JULY 2020

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4 July 2020

Liverpool Guild of Students, Liverpool

The type of events will be similar to previous Japan Days which included, for example in 2014, formal opening, taiko drummers and awa odori, kyudo, kendo and aikido ...

Art & Design

Japan: Water

4 July - 19 September 2020

GroundWork Gallery, King’s Lynn

A contemporary art exhibition held in a gallery which specialises in art and the environment. Its focus will be on the purity of water in Japan and ...

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10 – 12 July 2020

Olympia London, London

HYPER JAPAN is the largest and only comprehensive exhibition and sale show in the UK where visitors can experience all the attractions of Japanese culture, products and services at the same time.


Park House School Education Ekiden

13 July 2020

Park House School, Newbury

To apply the concept and traditions of the Ekiden to a school context to create a physical activity event alongside a learning activity ...

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Japanese Season of Culture at Chichester College: crazy Japanese Olympic games

14 July 2020

Chichester College campus, Chichester

Chichester College will hold several Japa related events throughout 2019 and 2020.

Theatre & Music

The Garden of Words Stage Production

15 July - 15 August 2020

Park Theatre, Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP

Based on the stereotype-defying Anime by world-renowned director Makoto Shinkai (your name.), The Garden of Words is a modern Tokyo tale inspired by ancient Man’yōshū poetry. The subtle drama explores invisible disability, ....

Art & Design

Tokyo: Art & Photography

16 July – 22 November 2020

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Tokyo: Art & Photography will explore Japan’s capital city through the varied and vibrant arts it has generated over 400 years, ...

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Japanese Season of Culture at Chichester College: Japan Olympics at Chichester college

24 July 2020

Chichester College campus, Chichester

Chichester College will hold several Japa related events throughout 2019 and 2020.

Art & Design

Ishiuchi Miyako

30 July – 4 October 2020

Stills: Centre for Photography, Edinburgh

This will be the first ever exhibition of work by Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako in Scotland.

Academia & Science

JET programme predeparture orientation and reception 2020

July 2020

Embassy of Japan, London

Travel advice and Japanese language sessions followed by a reception with invited guests.

Art & Design

Yama: Sakubei Yamamoto Coal Mine Paintings Exhibition

14 September 2019 - 30 September 2020

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Wales

At the age of seven years old, Sakubei Yamamoto (1892-1984) moved with his family to the coal mines of the Chikuho region in Kyushu. He became an apprentice colliery blacksmith at the age of twelve....


Rugby and the Olympics Special Exhibition

29 November 2019 - 31 August 2020

World Rugby Museum, Twickenham

The unique exhibition showcases the leading role that Rugby Union has played in the birth of the modern Olympic movement. ....


Coventry Torch Relay – Lighting the Flame of Friendship

26 March – 3 July 2020


On Thursday, 26th March the Olympic Torch for the 2020 Games will begin its journey in Japan. On the same day, Coventry’s own Torch Relay will begin to make its journey between 54 Coventry schools from the Cathedral ruins. ...

Academia & Science

Samurai: History and Legend

4 May - 26 September 2020

Milstein Exhibition Centre, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge

Samurai are one of the most famous images of Japan, but they are as much legend as history. The great warriors of Japan’s medieval period gave way to an early modern warrior class that ruled in a long time of relative peace, ...

Art & Design

Monogatari: the art of storytelling in Japanese woodblock prints

29 May – 4 October 2020

Oriental Museum, Durham University, Durham

A partnership with the National Museum of Japanese History, this exhibition will display parts of the J P Scott Collection of Japanese woodblock prints for the first time. ...

Theatre & Music

The Great Race!

May - September 2020

Small theatres and studios throughout the UK

The performance tells the story of how, long ago, The Jade Emperor organized twelve creatures to run a race in order to help him construct his zodiac calendar.

Art & Design

Japan: Courts and Culture

12 June – 8 November 2020

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London

The Royal Collection holds some of the most significant examples of Japanese art and design in the western world. For the first time, highlights from this outstanding collection are brought together in an exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery.


University of Oxford Internships and Work Placements in Japan

Until December 2020

The Oxford Alumni Club of Japan is currently running a campaign to expand the number of intern host companies and organisations in Japan.

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