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Book launch of Roger Scruton´s Notes from Underground


Roger Scruton, English philosopher, author of over thirty books, including Art and Imagination, The Meaning of Conservatism, The Philosopher on Dover Beach and The Aesthetics of Music, launched his new book Notes from Underground at the Czech… more ►

Templeton Prize for Tomáš Halík


Professor Tomáš Halík, Czech priest, philosopher, psychologist and theologian, was awarded prestigious Templeton Prize at the British Academy in London on March 13. more ►

Alice Herz-Sommerová passed away


The Czech Embassy is deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Mrs Alice Herz-Sommer, a renowned concert pianist and the oldest known survivor of the Holocaust, on Sunday 23 February, at the age of 110. more ►

"I would fight for freedom today, if necessary"


Mrs Nina Dobosharevich (née Vignerová), a WWII veteran, celebrated her 94 birthday. "I would fight for freedom today, if necessary," admits Mrs Dobosharevich, a Major (Ret.) of the Free Czechoslovak army which she joined in the Middle East in… more ►

Dvořák Cello Concerto in London


Date: 19 March 2014  Venue: Cadogan Hall Sloane Terrace London SWIX9DQ

Heinrich Schiff´s Orpheus Simphonia continues its world tour of classical music with famous Cello Concerto by Antonín Dvořák. more ►

The Strahov Monastery lecture


Date: 26 February 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic 26 Kensington Palace Gardens London

The Friends of the Czech Heritage in cooperation with the Czech Embassy invite you to a lecture by Dr Irena Murray-Žantovská about the Strahov Monastery in Prague and the Premonstratensian legacy in the… more ►

Erben´s Kytice Evening


Date: 20 February 2014  Venue: Czech Embassy 26 Kensington Palace Gardens London W84QY

British Czech and Slovak Association cordially invites its members and guests to an evening organised in cooperation with the Czech Embassy around the publication of a new English translation of Erben´s… more ►

Dr. James Naughton passed away


It is with deep sorrow that the Czech Embassy announces the death of Dr. James Naughton, University Lecturer in Czech and Slovak, Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford. Dr. Naughton passed away on Sunday 9 February 2014. more ►

Of dogs and men


On 17 January 2014, the team of the Office of the Defence Attaché had the pleasure to welcome to the Czech Embassy in London a Scottish writer, Mr Hamish Ross, author of "Freedom in the Air". Mr Hamish´s book tells the story of a Czechoslovak… more ►

The new Czech government appointed


Czech President Miloš Zeman appointed the coalition government of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) on 29th January 2014. more ►