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Journey to the Interior

Journey to the Interior

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

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European Literature Night with A. L. Kennedy

European Literature Night with A. L. Kennedy

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

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The Image Speaks: Miloš Forman and the Free Cinema Movement

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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Pavla and Lucia Sceranková: Surface Tensions

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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Federico Díaz @ Ambika P3

Federico Díaz @ Ambika P3

17 March - 23 April 201, Ambika P3, University of Westminster, London NW1. Photo: Czech Centre London

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Poetry Periscope at St Pancras International

Poetry Periscope at St Pancras International

24 February - 30 April 2017, St Pancras International, London.

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There Is Only You - Czech Fashion at IFS 2017

There Is Only You - Czech Fashion at IFS 2017

17 - 21 February 2017, Somerset House, London. Photo: Jolly Thompson

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Not Far From the Black Flag

Not Far From the Black Flag

16 February 2017, Frontline Club, London. Photo: Czech Centre London

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Black Hole Generation: The Kings Are Back

Black Hole Generation: The Kings Are Back

9 - 24 February 2017, The Dot Project, 94 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6HS

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Made in Prague Festival Closing Party

Made in Prague Festival Closing Party

2 December 2016, The Tabernacle, London, photo: Petra Figuerová

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Made in Prague Film Festival 2017

Made in Prague Film Festival 2017

5 - 30 November 2016, London

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AutopsiA Thanatopolis

AutopsiA Thanatopolis

18 - 25 November 2016, The Horse Hospital, London

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Dejvické Theatre in London

Dejvické Theatre in London

5 - 7 November 2016, Greenwood Theatre, London

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H3T architekti @ Soak, Steam, Dream: Reinventing Bathing Culture

H3T architekti @ Soak, Steam, Dream: Reinventing Bathing Culture

Architects reimagine bathing - from guerilla saunas to pop-up bath houses, 11 October 2016, Roca Gallery London

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Fresh Czech – Mydy Rabycad / Ghost of You

Fresh Czech – Mydy Rabycad / Ghost of You

27 September 2016, The Forge, London

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Ivor Diosi at FutureFest

Ivor Diosi at FutureFest

17 - 18 September 2016, The Dock, Tobacco Quay, London

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Breathless: The Essence of Glass

Breathless: The Essence of Glass

17 - 25 September 2016, 1 North Terrace, Kensington, London. Photo: Bet Orten and Czech Centre London

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UK and Irish Premiere of Anthropoid

UK and Irish Premiere of Anthropoid

30 August 2016, BFI Southbank

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The Games Europe Plays - Body Tech

The Games Europe Plays - Body Tech

7 July 2016 - 26 August 2016, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, 10 Stockwell St, London

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Mallory + Q&A with director Helena Třeštíková

Mallory + Q&A with director Helena Třeštíková

25 June 2016, Picturehouse Central, London

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Barbora Kleinhamplová at Gasworks Summer Open Studios

Barbora Kleinhamplová at Gasworks Summer Open Studios

Barbora Kleinhamplová: Hand over Heels. Open Studio, Gasworks, London, 2016. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Barbora Kleinhamplová.

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Eva Jiřička: I'll try to repeat after you

Eva Jiřička: I'll try to repeat after you

14 June 2016, The Performance Studios, The NINES, Peckham, London. Photographs courtesy of Tinatin Shaburishvili.

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Clipping the Church by Tereza Bušková

Clipping the Church by Tereza Bušková

11 June 2016, St Barnabas Church, Birmingham / Photo: Marcin Sz

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The best of European Literature Festival 2016

The best of European Literature Festival 2016

27 April - 9 June 2016. Photo: CC London, Elixabete Lopez Photography and English PEN

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Charles IV: Architectural Legacy and Modern Urban Environment

Charles IV: Architectural Legacy and Modern Urban Environment

7 June 2016, St Ethelburgas's Centre, London. Photo: Jolly Thompson and CC London.

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European Literature Night 2016: The Writers’ Showcase

European Literature Night 2016: The Writers’ Showcase

11 May 2016, British Library, London. Photo: Elixabete Lopez Photography

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Jiří Kovanda at Pump House Gallery - Private View

Jiří Kovanda at Pump House Gallery - Private View

19 April 2016; Pump House Gallery, London

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Book Launch: Midway Upon the Journey of Our Life

Book Launch: Midway Upon the Journey of Our Life

14th April 2016, Waterstones London - Piccadilly

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The Games Europe Plays

The Games Europe Plays

An interactive and playful exhibition, The Games Europe Plays at the Finnish Institute in London (2 – 10 April) showcased independent and exceptional digital games for young people and families....

