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London Symphony Orchestra plays Dvořák Cello Concerto

*** With François-Xavier Roth & Jean-Guihen Queyras *** Three masterworks by Debussy, Dvořák and Strauss form a panorama of music in Europe in the final throes of the 19th century.

The Martinů Quartet - UK Tour

The Martinů Quartet, originally the Havlák Quartet, was formed in 1976 by students of the Prague Conservatoire, inspired by and modelled on such Czech quartets as the Vlach and the Smetana. As a...

Marek Šindelka in residence at Hawthornden Castle

Czech writer Marek Šindelka has been selected for a four-week residential fellowship at Hathornden Castle in Scotland. Šindelka, winner of 2006 Jiří Orten Award for Strychnine and Other Poems and...

Thom Artway UK tour

The singer, lyricist and guitarist Thom Artway is currently one of the most respected young musicians of the Czech music scene. In his work, he perfectly combines a modern sound with classic...

Electro Swing Bohemia Party

*** A PARTY WITH DJS, LIVE MUSICIANS AND DANCERS INSPIRED BY THE SWING ERA *** This exhilarating party offers the opportunity of immersion in the joyous energy of electro-swing tunes, to take part in...

From Prague with Love: Young Czech Fashion

Can fashion be art? Is there space for true artistic vision and radical new ideas in this glossy business-oriented creative industry? The work of Liběna Rochová's students from the Prague's Academy...

Zuzana Jakalová – Bluecoat Residency Programme

As the UK’s longest running arts centre, Bluecoat has provided space for artists and audiences at the heart of Liverpool for over a century. This year, Bluecoat’s international residency programme...

Power of Identity: Memory Fashion Message II

Inspired by the 100th anniversary of independent Czechoslovakia, the award winning Czech fashion designer Liběna Rochova decided to motivate her students at Prague's Academy of Arts Architecture and...

War with the Newts

The creators of smash-hit Bin Laden: The One Man Show bring you Karel Čapek’s apocalyptic science-fiction satire re-imagined for a Europe of tomorrow, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

A Celebration of Czechoslovak Culture in Wartime Britain

An Illustrated Talk by Jana Buresova *** Czechoslovakia was headline news in 1938/39, yet little was known about its cultural heritage. Patriotic exiles in Britain determined to remedy this through...

T.G. Masaryk: a reflection by his great-granddaughter

Charlotta Kotik will speak about his involvement in the foundation of Czechoslovakia and his attitude towards Slovakia.

Lada Vyvialová at Czech Nano Day

Work by Czech fashion designer Lada Vyvialová will be shown as part of Czech Nano Day, a presentation of Czech companies and research centres from the field of nanotechnology organised by the Embassy...

Spotlights: Markéta Luskačová

The acclaimed Czech photographer Markéta Luskačová presents a concise retrospective of her work at Tate Britain. The first Czech artist to be featured in the gallery´s regularly changing Spotlights...

The Birth of Czechoslovakia: Myth and Reality

Exactly 100 years ago, at the end of the First World War, a new state of Czechoslovakia was created in central Europe. For many this 'national state' of Czechs and Slovaks was a dream come true: it...

Anna Hulačová: Graceful ride

In Anna Hulačová: Graceful ride, table–like horizontal surfaces are inset with abstracted forms which mutate from cell structures, micro-organisms or insect's internal organs, within a biosphere of...

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

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...

From You to Me: Four Generations of Women

Artist Tereza Stehlíková presents a selection of her short films and together with Dr Claire Pajaczkowska discusses the reality and myths surrounding the mother-daughter relationship, the power of...

Lewisham Choral Society plays Dvořák

Lewisham Choral Society presents a concert celebrating the music of Antonín Dvořák: two joyful choral works and his charming Sonatina for piano and flute.

CZECH100

This October marks the 100th year anniversary since the foundation of Czechoslovakia. To inaugurate this momentous occasion the Czech Centre presents CZECH100 - a festival of art, design, fashion,...

Jan Kaplický: Visions of the Future

Czech radical neofuturist architect Jan Kaplický (1937 –2009), whose best-known work includes the Media Centre at Lord's Cricket Ground, which won the prestigious Stirling Price in 1999 and the World...

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