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Sunday 12 May 2019: Save the date for this years  Classic at the Villa car show, which promises to be the biggest and best yet. A must go to event for all you petrolheads, foodies and families alike, all set in the fabulous 25 acre grounds of The Villa Scalabrini. Ticket price £10 per person.

Sunday 31 March 2019: Club Sociale Italiano di Finchley will be holding a fundraising Lunch at Villa Scalabrini, Green St, SHenley, WD7 9BB. For further information click to  view the poster.

Saturday 23 March 2019: Southgate OGI team will be holding a fundraising quiz night with fish ‘n’ chips at the Palmers Green United Reform Church, Fox Lane, London N13 4AL. Starts 19.30. Entry fee £12 per adult £8 for 12 and under

Sunday 17 March 2019: fund raising quiz afternoon in the Sala Russo at St. Peter’s Italian Club at 15.30. Entry is £5 per person with a maximum of 6 people per team. For further info or to reserve your team’s place please email:  See poster

Sunday 24 February 2019: St. Peter’s will be holding a fundraising lunch, lt see posterfor details.

Sunday 17 February 2019: St. Peter’s will be holding their fundraising afternoon tea & bingo in the social club at 3pm. Entrance is £10 per adult and £6 for under 12’s which includes tea, cakes and sandwiches, with the bingo costing £1 per game. For further details or to reserve you place either contact Adele on 07781648789 or Gloria on 07983969879. Alternatively email:

Friday 8 February 2019: Eyes down everyone for AS Londra Sud’s bingo night which is being held at Purley in the church hall of St John the Baptist. £10 entry which includes your food and £5 per book of 5 games or £25 for 6 books. Get your marker pens ready and head down to Purley for some great food, great prizes and a fun filled evening. For further info text or call Morgana on 07770780840

Sunday 2nd December 2018: Londra Sud are holding their fund raising presentation lunch at Imperial Banqueting, 31 Imperial Way, Croydon CR0 4RR.  Doors open at 12.30 with tickets costing £28.50 for adults (including half a bottle of wine), Children (5-12 years old) £15.00, with under 5’s going free.

Sunday 14th July 2018: Maria Tozzi’s Dementia Friends Talk, 11:30  at the Church of Christ The King, Bramley Road, Cockfosters N14 4HE. Maria has been involved with the OGI for over 30 years at every level. This year, you will have seen her liaising with the team managers at the pre race registrations.

They are designed so that people can understand how dementia will affect their loved ones, how they can cope with this debilitating illness and what help is available for them.

All are welcomed to attend and for more information please visit the website

Sunday 8th July 2018: The Finchley team will be holding their annual summer scampagnata at The Villa Scalabrini, Doors open at 12pm with tickets costing £15 for over 12’s, £5 for 5 to 12’s with under 4’s going free, which includes a BBQ and dessert.

There will a It’s a Knock Out Style Competition for all to take part in.

Friday 19th October 2018: Our Biennial General Meeting (BGM) is being held on Friday 19th October 2018 at 19.30 in St. Peter’s Italian Youth Club, 136 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5DL.

All are welcome to attend and while they will not be able to vote on issues, they will have the opportunity to give their views.

Sunday 22nd July 2018: Italian Procession and Sagra , this year’s curtain closer before Italians head back to the motherland for their summer holidays.

The procession around the streets of Clerkenwell, in honour of our Lady of Mount Carmel sets off from the Italian Church at 3pm. This is followed by The Sagra, a street fete in Warner Street, with music, Italian food and drink stalls all in a very Italian atmosphere.

Check out the
Photo Gallery, showing photos from our latest fund raising events

For more information, please send an email for contact details to
Well it's over, OGI 2018 went off with a bang, we were very luck this year as it did not rain over the OGI weekend,  even though thunder and lightning was all around us.

Our thanks to our special friends, Angelo Alessio Chelsea assistant coach and Marco Villani the Italian Consul Generale for being there and supporting us.

As my granddaughter said "why can't it be done every year" I know the committee have different views.

Enjoy the summer break and we will be back to normal in September,

Games starting 26th May 2018, check out  forthcoming games page and print off the Program Schedule, come along and have an enjoyable day, support your team and most important cheering the youngsters.

Saturday 19th May 2018. 50th Anniversary dinner Italia Wasteels FC 1968-2018. At the Royal National Hotel
38-51 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0DG. Check out the poster for ticket or further information contact one of the following:
John Sidoli    07958 023702
Ian Forsyth   07967 011857
Mario Cattini 07958 018001

The Finchley OGI team are holding a lunch Sunday 29 th April at 1pm in St. Michael’s Grammar School, London N12 7NJ to help raise money for both the Finchley OGI team and the Alzheimer’s Society. Check out  posterfor tickets.

Saturday 24th February 2018, Southgate OGI team fund raising winter quiz night, being held at St. John’s Church Hall, 1 Bourne Hill, London N13 4DA, at 19.00. For further information view the  posteror contact Elena  on 07813693254.  

Sunday 25th February 2018, Afternoon tea and bingo. which is taking place at St. Peter’s Social Club on Sunday, between 3pm to 6pm. Everyone is welcome, click  poster for more details.