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Prague Spring

Prague Spring

On the 30th March special events on the occassion of the 71st anniversary of the Prague Spring International Music Festival took place – Press Conference at St Martin-in-the-Fields and a concert of...

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Celebrating Zdeněk Svěrák´s 80th Birthday – The Elementary...

Celebrating Zdeněk Svěrák´s 80th Birthday – The Elementary School

Czech Centre London was celebrating the 80th birthday of Czech actor, writer and cultural icon Zdeněk Svěrák on March 28th. Screenings of The Elementary School (1991) — an Academy Award...

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LAST FATA MORGANA: Czech Designers at the International Fashion...

LAST FATA MORGANA: Czech Designers at the International Fashion Showcase

Cactus-shaped headpieces, sensual womenswear designed in idiosyncratic techniques or lusciously Romanticism-influenced fetish underwear – these are just a few examples from the collections made by...

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I Served the King of England

I Served the King of England

Delfina’s curatorial resident Michal Novotný (Czech Republic) hosted an event with live artist interventions. With: Julie Bena, Anna Daučíková, Chiara Fumai, Tim Philips, Ondřej Vicena, Mark...

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Chemistry of Love

Chemistry of Love

Using William Shakespeare’s sonnets and the law of thermodynamics, scientist and chemistry researcher Dr Michael Londesborough explored what love is and demonstrates what it means to be in love...

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Poets of the City (Vitka - Blatný - Jan)

Poets of the City (Vitka - Blatný - Jan)

Dance-theatre triple bill inspired by extraordinary personalities of Czech cultural and political history: Jan Palach (Jan), the Czech student who immolated himself in protest against communism in...

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The Best of The Blaník Bureau (Kancelář Blaník) & The Blaník...

The Best of The Blaník Bureau (Kancelář Blaník) & The Blaník Bureau Party

Creators of the hit political satire joined us for the screening of their 10 best episodes followed by a party with a DJ and free Pilsner Urquell beer. Saturday 28th November 2015 at Regent Street...

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Roman Štětina: Talk, So I Can See You

Roman Štětina: Talk, So I Can See You

The Czech Centre London and The Performance Studio present Talk, So I Can See You, a film programme curated by Pil and Galia Kollectiv with recent work by Roman Štětina, accompanied by London-based...

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Miriam Bayle: Scat Phenomenon

Miriam Bayle: Scat Phenomenon

A leading jazz vocalist on the contemporary Czech music scene, MIRIAM BAYLE made her UK debut presenting jazz standards, ballads, Latin jazz and swing enriched by scat and improvisation. 16 November...

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The Bigger Picture 2015: Czech – UK Final

The Bigger Picture 2015: Czech – UK Final

A live international art event combining creativity and head-to-head drawing battles. Two top-notch UK artists Tony Boy and Captain Kris competed against Prokop Wilhelm and Vladimír Strejček from...

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MADE IN PRAGUE: Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný

MADE IN PRAGUE: Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný

We celebrated the 90th birthday and lifetime achievements of groundbreaking Czech filmmaker Vojtěch Jasný at the Made in Prague Film Festival on Saturday, 7 November. The spiritual father of the...

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Don't Worry Be Scottish

Don't Worry Be Scottish

A unique evening with Czech-o-Slovak filmmakers and Scottish authors brought together literature, films and live action. Organized with Větrné mlýny publishing house, the event presented the UK...

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Sugar Blues with director Andrea Culkova

Sugar Blues with director Andrea Culkova

Czech director, mother of three and a campaigner for a ‘healthier’ world Andrea Culková is came to London to introduce her personal investigative thriller about our addiction to sugar and the...

