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CTU Academic Orchestra concert – Jewels of Czech and World Music

The Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) would like to invite you to the CTU Academic Orchestra concert titled JEWELS OF CZECH AND WORLD MUSIC, which will be held at the Trinity College Chapel...

Book Launch: Finding Relly - My Family, The Holocaust and Me

The moving story of how a member of the second generation discovered her family’s past, found her Survivor Aunt in Australia and what the journey meant to her.

Duo Brikcius UK Tour 2019

Duo Brikcius presents a tour around the United Kingdom. A series of evenings full of cello music, including works by Jacques Offenbach, Gideon Klein and Leoš Janáček, will take place in Bristol,...

2019 British Czech & Slovak Association Writing Competition

The BCSA’s 2019 writing competition is now under way, so do have a go yourself or encourage someone else to enter.

Settling in Britain – three experiences

Representatives of the younger generation will share how they built a life and career in their new home.

Czech Routes: Selected Czechoslovakian Artists in Britain from the Ben Uri and important private collections

Czech Routes is the fourth in Ben Uri’s series of exhibitions designed to highlight the contribution of émigré artists to Britain since 1900, succeeding previous exhibitions on German, Polish and...

Blue Innovations: Contemporary Czech Indigo Prints Workshop

Step beyond the everyday and create fashion accessories using indigo dyed material with Czech designer and maker Alice Klouzková.

Blue Innovations: Contemporary Czech Indigo Prints

The Blue Innovations exhibition, part of London Craft Week, showcases the work of contemporary Czech designers who create exceptional, high quality hand-made items using traditional indigo printing...

European Literature Night: Poetry and Performance with Olga Stehlíková and Tomáš Braun

Explore the intersection between poetry and performance in the work of Czech poet Olga Stehlíková, winner of the prestigious Czech literary prize Magnesia Litera and her musical collaborator Tomáš...

Richard Askwith on Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race

Come and join us for an evening with Richard Askwith, author of an evocative biography of Emil Zátopek, speaking about his new book Unbreakable and Lata Brandisová, the first and only woman to win...

London's Delfina Foundation to welcome three Czech resident artists in 2019

On March 4 2019, the Delfina Foundation in London welcomed two new residents, curator Tereza Záchová and artist Radek Brousil, who were selected from an open call for Czech artists, curators and...

Zorka Ságlová @ Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance, Act 2

The acclaimed Czech artist Zorka Ságlová will be showcased in major group exhibition which looks and explores resistance movements and alternative forms of living from a gendered perspective across...

A Celebration of Czechoslovak Culture in Wartime Britain

*** Free illustrated talk by Jana Burešová *** Although Czechoslovakia was headline news in 1938/39, little was known about its cultural heritage. Patriotic exiles in Britain therefore determined...

White Paradise + live musical accompaniment by Tomáš Vtípil

The UK premiere of a restored box office hit from 1924 starring Anny Ondra and Karel Lamač in the role of naïve orphan Nina and escaped convict Ivan.

Olga Stehlíková at The European Poetry Festival

Czech poet, editor and critic Olga Stehlíková is coming to The European Poetry Festival, which is bringing over 70 of Europe’s most innovative and dynamic literary and avant-garde poets to London,...

The Bell of Treason - The Munich Agreement and its Aftermath

*** A historic lecture and a presentation by Professor Pierre E. Caquet *** The Munich Agreement doomed the first Czechoslovak Republic, paving the way for its March 1939 invasion by Nazi Germany...

Bedřich Smetana’s Libuše at Bloomsbury Theatre

In its 68th year University College Opera is continuing its popular tradition of staging lesser-known operas with this year’s production of the British staged premiere of Bedřich Smetana’s Libuše....

Ivan Kyncl: In the Minute

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London presents a new exhibition of photographs by Ivan Kyncl, Czech photographer whose extraordinary pictures have won him the respect and the heart of the British...

Crystal Bride at London Bridal Fashion Week 2019

Crystal Bride, a new Czech fashion brand focused mainly on wedding gowns will present their Collection AW 19/20 at this year’s London Bridal Fashion Week.

Shadow Meadow: Jan Mocek at the Submerge Festival

A choreography for stroboscopes, physically perceptible sounds, vibrating space and images that form on the retina of the eye just after the lights go out. Using LED lights, stroboscopes, extreme...

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