Pop round to the Italian Society stand at the Freshers’ Fair!

Are you a fresher or a returning student, either postgrad or undergrad? Or are you living in Cambridge and wanting to know more about the thriving life of the 400+ Cantabrigian societies? The freshers fair is the event for you! On the 3rd and 4th October, the CU ItSoc will be at CUSU Freshers Fair […]

French-Italian swap

  The Italian Society is teaming up with the French Society for an awesome swap at Wildwood restaurant! Forget academia for an evening and come spread the continental love 🙂 20 to 30 places available, £14.95 per person. Fill in this form by June 8th at 5pm to reserve a place. (link) When: 10th June, […]

Italian Society Theatre Project – L’uomo, la bestia e la virtù

***TICKETS RELEASED*** Everyone wears a mask. Not a literal one, maybe, but a mask nonetheless: everyone plays a role in the comedy of life. Professor Paolino, the Man, hides an illicit love affair under his respectable demeanour. Mrs Perella, his lover, wears the mask of Virtue but is not really virtuous at all; while her […]

Cambridge Italian Show 2019: The Mandrake

This year the annual Cambridge Italian play brings to the stage a masterpiece of Renaissance comedy – The Mandrake (La Mandragola) by Niccolò Machiavelli! A story of young love, disguises and magic potions, The Mandrake remains a thoroughly modern tale- showing how easily fraud can prevail over all morals and how we all pursue happiness […]

Welcome aperitivo

We are thrilled by the tremendous turnout for our welcome event on Sunday. During the event, more than 70 people dropped by to say Ciao, have a proper aperitivo and meet our fabulous community. If you enjoyed our company, stay tuned on this page for more exciting events and do not forget to buy your […]

Cineforum – Allacciate le cinture

For our last cinema night of term, we will be showing Turkish-Italian director Ferzan Özpetek’s latest film, “Allacciate le cinture” (“Fasten your seatbelts”). Elena (Kasia Smutniak) and Antonio (Francesco Arca) are complete opposites. They are too different in terms of personality, life choices, worldview, and the way they relate to others. However, they are overwhelmed […]

Cineforum – Un viaggio chiamato amore

For our second cinema night of term, we will be screening “Un viaggio chiamato amore” (“A journey called love”) by director Michele Placido. The movie tells the story of the tormented relationship between novelist Sibilla Aleramo and poet Dino Campana. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnH_HkBnBRA There will be English subtitles. Refreshments will be provided. The event will be […]

ItSoc Social/Conversation Night

 Join us for one of our legendary conversation nights at the Maypole! You’ll get to speak Italian with Italians over a drink (alcohol  notoriously improves everyone’s language skills). Open to Italians and not Italians, native and non-native speakers alike – we  want to make this as diverse and fun as possible. Don’t miss out 🙂 […]

Opera night – “La Traviata” talk and screening

  ‘A toast to the pleasures of life!’ – so sing Violetta, her new admirer Alfredo and her party guests in the opening scene of Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata. But beneath the surface glamour of Violetta’s Parisian life run darker undercurrents: her doomed love for Alfredo and the tensions the lovers encounter when they break […]