more articles View all

The Autumn is here and the Cachi are ripe

The Autumn is here and the Cachi are ripe

painting of cachi in Fosciandora by Keane both Oil on Canvas 1988 As the leaves started falling on the hills surrounding Barga we began to see the shape of the…

Chestnut festa in Barga – Barga castagna 2017

Chestnut festa in Barga – Barga castagna 2017

A weekend of festa in Barga all based around the humble chestnut organised by the ArtComm Barga, the Pro Loco and the  Associazione Città del Castagno.     The humble…

Michael Stimpson – new CD

Michael Stimpson – new CD

One of Britain’s fastest rising composers, Michael Stimpson has been a resident in Barga Vecchia for some time now and has appeared on this site many times over the past…

Theobroma la Cioccogelateria celebrates 8 years

Theobroma la Cioccogelateria celebrates 8 years

As we reported back at the start of spring this year (article here) , Theobroma la Cioccogelateria opened in Barga with large crowds who attended the opening of their new…

Casa Fontana: annual pig roast

Casa Fontana: annual pig roast

The very successful bed and breakfast establishment Casa Fontana run by Ron and Susi Gauld in Barga Vecchia celebrated the end of their summer season this evening with a party…