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Splendour and Spectacle: Great Buildings and Gardens of Moravia

A lecture by Barbara Peacock on Moravia's magnificent architectural heritage. While mediaeval castles and Renaissance chateaux abound, the area is particularly noted for its splendid Baroque...

Svit Gallery at Frieze Frame

Czech gallery Svit will be representing the Czech Republic at this year's Frieze Art Fair with photographs by Lukáš Jasanský and Martin Polák. The project for Frame is based on a confrontation...

Tereza Buskova for IMPRINT - Experimental Feminist Arts Festival

Czech artist Tereza Buskova will give a collaborative live performance as a part of IMPRINT 2012, the UK's only festival dedicated to supporting women artists whose work centres around improvisation...

Divokej Bill: Staropramen UK Tour

An eight-piece folk-rock band from the Czech Republic, Divokej Bill is best known as a band whose catchy and accessible music helped them become one of Eastern Europe's best-selling and best-loved...

Closely Observed Trains

A young man follows his father into the railway company, carrying supplies to the German army through occupied Czechoslovakia. His hope to explore love and sexuality for the first time is repeatedly...

President Vaclav Havel: Photographs 1988 - 2011

An exhibition of photographs of late Czech president Vaclav Havel by the Czech News Agency photo reporters opens at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in London on 5 October. The exhibition presents...

Jan Culik: A Society in Distress - book launch

Jan Culik’s book analyses the value system constructed by Czech feature films produced since the fall of communism in 1989 and provides an overview of some three hundred Czech feature films made...

Czech Films at the 56th BFI London Film Festival

At this year’s BFI London Film Festival Czech cinema is represented by a satirical road movie Long Live the Family!, drama about a young Roma girl Made in Ash, documentaries Solar Eclipse and Love...

Non-Swimmers at the 56th BFI London Film Festival

Short film by Jakub Smid Non-swimmers is part of a short film programme called In Limbo at the 56th BFI London Film Festival. The film is about Wendy, who finds herself spending the summer holidays...

The First Stuckist Tarot Exhibition

International Group Show featuring paintings by Czech artist Markéta Urbanová. Other artists include: Ella Guru, Jasmine Maddock, Peter Murphy, Joe Machine, Jonathon Coudrille, Odysseus Yakoumakis,...

Prague - Vienna: A Solo Bike Ride on the Greenways Route

The BCSA in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic in the UK invite you to an illustrated talk by Julian Wilde. Admission is free, but registration is necessary by e-mail to...

English Day Menu: Come enjoy the Czech cuisine

On Thursday October 11th The Lock Stock and Barrel in Newbury are having a Czech Day with a one-off Czech inspired menu. If you are local or would simply like to take a trip to Newbury and taste the...

Long Live the Family! at the 56th BFI London Film Festival

Long Live the Family (Rodina je základ státu) is a satirical road movie by Robert Sedláček in which a banker goes on the run from justice and discovers the values of family life.

Love in the Grave at the 56th BFI London Film Festival

This documentary by David Vondráček is an account of the life and love of a homeless couple who live in a cemetery and their resilience in the face of social indifference.

Made in Ash at the 56th BFI London Film Festival

Dorota, a young Roma girl, finds work in a town in Western Bohemia but soon faces redundancy in Iveta Grofová’s original take on a social realist theme.

Solar Eclipse at the 56th BFI London Film Festival

Martin Mareček’s revealing documentary about two Czech technical experts working in Zambia casts uncomfortable light on a clash of cultures.

Jiri Kovanda for Liverpool Biennial

Jiri Kovanda first appeared on the art scene along with the second generation of Czech actionism in the late 1970s. He has recently been discovered in the West through his minimalist actions and...

Marketa Lazarova at Arch1

Frantisek Vlacil’s 1967 film Marketa Lazarova will be shown at the Arch1 jazz club on 12 September from 7.30 pm. The film is a powerful and passionate medieval epic set in the mid-13th Century,...

CS Party with Ivan Mladek and Banjo Band

Legendary Czech country singer Ivan Mladek will perform at the next CS Party on 22 September. You can look forward to classical music hits by Ivan Mladek and Banjo Band accompanied by lots of jokes...

Intimate Lighting on DVD

This wonderfully subtle comedy of provincial life is the debut film of a great director and one of the signature works of the Czech New Wave. Ivan Passer’s film concerns the dreams of two musician...

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