Monthly archives: May, 2020

The British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia (BCRC), Czech Refugee Trust Fund (CRTF)

Call­ing all descen­dants of for­mer Czech/Slovak/Hungarian refugees who came to Britain and found refuge in the CRTF hos­tels in Mar­gate, Kent in August/September 1939, or lat­er trans­ferred to the CRTF hos­tel in Kingston-upon-Thames, Sur­rey in 1940. Katharine Whitak­er, fam­i­ly his­to­ri­an, whose father Mik­lós Majer (angli­cised to Nicholas May­er) left Czecho­slo­va­kia with help from CRTF and …

Czech That Film festival

Dear friends of Czech cin­e­ma, usu­al­ly, at this time of the year, the Czech Con­sulate is pre­sent­ing Czech movies dur­ing the Czech That Film fes­ti­val. This year we can not invite you to the actu­al cin­e­ma; how­ev­er, to keep up with the tra­di­tion and to keep the fes­ti­val alive it was moved to a vir­tu­al …