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March 2018
FREE
  • The Making of United Romania: The Greatest Romanian Story Ever Told

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • March 14 10:00 AM to December 31 5:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    We continue our year-long exploration of the Romanian Unification of 1918 with the launch of the only website in English to comprehensively tell the story of this fantastic achievement. Created by the Romanian Cultural Institute in collaboration with several partners, the website, called ‘The Making of United Romania’, provides an essential, dynamic and easy to access information about the creation of Greater Romania. With opening remarks by RCI President Liliana Țuroiu and Ambassador Dan Mihalache. Interventions by RCI Director Dorian…

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September 2018
£19.50/ £16.50
  • “A Matter of Things” at London Design Biennale

    Somerset House

  • September 4 9:00 AM to September 23 5:00 PM
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  • The Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
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    4-23 September 2018 London Design Biennale Somerset House London WC2R 1LA BOOK NOW In 2018, Polish design will be represented by an installation investigating the phenomenology of human emotion. A selection of ten objects chosen from Polish history will reflect how these everyday items arouse strong feelings and explain their association with collective Polish euphoria, joy, anger or despair. The items chosen will resonate strongly with the Polish psyche, but as emblems, not necessarily obviously or rationally linked to the events they accompanied.…

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  • Exhibition: ‘Mini Wonders – Czech Toys Past and Present’

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • September 14 10:00 AM to October 18 5:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    From Fatra to Merkur, Czech toys have a long and successful history both in their homeland and abroad. Early 20th century saw their story begin, and it has been intensively explored and developed since then. Drawing attention to this unique craftmanship, the “Mini Wonders” exhibition presents modern toy design as well as designs dating back almost a hundred years. Since the first design was born in 1920, Czech toys have made a name for themselves internationally. They saw an unprecedented…

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  • mini wonders exhibition – czech toys past and present

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • September 14 6:30 PM to October 14 6:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    From Fatra to Merkur, Czech toys have a long and successful history both in their homeland and abroad. The early 20th century saw their story begin, and it has been intensively explored and developed since then. Drawing attention to unique Czech craftmanship, the mini wonders exhibition presents modern toy design as well as designs dating back almost a hundred years. Since the first design was born in 1920, Czech toys have made a name for themselves internationally. They saw an…

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  • Hotel Praha by Sigmar and OKOLO

    First Floor

  • September 15 10:00 AM to September 23 6:00 PM
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  • 3 Yeoman's Row, London, SW3 2AL
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    London-based design gallery Sigmar and Czech creative collective OKOLO present a showcase of original pieces from the emblematic Hotel Praha in Prague, an architectural symbol of late communist rule, which was demolished in 2014. The exhibition presents the history and the architectural, design and art significance of this masterpiece of socialist hospitality, alongside selected furniture pieces that were created for the interiors of the hotel which survived the demolition. Completed in 1981, the hotel was commissioned by the Communist party…

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  • “Expansion” by Zieta

    Arthill Gallery

  • September 17 10:00 AM to September 23 5:00 PM
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  • Lourdes Apartments, North End Road, London,
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    Polish designer at London Design Festival 2018 17-23 September 2018 Arthill Gallery Ground Floor Lourdes Apartments North End Road London FREE “Expansion” is a story about the development of the company, products, finishes and technologies. This is a tale showing where we started and where we are going, told through experiments, prototypes, objects and sculptures that led to the creation of new projects and the company’s evolution. The works presented at the exhibition are an image of the design evolution.…

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  • Yelena Popova: Her Name is Prometheus (Exhibition)

    L’etrangere

  • September 20 11:00 AM to November 9 5:00 PM
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  • 44a Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PD
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    L’étrangère is pleased to present Her Name is Prometheus, a solo exhibition of Yelena Popova’s latest work, developed during her residency at Art House in Wakefield earlier this year. Popova was moved by the declining presence of sporting goods manufacture in the region and the story of Klaus Fuchs, a theoretical physicist (atomic spy) incarcerated in HMP Wakefield during the 1950’s. Popova’s fascination in nuclear history and materiality informs her interest in the most deadly of man-made materials Plutonium, crucial…

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Standing: £15 | Restaurant: £20
  • Mazolewski Quintet at Jazz Cafe

    Jazz Cafe

  • September 21 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 5 Parkway, Camden, NW1 7PG
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    Wojtek Mazolewski’s Quintet is the most influential and inspirational jazz group to come out of Poland for a long time. Playing 60 concerts in Polish cities to promote their last album Polka, the Quintet are a bonafide phenomenon on the Polish music scene. Mazolewski himself is a Polish jazzman of the premier kind, on the one hand drawing on the classic sound and recording techniques, a musical heir of the internationally appreciated classics of Polish jazz; on the other, an…

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Standing: £15/ Restaurant: £20
  • Mazolewski Quintet at Jazz Cafe

