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Documentary “I Sculpted the Queen of England”

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  

Important Message for Czech Citizens Living in the UK

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

Music at Velehrad Plays On

The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped music at Velehrad completely. A violinist Leona Gogolicynová recorded a composition at Velehrad. Enjoy the composition.

Brexit Update

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

Culture News

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

Concerts cancelled

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

The Cunning Little Vixen in London, Saturday 14th March

The Trustees of Velehrad London invite you to an opera.  A most extraordinary and unconventional opera by Leo Janáček St Mary’s Barnes, Barnes, SW13 9HL Sat 14th March 2020 The Cunning Little Vixen is nearly one hundred years old and yet its themes couldnt be more relevant to todays world. Janaceks opera… Read More