Pranzo Natalizio at St. Mary’s Hall, Canton, Cardiff. Date: 6th December. Details Nilde 02920 549 838 or M.Fantini 01443 670 752 (ACLI).

Annual Christmas Cena Events

Tha annual AVC Christmas Cena at Blackwood’s Maes Manor Hotel has been announced for Sunday 29th November. Make sure you let everyone know, do not keep it to yourself – tell your family and friends – especially those without access to the net – and do come along and support.


UPDATE: by Dino Carpanini With a forecast of an unpredictable summer for us to look forward to, Sunday June 21st did not prove to be an exception. The day dawned cloudy with the heavy scent of dampness in the air. As usual, the AVC committee were first on the scene to prepare for the day – setting up the bocce rinks, the sound system, car parking etc.

Articles / Events

UPDATE Our Pasta Night at the Maes Manor Hotel was again a successful evenong with Music and MC by Tony Kingsbury. Raffle Prizes included cloth and table settings woven in Ethiopia especially for this event. A new feature was a sing-along to the Valtaro Chorus Musette.

Briscola Evening – RESULTS Articles / Events

UPDATE – RESULTS At the recent Welsh Briscola Tournament held at Miskin RC Church Hall, players and observers enjoyed a successful social evening, with surprising results! After a few hours play we arrived at the Semi Finals where Mike Romanello and Giovanni Arianna were beaten by Pino Boggiani and Remo Fecci.

Community / Events

Date: 15th April Location: Chapter Theatre Cardiff. “La Casa di Dio” will show in afternoon and at 6:30pm – the 6:30 screening will be introduced by the producer. Just turn up or visit for full details. This is about Hellan Chapel and the Italian POW people


It is that time of year again… the nights are drawing in, the temperature is dropping and the AVC Cena and Dance is fast approaching. We hope to see as many Bardigani there are possible; it is always a fun filled evening for all ages and a chance to catch up with friends.

Cwmbach male choir in Bardi Community / Events / Galleries

31 maggio – E arrivato, ospite di Bardi, per tre giorni, proveniente da Montidelli dove ha tenuto il suo primo spettacolo nella chiesa di San Donnino Martire nella serata del 30, il famoso CORO MASCHILE DI CWMBACH GALLES che si e esibito, in serata, nella sala germitissima dell’auditorium di San Francesco.

Community / Events / Galleries

By Mario Basini Location: Liverpool, England Along with thousands of others in Italian families throughout Britain, part of my mother died beneath the cold waters of the Atlantic one grey morning in July 1940. She had arrived in Wales 16 years before, a wild-eyed peasant girl from the hamlet of Pietranera on the road north from Bardi, then in the Province of Piacenza, to Boccolo dei Tassi.

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