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Corona Virus – Italian flags unfurled in Barga

Corona Virus – Italian flags unfurled in Barga

As the numbers mount up and the lockdown over the whole of Italy starts to take over daily life – the Barghigiani who are now forced to stay in their…

Work begins on the aqueduct in Barga Vecchia

Work begins on the aqueduct in Barga Vecchia

Volunteers from the Pro loco started work on clearing the Parco Kennedy a couple of years ago – article here. “Le Donne di Barga per Barga” – “The women of…

Edicola Poli opens in via Mordini

Edicola Poli opens in via Mordini

The limit on people congregating due to the coronavirus has meant that there was no official opening ceremony this morning so the new Edicola Poli opened this morning in via…

Carnevale in Barga

Carnevale in Barga

Carnival (often spelled Carnaval) is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some…

Casa Fontana  – Creative Writing course and Writers’ Retreat

Casa Fontana – Creative Writing course and Writers’ Retreat

The winter season is gradually coming to an end and things are starting to move here in Barga.  Some people are even looking further forward –  the very successful bed…