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NOCZ: Norwegian-Czech jazz quartet at Spice of Life

NOCZ: Norwegian-Czech jazz quartet at Spice of Life

The popular Norwegian-Czech free jazz quarter NOCZ performed live at London's Spice of Life on 22nd October 2015. © Czech Centre London

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Inspired by Martinů

Inspired by Martinů

Together with the record label and club night Nonclassical, the Czech Centre London presented a unique musical project 'Inspired by Martinů' celebrating the composer's 125th birth anniversary. 21...

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Czech Design at London Design Festival 2015

Czech Design at London Design Festival 2015

A selection of the best of contemporary Czech design was on view at the London Design Festival 2015. Glassmania, a showcase of Bohemian glass masters working alongside students from The Academy of...

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Markéta Martišková & Denisa Adolfová at London Fashion Week

Markéta Martišková & Denisa Adolfová at London Fashion Week

After her successful presentation at the International Fashion Showcase in February 2015, Markéta Martišková returned to London with her SS/2016 collection as part of the London Fashion Week...

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Czech Houses

Czech Houses

An exhibition focused on family housing presenting a selection of designs by Czech architectural studios offering an insight into contemporary Czech architecture and urbanism. Private view and...

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Czech Showcase @ Fringe 2015

Czech Showcase @ Fringe 2015

For the fifth time already, Czech Centre London is organizing the Czech Showcase @ Fringe 2015, a selection of some of the best contemporary Czech Dance and Theatre presented in Edinburgh throughout...

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Martin Dušek presented Into the Clouds We Gaze in London

Martin Dušek presented Into the Clouds We Gaze in London

Well known Czech documentarist Martin Dušekcame to London to introduce his latest film Into the Clouds We Gaze (K oblakům vzhlížíme). Fascinating and sensitive documentary follows a group of...

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Gottland & discussion with Mariusz Szczygieł

Gottland & discussion with Mariusz Szczygieł

Screening of Gottland, a cross-genre film based on selected parts of the international bestseller Gottland: Mostly True Stories from Half of Czechoslovakia (European Book of the Year 2009) by Mariusz...

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European Literature Night VII - Translation Pitch

European Literature Night VII - Translation Pitch

Eight enthralling books by contemporary European writers which have not yet been translated into English were pitched live to an audience and expert jury consisting of Max Porter (Granta Books),...

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European Literature Night VII: When Home Is Far Away

European Literature Night VII: When Home Is Far Away

Three writers who live in exile across Europe - Hassan Blasim (Iraq/Finland) winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2014, Hamid Ismailov (Uzbekistan/UK) the BBC World Service’s first...

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NTS Trio and Xavier Baumaxa live at The Forge

NTS Trio and Xavier Baumaxa live at The Forge

On 12th May Forge Music and Arts Venue hosted a double bill of Czech musicians: NTS Trio whose music combines punk, jazz, rock and classical music and the distinctive singer, songwriter and performer...

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European Literature Night VII at British Library

European Literature Night VII at British Library

The ELN series kicked off with a full day of events at the British Library on 13th May. Free events ranged from a translation clinic run by The Emerging Translators Network to an informal lunchtime...

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The Lovers of an Old Criminal (An Old Gangster’s Molls)

The Lovers of an Old Criminal (An Old Gangster’s Molls)

Screening of a silent film The Lovers of an Old Criminal accompanied by a live, specially composed score by Czech trio Neuvěřitelno. 10 May 2015, Barbican Centre, EC2Y 8DS.

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Not Necessarily About Politics: Czech Writing Today

Not Necessarily About Politics: Czech Writing Today

Reading and discussion of works by prize-winning authors Petra Hůlová, Radka Denemarková, Tomáš Zmeškal, Martin Ryšavý, Jakuba Katalpa, and Petra Soukupová with translators Alex Zucker (US)...

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Cemetery romance with SdCh. and British poets

Cemetery romance with SdCh. and British poets

Czech artist, writer and dramatist Miloslav Vojtíšek was joined by a series of contemporary British poets for a unique literary tour of the magnificent Kensal Green Cemetery. S.d.Ch. who has worked...

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S.d.Ch.: A Makeshift Imitatio Christi

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. Opening of the exhibition, 27 March 2015, DIVUS London.

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Once Upon a Time: Czech Fashion at the International Fashion Showcase...

