THE GHOST BUS 2019: SHARING THE STORY IN NOTTINGHAM (UK)

 

Videoclip by Caron Lyon, who says:”In an informal interview, William Ranieri takes the audience on a journey to explore the eclectic talent of Roberto Alborghetti, Published Writer, Producer, Journalist, Artist, Biographer to Pope Francis … OMG is there anything this guy can’t do well! He was for one night sharing his full story with Beeston’s Ghost Bus faithful. The full interview was live on Facebook and recorded for release at a time to be determined. More about The GhostBus Roberto’s Blog https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress….

Visiting Lake Side Arts at Nottingham University with ACT Group: Roberto Alborghetti and Caron Lyon.

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“IN CONVERSATION WITH ROBERTO ALBORGHETTI”: ITALIAN FLAVOUR IN THE LAND OF ROBIN HOOD (UK)

 

Guest Writer:  Inna Schutts, ACT Intern

Photos: Inna Schutts

I met Roberto on June 5, 2019 at Trattoria L’Oliva, a tiny Italian corner in the heart of Beeston. It was supposed to be a day full of pre planned interviews and meetings culminating with a long anticipated showcase of Roberto’s Ghost Bus ‘Roads’ Project in the evening.

Maybe it’s the Italian attitude that made the day so easygoing or maybe it’s just Roberto himself who happened to have very laid back and cheerful personality. Whatever it was, the interview with local Ey Up Notts TV station was very relaxed, the meetings were more like friendly chats and the evening was like a meet up with old friends.

After Trattoria L’Oliva the plan was to visit Lakeside Arts at the University of Nottingham but Roberto had another priority – he wanted to visit the most famous statue in Nottingham, that of Robin Hood.  So he went to pay his annual visit to the legendary hero of the area.   After revisiting Robin Hood and a short tram ride to University of Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Roberto had a chance to meet with Mark Dorrington, Keeper of Manuscripts & Special Collections and ask questions about the Weston Gallery’s current exhibition “Facts & Fantasies – Culture & Heritage of the Romantic Age c.1780-1840”.

Later in the evening the ACT team gathered for the last show preparations at The Garage / Gallery at Bartons.  Guests started arriving soon after.  Roberto was greeting people, many of whom he knew from previous visits to Beeston. The evening was a happy occasion for a reunion of what looked like, good friends.

And at 7pm the “In Conversation with… Roberto Alborghetti” began. It was an engaging interview lead by host presenter William Ranieri. The talk covered many areas of Roberto’s past and current work, his vision and inspiration, his love of food and life itself.  Many guests had questions regarding his books about Pope Frances and, unknown to many, facts of the Pope’s daily life.

Two hours flew by rather quickly but the audience was treated to Roberto’s Ghost Bus short film and still had a chance to talk to each other and Roberto afterwards. An ordinary Wednesday in a small British town of Beeston was full of Italian flavour everyone enjoyed.

THE GHOST BUS IS BACK! JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL EVENT ( JUNE 5, THE GARAGE, BEESTON-NOTTINGHAM)

Guest Writer: MARYSIA ZIPSER, Founder of ACT Group

 

For all Beeston Nottingham/shire Derbyshire UK…and everywhere else! Please join us for a special evening in Beeston for The Ghost Bus 2019 – In  Conversation with Roberto AlborghettiWednesday 5th June 7-9pm at The Gallery – The Garage – Event Spaces – Nottingham, 43 High Road, Beeston NG9 4AJ.

Here is your Eventbrite invitation ticketing link:

bit.ly/ghostbus2019

Please Share, thank you! To The Beestonian too!

Roberto Alborghetti, the official biographer to Pope Francis, visual artist, best selling author and award-winning environmental journalist, is returning to Beeston Nottingham for his 6th visit.

For one evening Roberto will be on stage sharing his story with you all. As the title suggests its about conversation. Many in the audience will have met Roberto on his previous visits and the Ghost Bus, the artwork created along with the short films and musical compositions make this a special event for Beeston that could not now take place anywhere in the world except Beeston.

