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Czech Crystal Glass Show 2011


The Czech Embassy in London is hosting the traditional Czech Crystal Glass Show. This successful annual event is a unique opportunity to view some magnificent crystal glasses, vases, bowls and other crystal objects handcrafted in the Czech… more ►

Velvet revolution anniversary with students in Oxford.


On the occasion of the 17th of November, the International Students´ day and the Czech Republic Day of Struggle for Freedom and Democracy, Ambassador Žantovský joined the Czech and Slovak students in Oxford at their Annual Velvet Revolution… more ►

Czech Beer Festival at The Porterhouse Covent Garden


Traditional Czech Beer Festival starts on November 16 and lasts until November 20. Drop by for a pint of a special brew, Bohemia Freakout - the fruit of collaboration between Peter Mosley from The Porterhouse brewery and Josef Krysl, former… more ►

UK Premiere of Václav Havel´s debut film "Leaving"


Václav Havel´s directorial debut Leaving was premiered in London on November 15. The UK Premiere was organized in cooperation of the Czech Centre and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in the famous Gate cinema in Notting Hill. After the… more ►

UK Premiere of a drama-documentary on the story of Nicholas Winton


A drama-documentary on the story of Nicholas Winton, the British man who saved 669 children, most of them Jews, from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia was premiered in BAFTA in London on November 10. The UK premiere was organised under the auspices… more ►

Minister Alexandr Vondra honoured the Remembrance day in London


On the occasion of the Remembrance Day, November 11, Mr. Alexandr Vondra, the Defence Minister of the Czech Republic, together with H.E. Michael Žantovský, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United Kingdom, honoured the memory of the… more ►

Ambasador Žantovský received by Duke and Duchess of Cambridge


The Czech Ambasador Michael Žantovský and Ms. Jana Žantovská were received by Their Royal Highnesses Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Saint James´s Palace on October 13. They presented the royal couple with a gilded portrait of Favory Alta… more ►

Sir Tom Stoppard awarded prestigious Czech prize


Sir Tom Stoppard, a distinguished British playwright was awarded the Gratias Agit Award for the promotion of the good name of the Czech Republic abroad. The award was presented by Karel Schwarzenberg, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of… more ►

Minister Schwarzenberg visited London (October 12-13)


Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Mr Karel Schwarzenberg, visited London on October 12-13. He met with Foreign Secretary William Hague. Minister Schwarzenberg gave a speech at Chatham House on the role… more ►

Agreement on the exchange of tax information with Jersey


The Agreement between the Government of the Czech Republic and the Government of the States of Jersey for the Exchange of Information on Tax Matters was signed by Ambassador Michael Žantovský at the Czech Embassy in London on 12th July 2011. more ►