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Zbynek Baladran at Frieze Art Fair

The Hunt Kastner Gallery Prague presents a solo installation entitled Mind of a Mnemonist by Czech artist Zbynek Baladran at this year's Frame section of the Frieze Art Fair annually held at the...

Made in Prague: Czech-O-Slovak Film Series

The 17th Made in Prague Film Festival is all about celebration and dialogue. Marking the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Czech and Slovak Republics, this year’s theme explores new...

Panel Discussion on Writing, Creativity and Translation

This year will see an additional event to mark European Literature Night (ELN). It will take the form of a Panel Discussion involving a number of writers and translators talking about the role of...

Lidice at Picturehouse @ FACT Liverpool

The horrific razing of the small Czech village of Lidice was Nazi Germany's only officially recognised act of genocide during World War Two. Telling Lidice’s story through its individual...

Walking Too Fast in Bradford and Oxford

While monitoring the lives of the political enemies of totalitarian Czechoslovakia, a tyrannical secret agent becomes obsessed with the life and mistress of a leading dissident. This engaging...

One World Echoes: Motherland or Death

Motherland or Death by veteran Russian documentarian Vitaly Mansky centers around the generation born before the revolution. As they reach the end of their lives, they begin to understand that they...

Czech Writer Jáchym Topol at the Hay Festival of Literature & the Arts

Jáchym Topol will present his blackly comic award-winning novel The Devil´s Workshop at one of the most important literary events in the UK, the Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts. On Saturday...

Individual Order featuring Jiří Kovanda

The exhibition presents conceptual works that unravel various stories as poetic comments on political situations, or even disturbances of the order of things, and provide unexpected encounters and...

My Night with Philosophers presents Jan Sokol

Czech philosopher Jan Sokol will be one of the many internationally acclaimed European philosophers discussing at this year´s edition of the annual My Night with Philosophers. Sokol's topic for the...

Czech Dance Showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Czech Centre London, in association with Staropramen and in partnership with Nová síť, brings three extraordinary Czech contemporary dance performances - S/He Is Nancy Joe, One Step Before the...

Magdalena Kožená performs at the Barbican Hall

Magdalena Kožená is an important Czech opera singer. Powerful and virtuosic, with its glinting upper register and dark, brooding lower one, her instrument has become one of the treasures of the...

London Book Fair

The London Book Fair is taking place this week till Wednesday April 17, also presenting new Czech literature. The Czech Centre recommends some of the interesting English translations of contemporary...

Jiří Hájíček: Rustic Baroque

Real World Press has published Rustic Baroque, the English translation of Czech author Jiří Hájíček’s Magnesia Litera prize-winning novel Selský baroko. Set in the Czech Republic about a...

Jáchym Topol: Devil's Workshop

A young man grows up in a town with a sinister history. The concentration camp may have been liberated years ago but its walls still cast their long shadows and some of the inhabitants are quite...

Franz Kafka's The Castle by David Zane Mairowitz & Jaromír99

The protagonist, known simply as K., arrives in a mountain village buried under deep snow with a castle rising above it in a mist. Attempting to gain contact with the inhabitants of the castle and...

Magic Flashlight (Kouzelná baterka) with writer Olga Černá

The Czech School Without Borders London, in cooperation with the Czech Centre London and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in London invite you on literary-art workshop with Olga Černá, the author...

Derek Sayer: Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century

This May, Princeton University Press brings out a new book by cultural historian Derek Sayer. Titled Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History, the book portrays how Prague was...

One World Echoes in London: 11 April - 23 June 2013

One World Echoes in London is a series of human rights film screenings supported by by the Czech Centre London. Celebrating the 15th anniversary of One World, Europe´s largest human rights film...

Jakub Hrůša conducts in London

This concert led by Czech conductor, Jakub Hrůša, who was named by Gramophone in 2011 as one of ten conductors “on the verge of greatness”, presents works by Alexander Scriabin, Dmitri...

UK Premiere of Kooky by Jan Svěrák

The Little Angel Theatre will be screening the UK premiere of ‘Kooky’, a puppet film made by Oscar-winning Czech filmmaker Jan Svěrák. It tells the story of a little boy with asthma (Ondra) and...

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