What´s on


Shrovetide (Saturday 27 January)

Shrovetide – an all-day programme for the whole family. An exhibition on the history of Shrovetide and sales of traditional masks. There will also be liverwurst and kolache. Visitors in masks welcome.

Easter in the Village (Saturday - Sunday 23.-24. March)

Spring and Easter folk customs, seeing off Morana – Goddess of Winter and Death – an accompanying programme presented by Horačky and other folklore groups, theatre groups, competition games and quizzes for the very youngest children, a market with stalls selling craft products and regional products. Decorate your own Easter egg or gingerbread, braid an Easter whip, and taste some treats prepared on and in a tiled stove. Ride a horse or take a look at the animals at Adele’s Yard.

Museum Day (Thursday 18  May)

Free admission to the I. museum Tour - Historic Village. 

The National Open Air Museum is mounting a presentation at Zubrnice Fair (15 June)

The National Open Air Museum is mounting a presentation at Zubrnice Fair – a opportunity unique in the north of Bohemia to become acquainted with folklore groups from Wallachia, Vysočina and Haná. All accompanied by the sale of traditional regional craft products and an unconventional exhibition of local peonies.

Mary Magdalene Pilgrimage (Saturday 20 July)

The procession begins at Týniště Mill (house no. 27) at 10.00 a.m. and continues to the church with a Baroque farce on the Atonement of Mary Magdalene held in co-operation with the association “Středohoří Sobě”, challenges and games for children, theatre.

Ciderfest (Saturday 7 September)

Ciderfest – fruit processing in the Central Bohemian Uplands took many forms in the past that are slowly being revived today, one of which was the production of fermented fruit drinks – ciders. The festival will present local cider producers, and you can also look forward to special lectures, tours and an extensive cultural accompaniment.

Autumn in the Village (Saturday - Sunday 19 – 20 October)

Autumn in the Village – grasp the flail in your hand, clean the chaff on the winnow or grind the flour on the grindstone. You can get to experience fruit drying and listen to a talk about old varieties of fruit from the Central Bohemian Uplands in the hot-air dryer. Learn how to process flax to get thread for yarn or how to make rope. All accompanied by a demonstration of agricultural equipment and kolache baking.

Christmas in Zubrnice (Saturday - Sunday 14 – 15 December)

Advent time and Christmas customs with traditional decorations and freshly baked Christmas sweetbread. A tree decorated with apples and nuts. Carolling and Christmas singing. Christmas trails with workshops and games for children.

Admission to selected programmes is stipulated on an individual basis.

We reserve the right to make changes to the programme.


April – Agust

Travelling Madonna

The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene 

Travelling Madonna – a traveling exhibition about the fate of one Madonna and the altar from Fürstenau and Přední Cínovec. An unusual and peculiar story from the Bohemia-Saxony borderland gave rise to this unusual Czech-German exhibition.

April – June

Pavel Doskočil – cycle of contemporary art

The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene / contemporary art cycle

A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, sculptor, performer and teacher. He applies artistic abbreviation and minimalist depiction in his work, often overlapping with exaggeration and humour in an unusual balance with quality craftsmanship and the deliberate content of his message.

July – October

Michaela Černická and Jiří Černický – cycle of contemporary art

The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene / contemporary art cycle

One of the few contemporary Czech artists who has also gained a reputation abroad, Černický comes from Ústí nad Labem where he was part of the artistic circle at the turn of the 1980s and 1990s. He often uses new media and installations in his work, in addition to classical forms in painting, object and sculpture. The exhibition will be a joint work of husband and wife Jiří Černický and Michaela Černická.

July – October

Patches, welds and other repairs

House of Loubí

An unusual exhibition of damaged and home-repaired objects that aims to show our relationship to things in today’s world through the eyes of the past. The exhibition was prepared in co-operation with the Municipal Museum of Ústí nad Labem and the Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem.