In our series of online webinars, we visit artists, art historians and guides in cultural cities around the world and enjoy an hour’s guided tour, museum visit or demonstration. The visits are live and interactive, allowing you to ask questions. These webinars will enable you to gain special access to sites, studios and galleries whilst at the same time providing a wonderful opportunity to travel virtually from home, no matter your location.
This evening join us for a festive guided walk of Prague’s Old Town, illuminated by Christmas lights, from the Astronomical Clock to the Charles Bridge. The online, live tour will be led by expert guide Olga.
We will follow the traditional route along which the festive coronation processions of the Bohemian kings took place, starting in Prague’s Old Town Square, one of the most beautiful public squares in Europe. It is perhaps most famous for a unique astronomical clock located on the facade of the Town Hall, which is over 600 years old.
The tour will focus in particular on the many styles of architecture found in the Old Town, from medieval churches to Baroque palaces.
We then head along Charles Street until we reach the famous Charles Bridge which crosses the River Vltava and leads to the Little Quarter. We will learn about some of the famous statues and sculpted reliefs on the bridge such as that of St John Nepomuk, patron saint of the Czech Republic.
The tour is interactive, so you will be able to put questions to Olga throughout the visit. Our events use the most up-to-date technology to provide you with the best possible virtual experience.
This is a live event starting at 5.00pm (UK time). It will last approximately one hour including interactive Q&A. Tune in live from anywhere in the world, or if you cannot participate live, you will automatically be sent a recording soon after the end of the session enabling you to watch later that day or during the following 2 days. Please note, the recording is only available to those who have not been able to participate live, and it is not possible to purchase a recording after booking has closed.
Booking closes the day before the event is streamed. Please refer to the Further Information panel below.
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If you are not able to watch the lecture at the time it is live-streamed, you can watch on catch up. Just book online as normal and you will be contacted soon after the event with instructions on how to access the recording. This will be available to watch on catch up later that evening and for the following 2 days. You do not need to advise us if you can’t participate live, don’t worry! Please note, the recording is only available to those who have not been able to participate live, and it is not possible to purchase a recording after booking has closed
Bookings close the day before the lecture is streamed.
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for booking this event. We regret that we are unable to offer technical support with Zoom but tips can be found in the attachment. If you would like to book more than one event, please book separately for each lecture that you would like to attend, thank you. If you are booking for more than one person, it is important that you include their email address so that we can send them the lecture link too. We regret we are unable to offer refunds but don’t worry if you are not able to attend, as we will send you the recording link.