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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3 - 19 May 2018

Sway Gallery, London

Miyu Kurihara is a Japanese artist who makes hand-painted ceramics. She draws upon her heritage when creating her ceramic pieces; inspired by both Japanese kimono design and traditional Asian ceramics. All pieces are made by hand and individually drawn with intricate detail..,...more>>


21 May 2018, London

The Swedenborg Society, London

Ruselle Meade is a lecturer in Japanese studies in the School of Modern Languages at Cardiff University, where she teaches Japanese history, language and translation..,.. ......more>>



21 March - 3 June 2018

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

A captivating exhibition in which UK based experimental artist, Rie Nakajima fuses sculpture with sound. Best known for her work with sound art, Nakajima often uses a combination of kinetic devices,,,.,...more>>



27 April - 19 May 2018


Soho Theatre and Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre present a new play from Hideki Noda and the team behind the international hit THE BEE. ”......more>


11 - 28 May 2018, London

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London

A Collaborating together for the first time, Tokyo Rumando and Hideka Tonomura are at the cutting edge of an exciting and groundbreaking generation of new photographers working in Japan today ......more>>



16 - 20 May 2018


J-Pop Japanese idol legends Maison book girl are arriving in the UK for their first ever tour, taking in Brighton, London, Birmingham and popular showcase festival The Great Escape. ......more>>

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