The Friends of Czech Heritage: keeping you informed about our activities

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Please note that the working holidays are booked by emailing . Current plans are as follows:
Teplice nad Metují, 4th - 11th September 2021
Krásný Dvůr, 11th - 18th September 2021.

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Eva Jiřičná awarded the 2013 Jane Drew Prize

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February 2013 - The Friends are very pleased to annouce that our patron Eva Jiřičná has been awarded the 2013 Jane Drew Prize for her outstanding contribution to the status of women in architecture.The jury was unanimous in its decision to award Jiřičná the prize, describing her work as ‘incredibly influential’. Known for her glass and steel stairc...
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The Friends presented a Czech exhibition of photographs of restored churches

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October 2012 - The Friends presented a Czech exhibition of photographs of restored churches, curated by Aleš Kozák, in St John’s Church Notting Hill, Lansdowne Crescent, London W11 2NN that ran to the end of February 2013. The pictures were accompanied by stories of the churches’ history and the efforts that brought them back to life and to their s...
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Lecture 'Splendour and Spectacle: Great Buildings and Gardens of Moravia' by Barbara Peacock

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November 2012 - The Friends with the co-operation of the Czech Embassy organised a lecture 'Splendour and Spectacle: Great Buildings and Gardens of Moravia' by Barbara Peacock, architectural historian, director of Wessex Fine Art Study Courses, co-founder of The Friends, given in the Czech Embassy on 6th November 2012. Wines sponsored by Vinovitaj ...
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Friends' stand at 'Památky' (Heritage)

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October 2012 - The Friends had a stand at 'Památky' (Heritage), the first national fair in Prague dealing with all aspects of heritage. We made contact with people involved in many aspects of building conservation.
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