The Italian Cultural Institute in London is the official Italian governmental body dedicated to promoting Italian language and culture in England and Wales. To this end the Institute:

• Organises concerts, cultural events and exhibitions.
• Organises Italian courses.
• Facilitates initiatives that promote the Italian Language in England and Wales, including
collaboration with Italian Lecturers at English, Welsh and Italian Universities.
• Encourages cultural and scientific collaboration between Italy and England/Wales.
• Establishes contacts with institutions, bodies and personalities in the English and Welsh arts and scientific communities to promote projects that further the knowledge of Italian life and culture.
• Provides documentation and information about Italian cultural life and the institutions working in this field.
• Supports initiatives for the cultural development of the Italian community in England and Wales to facilitate both its integration in England/Wales and its cultural links with Italy.

Italian Cultural Institute – London
39 Belgrave Square
London SW1X 8NX
tel: 020 7235 1461 fax: 020 7235 4618

Italian Courses

tel: 07400730318 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 11.00am to 1:00pm)
e-mail: (Monday – Friday: 10.00am to 5.00pm

In 2023 the Institute will be closed on the following days:

  • 1st January New Year’s Day
  • 7th April Good Friday
  • 10th April Easter Monday
  • 25th April Anniversary of Liberation
  • 1st May Early May Bank Holiday
  • 29th May Spring Bank Holiday
  • 2nd June Republic Day
  • 28th August Late Summer Bank Holiday
  • 1st November All Saints
  • 25th December Christmas
  • 26th December Boxing Day