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Fotograf magazine at London Art Book Fair

The Czech magazine Fotograf will be exhibited at this year’s London Art Book Fair at the Whitechapel Gallery alongside a vibrant mix of art books and magazines from around the world published by...

Winter Flies at BFI London Film Festival 2018

Two teenagers embark on a quixotic journey in a stolen car across the Czech Republic in Olmo Omerzu’s bittersweet take on the road movie genre.

BoysPlayNice for Rückl

Award-winning Czech photography studio BoysPlayNice present stunning glass design created by Rony Plesl for Czech glassworks Rückl through a bespoke exhibition combining photography and glass...

Czech Philharmonic at the Royal Academy of Music

The Czech Philharmonic’s collaboration with the Academy is a highlight of Czech Week in London, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia. Over the course of two days, the...

Hotel Praha by Sigmar and OKOLO

London-based design gallery Sigmar and Czech creative collective OKOLO present a showcase of original pieces from the emblematic Hotel Praha in Prague, an architectural symbol of late communist rule,...

Summer with Věra Chytilová

“I have always found convention annoying,” once said the director Věra Chytilová in an interview. This “first lady of Czech film” found a permanent place for herself in the history of world cinema...

European Graphic Novels: Drawing Untold Stories

Graphic novels are proving themselves the unlikely arena for European artists and writers to come to confront difficult and untold twentieth century experiences.

War with the Newts

Witness the rise and fall of a new(t) capitalism. Deep in Summerhall’s basement, an ocean of opportunity arises as a new resource makes contact. Global risk and technological revolution come together...

West London Sinfonia Plays Smetana's Má vlast

To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, one of London's leading amateur orchestras plays Bedrich Smetana's superb cycle of six tone poems celebrating in music the landscape,...

Jiří Kalfař presents his SS 2019 collection at FashionScout in London

Internationally acclaimed Czech designer returns to the FashionScout this September to present his Spring/Summer 2019 collection on Saturday September 15th at the striking Freemasons' Hall. Be...

The Day Spring Ended

Launching on 16 August, this large-scale display shows re-printed photographs of tanks from the Prague Spring in Czechoslovakia. These images commemorate the 50th anniversary of the suppression of...

Bolek Polívka Theatre: The Jester and the Son

In order to punish a young aristocrat a canny and cruel jester king decides to transform him into a jester. With the help of his companions in a jesters´ retirement home he subjects the novice to...

Dejvické Theatre in Manchester

Come and see two plays, coming from British authors, from the currently most demanded drama theatre in the Czech Republic. Both shows are in Czech with English surtitles.

Mini Wonders Family Workshop

Step out of the ordinary and create toy cars from soap with award-winning Czech designers Michal Strach and Kateřina Strachová.

We Are Still at War at LICAF 2018

A presentation at this year’s The Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrating the UK launch of the graphic novel ‘We Are Still at War’ which sold more than 13,000 copies in the original Czech...

Breaking News at Open City Documentary Festival

In March last year, the president of the Czech Republic was preparing to announce whether or not he would be running for re-election, and the press were ready to cover his decision. The announcement,...

St. Wenceslas + live musical accompaniment by Cappella Mariana

A landmark in Czech cinema, this historical epic is the only film to attempt to reveal the life of the country's patron saint.

Lost in Munich + discussion with Vít Smetana and Peter Neville

A witty farce about the French prime minister’s parrot, a witness to the Munich Conference who reveals its secrets decades later, wounded national pride and the perils of filmmaking.

Ikarie XB-1 (Voyage to the End of the Universe)

Ikarie XB-1 is an ambitious science fiction space opera, possibly best known for prefiguring many visual and thematic motifs of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Made in the midst of the Cold...

The Murder of Mr Devil

The Murder of Mr Devil is the only directed film by Ester Krumbachová, who imbued numerous films of the Czechoslovak New Wave through her costume and set design and scriptwriting, to name few:...

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