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Defiance and Compassion: The Films of Věra Chytilová

In our tribute to one of the key filmmakers of the 60s, we pay homage to Chytilová’s consistent moral vision and...

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Jan Kaplický: Drawings

Jan Kaplický Drawings presents work by the Czech architect Jan Kaplický (1937-2009) – a visionary designer with a...

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Věra Chytilová and Jaroslav Kučera: The Fruit of Paradise

An exhibition exploring Věra Chytilová’s working process, as illustrated by her most stylized work, the ‘film...

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Cemetary Romance with S.d.Ch. accompanied by a host of British Poets

Czech artist, writer and dramatist Miloslav Vojtíšek will be joined by a series of contemporary British poets for a...

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S.d.Ch.: A Makeshift Imitatio Christi

An exhibition of collages and comics created by the artist, playwright and musician Miloslav Vojtíšek, aka S.d.Ch....

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New bilingual booklet on contemporary Czech literature released

4 MARCH 2015 - The Czech Ministry of Culture has published a new bilingual booklet on contemporary Czech literature. The publication 'New Czech Fiction' is being published in English and German for...

Once Upon a Time opens today!

20 FEBRUARY 2015 - We are excited that after weeks of preparations and hard work the Czech Fashion Showcase at the London Fashion Week finally opens today! ‘Once Upon a Time’ presents menswear,...

Věra Chytilová Competition

18 FEBRUARY 2015 - To complement the BFI Southbank’s tribute to Věra Chytilová the Czech Centre London and the BFI have put together a fantastic goody bag worth over £300. Enter the competition...

Defiance and Compassion: The Films of Věra Chytilová

1-17 MARCH 2015, BFI SOUTHBANK - In our tribute to one of the key filmmakers of the 60s, we pay homage to Chytilová’s consistent moral vision and innovation. When Věra Chytilová first applied to...

Jan Kaplický: Drawings

28 FEB-27 MAR 2015, AA SCHOOL, LONDON WC1B. Jan Kaplický Drawings presents work by the Czech architect Jan Kaplický (1937-2009) – a visionary designer with a passion for drawing as a means of...

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The First Lady of Czech Cinema Věra Chytilová

1 – 17 March 2015, BFI Southbank London: A rebel, feminist and critic of contemporary society: some of the many labels attached to the leading lady of the 1960s Czech New Wave, Vera Chytilova. BFI...

DG 307 in London

DG 307, a legend of Czech underground culture, will play in London for the first time ever as part of the Made in Prague festival organised by the Czech Centre. The concert not only presents an...

Made in Prague: New Czech Cinema 2014

2 – 30 November 2014: Now celebrating its 18th year, the Made in Prague film festival showcases the best of contemporary Czech cinema, featuring fiction and documentary films creatively exploring...

Czech Design at the London Design Festival 2014

13 – 21 September 2014: Czech design will be a significant feature of this year´s London Design Festival 2014. Demonstrating the long-standing tradition of excellent glassmaking and high quality...

Czech Performing Arts at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Czech Centre is a proud partner of three critically acclaimed successful performances: Riders, La Loba and Six Billions Suns that will have their UK premieres at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe...

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