See what’s coming up on on the BCSA’s Events Calendar.

“Get to know you” social evening

Bohemia House 74 West End Lane, London, United Kingdom

This is an opportunity for anyone interested in the British Czech and Slovak Association (members, supporters and friends) to meet, eat, drink, chat (maybe practise your Czech or Slovak) and get to know each other in a relaxed and informal setting. Everyone interested in Czech and/or Slovak matters is most welcome to join us. We... Read more »

BCSA Annual General Meeting 2024

Czech Embassy 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London

The BCSA AGM is open to all subscription members. The agenda includes the presentation of the chairman’s and financial reports for 2023 plus the election of honorary officers of the executive committee. Copies of the independently examined accounts for 2023 and the minutes of the AGM held on 21 March 2023 will be available at... Read more »

Jakub Hrůša in conversation with Nigel Simeone

Czech Embassy cinema 26 Kensington Palace Gardens, London

The Czech conductor Jakub Hrůša and musicologist Nigel Simeone will discuss their musical careers & Czech music. They will go back to their musical beginnings, their life experiences in various countries and the role that classical music and Czech music play in contemporary society. Their common loves, such as Leoš Janáček or Leonard Bernstein, will... Read more »

The Ride of the Kings (Jízda Králů): a folkore festival

Czech Embassy 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London

This annual tradition held in Vlčnov, Moravia dates back over 200 years. Its origins are associated with a legend that when King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary fled from King Jiří z Poděbrad of Bohemia, he wore a girl's dress, covered his face with a ribbon, and held a rose in his mouth so as not... Read more »

The lives & works of four Czech/Slovak émigré artists in Britain

Czech Embassy cinema 26 Kensington Palace Gardens, London

Sarah MacDougall explores the contrasting lives, careers and legacy of four artists of Czech-Jewish heritage - Fred Feigl, Hella Guth, Ernst Neuschul and Freda Salvendy. The majority are represented in the Ben Uri Collection. This event will also be livestreamed. On the eve of the Second World War, fearing Nazi persecution, they fled from Prague to Britain.... Read more »

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