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July 2018
  • Exhibition: ‘Another Europe’

    Kings Cross Area, London

  • July 12 6:00 PM to September 9 5:00 PM
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  • To celebrate the European Year of Cultural Heritage and Austria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Austrian Cultural Forum London in collaboration with the Representation of the European Commission in the UK and EUNIC (European Union National Institutes of Culture) presents Another Europe, an outdoor exhibition of photographs, around the Kings Cross area of London, exploring the diversity of European Heritage. Images of NATO observation towers by Belgian photographer Els van den Meersch contrast with those of…

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  • Make Love Not War Or We’ll Kill You; Prague Spring 1968 in Cartoons

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • July 27 10:00 AM to September 2 5:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    Cover image: © John Jensen ifty years since the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia quashed the Prague Spring we look at how cartoonists in the Czech and British press interpreted the politics of the time through humour. Armed with a stack of original 1968 satirical cartoon drawings under his arm, a collector walked through the Czech Centre London door and the idea for an exhibition was born. Fifty years ago this summer as soviet tanks supported by Warsaw pact countries rolled…

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August 2018
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  • Black Peter (Černý Petr) on Blu-ray & DVD

  • August 9 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • Presented from a brand new 4K restoration of the film, Second Run presents the stunning debut feature film of the late, great Czech filmmaker Miloš Forman (A Blonde in Love, The Fireman’s Ball, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Amadeus). Black Peter is a wonderfully wry and provocative comedy about a young man growing up in the eastern bloc during the early 60s. This early masterpiece of the emerging Czech New Wave brought to the screen something that Czechoslovak filmgoers…

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September 2018
  • 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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