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The last Czechoslovak WWII veteran passed away

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We are deeply sad to announce that on December 14, 2020, the last Czechoslovak World War II veteran living in the United Kingdom, Mr. Benjamin / Bedřich Abeles, passed away. Mr. Abeles was a member of the 311th bomber squadron ground technical… more ►

Visa Information for UK citizens valid from 1 January 2021

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Complete information about short-term stay and long term-stay for UK citizens in the territory of the Czech Republic valid from 1 January 2021. Please be aware that in the extent of the Protective Measure of the Ministry of Health, since the… more ►

Lighting of Christmas candles in Brookwood

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On 12 December, the Czechoslovak graves at Brookwood cemetery were again remembered for Christmas, in an informal event. The main organisers from „Free Czechoslovak Air Force (FCAFA)“ under the leadership of Mr. Tom Doležal were… more ►

Human Rights Day: breakfast with Belarusian opposition

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On the occasion of the Human Rights Day on 10th December 2020, Ambassador Sečka invited representatives of the "Belarus Free Theater" (BFT) to his residence for breakfast. The Theater has been operating in exile in London for a long time and… more ►

Christmas Charity Fundraiser

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Czech-British Chamber of Commerce is organising a Christmas Charity Fundraiser to help the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and specifically the children that will need to stay there during the Christmas time. The Fundraiser is organised in… more ►

Invitation to participate in the 49th international children’s exhibition of fine art lidice 2021

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The 49th International Children's Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice features the following theme: ROBOT AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. Closing date for the registration and the last acceptable date on the postmark on the consignment of entries is on… more ►

Handmade Czech Christmas

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Czech Christmas would be incomplete without glass baubles and decorations on the Christmas tree, a tradition that goes back centuries. And the tradition of making and painting them by hand remains alive and well in the Czech Republic. They are… more ►

17 November 1989 - 31 years of freedom

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This year we commemorate 31 years since the fall of communism, when Czechoslovakia again became a democratic country. On November 17, 1989, at first a peaceful commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Nazi repression grew into a series of… more ►

National holiday on 17th November and closure of the Consular Section of the Embassy

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We would like to inform our visitors that due to the national holiday of the Czech Republic on Tuesday, 17th November, the Czech Embassy in London, including the consular section, will be closed. Thank you for your understanding. more ►

Tribute for eighteen members of the 311th Czechoslovak Bomber Squadron in Tain

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On 2nd November 2020 the Tain British Legion paid a tribute for eighteen members of the 311th Czechoslovak Bomber Squadron who died in carrying out the tasks of the Coastal Command, at the local church of St Duthus in Tain, in a far northeast of… more ►