Author: Simon Gammell

Simon Gammell is director of The British Institute of Florence.
April 20, 2020
CULTURE

The next adventure

The British Institute of Florence was founded at a time of global crisis: the First World War.   In 1915, following extended negotiations, Italy had finally entered the war, siding with Britain and France, against former allies Germany and Austria-Hungary. Two years later, when a group of prominent citizens from the Anglo-Florentine community decided to […]