Once Upon a Time: Czech Fashion at the International Fashion Showcase 2015

Once Upon a Time was a fashion exhibition of five emerging Czech designers organised as part of the British Council and British Fashion Council’s International Fashion Showcase 2015 in parallel...

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Defiance and Compassion: The Films of Věra Chytilová - opening at...

Defiance and Compassion: The Films of Věra Chytilová - opening at BFI

The first UK retrospective of Věra Chytilová, one of the key film-makers of the 1960s at the BFI Southbank in London. Season's launch with Michael Bregant, Carmen Gray and Peter Hames; 3 March...

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Jan Kaplický: Drawings

Jan Kaplický: Drawings

Opening of the exhibition Jan Kaplický: Drawings, presenting work by the Czech architect Jan Kaplický (1937-2009), took place on 27th February 2015 at the Architectural Association School of...

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Yellow Sisters in London

Yellow Sisters in London

Yellow Sisters, an all-female Czech a cappella group, performed at the London A Capella Festival on Saturday 31 January 2015 and at The Triple Crown pub in Richmond on 1 February 2015.

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Lenka Dusilová and Baromantika

Lenka Dusilová and Baromantika

Following last year's success, Czech award-winning singer and song writer Lenka Dusilová returned to London, this time performing with her indie-pop band Baromantika formed in 2010 by Lenka and her...

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How to Find a Meteorite

How to Find a Meteorite

The outer space and everything associated with it has fascinated the mankind ever since the ancient times. Czech geologist and geophysicist Günther Kletetschka, who investigated the fallen meteorite...

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K: Kafka in Komiks

K: Kafka in Komiks

Launched on the 25th November 2014 by Jaromír 99, the exhibition explored Kafka’s world using extracts from three graphic novels illustrated by leading graphic novelists: Introducing Kafka by...

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Anna Geislerová at the screening of Honeymoon

Anna Geislerová at the screening of Honeymoon

Czech actress Anna (Aňa) Geislerová was one of the highlights of this year's Made in Prague festival when she took part in a Q&A session after the screening of Jan Hřebejk's film Honeymoon...

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DG 307 in London

DG 307 in London

The first ever London concert of the legendary Czech underground band, co-founded by Mejla Hlavsa (Plastic People of the Universe) and dissident poet Pavel Zajíček in 1973. 22 November 2014,...

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Inner Spaces at the EFG London Jazz Festival

Inner Spaces at the EFG London Jazz Festival

Three fantastic young musicians from the burgeoning underground Prague jazz scene combined with two outstanding London based musicians in a band that’s heavily influenced by the ECM and...

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Miroslav Krobot at ICA

Miroslav Krobot at ICA

One of the highlights of the Made in Prague Festival was definitely the visit of Czech film and theatre actor and director Miroslav Krobot, whose debut Nowhere in Moravia (Díra u Hanušovic) was...

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Zdeněk Jiráský at Odeon Swiss Cottage in London

Zdeněk Jiráský at Odeon Swiss Cottage in London

Another special guest of our Made in Prague Festival, director Zdeněk Jiráský, was in Odeon Swiss Cottage on Monday 10 November to introduce and discuss his film In Silence (V tichu). In Silence...

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Petr Václav at Made in Prague Festival

Petr Václav at Made in Prague Festival

Czech Centre was delighted to welcome Czech film director Petr Václav at Made in Prague Festival. He came to London to introduce his latest film The Way Out about a young woman trapped in anti-gypsy...

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Fair Play + debate with Andrea Sedláčková

Fair Play + debate with Andrea Sedláčková

Czech film director Andrea Sedláčková opened the Made in Prague film festival 2014. She introduced her film Fair Play and participated in discussion on Politics, Sports and the Arts after the...

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Michael Žantovský: Havel and the Velvet Revolution

Michael Žantovský: Havel and the Velvet Revolution

A special highlight of November 2014 was the publication of Havel: A Life, a thorough biography of Václav Havel written by Michael Žantovský and published by Grove Press. The book was publicly...

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Martin Zet in London and Bangor

Martin Zet in London and Bangor

Czech scupltor, performance artist and creator of short experimental films Martin Zet presents his first UK solo exhibition in Divus London and took part in other events in London and Bangor in Wales.

