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Who’s Afraid of the Wolf?

Every night six years old Terezka asks to be read Little Red Riding Hood, even though it gives her bad dreams. As in fairy tales, she learns that things in life sometimes change and that little girls...

Karel Zeman – The Czech Mélies

A celebration of the centenary of the birth of the great Czech animator Karel Zeman (1910 – 1989), master of fantasy and inspired craftsman, who similarly to the French film wizard George Mellies ...

Jáchym Topol - Gargling with Tar

Winner of the Tom Stoppard Prize for Unofficial Literature, Jáchym Topol was a key figure in the Czech samizdat movement and since the Velvet Revolution his writing has given voice to the sense of...

Miloš Urban - Seven Churches

A literary debate with a distinguished representative of Czech contemporary literature Miloš Urban who will read and discuss his gothic novel Seven Churches published by Peter Owen.

At the Heart of Central Europe: Great Writers And The Ruptures of the 20th Century

A panel discussion celebrating the launch of Penguin’s Central European Classics, an innovative series which presents great writers from the region including Karel Čapek, Ota Pavel and Josef...

Leamington Music Festival Weekend

Concerts by leading Czech musicians during the annual Leamington Music Festival Weekend this year commemorating early Romantic music and the Bicentenaries of Chopin and Schumann.

Pulse 2010

Off ering concerts by Psí vojáci, a legendary Czech band led by Filip Topol, and the highly original band Už jsme doma, the PULSE Festival continues to present the best of Central and Eastern...

Tranzit Gallery Prague at No Soul For Sale

tranzit.cz, a Prague based contemporary art initiative, showcases a selection of art projects at the No Soul For Sale Festival of Independents in the Tate Modern Turbine Hall. The projects will...

Musica Sarensis: Sung form Afar / Zpíváno z dálky

A concert by the Czech choir Musica Sarensis commemorating the fifteenth anniversary of the death of the Czech polymath Jan Křesadlo. Organised by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in London.

Sacconi Chamber Music Festival Returns to Folkestone

The Sacconi Quartet in association with The Creative Foundation presents its third annual Chamber Music Festival, ‘Tales of Bohemia’ from 14 – 16 May at St Mary and St Eanswythe’s Church in...

European Literature Night

For one night, capital cities across Europe are presenting simultaneous celebrations of writing and reading on European Literature Night and The British Library will once again host an electrifying...

Quattro Formaggi jazz from Prague

Quattro Formaggi is a young and progressive Prague jazz fusion band crossing the borders of jazz, funk and Latin grooves. They are winners of prestigious international awards JUNIORJAZZ 11/2009, held...

Duo Bohemia Berlin and Rivka Golani

World premiere of the Božena Song Cycle based on letters written in Nazi-occupied Polná by Božena Hilsnerová to her son Otto in London, before her death in 1942. Charles Heller, the composer, is...

Five Brave Men from FAMU: A New Generation of Czech Animation

An exhibition of photographs, puppets, props, designs and story-boards presenting work by five Czech film directors, artists and animators: Michal Žabka, Václav Švankmajer, Noro Držiak, Jan...

Czech Animation Films at Ciné lumière

Celebrating the variety and dynamism of new images and multimedia creation, Ciné lumière welcomes a selection of French, British and Czech animation films and will present several prize-winning...

The Light & Shadow Salon - Animation East & West

In this panorama of groundbreaking contemporary animation the Salon will consider the influence that Eastern European and Russian animation has had on the West, both technically and conceptually and...

Kateřina Šedá´s talk at Tate Modern

Kateřina Šedá and Artur Zmijewski are both known internationally for complex projects that involve recruiting participants to take part in an action, workshop or film, within a specific framework...

Dolls and Dollies

The English premiere of an abridged version of Dolls and Dollies by Arnošt Goldflam renegotiates the notion of domesticity and the home as a safe haven. You are invited to witness the lives of five...

Lada Valešová: concerts March - July

Lada Valešová, an outstanding concert pianist, graduated from the Prague Conservatoire and Prague Music Academy. Awarded a full scholarship, she continued her studies in London at the Guildhall...

Operation Danube

A comic tale of a tank squadron separated behind enemy lines from its troops during the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. A team of idealistic but incompetent soldiers, set out proudly on...

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