Czech Artist Lucie Nízká at Untitled Artists Fair in London

Czech visual artist Lucie Nízká will present her work at UK's largest artists' fair in London, along with another 170 leading artists from around the world. Untitled Artists Fair takes place from...

Czech Violinist Josef Špaček Performs in London

Josef Špaček, concert master of the Czech Philharmonic and one of the most exciting Czech violinists of his generation, will give a rare London concert with the Orchestra of the City performing...

The Czech National Trust To Be Launched in London

The Friends of Czech Heritage based in the UK have been instrumental in the founding of the Czech National Trust to raise awareness and involve local communities in preservation of the invaluable and...

Presentation of the Moravian-Silesian Region

Presentation of the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic will take place at the Czech Embassy together with a photography exhibition and followed by a tasting of the local specialities....

Trafačka: Temple of Freedom (film screening and debate with artists)

Made since 2006 by means of the observational method, the documentary captures the development of a former transformer repair plant in Prague's Vysočany quarter, starting from the moment when a...

Animation Project by Dora Martínková at The National Gallery

Czech animator Dora Martínková's has dedicated much of her time in England to teach children about the long process of animation. Since 2007 she has worked with children from Malorees Junior...

Czech Pianist Tomáš Klement’s New Album Released in the UK

Czech pianist Tomáš Klement’s new album Contemplation of Life, featuring works by Klement Slavický, Maurice Ravel, and Ludwig van Beethoven, will be released by Eito Music on 25th April 2014 on...

The English Language Discourse Surrounding the Transfer/Expulsion of the Sudeten Germans

Dr Martin D. Brown, Associate Professor in International History at Richmond, the American International University in London, will analyse and discuss the English language historiography of the...

Jan Švankmajer: Touching and Imaging

Jan Švankmajer’s remarkable book on tactile art is now available for the first time in English. Best known for his extraordinary animated films (Alice, Faust, Little Otik), Švankmajer wrote and...

Karel Novotný: Europe and Post-Europe in the Philosophical Reflection of Jan Patočka

One cannot escape today the refrain that Europe is in crisis: economic, social, political, and environmental. Yet there is no consensus on what defines this crisis. Even the meaning of the subject,...

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK

Comics Unmasked is the UK’s largest ever exhibition of mainstream and underground comics, showcasing works that uncompromisingly address politics, gender, violence, sexuality and altered...

European Literature Night: The Writers

In its sixth year, we’re celebrating European Literature Night with six of the best writers from around the continent. Superb reportage, humorous explorations of the nature of power, chilling...

Stories in Translation: Translating the Untranslatable

Following on from last year’s packed event, European Literature Night hosts again a panel discussion with a group of writers and translators, featuring writers Diego Mariani and Witold Szablowski,...

Jáchym Topol: Nightwork

On the eve of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, two young brothers are set to escape in a remote village but it soon turns out that they have arrived in a place with perils of its...

Ivan Klíma: My Crazy Century

More than a memoir, My Crazy Century explores the ways in which the epoch and its dominating totalitarian ideologies impacted the lives, character, and morality of Ivan Klíma’s generation....

Dance of the Magnetic Ballerina

Rooted to the spot on a platform surrounded by light, the magnetic ballerina flutters, shivers and shimmers for her audience. Stark and intensely beautiful, this is the UK premiere of Czech artist...

Tribute to Věra Chytilová

The Czech Centre, Dazed & Confused, Picturehouse and Second Run DVD present a double bill of Chytilová’s anarchic and wildly satirical masterpiece Daisies and Martin Šulík’s documentary...

Open Call: Architectonic Residency

The Czech Centre London and the British Council invite architects from the Czech Republic with a minimum of two-year experience to apply for the architectonic residency offering collaboration with...

Rambling On: About Bohumil Hrabal

To celebrate the publication of David Short's translation of Rambling On: An Apprentice's Guide to the Gift of the Gab by the famous Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal (1914-1997), Dr. Peter Zusi, Lecturer...

Transport from Paradise on DVD

Zbyněk Brynych's 1962 award-winning film has been released for the first time in the UK by Second Run DVD. The film presents a vivid and realistic picture of the infamous Terezín Ghetto under Nazi...

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