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Elizabeth of Bohemia, The Winter Queen

An Illustrated Lecture by Baroness Dorothea Friesen. Elizabeth, who became Electress Palatine and Queen of Bohemia, was born Elizabeth of Scotland, the daughter of King James I and Anne of Denmark....

Historic Gardens and Parks in the Czech Republic, Their Restoration and Management

A Lecture by Inka Truxova of the National Monuments Institute in Prague. Bohemia and Moravia overflow with castles, chateaux, monasteries and historic houses many of which are surrounded by splendid...

Juraj Herz Double Bill: The Cremator + Morgiana

A DVD premiere of Juraj Herz´s stunning gothic melodrama Morgiana in a double bill with his classic The Cremator.

Gala screening: Protektor

Actress Hana has just become a film star and her radio journalist husband Emil watches her jealously. The war changes everything. For Hana, who is Jewish, it means the end of a glittering career and...

Tomorrow There Will Be...

Premiered in 2008, Aleš Březina and Jiří Nekvasils opera Tomorrow There Will Be… became one of the most fascinating and successful domestic music productions in recent years due to its topical...

Rumplcimprcampr

Once upon a time in a tiny kingdom ruled by King Valentine and his wise Queen it is time for their son Prince Hubert to get married. While his father struggles to find him the right princess, Hubert...

Czechin London & Lost in Translation? - Your Story

Seven Czechs, Seven Dreams and Realities: Seven reasons to come and stay in London. The documentary follows the lives of seven young Czech people after they settle in London. Told exclusively from...

Lost in Translation?

LOST IN TRANSLATION is an exhibition exploring what it is like to live in another country through the works of British and Czech artists with experience of living in the opposite countries. Each...

Forgotten Transport: To Estonia

On September 5th 1942, a thousand Czech Jews were transported to Estonia. Among them, a band of girls in their late teens formed a tightly-knit group which, along with a huge amount of luck, was the...

Gypsies + Karek Hynek Mácha: May

A celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of the great Czech romantic poet Karel Hynek Mácha (1810 – 1836)

London Symphony Orchestra plays Czech music

Dvořák’s inspiring concerto (1879) moves from darkness to light. Its rapt and lyrical progression achieves an exhilarating conclusion, drawn from energetic Czech dance. His compatriot Janáček...

Festival of Central and Eastern European Cultures

Free family and community event celebrating cultural diversity and community cohesion in Blackpool and Lancashire. Join by the the Lancashire Community Cohesion Partnership and learn about the...

Jachym & Filip Topol

Manchester Literature Festival is delighted to welcome Jachym Topol, accompanied by his musician brother Filip. Topol's fourth novel Gargling with Tar, set during the crushing of the Prague spring of...

Wihan Quartet

Since winning the London International String Quartet Competition in 1991, the Wihan Quartet has developed an impressive international career and is ‘Visiting Quartet in Residence’ at Trinity...

1968 Inspired: The Ferrari Dino Girl + Jachym & Filip Topol

Full on evening offering a combination of film, literature and music.

Czech films at London Film Festival

Tomáš Mašin's long planned debut feature 3 Seasons in Hell set in postwar Prague and the newest film by Czech animator Jan Svankmajer Surviving Life represent Czech film in this years’ London...

Tereza Stehlíková - Interior: Constellations

Interior: Constellations is a solo exhibition of new work in multiple media by London-based Czech artist / filmmaker Tereza Stehlíková, presenting an immersive installation – including...

Bohuslav Martinů’s Marriage: Scenography and Costume Design

An event introducing original production designs with a vintage twist from the first professional staging of this comic chamber opera in Brno, in 2009. Introduced by the director/ designer Prof....

Kiss Kiss Kill Kill – The Graphic Art and Forgotten Spy Films of Cold War Europe

Examples of masterful Czech poster design are featured in a collection of posters and fi lms examining in a riot of colour and kitsch a variety of sub-themes from this overlooked genre of both East...

Eva Koťátková at the Liverpool Biennial 2010 International 10 – Touched

In an original commission by the Biennial, Eva Koťátková, 2007 winner of the most prestigious Czech young artists’ prize, the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, brings together pairs of senior...

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