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26 Apr 2018

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.

9 May 2018    |    1 Jun 2018

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 Jewellery is set to celebrate and inspire the design industry throughout May.

3 May 2018

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 music, Bedřich Smetana, the “American” Quartet, one of the most popular pieces in the chamber music repertoire, by Antonín Dvořák and a quartet composed by his son-in-law Josef Suk. The Pražák Quartet under their new leader, Jana Vonášková, offers stellar interpretations of three late Romantic pieces in a spirited tribute to the legacy of Czechoslovakia and its rich musical tradition while launching its brand new CD Bedřich Smetana: String Quartets; Piano Trio Op.15

9 May 2018

Iva Bittová & Abraham Brody at Rich Mix

Two sensational international musicians Iva Bittová and Abraham Brody present the premiere of their playful new lyrical collaboration.

26 Mar 2018    |    24 May 2018

POLYSEMY: Miroslava Večeřová and Pavel Příkaský

For their new exhibition, Czech artists Miroslava Večeřová and Pavel Příkaský transform the gallery space of Czech Centre London into a stage that is simultaneously both, an art installation and a site of performance. With the title of the exhibition referring to the capacity of a sign, image or word to have more than one meaning, this latest collaboration presents a creative dialogue of the artists through combinations of painting, performance, video and site specific installation.

18 May 2018

Jan Švankmajer: Insects

Celebrated surrealist filmmaker Jan Švankmajer presents the UK premiere of his final film.


upcoming events




25. 01. 2018


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


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