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Home:scape: Stories and senses of home

Home:scape explores through visual spectacle and theatre a sense of what home means to diverse communities living in London, Prague and Budapest. From the suburban streets of south west London, to...

Insein

An experimental political opera inspired by the story of Burma and its people. Powerful Spider is weaving a web of fear and intimidation which threatens humanity in its core. Living in fear and lies...

Charlie Straight will give three performances in London this July

Czech indie band Charlie Straight will give a 30-minute performance on 26 July from 1.45 pm during a day spectacular celebrating the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay presented by Islington Council...

Czech Open 2012 Installation at the Czech House

Czech Centre London presents the best of Czech Open 2012 projects at our stand at the Czech House during the Olympics. Come and look back at some of the most exciting projects of the season such as...

Czech House

The highly popular Czech House has been attracting visitors since 27 July and it still has plenty to offer before it closes down on Sunday 12 August. Special guests yet to appear at the Czech house...

Ztohoven: The politics of the social in contemporary art

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, A NEW DATE HAS YET TO BE CONFIRMED. Czech award-winning guerrilla artist collective Ztohoven will take part in a conference organised by Tate Modern. The participants...

Hunter - Hunted

Visitors to the Red and Yellow Rooms of the Mottisfont's historic house will have a chance to see something different. Intermedia artist collective WE (Kye Wilson and Helena Eflerova) have made a new...

Katerina Seda: Around the Clock (lecture)

Katerina Seda leads a marathon 24-hour long lecture over the final two days of Wide Open School. This lecture is given in Czech with simultaneous English translation. Seda's social projects are...

Zátopek! and New Music 2012

London premiere of a new twelve minute opera Zátopek! inspired by the extraordinary life and times of legendary Czech Olympian Emil Zátopek, a Czech athlete who achieved a remarkable hattrick at...

Afternoon with Rum: Pavel Reisenauer

Pavel Reisenauer's first solo UK exhibition depicts his uniquely dark vision of the world. The work contains hidden passages of seemingly important histories, and points into dark corners, where...

Surviving Life: DVD release

Jan Svankmajer's movie Surviving Life was released on DVD by New Wave Films on 11 June 2012, so now everyone can enjoy this psychoanalytical comedy in their living-room. The DVD includes 3 background...

Sylva Fischerova: Lunch Poems (literature)

Pull up a bench in this urban allotment and make the best use of your lunch hour by listening to poems by three of Europe's leading poets including Czech Republic's Sylva Fischerova. Other...

Punk in Africa

Punk in Africa tells the story of punk in South Africa and how it spread to Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Kenya and played a role there in the political struggle. We get to see the most important bands...

Czech Musical Melting Pot by Tereza A. Privratska

In 2011, Prague Conservatory, one of the most important institutions teaching music in Central Europe, celebrated the 200th anniversary of its existence. "Czech Musical Melting Pot" is the title of a...

Instinctive Matter by Tereza Dvorak

Welcome to the forest, the place where people transform into animals. This performance, directed and produced by Tereza Dvorak, takes dance back to its roots. Three contemporary dancers and a singer...

From Revelation to Resistance: Czech Surrealism and the Second World War

A lecture by Dr Karolina Watras will examine a remarkable series of clandestine collaborations which developed between the leading Czech Surrealist artists and poets during the Second World War in...

Target Heydrich: Laurent Binet's HHHH

French writer Laurent Binet will be in London to discuss his HHhH, published in English translation at the beginning of May. The novel is an attempt to tell the real story of the two parachutists,...

Zátopek!: world premiere

Second Movement presents The World Premiere of Zátopek!, an opera by Emily Howard about Czech athlete Emil Zátopek who achieved a remarkable hattrick at the Helsinki Olympics in 1952, winning gold...

Children's Day

A non-profit voluntary organisation Ceske okenko is organising a celebration of Children's Day, with activities for all ages: bouncy castle, competitions with prizes (three legged race, space...

New G(o)ods at Techo Showroom

A unique exhibition which met with a great success at the Clerkenwell Design Week last month now continues at the Techo Showroom in Clerkenwell. A tour de force of young design, showcasing the work...

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