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July 2019
Free
  • Exhibition: The Story of Czech Design – 30 Years of New Identity

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • July 8 10:00 AM to September 22 6:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    Embark on a little journey round the contemporary Czech design world admiring the innovative and often humorous design of everyday objects made from traditional glass, porcelain and wood. The Czech Centre London opens its doors to emblematic design pieces which map the last three decades of modern Czech design from the 1989 Velvet Revolution to the work of young, emerging designers. Don’t miss the Czech designers who are well known to the British public and art collectors such as Maxim…

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August 2019
  • Dóra Maurer Exhibition

    Tate Modern

  • 05/08/2019 10:00 AM to 05/06/2020 6:00 PM
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  • Bankside (near to Southwark Tube) SE1 9TG
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    Tate Modern presents the work of Hungarian artist Dóra Maurer (born 1937) in a year-long free exhibition. It brings together some 35 works, revealing the diversity of her output, including graphic works, photographs, films and paintings. Spanning more than five decades, the show highlights the playful conceptual approach that she brings to her experiments across all media. Maurer was at the centre of an independent community of artists, poets and musicians that championed their own culture outside of the official…

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September 2019
FREE
  • Rony Plesl: Sacred Geometry

    Victoria & Albert Museum

  • September 14 10:00 AM to September 22 5:00 PM
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  • Lift O Landing
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    Internationally acclaimed Czech designer Rony Plesl creates a unique glass installation inspired by the idea of Sacred Geometry, a universal language organizing all visible and invisible reality according to basic geometrical principles. The three identical hexagonal glass tree trunks are an artistic expression of this system. Contrasting to their pure minimalist structure is a glowing forest made of uranium glass that emanates a sublime green fluorescent light, reminding us at the same time of branches and flames. In this way,…

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  • Vividbooks & Nyiny Chairs: UMPRUM at the London Design Festival

    London Design Festival

  • September 14 10:00 AM to September 22 5:00 PM
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  • 15a Cromwell Place, London, SW7 2LA
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    Two graduates of the Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague present their latest work. Adam Štok has created a furniture collection which combines proven technology with designs that minimise production costs and maintain the highest functional and aesthetic standards. The captivating result is NYINY CHAIRS. Vítek Škop‘s VIVID BOOKS project attracts children to the study of Science by creating augmented reality through the use of tablet technology and symbols from supplied worksheets which transform science topics into moving…

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  • Exhibition: Joanna Rajkowska “The Failure of Mankind” at l’étrangère gallery in London

    l'étrangère

  • September 18 11:00 AM to October 31 5:00 PM
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  • 44a Charlotte Road, EC2A 3PD
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    Wednesday 18 September – Thursday 31 October 2019 l’étrangère 44A Charlotte Rd Shoredtich London EC2A 3PD FREE Solo exhibition of Joanna Rajkowska’s new works. They follow on from ideas developed for her most recent sound sculpture, The Hatchling, a large-scale replica of a blackbird’s egg, currently exhibited at Frieze Sculpture. The Hatchling emits the sounds of the labour of hatching birds: their heartbeat, the pecking of the shell and the first vocal attempts to signal their coming to the world.…

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  • Czech design at London Design Fair

    The Old Truman Brewery

  • September 19 10:00 AM to September 22 5:00 PM
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  • 91 Brick Lane E1 6QL
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    The United Crafts of Bohemia exhibition presents a curated selection of Czech brands representing a high-quality of craftsmanship that speaks to the countries heritage. Organised by the business agency Czech Trade and co-financed by Ministry of Industry and Trade, the pavilion will showcase a mix of glass, lighting, furniture and technology from leading brands. Exhibitors: DR Furniture   Glasswords Harrachov   LIKO-S   Little Greta   mmcité   Mooden   RIM   SilentLab   Ton    Part of London Design Fair  https://www.londondesignfair.co.uk/galleries/czech-republic   www.czechtradeoffices.com

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  • “A Certain Kind of Silence” (Hogenauer) at Raindance Film Festival

    Vue Cinema

  • September 24 6:15 PM to September 25 3:00 PM
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  • London, SW1Y 4LR
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    A Certain Kind of Silence at Raindance Film Festival A “stylish Eurothriller” from debutant Czech director Michal Hogenauer about a young woman who is unwittingly drawn into a sinister cult-like group and has to decide whether to preserve her integrity or conform to a lifestyle that is utterly alien to her. Mia is a young Czech au pair who works abroad for a well off family in a lavish villa. She follows their many strange rules and looks after their ten-year-old son. But as…

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£10/ £12
  • Sorin Zlat Quartet’s “Land of Dreams” at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

    Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

  • September 24 11:00 PM
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  • 47 Frith Street, London, W1D 4HT
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    September brings about great news for jazz lovers and tired souls alike. Renowned Romanian pianist Sorin Zlat’s Quartet proposes a new journey through the “Land of Dreams” at London’s prestigious Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Sorin Zlat started working on his new album “The Land of Dreams” in 2018 and, since then, the project enjoyed not only a well-deserved success in Romania, Europe and the United States, but also gave rise to a new collaboration. With styles ranging from cool jazz,…

