Hello from the Board 2021/2022

We’ve already said hello to many old and new members at our September Kick-off Event. To all those who could not be with us that evening, we’d like to say: Welcome to IWF and the new social year, we look forward to meeting you soon! This is the IWF Board for the social year 2021/2022: […]

IWF Weekly News Flash October 4, 2021

Dear IWF Member Here we are in October with all things autumnal on the horizon! IWF has lots of fun events planned for this month; hopefully we will see you at one or all. Save the Date for the October Monthly Meeting, which will take place on 21 October. We look forward to exploring Bologna with a walking […]

Apply to become it-ER Ambassador!


We would like to point your attention to an interesting networking opportunity promoted by the Emilia-Romagna Region, Città Metropolitana di Bologna and managed by ART-ER Attractiveness Research Territory. International university students, researchers or professionals living in Emilia-Romagna or returnees who left Emilia-Romagna to spend a period abroad are invited to apply to become Ambassador for the […]

Bologna Inside Guide makeover

Our Bologna Inside Guide is getting a makeover! Do you have any recommendations for your current and future fellow members? Anything that you have learned about living in Bologna that you wish you had known yourself? Any ‘must-do’ or ‘must-avoid’ tips? If you’d like to contribute to the latest version of this much-loved IWF guide, […]

Movies for the holidays

Dear Friends, watching a movie is a social experience, particularly if it is followed by a discussion about the content and the impressions left by the vision. Movie watching can also be a personal journey, for example by rediscovering a favourite director or old, forgotten gems. I suggest you to try: instead of ‘just watching’ […]

IWA Modena Charity Event: Cooking to Fight Cancer

Dear IWA Modena friends and supporters, IWA Modena is excited to invite you to our “Cooking to Fight Cancer” online charity events series: 4 unique online cooking classes, starting on October 25, 2020, with Sofia Morales! Join us and help IWA Modena collect funds for Il Cesto di Ciliege’s big fundraising project 2020/2021: the purchase of a much […]

Hello from the IWF Board 2020/21!

With great energy, passion and a bucket of creative ideas, the IWF Board has launched the new social year 2020/21! The IWF Board members for this social year are (from left to right on the photo): Carla (programming), Una (interest groups), Lisa (membership), Hannah (secretary), Luisa (president), Violetta (treasurer), Nina (programming), Laura (vice-president), missing due […]

Postponing the Ramblers’ weekend outing until next spring

I’m still locked down in London, but the consensus among those I’ve heard from in Bologna seems to be that life in the time of COVID has become a bit too uncertain to commit to a weekend trip just now.   I’ve been grateful to get quite a lot of info on the situation in Bologna, […]

MOVIE(S) NIGHT(S) Quality ‘Prima visione’ movies at home

Hello dear fellow moviegoers. Unfortunately cinemas are not yet open BUT the Cinema Association of Bologna has launched a proposal: register for free at MioCinema.it to support your local movie house and have access to the movies they are offering, as if you were going to the movies. Well, sort of….. Anyhow, the proposal is […]

The Ramblers take to the mountains on 1 December

Our walk on Sunday, 1 December, will take us deep into the Apennines, yet only 45 minutes from the centre of Bologna.  We’ll be ascending the historic “Sentiero del Postino” to Monte Caprara in the Parco Storico di Monte Sole.  On the way we’ll visit sites of events during WWII and may glimpse some of […]