Torcello project to start as Appeal target reached
Thank you to all those who have so generously supported the £100,000 Torcello Iconostasis Appeal in memory of John Julius Norwich. More >


The 15cBooktrade Project - Venice and the Printing R-Evolution exhibition
This exhibition at the Museo Correr has now closed More >


Peter Boizot, founder of Pizza Express and inspired fundraiser for Venice in Peril, has died aged 89
Peter Boizot, who founded Pizza Express in 1965 devised a way for his customers to hear about the fragility of Venice through buying his pizza Veneziana. More >


Christmas Cards 2018 - SOLD OUT
Adoration of the Shepherds, 1576-81, by Tintoretto from the Sala Capitolare at Scuola Grande di San Rocco More >


Venice Book List
Support Venice in Peril by buying books from a new Venice list at John Sandoe Bookshop.The Fund will receive 10% of any purchases made through John Sandoe (Books) Ltd website. More >


Royal Academy Friends: Reader Offer
For all enquiries about the RA Magazine Reader Offer please contact info@veniceinperil.org or 020 7736 6891. More >


Summer 2018 Newsletter
Read the Summer Newsletter online More >


Venice in Peril is looking for a new Treasurer
VIP is looking for a Treasurer to join its Trustee Board More >


We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of John Julius Norwich, our founding Chairman,
who worked tirelessly for Venice in Peril for more than forty years. More >


Updated Privacy Policy May 2018
To comply with new GDPR legislation that comes into force on 25 May 2018, Venice in Peril has updated its Privacy Policy. More >


SOLD OUT - Charles I and his Venetian Paintings with Sheila Hale
This lecture on 24 January is now sold out. More >


Winter Newsletter 2017/18
Read the Winter Newsletter online More >


VIP supports Accademia Bicentenary
Venice in Peril Fund is delighted to support 'Canova, Hayez, Cicognara - L'Ultima Gloria di Venezia', showing until 2 April 2018 More >


Summer 2017 Newsletter
Summer 2017 Newsletter now available to read online More >


Successful Appeal for £25,000 to help buy 'Hope' panel by Vasari
Thank you to all who contributed to this Appeal towards the purchase of the final panel of Giorgio Vasari's ceiling painted in 1541-2 for the Ca' Corner Spinelli? More >


Restoring Venice - Church of the Madonna dell'Orto
Available to purchase online. More >


Summer Newsletter 2016
Available to view online with latest news of conservation projects More >


'Aldo Manuzio Renaissance in Venice' at the Accademia Galleries until 19 June
This acclaimed exhibition is part of the project to relaunch and reopen the exhibition spaces on the ground floor of the Accademia - so if you are in Venice don't miss it. Venice in Peril Fund has More >


Winter 2015 Newsletter
The Winter 2015/16 Newsletter is now available to view online More >


Madonna della Candeletta (detail) after 1490, tempera and gold on panel by Carlo Crivelli More >


Summer 2015 Newsletter
The Summer 2015 Newsletter is now available to view online More >


Winter 2014 Newsletter
Our Winter 2014 newsletter is now available to read online More >


Christmas cards 2014
2014 Christmas Cards More >


Summer Newsletter 2014
The Summer Newsletter 2014 is available to read online here. More >


Favini Alga Carta
Paper made by Favini from excess algal blooms is now used by the Venice in Peril Fund More >


Conservation work has started on the Winged Figure with Elephant
Conservation of this stone sculpture in the courtyard off Piazza san Marco has now begun and will take five months to complete. More >


Go-ahead for Canova Monument
Conservation of the damaged Neo-Classical pyramid built by Canova's pupils in 1827 to proceed! More >


Winged Figure with Elephant: Stonework Conservation
The Fund is seeking to raise £10,000 for the conservation of this intriguing statue. More >


Out Now 'Venice, Poetry of Place' anthology
Buy this special edition and support the work of the Venice in Peril Fund More >


Canova Rezzonico Lions
Antonio Canova's plaster casts of two crouching lions More >


Cappella Zen
A project to clean and conserve three reliefs in the Cappella Zen More >


State Archives: monumental gateway
The State Archives occupy much of what previously formed the Franciscan monastery of the Frari More >


Venice in Peril News Update
Jonathan Keates becomes acting Chairman for Venice in Peril Fund More >


Venice in Peril Internship 2012
Venice in Peril awards its internship to two graduates from the City and Guilds of London art school; Simon Hawkins and Maxwell Malden More >


Venetian Rowers in London
Venice in Peril celebrated the arrival of the Venetian Rowers in London for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant. More >


Venice in Peril restores clay models by Canova
The bozzetti form part of a small but elegant exhibition about the Accademia's holdings of Canova. The exhibition runs until the end of August 2012 in the Accademia, Venice. More >


Special Bisol Prosecco offer for Venice in Peril Supporters
Our sponsor offers a 25% Discount on Award Winning Prosecco More >


