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10 Nov 2017    |    12 Nov 2017

Made in Prague Festival: Jan Němec Retrospective

The 21st edition of the Made in Prague Festival showcases the first UK retrospective of the leading Czech filmmaker and enfant terrible of the Czechoslovak New Wave Jan Němec (1936 -2016).

20 Jul 2017    |    5 Nov 2017

Czech Season in Scotland

After nearly 10 years of bringing the best of Czech live performance to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, we decided that in 2017 it's time to create a wider programme with even more partnerships with Scottish art organizations through a whole season of exhibitions and live art.

8 Nov 2017

Nigel Price, Gabriel Latchin, Conor Chaplin & Fragile Bliss Trio

A two act musical evening with two outstanding ensembles, UK based musicians led by Nigel Price and Czech trio Fragile Bliss. Award winning jazz guitarist Nigel Price (Best Jazz Ensemble in the 2010 and 2016 Parliamentary Jazz Awards) blends be-bop lines, a deep blues sensibility and masterful chording. Combining forces with pianist Gabriel Latchin and bassist Conor Chaplin, they will play classic, swinging jazz from the American songbook.

16 Sep 2017    |    25 Nov 2017

The Vanek Trilogy: Living Room Soirees

You are cordially invited to mingle at an exclusive soiree. Grab a glass and join the fun. You never know who you'll meet.

12 Oct 2017    |    13 Oct 2017

Robert Balzar Trio: One Day

Following in the footsteps of great Czech bassists such as Miroslav Vitous and George Mraz, bandleader, innovative composer and bassist Robert Balzar demonstrates fine bass technique along with focused and strong support by pianist Jiri Levicek and drummer Kamil Slezak in their new project One Day. Originally recorded for Czech Television as a live concert in a forest, the project features trio’s own compositions and adapted jazz standards.

28 Oct 2017

The Macula: Hidden Towers

Inspired by the writing of William Gibson, ‘the father of cyberpunk’, whose dystopian novels of the 1980s and 1990s (including Neuromancer and All Tomorrow’s Parties) now seem like documents that have both predicted and informed our present day, Czech studio The Macula presents an audiovisual journey through cyberspace. An ominous drone grows as the viewer is sent on a twisting, turning 360° trip through kaleidoscopic virtual space, where just as patterns seem to become identifiable, they shift and warp once more: clouds of particles give way to infinitely complex geometrics, mysterious mechanisms and star-filled spaces.



upcoming events




20. 05. 2017

Journey to the Interior

20 - 21 May 2017, Dissenters' Gallery, London. Photo: Czech Centre London

10. 05. 2017

European Literature Night with A. L. Kennedy

10 May 2017, British Library, London. Photo: Jolly Thompson

22. 04. 2017

The Image Speaks: Miloš Forman and the Free Cinema Movement

22 - 30 April 2017, Close-Up Cinema, London. Photo: Czech Centre London

12. 04. 2017

Pavla and Lucia Sceranková: Surface Tensions

12 April - 11 June 2017, PumpHouse Gallery, Battersea Park, London. Photo: Eoin Carey and Czech Centre London


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