This calendar has been established to keep people up to date on new and upcoming Japan-related cultural events in the UK.

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(Note: The Embassy of Japan does not accept any responsibility for the events registered, or any loss or damage resulting from the events registered in the calendar or from any reliance placed on the information in the Events Calendar. With the exception of those events with explicit support of the Embassy of Japan, the inclusion of an event in the Events Calendar does not amount to an endorsement by the Embassy of Japan or the Government of Japan of any event or organisation.)


9 - 24 August 2014

Spotlites @ The Merchants’ Hall, Edinburgh

Following the success of last year’s four-star productions, Ship of the Ryukyu returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with an exciting traditional song and dance show from Okinawa........more>>



25 August 2014

Midland Hotel, Manchester

Japan Day is Japan Society North West's free all-day festival celebrating the many fascinating aspects of Japanese culture......more>>


2 - 24 August 2014


We invite you to the beautiful visionary world of The Sake with Japanese traditional dance, aerial acrobatics, Japanese traditional storyteller, enhanced by world-beating projection mapping and 3D sound....more>>


5 July - 26 October 2014

Metal at Edge Hill Station, Liverpool

During Liverpool Biennial 2014, Metal is delighted to be exhibiting the work of Macoto Murayama. Based in Tokyo, Murayama spent six months of 2013 living and working at Metal’s space in Southend on Sea, dissecting, recording and rendering in digital form UK indigenous flowers....more>>



9-22 August 2014
Earls Court One, London

This summer the Japan Foundation will be hosting a number of special screenings of contemporary Japanese films, from animations, comedy films through to period dramas. For a full details of the films, .....more>>


3 July - 21 September 2014

The Picton Reading Room, Liverpool Central Library and Archive, Liverpool

White Rainbow, is pleased to present its first project: an off-site exhibition of new work by Aiko Miyanaga for the Liverpool Central Library. The exhibition will open in the library’s Picton Reading Room during the Liverpool Biennial 2014.....more>>




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