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Czech design at London Design Festival

Czech design at London Design Festival

A selection of the best of contemporary Czech design was on view at the London Design Festival 2014. Student work were presented in Glassmania, Young Czech Glass in Tent London and in an exhibition...

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Farewell to Riverside Studios

Farewell to Riverside Studios

Riverside Studios, beloved home to independent cinema, closed down in August to undergo a major three-year redevelopment. The Czech Centre said goodbye to a venue which has been always so supportive...

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Anthropology of Disaster

Anthropology of Disaster

A talk by Czech anthropologist Zuzana Hrdličková about disasters which disrupt human societies and the environment and about divresity in relationship between the state and the citizen. The event...

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Czech and Slovak Docs at Floating Cinema

Czech and Slovak Docs at Floating Cinema

This year’s Floating Cinema, a popular London summer project on the Grand Union Canal, featured a selection of Czech and Slovak documentary films. A weekend of open air film, music and workshops...

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Czech Dance and Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014

Czech Dance and Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014

Another great success for the Czech dance and theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014. Czech dancers returned to the biggest theatre festival in the world to introduce three UK premieres: Riders, La...

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Cabaret Hrabal

Cabaret Hrabal

A groundbreaking evening of literary experimentation and innovation celebrating the centenary of Bohumil Hrabal. 3rd July 2014, The Horse Hospital, London. © Jolly Thompson

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International Children's Day with Architecture

International Children's Day with Architecture

A family-oriented entertaining afternoon with focus on architecture. On the occasion of the International Children’s Day, families with children aged 2-12 years were welcome to join in at the Czech...

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Petr Stanický @ 3 Solo Shows Revised

Petr Stanický @ 3 Solo Shows Revised

Work by Czech glass artist Petr Stanický has been exhibited as a part of 3 Solo Shows Revised at the prestigious National Glass Centre in Sunderland. Petr Stanický’s work is often described as...

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Robert Balzar Trio in The Spice of Life

Robert Balzar Trio in The Spice of Life

The popular Czech jazz ensemble Robert Balzar Trio returned to the UK to celebrate the launch of their new CD ‘Discover Who We Are‘, which was mixed at the prestigious Sear Sound by three-time...

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ELN 2014: Graphic Novelists

ELN 2014: Graphic Novelists

For the first time in its history European Literature explored contemporary graphic novels from across Europe, inviting four acclaimed authors to read and live-illustrate their work. Czech Republic's...

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LUCIE 2014

LUCIE 2014

The legendary Czech band came back to London after 10 years to perform at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire. 10 May 2014. Organised by Pishter Ltd in cooperation with Czech Centre London.

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Gurun Gurun at Cafe Oto 2014

Gurun Gurun at Cafe Oto 2014

Czech experimental quartet Gurun Gurun performed at the legendary Café Oto in Dalston to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Japanese record label Home Normal who released the band’s debut...

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Trafačka at Red Gallery

Trafačka at Red Gallery

The popular Prague based Trafačka gallery has brought 39 up and coming Czech artists to the RED Gallery in London to present their broad spectrum of street and visual arts. 1 - 30 May 2014, Red...

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LiStOVáNí: Prague Voyeur Emil Hakl

LiStOVáNí: Prague Voyeur Emil Hakl

A staged reading by the LiStOVáNí ensemble with Lukáš Hejlík, Věra Hollá and Pavel Oubram based on writer Emil Hakl’s debut novel Sabrina Black’s Intimate Box. 13 March 2014; The Courtyard...

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Czech A Capella Formation SKETY in London

Czech A Capella Formation SKETY in London

Czech vocalist band SKETY performed live at the London A Capella Festival at King's Place. 25 January 2014.

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Lenka Dusilova: solo concert at The Garage

Lenka Dusilova: solo concert at The Garage

A unique London solo concert of the Czech award-winning singer and songwriter Lenka Dusilova. 22 January 2014, The Garage, Highbury Corner, London.

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Lone Rangers: Artists of Czech Postmodernism and Beyond

Lone Rangers: Artists of Czech Postmodernism and Beyond

Conceived specially for Frameless Gallery, the exhibition presents the work of 8 Czech artists who have been at the forefront of recent developments in Czech culture. The exhibition tied in with the...