The Children's Queen: A Jubilee Portrait Competition for Schools.
John Julius Norwich, Hon Chairman of Venice in Peril, joins Sir Timothy Clifford and Brian Sewell to judge portraits of Her Majesty. More >


Letter to Venice in Peril from Il Comitato No Grandi Navi A Venezia
The damage caused by the passage of cruise ships is enormous, and much of it still has to be measured More >


A Sinking Feeling
Venice is at a critical point between its history and future. More >


Wonderful Restoration of Traditional Venetian Boat
On 8 March, after being carefully restored, the historic Trabaccolo, "Il Nuovo Trionfo" was launched in Chioggia. More >


PizzaExpress raises £2 million for Venice through a partnership initiated by Peter Boizot in 1975
PizzaExpress remains a major contributing benefactor to Venice in Peril More >


Paolo Costa, president of the Venice Port Authority, agrees to alternative route into Venice for cruise ships
The wreck of the Costa Concordia has focused political attention on the risk potentially posed to Venice by its cruise ship traffic. More >


Shocking facts about cruise ships in Venice
Number of vast cruise ships sailing through Venice trebles over 10 years More >


Italy's Cruise Ship Disaster Has Highlighted the Threat the Ships Pose to Venice
The intrusion of these floating Las Vegases in the heart of our city exacerbates More >


Peggy Guggenheim Collection under restoration until 19 February 2012, but many masterpieces are still on view
Until 19 February 2012 the Peggy Guggenheim Collection is carrying out extensive restoration work in Palazzo Venier dei Leoni More >


Cruise ships could be shut out of Venice over erosion fears
Giant cruise ships could be shut out of Venice amid fears that the waves they create are eroding the foundations of the lagoon city. More >


Venice's Bridge of Sighs unveiled following controversial restoration project
Venice's Bridge of Sighs has been been unveiled after a three-year, 2.8 million euro (£2.4 million) restoration More >


Shock cancellation of key Unesco conference on Venice
Mayor obtains guarantee that the event will be rescheduled after being scrapped because of senator's complaints. More >


Palazzo Franchetti
Distinguished learned body in Venice is seeking suitable tenants for large, prestigious space equipped with advanced technology. More >


Congratulations to our star fundraiser Matthew!
Runner wins fabulous Kirker Prize More >


Team Venice in Peril gets a private tour of Venice
with Andrew Graham Dixon More >


Ugly new bridge over the Grand Canal vetoed by Rome
Venice has had a lucky escape More >


Congratulations Team Venice in Peril!
for completing the 2011 Venice Marathon More >


Cruise ships overwhelm Venice
Situated in the Marittima, S.Basilio and Sta Marta districts, the passenger port of Venice is now the 13th biggest in the world More >


Glittering list of artists supporting Real Venice
The distinguished international artists photographing Venice to create a collection of original images of the city More >


"Venice in Peril church starred in classic horror movie"
In the famous 1973 movie "Don't Look Now", San Nicolo dei Mendicoli, then under restoration financed by Venice in Peril plays a key role..... More >


Venice in Peril Internship 2011
Tim Ritson awarded the 2011 Venice in Peril Internship More >


What the critics say about "Real Venice"
Comments from Hans Ulrich Obrist and Richard Dorment More >


Italy heritage group appeals to U.N. over Venice
Italy's leading heritage group on Monday urged the United Nations to put Venice on its endangered list, saying mass tourism, environmental neglect and rampant construction were sounding the death knel More >


Venice in Peril Chairman wins new heritage award
The International Institute for Conservation (IIC) has named Anna Somers Cocks, chairman of Venice in Peril and the editorial director of The Art Newspaper, as the first recipient of its Advocate Awar More >


Venice in Peril Chairman awarded OBE for services to the arts
We are proud to announce that Anna Somers Cocks, Chairman of Venice in Peril and Group Editorial Director of the Art Newspaper has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for her ser More >


Well done, Scavolini kitchens
People power is beginning to prevail in the Serenissima More >


Venice, the conflict between publicity and cultural heritage shows signs of attenuation
Scavolini, a well know kitchen brand, has reacted to the constructive criticisms of residents and changed everything... More >


"Real Venice" Artist Lynne Cohen wins prestigious Scotiabank Photo Prize
Lynne Cohen, one of the distinguished artists whose work will be included in Venice in Peril's forthcoming Real Venice exhibition More >


UN recognises Venice as a model city in how it defends its cultural heritage.
On 11 May 2011, at a ceremony in Geneva, Venice was recognised as a model city More >


Lady Clarke talks to 'Vatican Radio'
Ahead of the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Venice, Lady Clarke, President of Venice in Peril discusses More >


Novelist opposes mega-ads in Venice
A.S Byatt speaks out about mega-ads More >


2nd Exclusive Art Crime Lecture in aid of Venice in Peril
Thank you to Noah Charney and Vernon Rapley More >


Mega-ads must go, says new Minister of Culture
"Tourists should not have to see such a spectacle" More >


