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The war veteran Major General Ivan Otto Schwarz Ret. passed away

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We regret to announce with deep sadness that on 4 January 2018 Major General Ivan Otto Schwarz Ret. died in London at the age of 94. more ►

Lidice commemoration on a football pitch

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The Ambassador of the Czech Republic in London, H.E. Libor Sečka formally handed over the symbolic key of the town of Lidice to Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent, Ross Irving. The key was initially a present form H.E. Jan Thompson, the Ambassador of… more ►

Grand Re-Opening of the Embassy building

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Date: 24 November 2017

On Friday 24 November 2017 at 6pm, the building of the Czech Embassy in London was solemnly reopened after a two-year long-anticipated reconstruction. more ►

Annual Velvet Dinner in Oxford

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On 18 November 2017, the cultural attaché of the Embassy of the Czech republic in London, together with the Ambassador of Slovakia, Ĺubomír Rehák, attended an evening entitled "Velvet Dinner" organised by the Oxford University Czech and Slovak… more ►

Annual British Czech and Slovak Association Dinner

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On 17 November 2017, the British Czech and Slovak Association (BCSA) held its Annual dinner attended by the Czech Ambassador, H.E. Libor Sečka. more ►

Bench of War Veterans in Brookwood

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On Saturday 11 November 2017, the „Bench of War Veterans“ has been installed at the Brookwood Cemetary as a part of action entitled „Way of thanksgiving, piety and humbleness“. more ►

Memorial ceremony at Brookwood

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On Sunday 29 October 2017, a commemorative act on the occasion of the Czech National Day was held at the Czechoslovak Monument at the Military Cemetery in Brookwood. The bi-annual ceremony was organised by the Free Czechoslovak Air Force… more ►

The war veteran Col. Rudolf Čapek passed away

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The Czech Embassy in London regrets to announce with deep sadness that on 24 October 2017 Colonel Rudolf Čapek Ret. died at the age of 98. more ►

War veteran Anděla Haida Beníčková celebrated her 104th birthday

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On 8 October 2017, the Czechoslovak WW2 veteran Mrs. Anděla Haida (born Beníčková) celebrated a remarkable life anniversary, 104 years. more ►

The war veteran Col. Arnošt Polák Ret. passed away

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The Czech Embassy in London regrets to announce with deep sadness that on 27 September 2017 Colonel Arnošt Polák Ret. died at the age of 94. more ►

Ceremonial Handover of painting by Stan Young to the Lidice Collection

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Date: 21 September 2017

On Thursday, 21 September 2017 at 11 am in Lidice, a ceremonial handover of the painting “Lidice” by British artist Stan Young to the Lidice Collection took place. more ►

Memorial ceremony in Brookwood on 29 October 2017

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Date: 29 October 2017  Venue: Military cemetery, Brookwood http://www.brookwoodcemetery.com/contact-brookwood/

On the occasion of the National Day of the Czech Republic, the Free Czechoslovak Airforce Association, along with Defence attachés of the Embassies of the Czech and Slovak Republics, organises on Sunday… more ►

Czech Minister of Culture Daniel Herman visits the UK

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The Czech Minister of Culture Daniel Herman visited the UK together with representatives of the Czech Philharmonic on 31 August 2017. more ►

Day of International Peace & Friendship in Stoke-on-Trent

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The Culture Secretary of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in London, Mr Ondřej Hovádek, attended the Day of International Peace & Friendship in Stoke-on-Trent on 26th August 2017. more ►

Col. Čapek and Gen. Liškutín celebrated their birthdays

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In August 2017, two Czechoslovak war veterans, Colonel Rudolf Čapek and General Miroslav Liškutín, DFC, AFC, celebrated their 98th birthdays. more ►