The Clarence Bicknell 2018 Centenary exhibition and events:
• Chiesa Anglicana, Via Regina Vittoria, I-18012 Bordighera (IM), 8-22 October 2017 (every day 15h30-18h30) *
• Museo Bicknell, Via Romana 39, I-18012 Bordighera (IM) , 24 Oct - 30 Nov 2017 (Mondays 9-13h and 14h30-17h, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-13h)
• London, Sandro Migliarini - Travellers on the Italian Riviera, Leyton Great Hall, 1 Adelaide Rd, E10 5NN, from 12 October 2017, with projection of The Marvels of Clarence Bicknell and Marcus Bicknell presentation on Sunday 15 October at 5pm)
• Bristol, Clarence Bicknell and The Bristol Botanists; presentation by Graham Avery, University of Oxford, and projection of The Marvels of Clarence Bicknell, at the Bristol Naturalists Society on Wednesday 22 November, 7.30 pm, at Westbury on Trym Methodist Church, Westbury Hill, near Bristol BS9 3AA.
• Nice, le mardi 22 mars 2018, 18h à la Société Centrale d'Agriculture, d'Horticulture et d'Acclimatation de Nice et des Alpes-Maritimes. Projection du film et conférence Marcus Bicknell et autres. Détails en français cliquer ici.
• Imperia, Italy, 25-27 May 2018, Italian Esperanto Association featuring Clarence Bicknell at the Imperia Book Fair.
• Cambridge University, Fitzwilliam Museum, botanical art exhibition Floral Fantasies, 5 June- 9 September 2018
• Cambridge University, Fitzwilliam Museum, 11h30 on Wednesday 20th June 2018, presentation of MARVELS - The Life of Clarence Bicknell, by Valerie Lester, in the Courtyard next to the cafe and boutique.
• Cambridge University, Fitzwilliam Museum, 13h15-14h00 on Wednesday 20th June 2018, lunchtime projection of the 18-minute film The Marvels of Clarence Bicknell, and talk by Graham Avery (Oxford University) and Marcus Bicknell on Clarence's Botanical Art.
• Cambridge University, Trinity College Wren Library, small display about Clarence Bicknell who studied at Trinity, 5 June- 9 September 2018
• Seattle, USA, July 2018, screening of our film in Esperanto La Mirindaĵoj de Clarence Bicknell at the binational Esperanto Congress (US/Canada).
• Oxford University, film and a seminar at Oxford University, St Margaret's Institute http://www.smi-oxford.org.uk on Tuesday 3rd July 2018
• Bordighera, Museo Bicknell, exhibition of Clarence Bicknell materials recently acquired, organised by the IISL, 19 July to late November 2018
• Bordighera, Museo Bicknell, Settimana Bicknelliana organised by the IISL, July 2018, details here
• Tende, Musée des Merveilles (July-September 2018) poster here
• Monaco, Jardin Exotique & Musée d’Anthropologie (September-November 2018) to be confirmed
• Ventimiglia, Museo Rossi, two exhibitions a) contemporary artists inspired by the bicknellian path and b) the publication of a guide book on the naturalistic routes and rock engravings of the Valle delle Meraviglie. Organised by the IISL, summer 2018, details here
• Nice, Exposition sur la thématique "Botanistes et Alpinistes dans les Alpes-Maritimes entre les deux siècles" organisé par la Ville de Nice avec la participation des Amis du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de Nice, Le Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de Nice, La Grande Bibliothèque "Louis Nucera" (BMVR), La Bibliothèque de Cessole, Le Club Alpin Français et l’Association Clarence Bicknell (octobre 2018)
• Glastonbury, 15 November 2018, film projection and talk, Renchi Bicknell.
• Hanbury Gardens, La Mortola, Italy, 26 January 2019, film projection in Italian and talk.
• Genoa, Palazzo Reale (autumn 2018, to be confirmed)
Download a complete list of 2018 events in MS Excel format here
For the record, we show here the events in the recent past, especially the screenings of the film made in 2016.