Gondoliers sign major record deal & support Venice in Peril
Three gondoliers left Venice for the first time to sign a record deal with Universal Music UK, the world's leading record company. More >


Italian minister of culture promises to tighten up on mega-ads
Mayor of Venice rejects criticism, pleads poverty and says Milan and Florence are worse More >


New plan for a major off-shore port for Venice
An offshore facility is a possible solution and it has been recently announced that discussions are taking place. More >


Vast ads in Venice, Venice in Peril appeals to the Italian Minister of Culture
Only 10 years ago, Venice was a city without large advertisements... More >


The Venice in Peril team complete the Venice Marathon
22-24 October 2010, Venice. The Venice in Peril team complete the Venice Marathon raising substantial amounts for the Fund More >


Tourists to contribute to cost of Venice
A new draft law would impose a charge on the 17.5m visitors a year More >


The Venice Marathon helping to save Venice
Thank you Team Venice in Peril! More >


Venice slightly more wheel-chair friendly till March 2011
The ramps built on 13 bridges for last month's Venice Marathon will remain in place until 8 March 2011 More >


25th Anniversary Venice Marathon 24 October 2010
Join the Venice in Peril team to take part in the 25th Anniversary Venice Marathon - the one and only time athletes will have the chance to run through Piazza San Marco. More >


Helping to Save Venice
British runners in the 25th Venice Marathon More >


Per Venezia
Maratoneti inglesi alla 25 Venice Marathon More >


Minister promises to tighten up on mega-ads
Italian Minister of Culture issues statement in reaction to the Venice in Peril petition More >


Palazzo now open
At last, Palazzo Grimani is open every day, thanks to Vittorio Sgarbi More >


What we do
A message from the Chairman More >


Vast ads in Venice, Our appeal to the Italian Minister of Culture
Only 10 years ago, Venice was a city without large advertisements. Today, they are proliferating. More >


Lady Clarke named culture ambassador of the Regione del Veneto
Lady Clarke had been named amabassador for the culture of the Veneto region at an international workshop on tourism. More >


Venice No Longer Italian Candidate to Host 2020 Olympic Games
Venice will not be Italy's candidate to host the 2020 Olympic games. More >


Argent of London Jewellery Competition!
Jewellery designers, Argent of London, have had a strong connection with Venice for many years. As a new project for 2010, we are extremely excited for them to be launching a campaign to raise money f More >


Thank you to Lincoln College Ball 2010
Venice in Peril is delighted to be the recipient of this year's Lincoln College ball charitable support. Carnevale di Venezia 2010 May Ball took place on 8 May. Students throughout Oxford flocked to t More >


Quietly influential Venice-resident elected mayor
Giorgio Orsoni elected 27-28 March 2010 More >


Wolfgang Wolters' introduction to Francesco Trovo's book about building restoration in Venice
Francesco Trovò has written two books in one. The first is shorter and summarizes "planning in Venice through Special Laws and Town Plans" (chapters 1 and 2); the second uses Venice City Council's "Pa More >


Association of the Private Committees Resolution
Venice in Peril belongs to the Association of Private Committees for the Protecdtion of Venice. At its annual general meeting on 22-23 October, Venice in Peril tabled the following motion, which was s More >


Kirker Holidays Donate To Venice in Peril Following a Weekend in Venice with John Julius Norwich
Over a long weekend John Julius Norwich led another of his highly successful tours of More >


Chairman's Response to Port Authority's Attack
Paolo Costa, president of the Venetian Port Authority, has accused the Venice in Peril Fund, of which I am chairman, of "sciacallaggio pseudo-scientifico" (pseudo-scientific profiteering) for having d More >


Port Activities and their Effects on the Lagoon and Therefore Venice
There has been much discussion of the effects of the Marghera-Malamocco navigation channel on the Venice Lagoon, originally dredged in the late 1960s for petrol tankers and cargo ships to access the i More >


Happy 80th Birthday to John Julius Norwich
On the occasion of his 80th Birthday, Venice in Peril would like to wish John Julius Norwich, Many Happy Returns! More >


The Venice Report
Venice is at a crossroads: choices now could be decisive, for good or for very bad More >


Venice is a management challenge
John Kay, winner of the new Istituto Veneto Prize for outstanding journalism, has a critical but helpful view of how the city can be saved. More >


What prospects for Venice at a time of financial crisis?
Anna Somers Cocks on the flooding in Venice More >


Huge ads deface St Mark's Square
For the first time in history, the Grand Canal and St Mark's Square are carrying huge advertisements and the agencies are cashing in. More >


Venice is becoming a city of mega-advertising but outsiders are making the real money
The well known economist, John Kay, who took part in the Venice in Peril Debate about expenditure on Venice in 2006 and who recently won the new Istituto Veneto Prize for outstanding journalism about More >

Venice in Peril is looking for a new Treasurer
VIP is looking for a Treasurer to join its Trustee Board. More >
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