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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 2018

This year we will present a number of small events at the Cemetery. All are welcome, entrance is free but you are kindly asked to make a small donation which will be used for the upkeep of the site and the historical tombs.


A GRASS BED an exhibition of new works by the artists Lisa Fedich and EliZabeth Frolet.

Lisa Fedich will present works in watercolour and oil with symbolic images taking inspiration from the poem To Sleep by Keats and a homage to the ancient trees in the Cemetery.

EliZabeth Frolet will present works in clay and poetry on the theme of facial expression to show that the soul of Adonais, like that of Keats, is still with us.

Exhibition Opening: in the Garden Room of the Cemetery, Via Caio Cestio 6, Thursday 20 September 18.00 19.30. Light refreshments will be provided.

The exhibition can be visited during Cemetery opening hours from Friday 21 September to Friday 28 October. See http://www.cemeteryrome.it/visit/visit.html for Cemetery opening times.

The exhibition is sponsored by Gruppo Roma Ambiente Srl.


An Enamoured Eye a 60-minute reading from the Venice and Rome sections of John Addington Symonds's once highly popular Sketches in Italy (1879) performed by Edoardo Camponeschi, Jan Hague and Shelagh Stuchbery.

John Addington Symonds (1840-93), Victorian Cultural Historian, Aesthete and Travel Companion, is buried near Shelley in the cemetery.

In the chapel, Thursday 14 June 14th, 18.00 to 19.00. For free tickets (donations welcome for the for the cleaning of Symonds's tombstone ), send names to reserve seat janhague.jh@gmail.com


“CONTINUUM” an exhibition of new artworks on the theme of time, inspired by the Cemetery by Italian artist Ennio Tamburi. The exhibition is curated by Luca Arnaudo.

Exhibition Opening: in the Garden Room, Thursday 17 May 18.00 – 19.30 with light refreshments.

The exhibition can be visited during Cemetery opening hours from Friday 18 May to Saturday 30 June. See www.cemeteryrome.it for Cemetery opening times.


Katzen in Rom auf dem Cimitero Acattolico - presentation of the book of photographs of the Cemetery cats and exhibition of images from the book by the German photographer Uta Susse-Krause. A concert of English Baroque music by Händel, Purcell and Dowland by the countertenor Niels Wanderer will follow.
Garden Room at Cemetery, Saturday 7 April at 11.00.

The exhibition will remain open during Cemetery opening hours until 17 April.

The book is on sale in the Cemetery Visitor Centre.


Watch this space for additional events…

     
   
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