The Bloomsbury Writers House

+39 340 2354626
giadacassini@libero.it

Boutique hotel in the Bologna countryside,open to professionals,artists, musicians, and anyone else loving the silence and piece of our countryside. Writers residency will be held in this location. The Country house is located at 18 km from Bologna. The house consists of a six design suites, each with private bathroom, a large sitting room on the base floor, and a dining room, the internal restaurant. The rose garden surrounding the house is a 2500 sqm, suitable for outer stands and working outside.

The rooms of the house are designed and inspired to six famous women writers, and related six books recognized as their masterpieces.

We welcome accredited writers presenting specific writing projects, to be evaluated by a literary jurycomposd by several figures linked to cultural enviroments in Italy.

Residency Programme since: N/A
Description of Organisation:

The Country House is currently self financed by the owners, and works on the base of the public activity generated with rentingthe House itself. We are currently working to establish a link with some governamental and private cultural institutions in Italy and abroad.

Organisation founded in: 2019
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 3
Number of studios: between 5 and 10
Number of artists in residence at one time: between 5 and 10
Studio type and size: Private studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Computer
  • Library
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Musical-instruments
  • Printmaking facilities
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Project based
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Food
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Exhibition
    • Public talk
    • Donation of artwork
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Films
    • Exhibition
    • Cafe/restaurant
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Rural
    How to reach by plane: from the Guglielmo Marconi Bologna Airport, through rental car: Head southwest toward Via del Triumvirato 250 m
    How to reach by train: from Bologna Centrale Railstation, take a local train for San Giovanni in Persiceto. From San Giovanni station, call The Bloomsbury for directions, or call TAXI 051 821869/ 3405584142
    How to reach by car: from A1 Highway, exit at Bologna Casalecchio, Take Tangenziale nord di Bologna, Via Persicetana/Strada Provinciale di Crevalcore/SP568 and SP18 to Via Casetti in Padulle 21 min (21.1 km) Turn right onto Via Casetti
    Street & Number: Via Carline 11
    Postal Code: 40010
    City: Sala Bolognese
    Via Carline 11
    Sala Bolognese 40010 ITA
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