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Photograph: Litomyšl's monumental Renaissance castle dating from the years 1568–1581. Czech composer Bedřich Smetana was born in the town. Image copyright Michal Louč


NewCharlesIVLogoFlatSmallThis year The Friends of Czech Heritage are involved in a series of events celebrating the 700th anniversary of the birth of Czech King and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV (1316–1378), in cooperation with the Czech Tourism, Embassy of the Czech Republic London, and Czech Centre London


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RECENT COVERAGE OF OUR WORKING HOLIDAY ON CZECH TV


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The Arcadian Thames near Richmond, Surrey, on Wednesday 21st September 2016, for details click here

Lecture:

The Battle of White Mountain (1620) on Tuesday 27th September 2016 in London, for details click here

Working Holiday: summer of 2016

-Krásný Dvůr 9th/16th September

 


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Issue 14 out now

       

          


home3The Czech Republic, situated in the heart of Europe, and comprising the historic regions of Bohemia, Moravia and Czech Silesia has a cultural legacy of international significance, with twelve UNESCO-listed sites. This small country has the largest concentration of great houses and palaces in Europe, built by Czech Renaissance magnates and the wealthy nobility of the Habsburg Empire, while the castles that are such a dramatic feature of the landscape reflect Bohemia's power and influence in the Middle Ages. Take an aerial tour of some sites by clicking on this video:

 

 


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We are able to give small grants to a variety of projects and welcome applications from owners of historic buildings, gardens and parks in the Czech Republic. See the map for our projects to date. ProjectsBoxSmall These can be privately owned, or may belong to the State or local municipality. Please tell us about the cultural, historical and educational importance of your property, and the extent of public access. Outline what funds you need and what you would wish to do with the help or money. Grants are given subject to certain conditions, which we can be sent on request. The map shows our projects from 2008 to 2016. Map base ©Lencer

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