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Jaroslav Kalfar at Waterstones Piccadilly

An exciting evening bringing together some of the freshest new voices in fiction. Journalist Suzi Feay will be joined by Jaroslav Kalfar (Spaceman of Bohemia), Carolina Sanin ( The Children) Simon...

Music for a May Evening

Since 2012, London’s Intimate Voices and Choceň’s Cantus have enjoyed a special international singing relationship, performing together in the UK and the Czech Republic. Last year, Intimate...

Old Joe's Fish 'n' Chill

Newly established be•wilder theatre company co-founded by Raphael Ruiz, actor, writer and visual artist originally from Prague will make their debut at The Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival 2017 with...

Lucie Kordačová & Karolína Mikesková: Watching a Strange Theatre

Watching a Strange Theatre is a video and sculpture installation that transfers some of the features of the remarkable place of the Old Tidemill Garden – a unique, collaboratively run community...

Poetry Periscope in Scotland

This year the Czech Centre London will be working with the Edinburgh City of Literature Trust and Piana na Ulici to facilitate the Edinburgh mini-tour of the Poetry Periscope. The bright yellow...

A Blonde in Love / Poor Cow

"[A Blonde in Love] made a great impression on me when it first came out; its shrewd perceptiveness, irony, warmth. It allowed characters time to reveal themselves. You weren’t manipulated like US...

The Firemen’s Ball / Together

Milos Forman's strong, often-uncomfortable social satire is screened alongside Lorenza Mazzetti’s poetic Together, a semi-documentary about two deaf mutes in London’s East End, edited by Lindsay...

Audition / Momma Don’t Allow

"Documentary" footage of auditions for the Prague theatre which Forman filmed on 16mm for his own interest and as a record formed the basis of his 1963 debut film Audition. Consisting of two films,...

Free Cinema

This programme, solely devoted to the Free Cinema films, provides a unique record of London in the 1950s. Robert Vas’s Refuge England follows the footsteps of a Hungarian refugee from Waterloo via...

The Image Speaks: Miloš Forman and the Free Cinema Movement

The importance of ordinary people, the everyday, belief in artistic freedom and the rejection of established cinematic norms are some of the principles common to the early work of Czech director...

The shadow over Prague at East Life, Animated

Marek Berger’s variation on superhero comics based on Czech folk tales will be part of Short Animations From The New East programme at Calvert22 Gallery. The shadow over Prague is an animated...

BFI re-releases One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest

On 22 April 2017, the incomparable Jack Nicholson will reach 80. In celebration of this milestone birthday, the BFI will bring the magnificent 1975 tragicomedy in which he starred, One Flew over the...

Duo Brikcius UK Tour

UK tour of Duo Brikcius, Czech chamber music ensemble created by two promising young cellists (brother and sister), Anna Brikciusová and František Brikcius. Both founding members are well...

Thanatopolis II: An Evening With AutopsiA

***New CD presentation – Music and Films. Lecture by Alexei Monroe – Book by Divus*** Aesthetic coldness and distance, pseudo-bombastic music, elitist hermeticism. The characteristics and...

Egypt and Czech Egyptologists

The important but little-known contribution made by Czech archaeologists to the study of Ancient Egypt. A lecture by Suzanne Bojtos of Birkbeck College. Beautifully illustrated, this lecture is based...

Aleš Čermák at Gasworks

Czech artist Aleš Čermák has been selected for Czech Centre London Residency at Gasworks. The resiedency will take place form 3 April to 26 June 2017 and it is organised by Gasworks and supported...

Daria Klimentová: "My Life & Work" - a talk by the Czech prima ballerina

The British Czech and Slovak Association hosts "My Life and Work" - an illustrated talk by Czech prima ballerina and professional photographer, Daria Klimentová. Surprising the world of ballet with...

Czech companies at ALL ENERGY

Handpicked selection of Czech companies will showcase their portfolio at ALL ENERGY, the UK’s largest renewable energy event. From biomass boilers & heat pumps to energy storage and smart energy...

Journey to the Interior

A multi-sensory participatory performance involving food, inspired by George Bellas Greenough, (1778 – 1855), a geologist and a founder of the Geological Society of London, and Jules Verne’s...

Poetry Periscope finds its new home at St Pancras Station

After touring the UK, the Poetry Periscope comes back to London and with its new blue look invites passers-by at the St Pancras Station to listen to contemporary poetry. This sound installation for...

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