic' treasure hunt: "Play with Europe". English, French, German and Spanish language courses up for winning!
Saturday, May 04, 2013. 10.30
Learn the tricks of the translator's trade with Francesco Durante
Thursday, April 18, 2013. 9.15
On 18 April 2013 the British Institute of Florence will hold the fifth Shakespeare Graduate Conference.
Seats are limited. Booking is recommended.
Monday, April 15, 2013. 16:00
Join us for a week of events exploring Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Thursday, April 11, 2013. 6pm
With Diletta Frescobaldi
Thursday, April 11, 2013. 16.30
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. ~ C.S. Lewis
Thursday, April 04, 2013. 10:00
The British Institute of Florence and A.T.T. (Associazione Tumori Toscana ONLUS) are holding a charity book sale.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Join contemporary calligraphers Betty Soldi and Mara Zepeda for an intimate gathering of scripting, crafting and cardmaking in anticipation of Valentine's day.
Thursday, December 20, 2012. 18.00
Tuesday, December 04, 2012. 17.30
In collaboration with the British Institute Collecting and Display presents a talk by Maia Gahtan and Donatella Pegazzano on Gaius Verres and the Rape of Sicily.
Monday, December 03, 2012. 16.00
Cakes, recipes and poetry
Friday, November 30, 2012. 15.00 - 18.00
Tuesday, November 27, 2012. 17.00
Australians and New Zealanders in Tuscany
Monday, November 26, 2012
Call for papers.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
with aperitivo accompanied by cellist Michele Lanzini
Monday, October 01, 2012
‘Tipi da Biblioteca' is an annual event celebrating libraries and reading. It takes place during October in libraries throughout Tuscany including the British Institute Library where we will be taking part with many activities this year.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Thursday, September 20, 2012. 18:30 - 20:00
Workshop + Aperitivo
Friday, July 27, 2012. 20:30
Watch the opening ceremony live at the British Institute
Friday, June 29, 2012
The British Institute contributes to celebrations of Italy's 150 years with online extracts from an unpublished diary.
Friday, June 22, 2012. 10:00 - 16:00
One-day conference with keynote speaker Monsignor Timothy Verdon, renowned sacred art historian, Canon of Florence Cathedral and Director of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012. 17.30
Presentation of a new book 'Women Patrons and Collectors'.
Saturday, June 16, 2012. 16.00
Bloomsday: a public reading of the "Calypso" episode from Joyce's Ulysses.
Sunday, June 03, 2012
The classic British tea party comes to Florence
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
A unique one-day programme that brings to life the cultural experience of the Anglo-Americans in Florence.
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 - Thursday, May 31, 2012
An exhibition illustrating Craig's work for the Moscow production of 'Hamlet'.
Thursday, April 26, 2012. 09.00
On 26 April 2012 the British Institute of Florence holds the fourth Shakespeare Graduate Conference, directed towards doctoral students and those who have obtained their doctorates within the past two years from universities across Italy.
Thursday, April 26, 2012. 18.30
Baz Luhrmann, 1996, with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes
Tuesday, April 24, 2012. 18.00
Directing and performing: Shakespeare's Romeo and JulietFESTA
Tuesday, April 24, 2012. 20.00
Franco Zeffirelli, 1968, with Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey
Monday, April 23, 2012. 17.30
Monday, April 23, 2012. 20.00
Renato Castellani, 1954, with Laurence Harvey and Susan Shentall
Thursday, March 01, 2012. 15.00
The British Institute and ATT (Associazione Tumori Toscana ONLUS) are holding a grand book sale in the library to raise money for ATT's charitable work.
Monday, February 27, 2012. 17.30
An evening with Stefano Trespidi
Tuesday, December 06, 2011. 17:30
As the BP Portrait Award Call for Entries for 2012 is announced by the National Portrait Gallery, London, the Institute is holding a round table discussion on contemporary portraiture.
Friday, December 02, 2011. 18.00
An evening with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Master of the Queen's Music, in collaboration with Contempoartensemble
Friday, December 02, 2011. 15.00 - 18.00
Thursday, November 17, 2011. 18.00
Monday, October 03, 2011 - Monday, October 31, 2011
Tipi da Biblioteca is an annual event celebrating libraries and reading. It takes place during October in libraries throughout Tuscany including the British Institute library where we will be taking part with many activities some of which also mark the 150th anniversary of Italian unification.
Monday, September 26, 2011
In celebration of the European Day of Languages the British Institute will be offering many activities.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011. 17.00
Story time in English and Italian
Thursday, June 16, 2011. 17.00
Bloomsday: a public reading of the "Sirens" episode from Joyce's Ulysses.
Thursday, April 14, 2011. 9.30
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries Graduate Conference 2011
Monday, April 11, 2011
Tuesday, January 11, 2011. 9.00
Photos of Liberty London Events, 11 January 2011
Friday, December 10, 2010. 9.30
Agnolo Bronzino: Medici Court Artist in Context
Friday, December 03, 2010
Harold Acton Library
Friday, October 29, 2010. 9.15
Introduction to Cambridge ESOL exams for Schools
Friday, October 15, 2010. 15.30
Introduction to Young Learner Exams
Friday, October 08, 2010. 09.30
Pictures and stories: children's writers, illustrators and publishers in 19th and 20th century Tuscany
Friday, September 24, 2010
Wednesday, June 16, 2010. 15.00
Public reading of the Hades episode in James Joyce's Ulysses
Monday, May 24, 2010. 18.00
You are invited to the presentation of the book Piero Cisternino: un uomo, una storia, una passione by Maria Carmela Ostillio to be held at the British Institute Library at 18.00.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010. 09.30 - 16.30
The British Institute Graduate Conference
Monday, April 19, 2010 - Thursday, April 22, 2010
The British Institute's annual celebration of Shakespeare. We will be focusing on The Merchant of Venice.
Friday, March 12, 2010. 17.00
Book Presentation Il corpo, la fiamma, il desiderio: D. H. Lawrence, Firenze e la sfida di Lady Chatterley
Riccardo Nencini the President of the Consiglio Regionale della Toscana invites you to the presentation of this book.
Friday, December 11, 2009. 15.00 - 18.00
at the British Institute of Florence library
Thursday, October 29, 2009 - Saturday, November 21, 2009. 16.30
Planet Galileo runs until 21 November 2009 with a series of lectures, exhibitions and visits celebrating astronomy and evolution, Galileo Galilei and Charles Darwin.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009. 18.00
A new Sherlock Holmes mystery! Luca Martinelli brings the famous sleuth back to life in Tuscany in his book Il palio di Sherlock Holmes.
Monday, October 12, 2009. 19.00
Orhan Memed will perform pieces by Bach and Gibbons on his own instrument, a Ruckers-Taskin copy made by John Philips in 1997.
Wednesday, October 07, 2009 - Monday, November 30, 2009
A major photographic exhibition celebrating the importance of books and reading.
Thursday, October 01, 2009 - Saturday, October 31, 2009
October, it's raining books is an initiative organised by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, a month long celebration of books and reading
Friday, September 25, 2009. 9.45 - 16.30
Wednesday, July 08, 2009 - Sunday, July 12, 2009. 21.00
FESTA theatre company will perform Shakespeare's great play in English at the Bargello
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - Tuesday, June 16, 2009. 16.30
Public reading of James Joyce's Chamber Music.