A Letter to All Czechs Living Abroad

Vážení krajané, občané České republiky,  v dubnu tohoto roku jsme se na Vás jako skupina senátorů obrátili s informací týkající se projednávání problematiky zavedení korespondenčního hlasování. V rámci novelizace zákona pro volby do  Parlamentu České republiky jsme usilovali o prosazení pozměňovacího návrhu, který zaváděl korespondenční hlasování… Read More

Emmy Destinn Foundation Singing Workshop

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

Barnes Community Players: Havel’s Largo Desolato at Velehrad

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

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