Czech centenary

May 30 2018

BRISTOL’s first Czechoslovak Day takes place this month in St George Park.

Participants will commemorate the centenary of the formation of Czechoslovakia by planting a lime tree, which is a symbol of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, in the park.

Other activities at the event on June 16, which takes place at the park, the library and St George Community Centre from 3-5.30pm will include live Czechoslovak music, a performance by the Czech children’s choir, and performances by children from the Czech and Slovak School Bristol. 

There will be an exhibition entitled “Here, the New Republic”, a craft fair featuring  Czech and Slovak artists living in the United Kingdom, and a snack bar with Czech and Slovak food.

Organiser say the aim is to show people in Bristol how interesting Czech and Slovak culture is.