Join us in the audience for this conversation!

Doors Open at 6 pm. There is a licensed bar. Tickets are available at the door for £15.00. Get your Ticket from Eventbrite Early Bird £12.50 Adult | £8 Concession

 

“THE GHOST BUS” PROJECT IN THE BEESTONIAN FEBRUARY INTERNATIONAL ISSUE

The Beestonian colour magazine celebrates ACT’s 5th birthday & Cultures Crossing 2019 events and The Ghost Bus project, with lovely feature by Debra Urbacz of Creative Beeston! ACT’s founder is Marysia Zipser. Here the link to Issue website where we can browse all The Beestonian February International issue. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHILWELL THEATRE (MARCH 9, 2018): SHOWING NOTTINGHAM AND BEESTON AS NEVER SEEN BEFORE

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The Ghost Bus is travelling to the Land of Robin Hood and to Beeston again. At Chilwell Arts Theatre, on FRIDAY 9th MARCH, from 7.00pm to 9.00 pm, a great event for the World Film Premiere of the new smashing art video by Roberto Alborghetti. This time, it’s about a rusty old Land Rover displayed  at Barton Garage! Eventbrite ticketing/flyer will be out in January so be forewarned of these ghostly happenings! Can you believe that this art is from an old Land Rover? The Ghost Bus Project is travelling around the World 2018 with Roberto Alborghetti, Bartons PLC, ACT Group and… Robin Hood!

This is timed schedule list in order of sequence of filming at the event at Chilwell Arts Theatre in Beeston, Nottingham, UK:

1. The original “The Ghost Bus”, Short Film by Roberto Alborghetti created with pictures of the old Bus at Barton Garage.   

2. The Ghost Bus Seaside Town, Video by Roberto Alborghetti / Music by Barton Family.

3. Colours of Nottingham Streets: “Can I Think of Love?”,  Song by Jeanie Barton, Video by Roberto Alborghetti with image created along Nottingham streets.

4. Beeston Rylands short film by Canalside

5. “Soon”, Song by Jeanie Barton, Video by Roberto Alborghetti with Beeston images. 

6. Land Rover Mapping Film, World Premiere of the Short Film made at Barton Garage.

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Chilwell Arts Theatre, Beeston, Nottingham, UK

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Il Ghost Bus (l’Autobus Fantasma) è di nuovo in viaggio verso la terra di Robin Hood e le città di Beeston e Nottingham. Al Chilwell Arts Theatre, venerdì 9 marzo, dalle 19.00 alle 21.00, si terrà un grande evento per la Prima mondiale del nuovo sorprendente video d’arte di Roberto Alborghetti. Questa volta, si tratta di una vecchia Land Rover arrugginita custodita nel Barton Garage! I biglietti Eventbrite saranno presto disponibili per essere prenotati e partecipare così a questo avvenimento unico. Non ci crederete, ma quest’arte si trova proprio su una vecchia Land Rover! Il Progetto Ghost Bus sta viaggiando per il mondo 2018 sempre con Roberto Alborghetti, Bartons PLC, ACT Group e … Robin Hood!

THE GHOST BUS IS BACK IN NOTTINGHAM: THE WORLD PREMIERE OF A NEW SHORT FILM (THE TRAILER)

The Ghost Bus is travelling to the Land of Robin Hood and to Beeston again. At Chilwell Arts Theatre, on FRIDAY 9th MARCH, from 7.00pm to 9.00 pm, a great event for the World Film Premiere of the new smashing art video by Roberto Alborghetti. This time, it’s about a rusty old Land Rover displayed  at Barton Garage! Eventbrite ticketing/flyer will be out in January so be forewarned of these ghostly happenings! Can you believe that this art is from an old Land Rover? The Ghost Bus Project is travelling around the World 2018 with Roberto Alborghetti, Bartons PLC, ACT Group and… Robin Hood!

