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The Unbearable Lightness of Being + Oratorio for Prague

In this successful adaptation of Milan Kundera’s tragi-comic novel the narrative follows the high-flying surgeon and womaniser Tomáš, his artist lover Sabina and wife Teresa living happily in...

NO PLACE FOR FRIVOLITY: Communication Networks and Radical Art behind the Iron Curtain

Art historian and curator Tomáš Pospiszyl and Roman Štětina, acclaimed young Czech artist and current resident artist at LUX London, explore how Czechoslovak artists communicated with their...

Late Night Talks with Mother

Stylized semi-autobiographical reflections based on Němec’s imaginary dialogue with his mother and inspired by Kafka’s A Letter to his Father. Casting Karel Roden as his alter ego Němec...

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).

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...

Viktorie Langer: Hormones Harmony

Young Czech artist Viktorie Langer, nominated for the 2017 Jindřich Chalupecký Award, will be the first in a series of emerging artists and designers showcasing their work in the new Czech Centre...

BCSA/LSESU Bridging the generations - integrating in 20th century Britain

Don't miss the chance to listen to some extraordinary stories and compare them with your own experience of moving to and settling in the UK. The aim of this event is to exchange experiences between...

be•wilder theatre company: Old Joe’s Fish ‘n’ Chill

It was Old Joe’s golden age: in a time when borders did not exist, travellers and regulars would queue up in front of the club for its famous fish and chips and colourful dance-floor. Everyone was...

Rendezvous in Bratislava: Scratch

Miriam and her granddad are making a cabaret together. They're the perfect double act: He's got the stories, she loves telling them, and they both have a flair for the theatrical. The only problem is...

Marek Dusil Blend

A live show supporting RAW, a new EP by Marek Dusil Blend, an acoustic band from Prague. The Band’s previous album, Ocean, had a positive response in the UK, where it was featured in a dozen folk...

Little Crusader @ BFI London Film Festival 2017

In southern Italy, a knight searches for his son who has joined the Children’s Crusade in this unusual, visually evocative take on the Middle Ages.

Poker Face at Voila European Theatre Festival

Dinner escalates to a game of money, power & sex. Prague, 2011. On the eve of president Havel’s funeral, a family dinner escalates into a game of money, power and sex where nothing is what it...

In Focus: New Czech Glass and Ceramics

Join glass artist Petr Stanicky, ceramicist Milan Pekar, and design curator Adam Stech for a gallery talk about Czech ceramics and glass pushing the boundaries from the past and future. The talk will...

Pop up talk: Evocations by Petr Stanický

Join Czech glassmaker Petr Stanický for an introduction to Evocations – a pair of new works created for the London Design Festival at the V&A, exploring the characteristics of residence in...

Bohemian Mud by UMPRUM

In mid-September, the design world descends on London for the London Design Festival, now in its 15th year. The Academy of Art Architecture & Design in Prague (UMPRUM) has been invited to take part,...

Martin Sekera at Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017

Czech artist Martin Sekera was selected for prestigious Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017.New Contemporaries is the leading organisation supporting emergent art practice from UK art schools. Since...

Alice Masters, Jan Karpíšek, Daniela Mikulášková: Czech Honey

Exhibition of Czech contemporary fine art: a nature focused documentary film, paintings created together with honeybees and canvases embroided with colour thread.

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen introduced by filmmaker Terry Gilliam

Often described as the ‘Czech Méliès’, visionary filmmaker Karel Zeman is treasured by generations of filmmakers worldwide. His ground-breaking innovations in the use of live-action and...

Objects of Refinement: Custom-designed Elements in Modernist Interiors and Architecture

Over the past ten years, Prague-based design and architecture curator and editor Adam Štěch of Okolo has created a photographic atlas of architectural and interior details from buildings spanning...

Another White Story by Designblok Prague

Every year Designblok supports innovative designers from all over Europe. We have prepared a small sample of what Designblok has to offer for this year’s London Design Festival. The story of...

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