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September 2018

A secret guide to Prague’s fashion scene

18th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Czech Embassy cinema, 26 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY
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Czech fashion is slowly but surely making its way to national and international recognition. Czech designers are showcasing their collections at fashion weeks around the globe; some of them are working for the world's most prestigious brands. So where can one purchase some of this original work and is it actually wearable? Tereza Porybna, director of Czech Centre London and lover of small independent fashion brands, will offer her own virtual tour of Prague's fashion scene with particular tips and…

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October 2018

Cultural and History Quiz

3rd October 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Czechoslovak National House, 74 West End Lane
London, NW6 2LX United Kingdom
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Idiom, a column of 8,000 books in the vestibule of Prague Municipal Library created in 1998 by Slovak artist Matej Kren     The BCSA is organising a novel event that will take place at the Czechoslovak National House in West Hampstead. Come and pit your wits in teams of up to eight with Slovaks, Czechs and Brits! If you don't have a team, we'll do our best to put you in one. Our experienced quiz masters, Simon and Nichola,…

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T.G. Masaryk: a reflection by his great-granddaughter

17th October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Slovak Embassy, 25 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY United Kingdom
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THIS IS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Charlotta Kotik will speak about his involvement in the foundation of Czechoslovakia and his attitude towards Slovakia. Tomas Garrigue Masaryk (TGM) remains an icon of the first Czechoslovak republic as its president from 1918 to 1935. The BCSA is honoured that his closest living relative has accepted our invitation to mark the centenary of Czechoslovakia. The event has been organised with the kind cooperation of the Czech and Slovak Embassies. Charlotta Kotik grew…

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November 2018

BCSA Annual Dinner 2018

23rd November 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Radisson Blu Edwardian, 9-13 Bloomsbury Street
London, WC1B 3QD United Kingdom
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Our twenty seventh annual dinner will be held on Friday 23 November in the heart of Bloomsbury. This highlight in the BCSA calendar is a wonderful opportunity for Slovaks, Czechs and Britons to mingle in a convivial atmosphere, to meet old friends and make new ones. Members and non-members alike will be made welcome at a drinks reception including Czech Budweiser Budvar lager, enjoy a three-course dinner with wine, hear our speaker and the results of our annual writing competition.…

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December 2018

How to become a Czech in one hour

4th December 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Czech Embassy, 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY
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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Keen to learn something about the Czechs but too afraid to ask? This one-man show performed in English by Czech actor Tomas Vanek explains some of the cultural pitfalls from the Czech point of view. Beer, knedliky, Karel Gott and the Czech fashion for wearing socks with sandals are just a few topics that are touched upon. The BCSA is delighted that the Royal Theatre and Club Chic in Vinohrady, Prague has agreed to…

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January 2019

A Czechoslovak minister in exile

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Czech Embassy, 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY
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Ladislav Feierabend managed the impossible: he was a member of the war-time Protectorate government and at the same time head of a resistance group in contact with Edvard Beneš in London. So when a messenger was captured and forced to reveal everything, in January 1940 Feierabend embarked on an escape worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster. He eventually joined Beneš’s government-in-exile as finance minister before returning to Prague in 1945. After the communist coup in February 1948, Feierabend went into hiding…

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February 2019

Amnesty International and Prisoners of Conscience in Czechoslovakia (CSSR)

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Czech Embassy, 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY
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Susan Jenkinson will describe work at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in the team concerned with Prisoners of Conscience in Czechoslovakia (CSSR) in the 1980s. Julia Sherwood, who was also at the International Secretariat at that time, but in another team, will outline the case of her father, Prisoner of Conscience, Jan Ladislav Kalina, imprisoned in Slovakia 1972-73. Free admission for members of the BCSA, £10 for non-members, full-time students £5. Registration is necessary for all on Eventbrite (see…

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March 2019

An illustrated talk on the history of Slovak music

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Slovak Embassy, 25 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY United Kingdom
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Born in Slovakia, Andrea Kmecova is a versatile pianist who entered the National Conservatoire of Music in Košice at the age of fourteen. She continued her musical studies at the Bratislava Academy of Music and Drama (VSMU) and then at Trinity College in London. Free admission for members of the BCSA, £10 for non-members, full-time students £5. Registration is necessary for all on Eventbrite (see link below) or by e-mail to bcsa@bcsa.co.uk

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April 2019

BCSA Annual General Meeting

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Czech Embassy, 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY
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The AGM is open to current BCSA members only. The agenda will include the chairman and treasurer’s reports for 2018, the election of officers and members of the executive committee and proposed amendments to the constitution. Please register your attendance by email to secretary@bcsa.co.uk by 4 April

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Settling in Britain – three experiences.

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Czech Embassy, 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY
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Representatives of the younger generation will share how they built a life and career in their new home. Zdenek Kudr is a co-founder of Bohem Brewery which brews traditional Bohemian lagers in north London where he has lived for more than eight years. Before that he drove trucks across Europe and played guitar as a hobby which led to the formation of a band. Peter Krajnak is UK country director at Slido, a Slovak technology company that built an interaction…

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