The origins of Bridgwater renewing it’s Czech link go back to 1986 when Brian Smedley first researched the 1938 Vernon Bartlett connection and in 1987 wrote a book and a play about it. In 1986 He visited Prague for the first time, going with his newly found mother . They stayed in the Hotel Panorama in Prague 4.
The Vernon Bartlett connection can be found here. This web site was sponsored by Bridgwater Town Council and designed by Jana Branecka with research and text by Brian Smedley.