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.

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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