November 2018

Apprendisti Scienziati – Young Scientists

Natural History Museum
Via De Pisis, 24 – Ferrara


Sunday 11th November, 3:30 pm
(For children aged 7+)
A workshop about climatic change and what we can do to help.

Speciale mostra “Nanomondo” – “The world under a microscope”

Saturday 24th November at 3:30 pm
(For children aged 5 – 7)


Sunday 25th November, 3:30 pm
(For children aged 8 – 12)
A look at some super-animals which are capable of adapting in extreme conditions.

You must book
phone: 0532 203381
website: e
Tickets: children 6 euro, adults 2 euro (1 adult must accompany their child)

Teatro Nuovo

Piazza Trento Trieste, 52

Ticket office: Piazza Trento Trieste, 52 (Inside the actual theatre)
Opening Times: Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The ticket office is also open one hour before each performance.
Reduced prices for over 65s, children under 12 and groups

Family Entertainment

Arkobaleno – Magic Show
10th November, 9:00 pm


La Bella Addormentata (Russian Ballet)
24th November , 9:00 pm


Al Cavallino Bianco (Opera)
4th November, 4:00 pm

Teatro Comunale

Corso Martiri della Libertà, 5 – Ferrara

Ticket Office:
Monday – Friday 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am – 12:30 / 3:30 – 7:00 pm
Booking on-line:
Booking by phone: Monday-Saturday 0532 202675
The ticket office is also open an hour before each show starts for last minute tickets.


Bach Project
Fondazione Nazionale della Danza/Aterballetto
3rd November, 9:00 pm

Teatro La Ribalta
20th November, 9:00 pm

Last Work
Batsheva Dance Company
25th November, 6:00 pm


Trio Di Parma
Piano, violin & cello
5th November, 8:30 pm

European Chamber Orchestra
11th November, 6:00 pm

Progetto Lauter
Violins, viola, cello and piano
22nd November, 8:30 pm

Singer, harpsichord & organ
11th December, 8:30 pm

Jean Dubuffet – L’Arte in Gioco

Materia e spirito 1943-1985.
Presentation at the Estense Castle of Jean Dubuffet’s exhibition in Reggio Emilia.

Castello Estense – Sala dei Comuni
14th November, at 5:00 pm

Admittance: Free
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Hot Air Ballooning all-year-round in Ferrara

1st Sunday of each month
Meeting at 6:00 am

A one hour flight (3 hours in total which includes inflating the balloon and the return journey by car) and a delicious breakfast afterwards.
Cost: 200 euro
Organized by Link Tours
Via Garibaldi, 103 -Ferrara
Tel: 0532 201 365

The last of the Food festivals…

San Carlo – Pumpkin Festival

1st – 4th November, at 7:00 pm (Sunday and national holidays: lunch time only at 12:30)
Campo Sportivo – San Carlo (FE)

A variety of imaginative and traditional dishes made from pumpkin.

Bondeno – Astro Gastro (autumn flavours)

16th, 17th & 18th November
Agriturismo ‘La Florida’, Via per Burana, 103 – Bondeno (FE)
7:00 pm (Sundays at midday and 7 pm)

Lots of different autumn-flavoured dishes to warm you up including pumpkin filled pasta, a mixed grill and home-made desserts.

Sant’Agostino – Sagra del tartufo (savoury truffle)

9th, 10th, & 11th, 16th, 17th & 18th, 23rd, 24th & 25th November
Via Statale 144c, Sant’Agostino (FE), 7:30 pm (also midday on Sundays)

An interesting menu of traditional dishes such as lasagna, cotoletta, and tagliatelle all flavoured with truffle.

Le Perle Gastronomiche del Delta – Festival della Natura
Sapore d’Autunno – Tastes of Autumn in Mesola

1st – 4th November
Castello Estense della Mesola – Mesola (FE)

This is a fair held at one of the smaller Estense castles in Mesola. You can taste local products such as wild mushrooms and truffles, which grow in the ancient woods surrounding the estate. There will also be cockles, muscles and oysters from the Delta to taste. Go on a guided tour of the castle; take part in workshops or sign up for an organized excursion in the beautiful Ferrarese countryside.
For further information about specific events and times visit the website.