Sunday 12th Movember 2017, Londra Sud are holding their fundraising lunch on Sunday 12th November 2017 at The Croydon Conference Centre, 5-9 Surrey Street, Croydon CR0 1RG. You will be served a three course Lunch with entertainment and the  event starts at 12.30. Tickets cost £25 for adults, £15 for 16's  and below with the under 5's going free. See poster for more details,  

Saturday 28th. October 2017, Saturday 28th October sees the second annual  Rob Delogu fundraising quiz night being held in the Sala Padre Russo at St. Peter’s Italian Club. Doors open at 19.30,  quiz starting at 20.00. Ticket prices are £10 per person (including food) and there is a maximum of 8 people per team. This year with the profits being divided between St. Peter’s OGI and Winston’s Wish charity for bereaved children.
Please contact Jill on 07825876769 or Paola on 07887756657 for further details or to reserve your place

Saturday 7th. October 2017, the Southgate committee will be holding their fundraising Dinner & Dance at The Bishop Douglas School in Finchley.
See  poster for more information.

Sunday 8th October 2017, AS Londra Sud fundraising lunch. Further details about ticket prices, menu, location and time will be published soon

Monday 9th. October 2017, OGIC Golf Day: Hadley Wood Golf Club
The format of the day will be:
11.30am  Registration with coffee and a bacon roll
1.00pm Shotgun start
6.00pm Reception
7.00pm Presentation dinner with prize giving, raffle and auction

See  Golf flyer and  Sponsorship flyer for more details. So hurry places will be allocated on a first come first served basis with payments received.  Places are limited for anyone who wants to come for dinner only but the emphasis will be on golfers first.

Saturday 14th. October 2017, at St. Michael’s Grammar School, the Club Sociale Italiano di Finchley will be holding their most exciting event to date, with their Bollywood adventure. Doors open at 18.30 and tickets for adults and children over 12 are £25 per head, with all profits being divided between two good causes, namely The North London Hospice and Finchley’s OGI team.
For further information, contact Paola De Simone on 07875 070982 or email

Sunday 16th July 2017: The traditional procession in honour of Our Lady of Mount Carmel will have the participation of Cardinal Vincent Nichols. OGI teams will also be walking in the procession behind their team shields. The Sagra which follows, will have the usual association stalls selling a wide variety of food or merchandise, all helping to raise money for the Italian church. OGI will also be there with its own stand, so why not come down to visit us.

Wednesday 26th July 2017: The anniversary of the sad passing of Vic, our first President, co founder and lifelong supporter of OGI. A much loved man who is greatly missed, Vic Heissl, your spirit lives on.

Sunday 2nd July 2017: The Club Sociale Italiano di Finchley will be holding their annual BBQ and scampagnata at The Villa Scalabrini on. The doors open at 12.00 with food being served at 13.30. There will also be a licensed bar, a raffle and it’s a knockout games taking place, so it promises to be a fun Sunday afternoon with good food. Tickets need to be pre ordered and cost £12.50 with under 5’s going free. For further information, please refer to the attached  poster.

Sunday 2nd July 2017: St. Peter's Fundraising Coffee/breakfast morning which is taking place at St. Peter’s Youth Club on Sunday, between 10am to 2pm. Everyone is welcome, so pop up to the youth club to support the team, either before or after the mass and enjoy a fresh bacon roll, croissant , cake or just a coffee, click to see  poster

Sunday 25th June 2017, 09:30-18:00. See flyer for more details, lt Scampagnata Entrance fee £10 per car

Sunday 11th June 2017: St. Peter’s OGI fundraising sponsored bridge walk, anyone who wishes to participate needs to be at St. Peter’s by 10am for registration, with the walk starting at 10.30. So if you take part you will be killing three birds with one stone; you will be helping to raise money, you will get to see our wonderful city and you will be getting fit. For further information on taking part and the route, click to see lt poster. CHANGE OF START, due to recent events in london it has been decided that the venue will change to Forty Hall, Forty Hill, London EN2 9HA, meet in car park, starting at 10:30am

Sunday 4th June 2017: St. Peter's Fundraising Coffee/breakfast morning which is taking place at St. Peter’s Youth Club on Sunday 4th. June between 10am to 2pm. Everyone is welcome, so pop up to the youth club to support the team, either before or after the mass and enjoy a fresh bacon roll, croissant , cake or just a coffee, click to see poster

Sunday 14th May 2017, 09:30-16:30. See flyer for more details, Classic Italian cars at the Scalabrini, charity fundraising event, visit the official site for more information.

Friday 12th May 2017, AS Londra Sud's forthcoming fundraising bingo night which is taking place at St. John the Baptist, 48 Dale Road, Purley CR8 2EF at 19.00. Bingo nights are good fun and as you can see from the  poster  there will be cash prizes and hampers to win and for only £10 you are also served a plate of pasta and dessert.  

Sunday 30th. April 2017, OGI Fund Raising Lunch. £30 for adults and £10 for under 12’s. 4 course meal, wine and entertainment, at the Villa Scalabrini. Green Street, Shenley, Herts WD7 9BB

OGI New Year's Eve 2014 a great success held
at Villa Scalabrini, a great time had by all, so on behalf of the organiser’s a big thank you for all those that made the effort to attend.

Scampagnata held on 29th June 2014 at Villa Scalabrini, a great time had by all, especially the sack races and tug of war, lots of fun. So on behalf of the organiser’s a thank you for all those making an effort to attend, the weather not great but not to bad

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