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.)



17 & 19 September 2014

St George's Church Bloomsbury, London

On Sunday 21st September, during Open House event at St George's Church Bloomsbury, there will be an opportunity to purchase EASTLOOP handmade brooches in aid of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami survivors......more>>


23 September 2014

DDaiwa Foundation Japan House, London

Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat based in the Japanese consulate in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1940, went against his superiors and granted visas to Jewish refugees looking to escape Europe by travelling to Japan via the Trans-Siberian Railway.....more>>



24 September 2014

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Three different kinds of chai from Japan will be intrdouced and provided : maccha, sencya and amacha......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>>



24 September 2014
Embassy of Japan, London

Kaori is a junior high kendo champion. She has been undefeated until one day she loses unexpectedly to an opponent in the same year. Six months later, at a prestigious girls’ high schoo, .....more>>


23 September - 29 November 2014

Cartoon Museum, London

Over the last twenty-five years, manga and anime have been one of Japan’s greatest cultural exports, attracting fans and followers around the world. One significant and sometimes overlooked chapter in the history of how manga conquered the world is revealed in this new exhibition....more>>




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