Catriona Miller is a recently graduated Scot who loves writing, meeting new people and baking. She has become slightly addicted to coffee since arriving in Italy and has no qualms about ordering a cappuccino after 11am. You can follow her on her blog at http://bellamozzarella.wordpress.com
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas... but if you’re not feeling festive yet, you will be once you see what Florence and Tuscany have in store to put you in a merry mood! From charity markets to the ballet, Christmas concerts to snow tubing,
On October 25, the streets of Florence will be transformed into a unique inflatable art scene, when the public take to their bikes and don their special costumes for the Aeolian Ride. The artist Jessica Findley, who is also a designer and teacher, explained how this idea came to her.
The Palazzo Strozzi foundation has launched Contemporary Palazzo Strozzi, a new exhibitions series celebrating modernism, organised by the CCC Strozzina. The project takes the form of four site-specific installations within the courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi, which will be on display until January 25, 2015. Involved in this artistic
EXPLORE/DISCOVER/ART/ Open Studio Weekend
October 18 – 19. Various locations in Florence
This October sees Lost In Florence Open Studio Weekend: 12 studios, 2 days, open to the public to stop by and meet the artisans, with pit stops for café and wine along the
ART/OUTDOORS/ Art in the park
October 11, 2.30-6pm
Stibbert Park, via Federigo Stibbert 26, Florence
Painters and writers are invited for an afternoon of outdoor elf-directed art-making in the lovely, poetic setting of Stibbert Park. The event is not aimed at children. Artists and
The Uffizi Gallery’s stunning Tribune room, restored in 2012 thanks to contributions from Friends of Florence, is only available for public viewing from three side doors, meaning that full visibility of the room is limited. The exciting new project, Museo Digitale, has been completed after only 6 months
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MARKET/CRAFTS/ Florence Creativity
October 30–November 2. 9.30am-7pm. Fortezza Da Basso, Florence
If creativity and crafts are your cup of tea, you won&
Sitting on a sun-drenched wooden bench in Ditta Artigianale, Florence’s hip new coffee shop, I waited for Nardia Plumridge, the face behind the successful ‘Lost in Florence’ website. She was dashing up the road on her bike to meet me for a chat and a
As the weather begins to turn and the leaves softly tumble from the branches, what could be more tempting than an evening at the cinema? This autumn/winter in Florence, you’re in luck! A world of film comes to the city each year, with hundreds of movies, shorts
Our events listing keeps you up to date on the latest and greatest in culture, music and other English-friendly entertainment. This is a selection of the best events in Florence and Tuscany this October.
Various locations in Pisa