After a long absence, music resounded once again at Velehrad, London. On 30th June 2021, the Emmy Destinn Foundation held a Singing in Czech workshop, with just a handful of singers. It was an absolute joy to hear live music and singing again and we are… Read More
Largo Desolato was written by Vaclav Havel and translated by Czech-born Tom Stoppard. The play speaks to our present obsession with “fake news” and our constant fear for our privacy. Havel struggled to accept the importance his words held for those who leaned on them during… Read More
The best-known woman in the world. The longest-reigning monarch in British history. Only one Czech spent long hours with the royal family during the Cold War. Franta Bělský. Do not miss this documentary made by Bohumil Vostal. EnglishtranscriptIsculptedtheQueen Documentary in Czech Article in Czech
Dear Colleagues, Friends and Czech citizens at Velehrad, My name is Angela, writing to you from the European Union Delegation to the UK in London – a very Happy New Year to you. You may be aware that as a result of Brexit, Czech citizens… Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped music at Velehrad completely. A violinist Leona Gogolicynová recorded a composition at Velehrad. Enjoy the composition.
Dear Colleagues, Friends, EU citizens in the UK, You may be aware that as a result of Brexit EU citizens and their family members must apply for a new immigration status under the UK Government’s EU Settlement Scheme if they intend to continue to live in the UK. Failing… Read More
Tom Stoppard: A life by Hermione Lee Tom Stoppard: A life by Hermione Lee is this week’s Book of the week on Radio 4, at 9:45 am, from Monday to Friday. You can hear all five episodes online, available for a month: Five episodes broadcast this… Read More
Dear friends, This is to give you the sad but not unexpected news that the concert that the Pražák Quartet were to have given at Velehrad, Barnes, on Saturday 21 March has been cancelled. The quartet are unable to travel to the UK because of the travel restrictions imposed by the… Read More