    Jazz Cafe

  • September 21 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 5 Parkway, London, NW1 7PG
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    21 September, 7pm Jazz Cafe 5 Parkway London NW1 7PG BOOK NOW  Wojtek Mazolewski’s Quintet is the most influential and inspirational jazz group to come out of Poland for a long time. Playing 60 concerts in Polish cities to promote their last album Polka, the Quintet are a bonafide phenomenon on the Polish music scene. Mazolewski himself is a Polish jazzman of the premier kind, on the one hand drawing on the classic sound and recording techniques, a musical heir…

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FREE, booking essential
  • Open House London: Polish Embassy building open to public

    Embassy of the Republic of Poland

  • September 22 10:00 AM to September 23 5:00 PM
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  • 47 Portland Place, London, W1B 1JH
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    22-23 September 2018, 10am-5pm Embassy of the Republic of Poland 47 Portland Place W1B 1JH London FREE, booking essential here Unique opportunity to see the interiors of the Polish Embassy. Georgian townhouse built by Robert and James Adam in the years 1773-1793, is a fine example of the Adam style of neoclassical interior design. Seat of the Polish Embassy in London since 1921, it also houses a collection of Polish artworks. History This Grade II* listed terraced townhouse is one…

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  • Silent film “The Strong Man” with live Music

    Genesis Cinema

  • September 23 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • 93-95 Mile End Road, London, E1 4UJ
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    British ensemble GROK performs at Genesis Cinema 23 September 2018, Genesis Cinema 93-95 Mile End Road London E1 4UJ FREE A Polish gem from 1929 discovered not a long time ago comes back to London venue. The Strong Man will be accompanied by a live soundtrack by GROK. GROK are an improvisational collective with a group of core members, occasionally joined by guest musicians for recordings and performances. They create poppy, chaotic, unpredictable moments in time from raw instruments. GROK…

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  • Kamil Mika at St Pauls Cathedral

    St Paul’s Cathedral

  • September 23 4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
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  • St Paul’s Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD
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    The organist to play the Grand Organ of St Paul’s 23 September 2018, 4.45pm St Paul’s Cathedral St Paul’s Churchyard London EC4M 8AD FREE Kamil Mika presents a series of organ recitals that promise to be a real treat for lovers of this uniquely impressive instrument. He will perform from his extensive repertoire that ranges from the much loved Baroque standards of Bach and Pachelbel, through his specialisms in French impressionism and Polish composers such as Nowowiejski and Surzyński, up…

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£35
  • Olia Hercules at Spring’s Food Writers Festival

    Somerset House

  • September 24 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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  • The Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
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    WHEN: Monday 24th September 2018 WHERE: Somerset House, Lancaster Place London WC2R 1LA Admission: £35 Book here Ukrainian chef and author of ‘Mamushka’and ‘Kaukasis, Olia Hercules, who will be discussing her love of the food of Eastern Europe. Focusing on the region of Caucasus, the vibrant area bridging Europe and Asia and incorporating Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Iran, Russia and Turkey, Olia will be discussing her experience growing up in Ukraine and what inspired her to shed light on the food on this little-known culinary region.

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Free
  • Talk: “Queen of Hearts, Marie of Romania”

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • September 26 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    Alan Ogden has written extensively about Romania [Romania Revisited, Winds of Sorrow, Moons and Aurochs, The Vagabond and the Princess, Fortresses of Faith, Revelations of Byzantium]. In the course of his travels and research, he has built up an engaging profile of Queen Marie which he will present in an illustrated talk.

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£5.83
  • Bulgarian Charity event: “A story of Good and Love – told with musical notes, words, rhymes, paintbrushes and paint”

    Sofia Gallery

  • September 26 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • London,
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    The event is only in Bulgarian Language Charity event: “A story of Good and Love – told with musical notes, words, rhymes, paintbrushes and paint” Tickets HERE A CHARITY EVENT ORGANISED BY „BULGARIAN ANGELS IN NEED“ WITH THE SPECIAL SUPPORT OF BCI LONDON. The donations will be used for children who suffer from Cerebral Palsy. Exhibition of paintings by artist Ina Prodanova and a Literary evening with writer Irena Sirakova who will introduce her first book of poems “Dance of…

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FREE but registration required
  • Dash Arts Cafe: Art on the Brink of Brexit

    Rich Mix

  • September 26 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 35-47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    Kicking off the autumn series, our Café in September focuses on UK-based international artists and Brexit. We will explore their current work and what impact Brexit is having on their practice and their relationship to Europe. Join us for an evening of conversation and performance, with theatre-maker, producer and dramaturg Miriam Sherwood, ThereThere theatre and performance artist and writer Bojana Janković, stand-up comedian and co-founder of EE Com Fest Victor Pătrășcan, and excerpts of music and performance from Miriam Sherwood’s autobiographical contemporary cabaret piece “Rendezvous…