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Czech Designers at the International Fashion Showcase

Czech Designers at the International Fashion Showcase

Exhibition featuring 14 emerging designer talents from the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia who presented their newest collections of garments, jewellery and accessories under the title Voyage...

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Please The Trees in London

Please The Trees in London

We welcomed the Czech indie rock band in the UK this January. Apart from their launch of the Second Chance 2014 project in Bristol, they also gave a live performance at the Winmill Brixton club on 9...

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Second Chance 2014

Second Chance 2014

Second Chance is a unique art project presenting an opportunity for citizens to bring their used Christmas trees to a public space and create a contemporary forest in a city. Originally developed in...

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Made in Prague: Emil Viklicky Trio

Made in Prague: Emil Viklicky Trio

The top Czech acoustic pianist Emil Viklicky and his trio present a concert inspired by Moravian folk music and the great Czech composer Leos Janacek as part of our Made in Prague Jazz Series. 31...

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Made in Prague: CS Party with Midi Lidi

Made in Prague: CS Party with Midi Lidi

The Czech Centre London in cooperation with Pishter Ltd and Staropramen presented an exclusive concert of award-winning Czech electro-pop band Midi Lidi as part of music series of the Made in Prague...

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Eva Kotatkova: A Storyteller's Inadequacy at Modern Art Oxford

Eva Kotatkova: A Storyteller's Inadequacy at Modern Art Oxford

The first UK solo exhibition of Eva Kotatkova’s varied conceptual work featuring the most prolific performance-based works to date. Presented by Modern Art Oxford and the Czech Centre London. 30...

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Made in Prague Film Series 2013

Made in Prague Film Series 2013

The 17th Made in Prague Film Festival presented a number of interesting guests including film director Jiri Menzel, actress Tatiana Pauhofova, screenwriter Stepan Hulik and others. 12 September - 25...

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Charity Auction Disorient Express London - Prague

Charity Auction Disorient Express London - Prague

The Czech Centre London, Islington Council and Red Gallery presented a follow up auction to a project which involved over 30 brilliant British and Czech artists who each individually transformed a...

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Ondrej Buddeus in Wales and Rich Mix Arts Centre

Ondrej Buddeus in Wales and Rich Mix Arts Centre

A brilliant Czech poet Ondrej Buddeus took part in the North Wales International Poetry Festival between 19 and 22 October 2013 and then came to London to give a rare reading as a part of a unique...

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Zbynek Baladran at Frieze Art Fair

Zbynek Baladran at Frieze Art Fair

Czech artist Zbynek Baladran had a solo installation entitled Mind of a Mnemonist at this year's Frame section of the Frieze Art Fair. Organised by Hunt Kastner in cooperation with the Czech Centre...

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Jan Svankmajer: The Inner Life of Objects

Jan Svankmajer: The Inner Life of Objects

An exhibition heralding the 50th anniversary of Jan Svankmajer's first film features sets, puppets, costumes, drawings and storyboards from many of his acclaimed films including Alice, Punch and...

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Czeggs: Young Czech Creative Design from Zlin

Czeggs: Young Czech Creative Design from Zlin

Compelling new exhibition by a talented brood of Czech designers from Zlin. 22 - 26 October, Frameless Gallery, 20 Clerkenwell Green, London.

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Made in Prague: Dan Barta & Robert Balzar Trio

Made in Prague: Dan Barta & Robert Balzar Trio

Dan Barta & Robert Balzar Trio, concert at the Spice of Life, London. 26 October 2013. Dan Barta, winner of seven Czech Grammy Awards for the best male vocalist, together with the Robert Balzar Trio,...

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Czech Dance Showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Czech Dance Showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Czech dance groups Vertedance, Spitfire and Tantehorse brought their extraordinary performances to the ZOO Venues as part of the Czech Dance Showcase; 2 - 26 August 2013, Edinburgh.

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Jan Sokol at My Night with Philosophers

Jan Sokol at My Night with Philosophers

Czech philosopher Jan Sokol was one of many internationally acclaimed European philosophers discussing at the 2013 edition of the annual My Night with Philosophers. 7 June 2013; Institut français,...