The Marvels of Clarence Bicknell
Le Meraviglie di Clarence Bicknell
Les Merveilles de Clarence Bicknell
La Mirindaĵoj de Clarence Bicknell
A film by Rémy Masséglia
The 18-minute mini-bio-documentary made in 2016 has been screened in many of the cities of importance in the story of Clarence Bicknell. The screening dates (historical and future) of which we have been informed have been...
- Thursday 29th September 2016 at 17h at the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Natural History Museum, Genoa), Italy, in Italian (World Premiere)
- Friday 30th September at 17h at the Musée des Merveilles, Tende, France - version in French (France premiere) - sponsored by Conseil Régional Provence Alpes Côtes d'Azur.
- Saturday 1st October 2016 at 16h at the Museo Bicknell, Bordighera, Italy - version in Italian sponsored by the Istituto Internazionale di Studi Liguri. There were 3 additional screenings to accommodate demand.
- Saturday 1st October 2016 at 17h30 at the Museo Bicknell, Bordighera, Italy - version in English (English version world premiere) sponsored by the Istituto Internazionale di Studi Liguri and by the Clarence Bicknell Museum Group. There were 2 additional screenings to accommodate demand.
- Sunday 2nd October 2016 at the Aca d'breil in Breil-sur-Roya, France (Rémy Masséglia's home town, 20km south of Tende and 33km northeast of Bordighera, 40 km north of Menton) - version in French.
- Monday 17th October 2016 at The Artworker's Guild, London, 18h30 reception for 19h00 screening, version in English.
- Monday 24th October 2016 at Montpellier Université, Science de la Terre - Les Lundis Verts.
- Thursday 1st of December 2016 Milan Esperanto Club organised by Nicola Minnaja
- Monday 5 December 2016 18h. Site Louis Notari, Monaco - Journée internationale de la Montagne: Lire la montagne à travers ses métiers: Marine Clarys 30 ans, Guide de haute montagne. En première partie, nous recevrons le réalisateur Rémy Masséglia qui présentera son film documentaire: The Marvels Of Clarence Bicknell. En collaboration avec Le Club Alpin Monégasque.
- Tuesday 20 December 2016 at 16h in the beautiful library of Villa Bel Respiro, in Sanremo. The screening is put on with the cooperation of the Istituto Internazionale di Studi Liguri, Museo Bicknell. Annalisa Giovannini writes “I hope to bewitch the public as the film enchanted me in Bordighera".
- Wednesday 3 May 2017 at 18h00. The British Institute of Florence screened The Marvels of Clarence Bicknell in English at a special event there with a talk given by Graham Avery, vice-chairman of the Clarence Bicknell Association, with questions and answers afterwards. Susie and Marcus Bicknell were there too.
- Friday 5 May 2017 at 17h30. The British School at Rome, screening of The Marvels of Clarence Bicknell in English at a special event there with talks given by Graham Avery, Raffaella Bruzzone, Christopher Chippindale and Robert Hearn. Susie and Marcus Bicknell were there too and participated in the questions and answers.
- 19th May 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. British and Scottish Esperanto Congress preview of the Esperanto version of the film <La Mirindaĵoj de Clarence Bicknell> 19th to 21st May (URL available to delegates.
- 22nd July 2017 (exact screening date to be confirmed) in Seoul, South Korea. International Esperanto Congress, preview of the Esperanto version of the film <La Mirindaĵoj de Clarence Bicknell> 22-29 July (URL available to delegates).
- 26 August 2017 (exact screening date to be confirmed) in Heraclea (Matera), Southern Italy. General world release of the Esperanto version of the film <La Mirindaĵoj de Clarence Bicknell> during the Itala Kongreso de Esperanto 26 augusto - 2 settembre 2017. The Italian Esperanto Association organised with the Clarence Bicknell Association and the film’s producers the recording of the Esperanto voice-over. General release means that the internet address of the film is made public on the same day as the Italian screening.