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Twinning with East Lothian – Continued

The ceremonies for the twinning between Barga and East Lothian Scotland which started officially this morning in Barga Vecchia carried on this afternoon and well into the evening with a concert by the choir from Prestonpans at the Villa moorings Hotel

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Twinning with East Lothian Scotland

Barga is full of sound and colour this morning as the ceremonies started for the twinning between Barga and East Lothian Scotland. Ore 11,00 Barga,Sala Consiliare di Palazzo Pancrazi Cerimonia di gemellaggio Barga – East Lothian (Scozia)

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Rare images of mating snakes in Barga

This morning we publish some extremely rare images taken by the award winning photographer O’Connor yesterday of a pair of snakes mating in the Parco Kennedy just below Barga Vecchia.

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24th April

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Accommodation in Barga

BARGA VECCHIA – B&B in an historic house in Barga Vecchia. Sunny garden with shady pergola. L’Ora di Barga is a small, family-run bed and breakfast located 5 minutes by car from the centre of Barga. We offer 3 comfortably furnished double rooms, all of which have ample sunlight and views of Barga BARGA – […]

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23rd April

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Difficult time for the pigeons in Barga Vecchia

Life just got difficult for the pigeons that roosted under the eaves of the roof of Palazzo Pancrazi, the 500 year old town hall building in the centre of Barga Vecchia. This morning work started on putting up physical barriers to keep the pigeons on the move.  A series of light alloy spikes which create […]

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22nd April

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The Hot Club reopens

The famous Hot Club of Barga Vecchia opened its doors once again this evening after a gap of many, many years. Older residents of Barga have fond memories of the cellar club below the Piazza Angelio when it was once the finest club in the area. Times have changed, and tastes have moved on but […]

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21st April

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Alba Calamari paintings on show

Recent paintings by the Barga artist Alba Calamari can be seen on display inside the L’Osteria in Piazza Angelio. There are a number of quite large paintings from Alba on the walls of the osteria plus some smaller tiny jewel-like paintings featuring some of the smaller comunes in Garfagnana – look out for the one […]

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Saxophonia at the Barga Jazz Club

The mass ranks of the saxophones and brass of Saxophonia were out in force last night at the Barga Jazz Club. Under the stern baton of the conductor Giancarlo Rizardi the group marched through some fine Jazz classics leaving no prisoners.