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The Confession + discussion with Petr Blažek and Ivan Margolius

A harrowing true story from the era of Soviet bloc show trials by the master of the political thriller, Oscar winning director Costa-Gavras.

May We Kiss?

Share a lovely Czech tradition and kiss a loved one under a cherry tree in front of the Czech Centre.

Purity and Decadence: Contemporary Czech Jewellery

For the first time ever, a selection of the best of Czech contemporary jewellery, object and metalwork comes to London. As part of London Craft Week, 'Purity and Decadence: Contemporary Czech...

Virginia Woolf: an exhibition inspired by her writings

An exhibition of works by over 80 modern and contemporary artists inspired by the writings of celebrated author Virginia Woolf. Following Woolf’s notion that creative women should ‘think back through...

Jan Švankmajer Shorts

An introduction and special tribute to the short films of the celebrated Czech surrealist filmmaker Jan Švankmajer, whose career spans from 1964 to the present day. He has made over 30 films,...

All the Rivers That Flow Through Me: New Works by Míla Fürstová

Míla Fürstová’s intricately spiritual works explore intimate portrayals of the human soul, expressed through various artistic media. Her practice is complex and varied, including the use of mirrors...

'New' Fiction from 'Old' Czechoslovakia

Join Tim Beasley-Murray, translator David Short and Slovak author Richard as they discuss newly translated fiction from the Old Czechoslovakia - the little country that would have been 100 years old...

Lea Petříková at Alchemy Festival in Scotland

Demarcation of a Dream, a short film by Czech visual artist Lea Petrikova will be screened as a part of this year's Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival in the town of Hawick in Scotland. Short film...

InsightART: Space Technologies for Artwork Analysis

During the last week of April the InsightART company will hold a set of workshops at the Czech Embassy in London and will introduce their special X-ray equipment for analysing works of art to art...

Markéta Luskačová in conversation with Ken Grant

The Martin Parr Foundation presents a programme of events, over the course of two days, celebrating and exploring British photography from the 1970s. Czech photographer living in London Markéta...

Leamington Music Festival Weekend

An outstanding line-up of Czech and British musicians have been assembled to perform in this Festival Weekend at the Royal Pump Rooms, the twenty ninth such event – the Festival marks the centenary...

Czech and Slovak Tech

Roger Aitken, a Forbes contributor and ex-FT staff journalist, will delve into the extent of inventions.

Martin Kasík: Czech Idyllic Paths

Be prepared to immerse yourself in the idyllic, elegiac images of an Overgrown Path by Czech Janacek and subsequently awaken by the electrifying, energetic vibes of Slavicky. Last but not least,...

The Power of Sympathy: The Photography of Dagmar Hochová

Life in Czechoslovakia during the communist regime in the humanist photography of Dagmar Hochová.

Tate Talk: A Closer Look with Martina Pachmanová

In her talk, Martina Pachmanová focuses on the work by two significant, yet long-ignored women artists who lived and worked in Czechoslovakia during the communist era and who are also represented in...

It's Gonna Get Worse with writer Jan Pelc and former dissident Karel Šling

A bold, raw portrait of youth adrift in 1970s Czechoslovakia. Based on the legendary 1980s cult novel by Jan Pelc with music by DG307 & The Plastic People of the Universe.

Pražák Quartet

Celebrating the centenary of the founding of Czechoslovakia in 1918 the concert by the Pražák Quartet, the leading Czech international chamber music ensemble, features music by the father of Czech...

Tomáš Přidal at The European Poetry Festival

Czech poet and illustrator Tomáš Přidal is coming to The European Poetry Festival 2018. The festival brings together some of the finest literary and avant-garde poets of this generation, to London...

Wihan Quartet at Conway Hall

Hailed in the press as “one of the best quartets in the world today”, the Wihan Quartet perform music by Suk, Haydn and Richter at Conway Hall. Over the years the Quartet has developed an outstanding...

Jiří Brdečka: Master of Czech Animation

A selection of Brdečka's best animated shorts featuring among others a daring hymn to free thinking (Gallina Vogelbirdae; 1963 Grand Prix Winner at the Annecy International Animation Festival), a...

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