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Points of Departure

Points of Departure

An exhibition designed by the Czech artist Jan Pfeiffer as part of the 2013 Shubbak Festival in London. Organised in cooperation with Delfina Foundation, ArtSchool Palestine, the British Council and...

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Magic Flashlight (Kouzelná baterka) with writer Olga Černá

Magic Flashlight (Kouzelná baterka) with writer Olga Černá

Magic Flashlight (Kouzelná baterka) with writer Olga Černá. 1 June 2013, Embassy of the Czech Republic, London. Organised in collaboration with the Czech Shool Without Borders, London.

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Fortress + Q&A with director Lukáš Kokeš

Fortress + Q&A with director Lukáš Kokeš

Fortress + Q&A with director Lukáš Kokeš, 19 June 2013, The Frontline Club, London. Part of One World Echoes, an international tour celebrating the 15th anniversary of One World, Europe´s largest...

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Atlas of the Unbuilt World 2013

Atlas of the Unbuilt World 2013

A unique showcase of Czech architecture at the Atlas of the Unbuilt World, London Festival of Architecture. Three studios from the Czech Republic were successfully chosen to present their projects at...

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Book launch: The Castle with Jaromír 99

Book launch: The Castle with Jaromír 99

5 June 2013, Bar Prague, London. Book launch of the graphic adaptation of Franz Kafka's The Castle with illustrations by Jaromír 99. Organised by SelfMadeHero publishers and the Czech Centre London.

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One World Echoes in London

One World Echoes in London

Amazing Azerbaijan; 11 April 2013, The Frontline Club, London. Motherland or Death; 24 May 2013, The Frontline Club, London. Screenings were part of One World Echoes, an international tour...

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ELN V at the British Library

ELN V at the British Library

The fith year of the European Literature Night at the British Library introduced eight European writers including the Czech author Jáchym Topol. 15 May 2013; British Library, London.

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Běla Kolářová's exhibition at Raven Row

Běla Kolářová's exhibition at Raven Row

The Exhibition of the Czech artist Běla Kolářová, 31/1 2013 - 7/4 2013, Raven Row.

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Ztohoven: The politics of the social in contemporary art

Ztohoven: The politics of the social in contemporary art

Czech award-winning guerrilla artist collective Ztohoven took part in a conference organised by Tate Modern, 15 February 2013, Tate Modern.

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Walking Too Fast with director Radim Špaček

Walking Too Fast with director Radim Špaček

Walking Too Fast, Introduction and Q&A with director Radim Špaček, part of the Made in Prague UK Tour 2013, 2 and 4 April 2013, in London and Liverpool.

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Marta Topferova & Tomáš Liška: Milokraj

Marta Topferova & Tomáš Liška: Milokraj

Marta Topferová and Tomáš Liška presented their album Milokraj in London and Oxford. This event was a part of Made in Prague UK Tour, 10 April 2013, Green Note, London.

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Helga's Diary: book launch by Helga Hošková-Weiss

Helga's Diary: book launch by Helga Hošková-Weiss

Writer and painter Helga Hošková Weiss presented the English translation of her extraordinary book titled Helga's Diary: A Rare Account of Surviving the Holocaust. The event was a part of Jewish...

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The Good and the True

The Good and the True

The Good and the True; 22 January - 3 February 2013; Leeds and London venues. Presented by Svandovo Divadlo and New End Theatre Beyond in cooperation with the Czech Centre London. The play of two...

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The House

The House

29 November 2012, Gala Screening + Introduction and Q&A with screenwriter and director Zuzana Liová; The Gate Cinema, 87 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3JZ. Part of Made in Prague: New Czech Cinema...

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Libor Šmoldas Quartet

Libor Šmoldas Quartet

Czech Jazz Night: Libor Šmoldas Quartet; 22 November 2012; Spice of Life, 6 Moor Street, London W1D 5NA. Part of Made in Prague: New Czech Jazz 2012.

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Tomáš Liška Trio

Tomáš Liška Trio

London Jazz Festival: Tomáš Liška Trio; 16 November 2012; The Spice of Life, Soho, London W1D. The leading Czech double bassist Tomáš Liška with talented pianist Vít Křišťan and acoustic...

