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November 11, 2019

Swan Lake and The Nutcracker come to Florence

Two theatrical treats come to Florence this winter. The most famous ballets in the world come to the magnificent Teatro della Pergola for memorable performances of dance classics.    Swan Lake 8.45pm, November 25   The popular Saint Petersburg Ballet returns to Florence, this time with a new masterpiece: Swan Lake. Tchaikovsky’s fabled fantasy is […]
January 21, 2010

Il Lago dei Cigni (Swan Lake)

  25 January  Teatro Verdi Enjoy this classic ballet in two acts with music by Piotr Ilic Tchaikovsky. Call 055/212320 or go to for details.  
January 22, 2020

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

DOCUMENTARY/ Paperman 9pm, January 23       An unusual documentary comes to La Compagnia: the incredible story of James Lake, the Exeter-based artist who makes unique and incredibly constructed sculptures from cardboard in a documentary by Domenico Zazzara. The film will be premiered in Florence in the presence of the director. At 17 years […]
November 21, 2019

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

PHOTOGRAPHY/ Photolux Festival November 16-December 18       25 photographic exhibitions come to Lucca from November 16 to December 8 for the biennial of the festival, which this year bears the title Mondi / New Worlds. The focus is on the ability of human desire to overcome limits, taking inspiration from the 50th anniversary […]
November 19, 2019

Christmas in Florence: 2019 markets, events and lights

Christmas in Florence is a magical time of the year when elegant lights illuminate the cobblestone streets, trees take centre stage in city squares and nativity scenes emphasize the essence of the holiday season. This is The Florentine’s guide to Christmas 2019 in Florence.     Christmas lights in Florence         They’ve already […]
July 31, 2019

What to do in August in Florence

August can feel like a slow month in Florence with shops closing and everyone hitting the beach. But if you’re around, seek shelter from the heat at some of these cool indoor events or get a kick out of summer in the city with some fun evening dos.     August 1 / There is […]

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

  FOOD/ Mani in pizza at Mercato Centrale 6.30pm – 8.30pm, August 1       Get your hands dirty and join expert pizzaiolo Marco Fierro in this pizza workshop at Florence’s central market. Head up to the pizzeria on the first floor for a cooking show and the chance to taste the authentic Neapolitan […]
July 2, 2019

Best events in Florence in Summer 2019

MOVEMENT/Florence Dance Festival         Until August 3 Various locations   An eclectic mix of some of the biggest names in classical, modern and contemporary dance comes to the Renaissance city. This year’s highlights include The Special World Wide Event, two evenings with Ukrainian ballet star Sergei Polunin in an unprecedented choreography dedicated […]
May 29, 2016

Summer venues in Florence

Even though we are currently experiencing a period that locals have labelled Maggembre, an Italian blend of May and December (and also a very popular hashtag on Twitter), summer is right around the corner, and Florence’s nightlife scene is getting ready to welcome the bella stagione with new openings and cool comebacks. If you are […]
December 4, 2014

Best events in December 2014

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 for December—and beyond.   CINEMA/Winter screen December 18–31 Odeon Cinema, piazza Strozzi