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A Weakness for Raisins: Films & Archive of Ester Krumbachová (film programme)

Film programme complementing the exhibition on the life and work of Ester Krumbachová at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, running from 8 December 2018 - 27 January 2019.

Another Europe

To celebrate the European Year of Cultural Heritage and Austria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Austrian Cultural Forum London in collaboration with the Representation of the...

A Weakness for Raisins: Films & Archive of Ester Krumbachová

Ester Krumbachová was a key figure in Czech New Wave cinema in the 1960s. She contributed significantly to films such as The Party and the Guests, Daisies, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders,...

mini wonders - czech toys past and present

From Fatra to Merkur, Czech toys have a long and successful history both in their homeland and abroad. The early 20th century saw their story begin, and it has been intensively explored and developed...

Vladimír Kokolia: Epiphany

Ikon shows the first UK exhibition of work by renowned Czech artist Vladimír Kokolia. A combination of new and recent paintings, plus drawings and installations, the show exemplifies an intensely...

Czechoslovak Statehood 1918 / Prague Spring 1968

*** AN INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION *** The Czech Republic is celebrating important anniversaries in 2018: The 100th anniversary of the birth of an independent Czechoslovakia in 1918, and the...

Make Love Not War or We’ll Kill You; Prague Spring 1968 in Cartoons

Fifty years since the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia quashed the Prague Spring we look at how cartoonists in the Czech and British press interpreted the politics of the time through humour.

Karel Štědrý at START art fair at Saatchi Gallery

Works by Czech artist Karel Štědrý will be presented at this year's START art fair at the Saatchi Gallery by the BALART Gallery. Štědrý is a painter and co-founder of the art group OBR, whose early...

Doctor Victor / DJ Special Terry at the Magic Garden

No effects, no guitar pedals and so on. This is DOCTOR VICTOR! The band released their debut album “1st PRESCRIPTION” on 21st of March 2016. 2 months later they were chosen by ACDC as their...

Vít Křišťan Trio at Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival

Sensational Czech pianist Vít Křišťan conjurs beautiful music from roots in jazz, European folk and classical traditions. His Trio with trumpeter and vocalist Oskar Török and bass player Jiří Slavík...

Robert Balzar Trio at Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival

Virtuoso musicians playing in a standard jazz piano format and referencing show tunes, modern jazz standards, ECM preciousness, central European folkloric, with the brilliant bassist’s constantly...

Historic UNESCO town of Telc - an exhibition and debate "To be or not to be an aristocrat with a chateau to keep ..."

Czech National Trust Abroad is bringing to you a fabulous exhibition showing the history of the UNESCO town of Telc as seen through the lives of the most influential aristocratic families of the...

The Prague Spring Through the Lens of Frank Carter

Displaying items from UCL SSEES Library Special Collections, the exhibition 'The Prague Spring Through the Lens of Frank Carter' depicts the resilience and bravery of ordinary Czechs and Slovaks...

Miloš Forman: Black Peter (Černý Petr)

Deptford Cinema and Czech Centre present one of the first films of Miloš Forman. Peter is a 16 year old trainee at a supermarket, who has to look out for shoplifters when he would rather lie by the...

Central Europe in Shorts

Discover Central Europe, this familiarly strange part of the world, through the best of recent animated and live action short films that are adorably self-ironic and inspiring. Here comes the V4: the...

Let’s Dance by VerTeDance at BE Festival in Birmingham

Contemporary dance is often denigrated and accused of being self righteous, impenetrable even, begging the question, how can it be explained? With tongue firmly in cheek, director Petra Tejnorová...

Guide at Birmingham International Dance Festival

What if one day we could look back at our life, would we be able to avoid what we now see as mistakes? If we could ask for advice, would we have any such questions? Guide is an audio visual...

Haco + Tarnovski (Gurun Gurun): Qoosui European Tour 2018

Japanese singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and sound artist, Haco, is joined by experimental Czech musician, producer and composer, Tarnovski, for European tour.

Vienna Calling at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

Grave robber and death obsessed artist Ondrej Jajcaj is on a mission to stop people fearing the grim reaper. Now he’s travelling with sidekicks Jan and Tomas in a horse-drawn caravan of death to...

Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land

Czech Photographer Josef Koudelka grew up behind the Iron Curtain and always wanted to know “what was on the other side”. Forty years after capturing the iconic images of the Soviet invasion of...

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