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Defence Attaché congratulated war veteran on her birthday and laid flowers at the graves of Czechoslovak RAF fighter pilots


On 8 October 2016, the Czechoslovak WW2 veteran Mrs Anděla Haida (born Beníčková) celebrated a wonderful life anniversary, 103 years. more ►

War veteran Col. Arnošt Polák celebrated his 93rd birthday


On 21st September 2016 Colonel Arnošt Polák Ret., a former member of 311th Bomber Squadron, Royal Air Force, celebrated his 93rd birthday. During the Second World War he served as a flight radio operator and gunner. more ►

A dream came true. War hero general Boček flew Spitfire again


On 21-22 July 2016 a set of Battle of Britain commemoration events took place at the Biggin Hill Airport and the London RAF Club. The organisers* and participants commemorated the heroism of Czechoslovak fighter pilots and the other allied… more ►

76th Anniversary of Czechoslovak Brigade in Cholmondeley


On July 9th 2016 the annual Service for the Czechoslovak Legionaries who were stationed at Cholmondeley in 1940 took place at the Czechoslovak memorial in Cholmondeley Park, Cheshire. more ►

Traditional English College in Prague Garden Party


On 30th June 2016 the English College in Prague held a traditional garden party for its friends, patrons and alumni at the Czech Ambassador’s residence in London. more ►

A wreath-laying ceremony in Leamington Spa 12 June 2016

Date: 12 June 2016  Venue: Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

The Friends of the Czechoslovak Memorial Fountain organise on Sunday 12th June 2016 at 11am a short wreath-laying ceremony in Leamington Spa on the 74th anniversary of the deaths in a Prague Church of the… more ►

Commemorative ceremony at Brookwood


On 7th May 2016 The Free Czechoslovak Air Force Association along with the Defence attachés of the Embassies of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic held a memorial ceremony to mark the end of the Second World War. The service to honour… more ►

Talk on Tomas Garrigue Masaryk and the Hilsner Affair


Marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Embassy of the Czech Republic has cooperated with the UK branch of the B´nai B´rit organisation on holding a talk about Tomas Garrigue Masaryk and his role in the so called… more ►

The Embassy is pleased to announce the opening of the new Czech Visa Application Centre in London


The centre will accept visa applications from 4 January 2016 (booking starts on 5 December 2015). more ►

The bust of President Masaryk unveiled at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies


On the occasion of the Centenary of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at the University College London there was the bust of the first President of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk unveiled. more ►

Announcement of the Property Sale


The Office for Government Representation in Property Affairs, with the reference to the government resolution dated 8 April 2015 no. 247, is about to sell in the second half of this year an unique administrative and commercial complex located on… more ►

Tribute to Free Czechoslovaks in Cholmondeley


Deputy Czech Ambassador Antonin Hradilek and the Czech and Slovak Defense Attachés joined members of the Czech Legionnaires Association, Royal British Legion and the representative of Her Majesty the Queen at the remembrance ceremony in… more ►

Embassy will be closed on Monday 6 July


Due to the Czech Republic National Day, the Embassy in London including its Consular section will be closed to public on Monday 6 July 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience. more ►

Statement by the Family of the late Sir Nicholas Winton


The family of the late Sir Nicholas Winton has authorized the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in the United Kingdom Michael Zantovsky to release the following statement: more ►

Sir Nicholas Winton passed away


The Czech Embassy is deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Sir Nicholas Winton on Wednesday 1st July, at the age of 106. Thank you Sir Nicholas. May you rest in peace. more ►