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27-31 October 2014

Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho, London

What? The inaugural "Tokyo Jazz Fest. London" is brought to Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho by Andrew Chapman and Bence Bolygo (Bolygomusic Productions) in partnership with the Japanese pianist, composer and producer Makoto Kuriya and the Japan Foundation. . .....more>>


28 October 2014

Society of Antiquaries of London

Following US Commodore Matthew Perry’s gunboat diplomacy of 1853-54, the closed country of Japan opened up to the Western world. For the Japanese it was a method of survival; for the West it was an enlightenment possibly unequalled since the Renaissance . ...more>>



7 - 25 October 2014


2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the formation of Mugenkyo; two decades of rigorous touring, performing and teaching which have cemented their place as one of the most successful and enduring Taiko groups in Europe......more>>


3 October - 2 November 2014

Anise Gallery, London

In their first exhibition in Britain, and within the context of Anise Gallery’s architectural ethos, husband and wife artists Setsuko and Shigetomo Suzuki join forces to showcase a body of work that explores humanity and our interaction with the world.....more>>



31 October 2014
Steinway Hall, London

‘Yuko Sano was born in Tokyo, Japan. She graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and had a successful debut recital in Tokyo at the age of 15 to an audience of 1200. .....more>>


3 October - 7 December 2014

Dairy Art Centre, London

Dairy Art Centre is pleased to present a major solo exhibition by Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara. The largest and most comprehensive exhibition in the UK to date, Greetings from a Place in My Heart will feature seminal pieces by the artist, many of which have never been shown before in the UK. ....more>>




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