The BCSA is here to excite your interest in all things Czech and Slovak – from history to today's politics, architecture to film, sport to literature.

Membership of the BCSA offers a host of stimulating events, unrivalled networking opportunities, and plenty of fun.

2023 BCSA writing competition winners

Our first prize of £400 was awarded to Eva Ferguson, a Slovak American, currently finishing a postgraduate degree in Arts and Lifestyle Journalism from the University of the Arts London. Her winning entry is called Slovakia and the Archives of Belonging

The second prize of £150 was awarded to BCSA member Julian Wilde, a retired headmaster from Lytham St Annes in Lancashire. His piece is called Bartholomew Speaking.

Find out more

British Czech and Slovak Review

Exclusively produced for members of the BCSA, the Review is an established magazine that keeps abreast of developments in British, Czech and Slovak relations, the sort of coverage that rarely features in the mainstream UK media.

Members receive six issues each year, free of charge.

A selection of articles from previous issues is available to download here

BCSA events programme

Our You Tube channel is accessible to everyone and can be found here

Please note that the public part of our YouTube channel only contains short excerpts of recordings. For details see

Joint events with UCL SSEES are available in full to everyone. Full recordings of our events are only available to members,

Join us in order to have access to full recordings of our events and more benefits.