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Remembrance Service for the Czechoslovak airmen in Tain

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The Tain British Legion organized a memorial event 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 Scotland… more ►

Visit of Czech war veterans of peacekeeping missions in London

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On Saturday, 9th November 2019, thirty men and women arrived in the UK, attending London's weekend celebrations of the Remembrance Day. The expedition consisted of family representatives of fallen World War II soldiers and military war veterans… more ►

Field of Remembrance Opening Ceremony at Westminster Abbey

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On 7th November 2019, representatives of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in London, Mrs. Markéta Štěrbová, Colonel Jiří Niedoba and Chief Warrant Officer Tomáš Kašpar attended the Opening Ceremony held in the Field of Remembrance at… more ►

16th Annual Remembrance Ceremony at East Wretham

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On 6th November 2019 the Thetford and District Branch of the Royal Air Forces Association held its 16th Annual Remembrance Ceremony at East Wretham, to commemorate the Czechoslovak and Polish personnel buried in St. Ethelbert´s Churchyard.… more ►

Annual Air Bridge Commemoration Service

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On Sunday 29th September 2019, The Air Bridge Association organised the event to mark the 75th Anniversary of Warsaw Air Lift operations at the British Commonwealth and Polish War Cemetery in Newark on Trent. more ►

National Day Reception 2019

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On 27 September 2019, a National Day reception was held at the Embassy of the Czech Republics in London. This year, the important social event took place as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Velvet Revolution. more ►

The Last Czechoslovak pilot died

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic has been struck by a sad news, that Kurt Taussig (96) died after a short battle with cancer on 19th September 2019. Kurt Taussig was a last Czechoslovak pilot of Spitfire who lived in the United Kingdom after… more ►

Reception to mark the launch of the the People in Need office in the UK

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On September 12, 2019, ambassador Libor Sečka and the founder and director of People in Need, Mr. Šimon Pánek, welcomed guests on the occasion of the opening of the People in Need office in London. more ►

A Service of Thanksgiving and Rededication on Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey

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A Service of Thanksgiving and Rededication on Battle of Britain Sunday was held at Westminster Abbey on Sunday 15th September 2019. At the start of the service, the Standard of No. 1 Squadron of the RAF was borne through the Abbey church and… more ►

Czech School Without Borders in London is looking for volunteers

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Czech School Without Borders, London is looking for volunteers to fill the positions of Teaching Assistant who are available to work on Saturdays. The candidates must be native speakers of Czech and are, ideally, graduates or students of a… more ►

Last remaining Czechoslovak fighter pilot General Emil Boček came again!

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in London had the honour to assist the visit of the last remaining WWII Czechoslovak fighter pilot General Emil Boček and his entourage Mr. Jaroslav Syrový. more ►

Commemorative ceremony in Chester

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On Saturday 27th July 2019 representatives of the military section of the Embassy of the Czech Republic attended the commemorative ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the unveiling of the plaque donated by the Polish Air Force to the City… more ►

Annual ceremony in Capel le Ferne

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On Sunday 7th July 2019, the annual ceremony at the National Memorial to the Few in Capel le Ferne, Folkestone, was held. The President of Britain Memorial Trust, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton GCB, in his speeches during lunch and the… more ►

Commemoration service at Cholmondeley Castle

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On Saturday 6th July 2019, the Association of Czechoslovak Legionaries Abroad organised a commemoration service at the Czechoslovak Memorial in the Park at Cholmondeley Castle, about 44 miles South East from Liverpool, where in July 1940 3274… more ►

Ceremony at the Bomber Command Memorial

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On Sunday 30th June 2019, the annual ceremony at the Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park by Hyde Park Corner in London, was held to commemorate the 55.573 Allied airmen who lost their lives whilst serving with the RAF Bomber Command during WW2. more ►