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Central European Classics: Michael Hofmann, George Szirtes, Stephen Vizinczey, Tomáš Zmeškal

A rising star of Czech literature Tomáš Zmeškal will discuss together with the other panelists four seminal works of leading Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romaniam and Austrian writers including Josef...

Petr Dub at Sovereign European Art Prize exhibition

Czech artist Petr Dub’s work ‘Transformer no.2’ will be exhibited at the Barbican Centre amongst the 29 other shortlisted artists works in this year Sovereign European Art Prize exhibition.

Daises (Sedmikrásky)

Věra Chytilová's surrealist classic and one of the landmarks of Czech cinema screening as part of the RoxyBar & Screen's inspired Extraordinary Film Season.

Nash Ensemble Theresienstadt Weekend

The name Theresienstadt or Terezín to give it its Czech name has become synonymous with the greatest propaganda lie in the Nazi reign of terror.

The Eye Over Prague & Jan Kaplický

The international premiere of a documentary dedicated to the late Czech architect Jan Kaplický, co-founder of London based internationally acclaimed practice Future Systems followed by a debate...

Veselé skoky Theatre - Edgar Allan Pooh: The Raven

A non-verbal, motion fantasia for six dancers, a violinist and a drummer, telling the story of how a man and a woman live together, but mainly about the way they get along with each other after they...

Czech Music performed by Czech Artists

Since 1990, the Anglo-Czechoslovak Trust has been promoting talented students from British, Czech and Slovak music colleges in London and Prague. For this concert, they are proud to introduce Czech...

DocSpot: Auto*Mate

Born from AUTO*MATE, a cultural and social project created to promote activities to make Prague a healthier, livelier city, this is more than just a documentary about efforts to transform and enhance...


Though inspired by Lewis Carroll’s work, Švankmajer presents a dialogue with his own childhood, in which everyday objects (and a stuffed rabbit) take on a life of their own. Alice is the only...

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...

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