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  • International Storytelling – Refugees and Migrants

    Barking Library

  • September 26 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 2 Town Square, Barking, IG11 7NB
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    with Agnieszka Dale, Christy Lefteri and Ellen Wiles, chaired by Lucy Popescu. Part of ReadFest 2019. Thursday 26 September 2019, 6.00 PM Barking Library Barking Learning Centre 2 Town Square Barking IG11 7NB FREE Lucy Popescu will be hosting a discussion about refugees and migration and how it is portrayed in literature. Agnieszka Dale is a Polish-born author, now living in London. She will be reading from and talking about Fox Season, her remarkable collection of short stories, published in 2017.…

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  • A Lost Classic of WWII, from Romania to the English Bookshelves

    Conway Hall

  • September 26 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 25 Red Lion Square WC1R 4RL
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    We welcome the new season with the publication, by Istros Books, of yet another Romanian title to add to your reading lists. ‘The Trap’, a volume comprising two of Ludovic Bruckstein’s novellas that speak about struggle, survival and the rich world of Jewish culture in the Maramureș region of Northern Romania, will be launched in the company of Alfred Bruckstein, the author’s son, and of publisher Susan Curtis. Bruckstein’s two novellas – ‘The Trap’ and ‘The Rag Doll’ -, published…

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  • Barefoot – theatre performance by Yavor Gigov (performed in Bulgarian)

    Sofia Gallery

  • September 27 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • London,
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    Българският културен институт Лондон има удоволствието да ви покани на авторския моноспектакъл на Явор Гигов „Без обувки“. About this Event 27.09.2019; 18:30 часа; Галерия „София“ Авторски моноспектакъл на Явор Гигов „Без обувки“ По идея от произведението “Чифт обувки” на Пиер Грипари Режисьор: Румен Гаванозов Какво може да накара един човек да преобърне живота си “наопаки” и да започне да вижда и да чува неща, които другите не могат? Мъж в разцвета на силите си е обсебен от своята кариера и…

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£11
  • Music: Trupa Trupa back in London

    Seabright Arms

  • September 27 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Coate Street, London, E2 9AG
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    Trupa Trupa in London, presented by Baba Yaga’s Hut Friday 27 September 2019, 7:00 PM Seabright Arms Coate St London E2 9AG BOOK NOW   Trupa Trupa is a critically aclaimed indie band from Gdańsk, Poland. the band that merges poetry and psychedelia drawing inspiration from The Beatles, Velvet Underground, Sonic Youth, and Fugazi, as well as classical music such as works by Bach and Schubert. In recent years, Trupa Trupa have toured extensively, playing at the SXSW, Primavera Sound,…

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  • The Striking Artwork of Radu Oreian, on Show for London’s Frieze Week

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • September 27 7:00 PM to October 6 5:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    Following his successful 2017 exhibition in Marseille, accomplished Romanian artist Radu Oreian arrives on Britain’s thriving art scene in two special events celebrating his first solo show in London, entitled ‘Microscripts and Melted Matters’. Open at Fitzrovia’s Noho Studios in collaboration with Gallery Nosco, the show is preceded by an exclusive preview at 1 Belgrave Square, in the company of the artist and of gallerist Cyril Moumen. ‘Microscripts and Melted Matters’ brings together large-scale paintings and drawings, as well as…

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  • The Beauty of London in September: a weekend of Romanian theatre shows, concerts and talks

    Theatro Technis

  • September 28 2:00 PM to September 29 8:00 PM
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  • 26 Crowndale Road, London, NW1 1TT
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    The last weekend of September brings to London a generous crop of theatre and music shows, featuring some of Romania’s most revered artists: Oana Pellea, Mircea Rusu, Cristina Casian and Adrian Naidin. The programme is organised by Poveşti spuse-n româneşte with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in London.   PROGRAMME:   Saturday, 28 September 2019 2pm / Theatro Technis, Camden Town, 26 Crowndale Road, London NW1 1TT Amalia Takes a Deep Breath (Amalia respiră adânc) by Alina Nelega…

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  • Czech Innovation Expo

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • September 30 10:00 AM to October 28 5:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    An interactive exhibition which introduces prominent Czech scientists, thinkers and innovators, whose essential discoveries and inventions have influenced the lives of people around the world, through state-of-the-art technologies and virtual reality. Embark on a journey to explore innovations and scientific discoveries that have had an impact on the lives of millions of people around the world. Prominent Czech scientists such as the inventors of the contact lens and HIV drug treatments are presented in the exhibition together with representatives of…

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  • Czech Innovation Expo

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • September 30 10:00 AM to October 28 6:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    A Creative Technological Masterpiece Private view: Friday 27 September, 6.30 – 9.30 pm Vitrínka Gallery, Czech Centre London, 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London RSVP via Eventbrite Exhibition dates: 30 Sep 2019 – 28 Oct 2019 Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 10 am – 6 pm The interactive exhibition using cutting-edge technology and bringing back history as much as it reveals the new tech trends. Embark on a journey to explore innovations and scientific discoveries that have had an impact on the lives of…

