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Ophelia's Last Supper - exploring embodiment in film & performance

An evening exploring themes of female embodiment, the effects of sensual and sensory immersion, while testing the loose boundaries between inside and outside, through film and performance. Curated by...

Amnesty International and Prisoners of Conscience in Czechoslovakia (CSSR)

Susan Jenkinson will describe work at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in the team concerned with Prisoners of Conscience in Czechoslovakia (CSSR) in the 1980s. Julia Sherwood,...

Katya Kabanova at Royal Opera House

Rising stars Amanda Majeski and Pavel Cernoch make Royal Opera debuts in Richard Jones's production of the second work in The Royal Opera's Janáček cycle.

Forman Brothers' Theatre: Deadtown

For the first time in the UK, the sons of Oscar-winning Miloš Forman, bring a cast of 20 acrobats, dancers, singers and musicians to perform this spectacular Wild West tale. Using an extraordinary...

The Dark Side of Prague with writers Markéta Pilátová and Michal Sýkora and editor Pavel Mandys

Prague, with its secret courtyards and magical atmosphere, is revealed in a multimedia walk through its mysterious streets with leading Czech writers Markéta Pilátová and Michal Sýkora who wrap the...

Glass Rituals: Galerie Kuzebauch at Collect 2019

Exhibition Glass Rituals will showcase four distinctive Czech glass artists. The selection aims to show the diversity with which glassmakers approach their creation. The curatorial selection provides...

Book of Changes by Kamila Ženatá

Immersive video-art installation at Beverley Art Gallery *** Kamila Ženatá is a Czech contemporary multi-media artist with international reputation, drawing up on her extensive experience with art...

Central Bus Station + Q&A with director Tomáš Elšík

Most Israelis pass through the central bus station in south Tel Aviv as fast as they can. It is dirty and decaying, its maze of corridors a haven for drug addicts. The story of an ambitious vision...

Science Café: The Wonders of Life

Why do only 30% of human embryos develop to full term? What influences our ability to have children? Or What are the pivotal principles driving the process of the creation of a new life? The Czech...

Jan Švankmajer: Insects

Celebrated surrealist filmmaker Jan Švankmajer presents the UK premiere of his final film.

Lukáš Novotný: Modern London

An illustrated cityscape from the 1920s to the present day by Lukas Novotny ***

Artist Talk: Lukáš Hofmann

Lukáš Hofmann will present his work in an artist talk with performative elements, in the Brutalist Cinema of the Czech Embassy.

Totál Vokál: Unplugged in London

Czech female a cappella group Totál Vokál are taking their brand new music video Medley to London Short Film Festival and on this occasion they will stop at the Czechoslovak Restaurant in Hamstead...

Diamonds of the Night on Blu-ray

Presented from the new 4K restoration of the film which premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Second Run present a new Blu-ray Special Edition of Jan Němec's masterful and harrowing Diamonds of...

Miroslav Srnka: Triggering

Triggering, a piece by Czech contemporary music composer Miroslav Srnka will be performed by world-class harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani as part of his contemporary recital at Milton Court.

Film Jan Palach in Sheffield

This fascinating biopic details the last six months of the life of the political activist Jan Palach, the Czech student who self-immolated in protest against the invasion of Czechoslovakia which...

Panel Discussion: Marie Schmolka, the Forgotten Heroine Who Saved Thousands from the Holocaust

Most have heard the name of Sir Nicholas Winton, a young British stockbroker who volunteered with the British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia in 1938. But humanitarian rescue of thousands...

Revolution Begins at Home: The Women of Czech Dissent

An evening dedicated to women active in the Czech dissent movement and Charter 77 during the Czechoslovak communist regime of the 1970s and 1980s and the ways in which women engaged in the different...

Susanna Roth Translators Award 2019 - Call for Entries

Czech Centres and the Literary Section of the Arts and Theatre Institute (ATI), Prague, announce the 5th year of the International Competition for Young Translators – The Susanna Roth Prize, named...

A Czechoslovak minister in exile

Ladislav Feierabend managed the impossible: he was a member of the war-time Protectorate government and at the same time head of a resistance group in contact with Edvard Beneš in London. So when a...

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