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Il Ghost Bus (l’Autobus Fantasma) è di nuovo in viaggio verso la terra di Robin Hood e le città di Beeston e Nottingham. Al Chilwell Arts Theatre, venerdì 9 marzo, dalle 19.00 alle 21.00, si terrà un grande evento per la Prima mondiale del nuovo sorprendente video d’arte di Roberto Alborghetti. Questa volta, si tratta di una vecchia Land Rover arrugginita custodita nel Barton Garage! I biglietti Eventbrite saranno presto disponibili per essere prenotati e partecipare così a questo avvenimento unico. Non ci crederete, ma quest’arte si trova proprio su una vecchia Land Rover! Il Progetto Ghost Bus sta viaggiando per il mondo 2018 sempre con Roberto Alborghetti, Bartons PLC, ACT Group e … Robin Hood!

 

THE LAND OF ROBIN HOOD CELEBRATES “THE GHOST BUS”: SPECIAL DAYS AT NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL HOUSE AND IN BEESTON

Two years after the film premiere at Bartons Plc, the “Ghost Bus” is back to the Land of Robin Hood with two days that celebrate the success of a visual art project born and developed in Nottingham, Chilwell and Beeston by Roberto Alborghetti, Simon Barton (Bartons Plc), Marysia Zipser and ACT Group (Art Culture Tourism). It’is another opportunity to approach and the “Ghost Bus” and its amazing world. Here are the key moments of the program curated by Marysia Zipser

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Friday 10th March

12.00 – 12.30    Meet and talk with Lord Mayor of the City of Nottingham at Nottingham City Council House and presentation to Roberto of 1929 book published for the official opening.

Presentation by Roberto to the Lord Mayor of one of his best selling volumes of Pope Francis.  With Photo Call

12.30 – 13.30   Presentation by Roberto Alborghetti and 3rd public showing of THE GHOST BUS film and showing of “Can I Think of Love?” by Jeanie Barton (Colours of Nottingham Streets)  FREE ENTRY by invitation EventBrite/Facebook & email

Venue:  Members Lounge (now called the ‘Weddings Registry’ room)  50 pax allowed + few extra if need be. With Projector and screen in situ

13.30 – 14.00   For Roberto, Tour of the Council House completed 1929, and opened by HRH Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII and the Duke of Windsor) on 22 May 1929                      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nottingham_Council_House

14.30 – 15.30    Press Conference with invited journalists/writers                       Photo Call

Venue:  THInk: Creative meeting space in Nottingham city centre, Cobden Place, Cobden Chambers, off Pelham Street, Nottingham NG1 2ED

http://www.thinkinng.org/   Contact: Jeanne and Emma, Directors of THINK:

 

Back to Beeston

18.00 – 19.30    2 showings/sittings of 25 pax each  of

THE GHOST BUS short film & showing of video “Can I Think of Love?” by Jeanie Barton (Colours of Nottingham Streets),   (Total 17 mins)

Venue: RUDYARDS TEA HOUSE, High Street, Beeston    FREE ENTRY by invitation EventBrite/Facebook & email

18.20     1st showing/allocated seating

18.55     2nd showing/allocated seating

From 19.00 –     MEET AND GREET Roberto Alborghetti at

Venue:  L’OLIIVA, High Street, Beeston – Bar/bistro/Italian specialities

O/Night The Star Inn, Beeston

 

Saturday 11th March

10.00 – 12.00    Invitation to BEESTON residents to come and talk with Roberto, at The Star Inn, The Snug Room

 

For Infos: Marysia Zipser, Founder/CEO Art Culture Tourism, Beeston, Nottingham, UK, Mob:   07899 798487.

 

artculturetourism@gmail.com

 

http://www.artculturetourism.co.uk/

https://twitter.com/A_C_Tgroup

 

USEFUL LINKS

https://robertoalborghetti.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/press-release-the-ghost-bus-project-2015.pdf

https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/the-ghost-bus-project/

https://robertoalborghetti.wordpress.com/about/

 

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