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Najponk Trio

Najponk Trio

Czech - UK Jazz Night, Najponk Trio; 1 November 2012; The Spice of Life, Soho, London W1D. Featuring the leading Czech jazz pianist, Jan Knop, aka Najponk. Part of Made in Prague: New Czech Jazz...

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Divokej Bill: Staropramen UK Tour

Divokej Bill: Staropramen UK Tour

UK Tour of Divokej Bill; 25-28 October 2012; Birmingham, Manchester, London, Brighton.

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The Prostitutes

The Prostitutes

UK debut of Czech rock band The Prostitutes, 27 September 2012, The Troubadour Club, 265 Old Brompton Road, London SW5 9JA.

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Czech House - Opening

Czech House - Opening

Opening of the Czech House; 27 July 2012; Business Design Centre, 52 Upeer Street, Islington, London.

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Villa Tugendhat - debate in RIBA

Villa Tugendhat - debate in RIBA

Beyond The Glass Room: The many lives of the Villa Tugendhat, 3 July 2012, the Royal Institute of British Architects, London.

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Casa Nostra: installation at the Business Design Centre

Casa Nostra: installation at the Business Design Centre

Casa Nostra was installed by its author Jan Kalab at the Business Design Centre on 22 June 2012. The 3D installation will stay at this venue which will become the Czech House during the Olympic Games...

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Sylva Fischerova at Poetry Parnassus

Sylva Fischerova at Poetry Parnassus

Sylva Fischerova read her poems during Lunch Poems, part of Poetry Parnassus; 27 June 2012, Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof, Southbank Centre, London.

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Let's Draw the Olympics!

Let's Draw the Olympics!

The UK premiere of Let's Draw the Olympics!, an animated film created by children from the Czech School without Borders London and Islington children. 10 June 2012, Platform, Hornsey Road Baths,...

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European Literature Night IV

European Literature Night IV

European Literature Night was back for its fourth year, taking over capital cities accross the continent including London. 16 May, British Library, London.

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New G(o)ods at Clerkenwell Design Week (part of Czech Open 2012, the...

New G(o)ods at Clerkenwell Design Week (part of Czech Open 2012, the Czech cultural season in Islington)

Exhibition showcasing the work of the up-and-coming generation of Czech designers. May 22 - May 24 2012, House of Detention, Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0AS.

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Coal and Steel Opening (part of Czech Open 2012, the Czech cultural...

Coal and Steel Opening (part of Czech Open 2012, the Czech cultural season in Islington)

Coal and Steel and Disorient Express London - Prague (exhibition opening); 12 April 2012; The Candid Arts Trust Gallery, London EC1V 1NQ

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Kupka al Fresco (part of Czech Open 2012, the Czech cultural season...

Kupka al Fresco (part of Czech Open 2012, the Czech cultural season in Islington)

A series of three street art pieces celebrating the Olympics by Czech artists Point and Pasta Oner, and UK artist Inkie. April 2012, Islington City Road Basin, London N1 8GJ.

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Launch of Czech Open 2012

Launch of Czech Open 2012

Launch of Czech Open 2012, a cultural season in Islington; 12 March 2012; Embassy of the Czech Republic in London

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The Incredible Lightness of Being: Jiri Pelcl - Czech Design

The Incredible Lightness of Being: Jiri Pelcl - Czech Design

The Incredible Lightness of Being: Jiri Pelcl - Czech Design; exhibition 7 January to 20 February 2012; University of Brighton

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Vaclav Havel, Prague - Castle

Vaclav Havel, Prague - Castle

Gate Cinema, Notting Hill, London, 15 January 2012

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Made in Prague: Film and Literature

Made in Prague: Film and Literature

Made in Prague: Film and Literature, 10 - 27 November 2011, various venues, London

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Katerina Seda: From Morning Till Night

Katerina Seda: From Morning Till Night

Tate Modern - St Paul's, London, 3 September 2011

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Screentalk with Jan Svankmajer

Screentalk with Jan Svankmajer

Barbican Centre, 16 June 2011

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European Literature Night III

European Literature Night III

British Library, London, 11 May 2011

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Learning to Dwell: Adolf Loos in the United Lands

Learning to Dwell: Adolf Loos in the United Lands

Opening reception on 24 Feb 2011 and the exhibition

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Events 2010

The best of 2010

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