Formerly The Friends of Czech Historic Buildings, Gardens and Parks
See 'What's On':
'Alphonse Mucha – his life and heritage' by John Mucha including a short film about the artist on 15th October 2014 in the Czech Embassy, London, followed by a presentation of Mucha-inspired jewellery by FREYWILLE.COM
Wine Tasting Event in London on Friday 24th October, sponsored by Vinovitaj Limited www.vinovitaj.com
Dr Katya Kocourek will give us a lecture on Thursday 27th November, supported by the Embassy of the Czech Republic
Please buy 'CZECHBOOK' to support The Friends
A charity campaigning to raise funds for the repair and conservation of the substantial legacy of historic buildings and their contents, artefacts, gardens and parks in the Czech Republic. The Friends also campaigned successfully for the establishment of the Czech National Trust in the Czech Republic.
Patrons EVA JIŘIČNÁ CBE RA and GREG HANDS MP
Registered charity number 1127919 Above image: Kynžvart Castle, Cheb District; from 1821 to 1836 remodelled it in the imperial style. Photo: © Čapková courtesy of NPÚ.
The 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.
What We Do
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Many thanks to our sponsors Vinovitaj Ltd for the delicious Moravian wines that they have supplied for our lectures and events these past years. Vinovitaj specialises in top quality wines from the South Moravia region of Czech Republic. They work with many of the best Czech winemakers and offer carefully selected wines to customers in the UK. www.vinovitaj.com
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