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Tate Talk: A Closer Look with Martina Pachmanová

In her talk, Martina Pachmanová focuses on the work by two significant, yet long-ignored women artists who lived and worked in Czechoslovakia during the communist era and who are also represented in...

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.

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...

Tomáš Přidal at The European Poetry Festival

Czech poet and illustrator Tomáš Přidal is coming to The European Poetry Festival 2018. The festival brings together some of the finest literary and avant-garde poets of this generation, to London...

Wihan Quartet at Conway Hall

Hailed in the press as “one of the best quartets in the world today”, the Wihan Quartet perform music by Suk, Haydn and Richter at Conway Hall. Over the years the Quartet has developed an outstanding...

Jiří Brdečka: Master of Czech Animation

A selection of Brdečka's best animated shorts featuring among others a daring hymn to free thinking (Gallina Vogelbirdae; 1963 Grand Prix Winner at the Annecy International Animation Festival), a...

Duo Brikcius on tour

Anna Brikciusová and František Brikcius performing works by Jacques Offenbach, Gideon Klein, Irena Kosíková and Leoš Janáček. A sister-and-brother Duo Brikcius of two very distinguished Czech...

Peter Jamieson: Conservation In a Far-Away Country

Founded in 2007, the Friends of Czech Heritage brings together people in the UK who care about the historic buildings of the Czech Republic with their owners, curators and architects and others to...

Projecting Czech History: 1918 – 2018

A series of ten film screenings including fiction films, documentaries and archive footage illustrating ten key events which have shaped Czech society within the last ten decades. Accompanied by...

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...

Ecstasy by Gustav Machatý at the BFI

Young Eva finds her newly-married life to an older doctor disappointing. When she decides to leave her husband, she meets young and handsome Adam, whom she quickly falls for. Lamarr’s (then Hedwig...

Jan Petýrek and Luli Perez: AROUSAL

Part of the IRRUPTIVE CHORA project developed by Royal College of Art and Chalton Gallery, Czech video artist Jan Petýrek and Luli Perez present AROUSAL - a performative measurement of the collective...

Designers from FIELD at MOUVO 2018

Prague will once again, for the third time, host a selection of the world’s best motion designers as they all gather to overwhelm with their work combining animation, graphic design, film and new...

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.

Daisies at the BFI

A couple of rebellious girls wreak havoc across a range of formal gatherings in this joyful 60s film. Chytilová described her film as ‘a philosophical documentary in the form of a farce.’ It’s about...

Working with Václav Havel and Czech culture in New York

Reminiscences of Edward Einhorn, American theatre director and writer /// In honour of Václav Havel's 70th birthday, at the time of his residency at Columbia University, Untitled Theater Company...

Second Annual Central European Conference

The Annual Central European Conference, organized by the LSESU Czech & Slovak Society, aims to bring together Czech and Slovak students and professionals in London, as well as any students interested...

1918-100-2018 Czech and Slovak Century

The Czech Centre has prepared and supported a number of wonderful events marking the 100 years’ anniversary of Czechoslovakia. Through music, film, talks, performances and exhibitions, we will show...

A Prominent Patient + discussion with Dagmar Hájková and Mark Cornwall

Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk tries to overcome his inner demons and relive the dramatic events leading to WWII in Julius Ševčík’s persuasive historical drama about a man who stood up for his betrayed...

My Itinerary Has Been Monotonous for Quite a While in Lisbon

The Unearthing the Music conference in Lisbon will also feature the Portuguese launch of My Itinerary Has Been Monotonous for Quite a While, the first ever published English anthology of poems by...

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