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The uncertainty arising from the decision of the United Kindgom to leave the European Union remains a concern. It is impossible at this stage to predict the final arrangements for travel, commerce, and residency. However, the UK Government has released the following statement on citizens' rights.

We shall continue to keep you updated on the position of the UK Government as more information becomes available.

Italian Classes
Living Italian Language Tuition C.I.C. offers new Italian Classes for young people and adults.
For more information and details please contact:

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Befana Party

The annual Befana party for children will take place on Sunday 7th January 2018 at the traditional venue of Pollokshaws Burgh Hall.

The event will take place between 1-5pm on Sunday 7th January 2018. The cost of attending is £7 per person (i.e. £14 for a parent and child). All children shall requrie to be accompanied by an adult. If you wish to register a place for you and your child(ren), please complete this form. Cheques should be made payable to "Italian Scotland SCIO"

Completed forms should be sent alongside payment to Caroline Pierotti, Flat 2/2, 99 Glasgow Road, Paisley, PA1 3LY.

Italian Library

Good news for lovers of all things Italian! The Italian Library (with books and DVDs) which was formerly housed in the Single End Rsetaurant is now reopened in Strathclyde University. With around 500 titles there is something for everyone, including many beginner's language guides.The Biblioteca Italiana will be based just 5 minutes from George Square in Room GH223B - Graham Hills Building - 40 George Street - Glasgow.
It will be open every day from 9am to 4pm.

Do pop along and check it out. More information from Giuseppe Riato at

ItalianScotland on Social media
In the era of Facebook and Twitter it makes sense to keep in touch via social media. Our Italian Scotland Facebook page is updated almost daily with news and events or interest to members and friends of the Scots Italian Community.
Just look up ItalianScotland on Facebook and click “like”.
We are now into the third year of our Facebook presence. It has almost 1500 signed up followers. Posts can reach 6000 people in less than 24 hours! Our Facebook page engagement has shown a more than 200 per cent increase on last year, which shows the importance of us using social media to communicate.
Remember to follow us also on Twitter @ItalianScotland




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Italian Scotland SCIO - Scottish Charity Number SC044660