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Czech and Slovak Party with Divokej Bill and Chiki-Liki-Tu-A

This year's biggest party for Czechs and Slovaks in the UK will host two popular bands - Divokej Bill from the Czech Republic and a Slovak experimental band Chiki-Liki-Tu-A.

Life in the Great Houses of Bohemia and Moravia: An illustrated lecture

Nowhere in Europe have so many great houses and castles been built for the conspicuous display of wealth and pleasure as in what is now the Czech Republic. Lucy Abel Smith, an art and architectural...

Cepicky, Rosefield, Dussek Trio in Leamington Hastings

The trio consisting of Leos Cepicky (violin), Gemma Rosefield (cello) and Michael Dussek (piano) will perform Schuman Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op. 63; Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Op.90, 'Dumky';...

Wihan Quartet at Rye Festival

Wihan Quartet will be joined by bassoonist Julie Price, foremost in the English Chamber Orchestra and BBC Symphony Orchestra. Together they will perform the World Premiere of a new work by...

Blackheath Sundays: Martin Kasik

Virtuosic Czech pianist, Martin Kasik, will perform in the first Blackheath Sundays recital of the series. Beginning the piano at the age of four, he studied at the Ostrava Conservatoire with Monika...

Skampa and Rezek Duo at the Slovak Embassy

The Czech duo consisting of Martin Skampa (cello) and Michal Rezek (piano) retruns to London to perform works by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Faure and Martinu. Your ticket includes a...

Emil Hakl at The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival and Chapter & Verse Festival

This autumn Emil Hakl makes a rare UK appearance to launch the English translation of his collection of short stories On Flying Objects with readings and discussions. The book launch will take place...

Jan Plechac at Tent London

A presentation of young Czech designer at the London Design Festival. Jan Plechac will exhibit his 'Icons' - seating furniture pieces which are an attempt to 'wipe the line between interior and...

Czech Language Courses

Last chance to sign up for the new spring term of the popular Czech language courses at the Czech Centre. This term's courses will run for 12 weeks with one two-hour lesson a week (Monday to...

Ondrej Havelka and His Melody Makers at Southbank Centre

Czech swing band Melody Makers led by Ondrej Havelka will make its first UK appearance at the Vintage Festival at Southbank Centre. Enjoy entertainment in the style of 1940s through their sensational...

Open Call For Artists; From Morning till Night - new commission by Katerina Seda

We are looking for 80 artists of all ages. In particular those who specialise in realist or landscape painting, or who are comfortable and happy to paint or draw in a realist manner from 06.00 –...

Memoirs From A Cold Utopia: Contemporary Eastern European Artists' Reflections on Social Transformations

On the 20th anniversary marking the start of the collapse of the former Soviet Bloc, this exhibition features the reactions of East European artists to the changes after the Cold War. These range...

Tereza Buskova for Charter of the Forest

Czech artist Tereza Buskova has been amongst the four artists commissioned to develop new work that draws upon the historic Charter of the Forest document. New artworks will explore the social,...

Vaclav Havel: The Conspirators

The revolution has taken place. The dictator has fled. The new government is in power. But the prime minister's secretary is under arrest and there are demonstrators on the streets and concern that...

Viktor Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis

The opera masterpiece by Czech-Jewish composer Viktor Ullmann (1898-1944), which was written in Terezin concentration camp in 1943, receives a new, fully-staged production. A courageous work that...

Jakub Hosek: Ceremony Exhibition

Paintings by Jakub Hosek, one of the Czech Republic’s most popular and commercially successful artists of his generation, are now being exhibited at the Frameless Gallery. Graphic, ornamental and...

Marketa Kutilova for Active Witness Exhibition

Czech photographer Marketa Kutilova and her photograph documenting humanitarian aid in Kongo (organised by People in Need Foundation) will represent the Czech Republic at photography exhibition...

Cutting It Short (Postřižiny)

A much loved classic piece of Czech cinema tells delightful comic story based on writing of Bohumil Hrabal, in which Menzel and Hrabal recreated the world of Hrabal's childhood in Nymburk's brewery...

So This Is Our Leni?!

Hop Hop theatre company, from Ostrov in the Czech Republic, presents a story of a little girl Leni, who was sent to be "re-educated" in Nazi Germany. A powerful story performed in English and Czech.

Cutter's Way

Washed up gigolo (Jeff Bridges) spots a prominent member of the community in the act of covering up a murder. He and his friend Cutter (John Heard), a crippled Vietnam vet, begin their own...

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