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October 2019
  • Dániel Váczi Trio Concert

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • October 3 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Modern jazz meets Hungarian innovation in Dániel Váczi Trio’s London concert, featuring a unique instrument invented by Váczi. Dániel Váczi is one of the most exciting, multi-talented and versatile musicians of the Hungarian music scene. An inventor of instrument-families (Glissonic) and logic games (Urobo), composer, saxophonist and multiinstrumentalist, he explores and pushes the boundaries of classical, contemporary and jazz. As a musical theorist he invented a new musical system called ‘reticular’, meaning grid-like in which the pitch of the note…

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  • Polish Films at the 63rd BFI London Film Festival

    BFI Southbank

  • October 6 5:00 PM to October 13 10:00 PM
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  • London, United Kingdom
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    The BFI London Film Festival is one of the capital’s most important annual film festivals. This year you will have a chance to watch two Polish productions: ‘Mr. Jones’ and ‘Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs’, as well as ‘The Other Lamb’ directed by Malgorzata Szumowska and nominated for the Best Film Award. READ MORE   Mr Jones Sunday 6 October 2019, 5.45 PM Curzon Mayfair Cinema 38 Curzon St Mayfair London W1J 7TY Monday 7 October 2019, 3.00 PM…

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  • 50 Years in a Day Concert

    Southbank Centre

  • October 6 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • Belvedere Road SE1 8XX
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    50 Years in a Day CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT 6th October 2019 Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX See more than 20 leading artists from four generations perform works from across four centuries in three concerts at Queen Elizabeth Hall and Royal Festival Hall – all in one unbeatable day. To mark 50 golden years of music-making, our one-day programme of three concerts features exceptional artists showcasing their musical talents. The programme caters for every musical taste, from classical devotees to…

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£29-£149
  • HAVASI Symphonic Concert Show

    Wembley Arena

  • October 27 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Engineers Way, London, HA9 0AA
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    HAVASI Concert SYMPHONIC CONCERT 27th October, 8pm The SSE Arena Wembley Arena Square, Engineers Way, London HA9 0AA The World’s Most Amazing Piano Show Debuts in London After a hugely successful U.S. premiere at the iconic Carnegie Hall in New York and countless sold out arena shows throughout Europe, HAVASI debuts with his latest symphonic concert show in London at The SSE Arena Wembley on the 27th of October. The program is 100% original works by one of the most…

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£13.50
  • New East Cinema UK Premier: ‘Acid’ + ScreenTalk

    Barbican Cinema 1

  • October 30 6:10 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    Russia 2018 Dir Alexander Gorchilin 97 min. The death of a friend derails the lives of a couple of young musicians in Alexander Gorchilin’s vital and vibrant debut film. When Vanya, naked and high on acid, plunges to his death from a balcony, complex feelings of anger, guilt and rebellion surface in two of his friends, Sasha (Filipp Avdeev) and Pete (Alexander Kuznetsov), one of them blaming himself for Vanya’s demise. Alexander Gorchilin, known for his work as an actor in Kirill…

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November 2019
£20
  • Theatre on the Balustrade: Velvet Havel

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • November 21 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    Václav Havel – the dramatic genius, the persecuted dissident, the man of truth and ideals but also a lover of good beer and pretty women. A portrait of the first post-1989 Czech president presented as a modern-day musical, Velvet Havel is a multi-award-winning production from the cult Prague The Theatre on the Ballustrade. The title refers to the memorable Velvet Revolution that took place in Autumn 1989 in then Czechoslovakia, and this unique cabaret-style musical, in repertoire since 2014, presents…

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£12.50 /£15
  • Electronica: Vision of Sound

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • November 29 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    A visual spectacle with atmospheric, intricate soundscapes by Floex & Tom Hodge (CZ/UK), Mïus X Attaray Visual (HU) and NOON (PL). Immerse yourself in vibrant visual effects and bold beats as Floex & Tom Hodge (CZ/UK), Mïus X Attaray Visual (HU) and NOON (PL) create atmospheric soundscapes pushing the boundaries of contemporary electronic music. Celebrating 30 years of freedom from communist rule in Eastern Europe, Czech, Hungarian and Polish musicians of a new generation join forces for one-off experience fusing…

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December 2019
£18-£50
  • Jakub Józef Orliński countertenor, Il Pomo d’Oro

    Wigmore Hall

  • December 14 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP
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    Facce d’amore at Wigmore Hall Saturday 14 December 2019, 7.30 pm Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street London W1U 2BP BOOK NOW  The young Polish countertenor has risen speedily to stardom: earlier this year he made his Glyndebourne debut as Eustazio in Handel’s Rinaldo and recently released his debut album Anima Sacra with the period-instrument ensemble that accompanies him in this programme. ‘Facce d’amore’ is the musical picture of a male lover in the 18th century. The programme focusses on different aspects of love, ranging…

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