British Czech and Slovak Association


This section has links to websites that either support the BCSA's aims or are likely to be of interest to BCSA members.

If you know another website that is relevant to the BCSA then please email webmaster @bcsa .co .uk.

The commercial links are given for information only and their inclusion here does not imply that they are endorsed by the BCSA.

The BCSA is not responsible for the content of external sites.

Information and services for Czechs and Slovaks in the UK


Britannia Connections Ltd provides sales of national and international coach tickets for United Kingdom and Europe as well as low fare airline tickets and low cost coach transfers to all major UK airports.

Bohemian Lines is a coach service between the UK (London) and the Czech Republic.

Britske listy

The Czechoslovak National House and Restaurant in West Hampstead provides traditional Czech - Slovak cuisine and Czech beer.

Halusky has a large range of range of Czech and Slovak foods and drinks.

InterNations' aim is to help expats become part of the UK community.

OPAL Transfer specialises in foreign exchange money transfers to and from Eastern Europe.

Pohyby brings you the best of Czech and Slovak food.

teahouse transport provides door to door delivery services.

Czech and Slovak blogs

Circuit Rider CZ covers various aspects of cycling in Central Europe, as well as history, geography and culture.

The Czechmate diary was created to connect and re-connect the Czechs and Slovaks with their Bohemian roots.

Czech Please covers the food and drink scene in Prague and beyond.

Daily photo from Prague

Grant's Prague Bike Blog is an account of biking adventures (and misadventures) in and around Prague.

Kakna's Prague is an individual look at the city.

Organisations, clubs and social networks

The Oxford Czech and Slovak Society promotes the language and culture of the Czech and the Slovak Republics in Oxford.

The London Czech and Slovak Language Meetup Group is a joint Meetup for Czech and Slovak Expats and those interested in the Czech and Slovak Languages.

The, Reading Czech and Slovak Circle is a not-for-profit club based in Reading, Berkshire, that brings together Czech and Slovak history, language, culture, heritage, traditions and food.

The Bridgwater-Czech/Slovak Friendship Society was formed in September 1991 to promote understanding, friendship and mutual co-operation of the peoples of Somerset and the former Czechoslovakia, in the wake of the ending of the cold war.

Embassies and other agencies

Embassy of the Czech Republic in London, 26 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QY

Embassy of the Slovak Republic in London, 25 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QY

British Embassy in the Slovak Republic, Panska 16, 811 01 Bratislava

British Embassy in the Czech Republic, Thunovska 14, 118 00 Prague 1

Czech Centre London actively promotes the Czech Republic in the UK.

The Czech British Chamber of Commerce promotes the development of Czech and UK economic relations.

The British Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic promotes and enhances business relations between the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.

Universities, colleges and schools

The English International School, Prague is a fee paying co-educational day school teaching pupils from 18 months to 18 years using the National Curriculum of England.

The School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London.

The English College in Prague was established in 1994 to provide a broad and balanced education in English for students between the ages of 13 to 19.

The University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) provides an independent forum for informed debate and discussion of European affairs. It is directly involved in promoting research and teaching in European Studies.

Language, culture, arts and entertainment

Digital Dialects Czechk provides Interactive games for learning the Czech language.

Multiglot supports czech language in children raised outside the Czech republic and provide info about bilingualism.

Czech Cook Book has popular Czech recipes.

Karpaty represents Slovak culture abroad by performing traditional folk music and dance. is dedicated to the Czech and Slovak heritage.

The Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences is an independent non-profit international cultural organization dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge, the free dissemination of ideas, and the fostering of contact among people.

The Beskydy Dancers take their name from these mountains and present a rich and vibrant repertoire of folk dances, songs and music from all three regions.

The Dvorak Society for Czech and Slovak music is devoted to the musical arts of all Czech and Slovak performers and composers, past and present.

Czech and Slovak literature and language links provided by James Naughton.

Czechoslovak Philatelic Society of Great Britain

Radio Tatra International is an English speaking radio station bringing entertainment radio to a global audience.

Bela Hartmann is a Czech-German pianist and prize-winner of both national and international competitions.

Craig Stratton studied in the UK and in the Czech Republic and has recently released From the Homeland a CD of Czech romantic music.

Bata-ville. We are not afraid of the future...

The Emmy Destinn Foundation is dedicated to upholding the legacy of the greatest Czech diva by supporting young singers in the early stages of their careers.

The Anglo-Czechoslovak Trust makes it possible for young Czech and Slovak students to travel, perform and share experiences with their British counterparts and, in the process, expands awareness within the UK of Czech and Slovak contemporary art, science and music.

Prague Jazz is "an Independent, Impartial, Interested and Irascible view of the Prague Music Scene."

National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

News, current affairs and business

The Slovak Spectator is "Slovakia's English language newspaper".

Radio Prague - the international service of Czech Radio.

The Prague Daily Monitor, is "the Czech Republic's English language electronic newspaper".

Transitions On-line chronicles the transition process of the post-communist region of Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe, the Balkans and the former Soviet Union.


The Bata Reminiscence and Resource Centre has information on the Bata subsidiaries in the UK and on other Bata Communities around the world.

Travel and general information

Come to Prague shares an Italian's love for Prague and tries to keep off the path beaten by the main tourist guides.

The Czech geographical bibliography online project aims at creation of centralised bibliographical database of the Czech Republic. is full of useful information about Prague.

Your guide to Slovakia has news and information about Slovakia.

Slovakia Document Store is a source of information about the Slovak Republic.

Slovakia Travels to discover, know and organize your holiday in Slovakia.

Discover Czech provides services and information for independent travellers.

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