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Pavla and Lucia Sceranková: Surface Tensions

Pump House Gallery and Czech Centre London present an exhibition of new and existing work by sisters Pavla and Lucia Sceranková. The artists' first major exhibition in the UK brings together a body...

Such is Life + live musical accompaniment by Miloš Orson Štědroň

This beautiful digitally restored version of Such is Life represents the pinnacle of European silent era filmmaking. Director Carl Junghans captures the tragic tale of an aging laundress whose...

European Literature Night with A. L. Kennedy

Contemplating European authorship in a post-Brexit context. In response to the changes faced by Europe, literature can offer new views on our identity, history and diversity. European Writers’ Tour...

Not Far From the Black Flag

Two Czech independent photojournalists talk about their unique first-hand experiences while covering conflicts in Syria and Iraq, the war against ISIS and its effects on civilian life.

Alois Nebel + Screen Talk with Tomáš Luňák

1989 in the Sudetenland near the Czech-Polish border. Alois Nebel is a solitary train dispatcher who becomes haunted by the ghosts from his and the region’s violent history whenever the fog crawls...

Alois Nebel + Screen Talk with Tomáš Luňák (Sheffield)

It's 1989, in a small train station in the Sudetenland near the Czech-Polish border. A chance encounter with a sanatorium patient propels loner Alois Nebel on a journey into Central Europe’s dark...

Milena Grenfell-Baines: Lady Remoska

This book is a short tale about big things and includes a number of wonderful recipes from two figures of the food world: Remoska, an integral part of Czech culinary culture for more than half a...

There Is Only You - Czech Fashion at IFS 2017

“The map is not the territory. There’s no organisation. There’s only you.“ – These words describe the main theme of the exhibition of emerging young Czech designers who are coming to London...

Love, sex and marriage…with a robot?

Designers are producing robots that are increasingly human-like in appearance and actions. From sophisticated machines we can chat to, through to lifelike sex robots, these creations have the...

Karolinum Press presents new additions to the Modern Czech Classics series

An English translation of Ladislav Fuks’s novel, The Cremator, has just been published as a new addition to the Modern Czech Classics series, which presents quintessential modern and historical...

The never ending Czech film festival on iTunes

They say that drinking a chilled bottle of Pilsner or watching a Czech film can reveal the Czech DNA. Nobody really knows why but film production became deeply rooted in the Czech region already...

Susanna Roth 2017 Translators' Competition - Call for Entries

Czech Centres and the Literary Section of the Arts and Theatre Institute (ATI), Prague, announce the 4th year of the International Competition for Young Translators – The Susanna Roth Prize, named...

Three Wishes for Cinderella

One of the most beloved films in all Eastern European cinema, Václav Vorlíček's reworking of the classic Cinderella tale is both delightful and unconventional. Deviating from the original story,...

Bohumír Matal: Presence of Men; Banned Painter from the Heart of Europe

The ”Association of Friends of Fine Arts” presents the exhibition of works of Moravian avant-garde painter & artist, Bohumír Matal. Bohumír Matal (1922 - 1988) is one of the most striking...

Jan Kaplický Drawings

This exhibition commemorates Jan Kaplický, who was one of the most gifted and visionary architects working at the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century. His death in 2009 at the age...

Helena Eflerová: Transformation

A survey based show featuring a retrospective collection of artworks by multidisciplinary artist Helena Eflerová integrated with work by disabled artists. The artworks draw focus to the resemblances...

Launch of Antonín Bajaja’s novel “Burying The Season”

An evening of conversation with the author, his translator David Short and Dr Rajendra Chitnis, Senior Lecturer in Czech literature at the University of Bristol.

Petr Kolečko: Poker Face

2011. Poker player Jana is living in a luxury apartment in Prague, struggling to get on with her idealistic daughter Pavlína. However, in 1989, Jana experienced the Velvet Revolution with all the...

AutopsiA Thanatopolis

The mysterious project AutopsiA had its genesis in the alternative London culture of the late 1970s. At the start of the 1980s these London influences (Punk, early Industrial, radical conceptual art...

Pavel Sterec: Performance

A performative lecture with Pavel Sterec, a Czech visual artist and researcher interested in science, social structures and our dependency on tangible or symbolic capital. Or, as he himself writes:...

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