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.)



16, 23, 30 January & 6, 13 February 2015

University of Strathelyde, Glasgow

A series of workshops on Japan will be held on five cosecutive Friday afternnons from 2 to 4pm by University of Strathclyde Equality & Diversity Office and Japan Desk Scotland. The workshops will be free and open to the public.......more>>


15 January - 26 February 2015

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London

Kirk Palmer’s work explores the existential nature of human relationships with the world through an exploration of the temporal landscape and sense of place using still and moving images.... more>>



31 January 2015

Nippon Club, London

In Okinawa there is a tradition of eating goat.
This tradition has been in decline in urban areas but goats are still kept in various places. Nowadays, they are seen more as pets, rather than food........more>>


16 January - 29 March 2015

Oriental Museum, Durham

This exhibition showcases a series of carefully curated photographs taken during a humanitarian mission to the Tohoku region in Japan, with the aim of charting the humanitarian progress made in the various cities and towns hit by the 3.11.....more>>



26 February 2015

Embassy of Japan, London

A film in three parts, full of lyricism, love and hate, encounter and separation, which focuses on a station as a place where people gather and take their leave.........more>>


14 October 2014 - 10 May 2015

Tate St Ives, Cornwall

The Modern Lens: International Photography and the Tate Collection is an exhibition surveying key developments in international photography from the 1920s to the 1960s. The exhibition - the largest display of photographic works ever to be exhibited at the gallery. ....more>>


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