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Go Japan!

13 September 2020

Brands Hatch Circuit, Kent

Go Japan! is the first show of its kind in Europe. It is a one day celebration and host of all things Japanese. ...

Art & Design

Reflections of Japan in East Riding

19 September – 21 November 2020

Beverley Art Gallery, Beverley

‘Reflections of Japan in East Riding’ is an exhibition showing cultural connections between Japan and East Yorkshire using the collections of East Riding of Yorkshire Museums Service. ...

Theatre & Music

Shiki - music celebrating the four seasons of Japan

26 September 2020

Pocklington Arts Centre, York

In evening of music from, and inspired by, Japan, Kaminari UK Taiko Drummers will showcase a range of musical pieces, both traditional and self-composed. ....

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Japan Matsuri 2020

September 2020

Trafalgar Square, London

Stage performances, family activities, martial arts and Japanese food stalls.


JET programme returnees receptionn 2020

September 2020


Following the career fair organised by JETAA, it aims for returnees to network with alumini and other guests in Japan-related organisations.

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....

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.

Art & Design

Japan: Water

3 July - 19 September 2020

GroundWork Gallery, King’s Lynn

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

Art & Design

Tokyo: Art & Photography

16 July – 8 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, ...

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.


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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