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HaKLiáDa in Sheffield

After their London performance on 13 March, Czech theatre ensemble LiStOVáNí will bring their staged reading based on Emil Hakl’s debut novel Sabrina Black’s Intimate Box to Sheffield. With...

Erben's KYTICE: an acclaimed new translation by Susan Reynolds

Along with Mácha’s Máj and Nĕmcová’s Babička, the poetic cycle Kytice by Karel Jaromír Erben is one of the best-loved and indeed most important creations of Czech literature. Curator of the...

Martinů String Quartet in Leamington

Martinů String Quartet belongs to long-established Czech quartets with an extraordinary homogeneity of sound and technical ease. At their Leamington concert they will perform together with Gemma...

Fashion East: Fashion and Post-Socialism

Czech designers Petra Ptáčková and Pavel Ivančic will take part in a panel discussion led by Dr Djurdja Bartlett (author of Fashion East: The Spectre That Haunted Socialism), London College of...

Jakub Polanka: FASHION ART LAB

Freedom is the new black! The most celebrated award-winning Czech fashion designer Jakub Polanka will present his new collection JESUS GANG through a multidisciplinary performance FASHION ART LAB....

GOLDEN YARN WORKSHOP at International Fashion Showcase

Create your own accessory with young Czech fashion designers! Visitors will be able to make their own fashion accessory, using traditional methods of processing yarns and textiles while allowing for...

Strahov Monastery: lecture by Irena Murray-Žantovská

Dr Irena Murray-Žantovská, an eminent architectural historian, will give a lecture on the Strahov Monastery. The Royal Canonry of Premonstratensians at Strahov is one of the oldest monasteries of...

Drawing Life with Zdenka Fantlová at Jewish Book Week

Poems and drawings made by children imprisoned in the concentration camp Terezín became an inspiration for composer Jocelyn Pook who will present the preview of her powerful new work as part of...

“Ostalgia” in the Czech Republic: a talk by Jan Čulík of Glasgow University

Following a 2010 opinion poll showing that a majority of Czechs believed their politicians to be of “a lower moral order” than their Communist predecessors, Jan Čulík and colleagues were...

Survivor speaks: The Last Train to Tomorrow with Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines

A rare talk by Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines who was born in Prague in 1929 and came to the UK as a child on the last train of Sir Nicholas Winton’s Kindertransport in 1939. Lady Milena will share...

Jan Palach: Charles University multi-media project

The Charles University in Prague presents a multi-media project ‘Jan Palach’, a website mapping a life story of the university student who set himself on fire in Wenceslas Square on 16 January...

Please The Trees in London

Czech indie rock band Please The Trees has built its reputation on memorable live performances around Europe and elsewhere. They are now coming to London to give a live gig at the Windmill Brixton...

Young Translators´ competition: How to translate Bohumil Hrabal

Call for Submissions: The Czech Centre London in collaboration with the Arts Institute in Prague is organising a competition for young translators up to 35 years of age living in the UK in honour of...

Kytice by Karel Jaromir Erben

Jantar Publishing present a Czech and English bilingual edition of Kytice (Bouquet), the famous collection of thirteen poems based on slavonic legends written by Karel Jaromir Erben in 1853.

Lenka Dusilova: solo concert at The Garage

A unique chance to see the Czech award-winning singer and songwriter Lenka Dusilova at a solo concert at the Garage music club in Islington. Starting her career at an early age, Lenka has long been...

Useless: exhibition of Czech women artists at Divus Gallery London

The Divus gallery in London presents an exhibition designed according to the criteria of uselessness, unworkability, inadaptability, and self-destructive obstinacy. Created by women artists who have...

Czech National Symphony Orchestra UK Tour

The Czech National Symphony Orchestra is coming to the UK to present their programme featuring pieces by Grieg, Schubert, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Strauss, Dvorak, Piazzolla and Smetana in a number of...

Czech Christmas Mass

A unique international interpretation of the Czech Christmas classic, Jakub Jan Ryba’s Czech Christmas Mass, will be performed by Czech and English musicians together with The Parliament Choir at...

Žena (Woman): Slovak Contemporary Female Artists

Provocative, aggressive, but also isolated, fragile and sensitive. This is a woman (žena) in today’s world as expressed in the art of four young Slovak female artists who will present their art in...

Martin Zet: Liberating the Printed Matter

Czech sculptor, performance artist and creator of short experimental films Martin Zet takes part in the Bangor Poetry Season at North Wales International Poetry Festival. A series of performances and...

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