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  • Art on the Brink of Brexit

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • September 26 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    Kicking off the autumn series, the Dash Arts Café in September focuses on UK-based international artists and Brexit. We will explore their current work and what impact Brexit is having on their practice and their relationship to Europe. Join us for an evening of conversation and performance, with theatre-maker, producer and dramaturg Miriam Sherwood, ThereThere theatre and performance artist and writer Bojana Janković, stand-up comedian and co-founder of EE Com Fest Victor Pătrășcan, and excerpts of music and performance from Miriam Sherwood’s autobiographical contemporary cabaret piece…

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  • ПРОРОКЪТ НА КОРОНАТА-ЛЮБОМИР ЛУЛЧЕВ / ЕДНА НЕОБИКНОВЕНА ДАРБА

    Sofia Gallery

  • September 28 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • London,
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    The event is only in BULGARIAN LANGUAGE БКИ Лондон има удоволствието да ви покани на вечер, посветена на „Представяне творчеството на Христо Нанев – книга и филм“. На събитието ще бъдат представени книгата в 3 части на Христо Нанев – „Пророкът на короната“ и документален филм със същото заглавие, които разказват и показват малко известни факти от живота на ясновидеца Любомир Лулчев – съветник на цар Борис III. Специален гост: Христо Нанев Христо Нанев е писател, езотерик и изледовател на…

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October 2018
SOLD OUT
  • Leszek Możdżer at London’s King’s Place

    King's Place

  • October 5 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
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    Pianist and composer Leszek Możdżer is one of the great revelations of the last decade in Polish jazz. His classical training allows him to play the piano with great improvisational freedom, creating new musical landscapes to which he lends a timbre, eloquence and harmony all of his own. The result is a subtle, often mystical atmosphere that enchants his audience.

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£19.50
  • Leszek Możdżer at London’s King’s Place

    King's Place

  • October 5 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
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    Nearly sold out concert at the prestigious music hub 5 October, 7.30pm King’s Place 90 York Way London N1 9AG BOOK NOW  Pianist and composer Leszek Możdżer is one of the great revelations of the last decade in Polish jazz. His classical training allows him to play the piano with great improvisational freedom, creating new musical landscapes to which he lends a timbre, eloquence and harmony all of his own. The result is a subtle, often mystical atmosphere that enchants…

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£14.10/£13.10
  • FILM: “Lost in Munich” ( Zelenka, 2015) + discussion with Vít Smetana and Peter Neville

    Gate Cinema

  • October 6 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ
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    A witty farce about the French prime minister’s parrot, a witness to the Munich Conference who reveals its secrets decades later, wounded national pride and the perils of filmmaking. Sir P, a 90-year-old parrot who once belonged to the French prime minister responsible for signing the 1938 Munich Agreement which forced Czechoslovakia to cede much of its borders to Germany, finds himself at a press conference in Prague as a living relic of the time. Repeating the controversial statements of…

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£22.15 – £32.93
  • Polish Opera comes to London

    The Polish Social and Cultural Association

  • October 6 7:30 PM to October 7 5:00 PM
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  • 238-246 King Street, London, W6 0RF
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    6-7 October 2018, 7.30pm & 5pm The Polish Social and Cultural Association 238-246 King Street London W6 0RF BOOK NOW After the success of his opera “Halka” Stanisław Moniuszko was made director of the National Opera in Warsaw. In 1858 he travelled to Paris to dedicate time to composition. Legend has it that during a very hot 4 days the composer isolated himself in his hotel room and wrote the whole opera Flis. The story is set in a town…

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£14, £12; children/students £5
  • West London Sinfonia Plays Smetana’s Má vlast

    St Michael's Church Bedford Park

  • October 13 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • Bath Road, London, W4 1TT
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    To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, one of London’s leading amateur orchestras plays Bedrich Smetana’s superb cycle of six tone poems celebrating in music the landscape, legends and folklore of the Czech nation. Programme: Elizabeth Maconchy: Proud Thames Smetana: Má vlast (My Country) Conductor: Marc Dooley Leader: Iwona Boesche Tickets: £14, £12; children/students £5 Book online at www.westlondonsinfonia.org West London Sinfonia One of London’s leading amateur orchestras, West London Sinfonia was founded in 1970  It performs…

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free but please RSVP
  • Dash Café: The Myths of Europe

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • October 24 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    The rape of Europa, 12 gold stars and Turks at the gates of Vienna…Behind the present lies the past and behind the past lie the myths. We look beyond nations, politics, culture, history, and geography to explore the legends and stories that give us our sense of Europe today. Expect illuminating conversation and surprising music delivered with the usual Dash Arts swagger. Dash Cafés are free but please RSVP.  

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