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2021 Events

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Due to the ongoing concerns surrounding Covid-19, many events are being cancelled at short notice. As such, the information presented here is not the most up to date. Please contact the organisers of events directly to confirm if the event is planned to go ahead as scheduled.


Day: 01 - 09
Img: Tokyo 2020 Looking Back over an aerial picture of Tokyo including national stadium

'Tokyo 2020 Looking Back' Video Series

From October 2021
Online

Img: In Praise of Hands: Woodcuts by Naoko Matsubara, Poems by Penny Boxall

In Praise of Hands: Woodcuts by Naoko Matsubara, Poems by Penny Boxall

1 October 2021 – 13 March 2022
Oxford

Img:Dojima Sake Festival

1st Annual Dojima Sake Festival

2 October 2021
Cambridgeshire

Img:Woman with tea ceremony set

Japanese Tea Ceremony Online Workshop: Beginners Course

2, 16, & 30 October 2021
Online

Img: Save the Kids Project poster featuring multiple guests

Online Event - Save The Kids Project (Part Two)

3 October 2021
Online

Img:Two people painting pottery

The Mountain - Porcelain Exhibition

4 - 10 October 2021
London

Img:Abstract painting of a frog watching a deer sink into a lake

Rui Matsunaga in conversation with Dr Charlotte Mullins

5 October 2021
Online

Img:Artisanal drinking glasses

SGHR Sugahara Sake Glass Collection + Sake Tasting

5 October 2021
London

Img: Hand painting iridescent material

Reframing Raden: Conversation & Studio Visit

5 October 2021
Online

Img: Spherical logo of Access + Ability

Access + Ability in the Arts, Design & Technology

From 5 October 2021 Reopening 26 October
London

Img:Artisanal drinking glasses

Japanese Cocktails with SGHR Sugahara at Pantechnicon

6 October 2021
London

Img:Battle Royale, school photo

Japan Society Film Club: Battle Royale by Kinji Fukasaku

6 October 2021
Online

Img:A man forging a knife

Sakai Forged Knives: Workshop Visit & Conversation

7 October 2021
Online

Img:Traditional Japanese sweets

Free Matcha Tea Tasting & Demonstration at Pantechnicon

7 October 2021
London

Img:Domoto old Company, Senbei

Making Senbei Since 1909: The Story of Domoto Seika

9 October 2021
Online

Img:Ornate bottles on gin lying on grass

KI NO BI Gin Tasting

9 & 10 October 2021
London


Day: 10 - 19
Img:Red flower painted in traditional Japanese sumie style

Sumi-e Ink Painting Workshop: "Coloured Hozuki – Winter Cherry"

10 October 2021
Online

image-Ikebana Exhibition ‘Hope’

Ikebana Exhibition ‘Hope’

10 October 2021
London

Img:ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: Essays in Idleness and Hojoki by Kenko and Chomei

Japan Society Book Club: Essays in Idleness and Hojoki by Kenko and Chomei

11 October 2021
Online

Img:Books in a row

Japanese Book Cover Designs that Broke the Mould

12 October 2021
Online

Img:Solar panels

Seminar - Net Zero by 2050 in the UK and Japan

12 October 2021
Online

Img:Singer Ekotumi on a beach

EKOTUMI Concert

13 October 2021
London

Img:Letters capital A and lower-case A in red neon letters

Artist Talk: Distance and Sensation by Kota Takeuchi

13 October 2021
London

Img:Japanese dancer Fukiko Takase

Artist Talk: Contemporary Dancer Fukiko Takase

14 October 2021
Online

Img:Kikuko Tsumura in Live Conversation

Kikuko Tsumura in Live Conversation

14 October 2021
Online

Img:American humvees driving across Afghan desert

Webinar - The US Withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Changing Global Power Balance

15 October 2021
Online

Img:A man at a desk working with animation cells

Koji Yamamura: In The Studio Where Japan's Leading Animation is Born

15 October 2021
Online

Img:Keiichiro Hirano in Live Conversation

Keiichiro Hirano in Live Conversation

16 October 2021
Online

Img:Golf course

Collar Cup Golf Match 2021

16 October 2021
London

Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire

New Date
16 October – 29 January 2022
Beverley

Img:‘Vision of a Moment’: Japanese Creative Prints 1950-1960

‘Vision of a Moment’: Japanese Creative Prints 1950-1960

16 October 2021 – 3 April 2022
Oxford

Img:Bullet train moving toward camera

Screening: Tōkaidō Shinkansen

17 & 31 October 2021
London

Img:Painting of woman making paper fan

Craft Culture in Early Modern Japan: Materials, Makers, Mastery with Christine Guth

18 October 2021
Online

Img:Seven Samurai artwork and caption Japan 2021

BFI Japan 2021: 100 Years of Japanese Cinema

18 October - 31 December 2021
UK & Online


Day: 20 - 31
Img: Left image Woman looking through a book, right image holding ornamental crabs

A Curator’s Journey through Objects: In Conversation with Rosina Buckland

21 October 2021
Online

Img: Curved lines in the sand on a beach

Picturing the Invisible

25 October - 23 December 2021
London

Img: Japanese woman looking into the distance

Online Seminar with the Creators of 'Tokyo Rose'

28 October 2021
Online

Img: Temple facade painted gold and black

Architectural Treasures of Nishi Hongan-ji: Online Talk and Visit

28 October 2021
Online

Img: Sake bottles

British Sake Association Grand Sake Tasting

28 October 2021
London

Img: Tokyo Paralympic athletes in 1964

Screening: Tokyo Paralympics – Festival of Love and Glory

29 October 2021
London

Img: Woodcut print of swirling water

Metamorphoses of Water by Hiroko Imada

30 October 2021
London


Ending Soon!
Img: Framing Nature: Photography by Hiroshi Sugimoto and Nobuyoshi Araki

Framing Nature: Photography by Hiroshi Sugimoto and Nobuyoshi Araki

18 June - 3 October 2021
Norwich

Img: Cinema audience looking at a screen bearing the words 'Kotatsu Festival' and some cartoon characters

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival

25 & 26 September, 1 - 3 October 2021
Wales


House of the Setting Sun

House of the Setting Sun

26 March - 10 October 2021
Cumbria

Img: Japanese wooden dolls

Japanese Kokeshi: Tohoku and Beyond

28 September - 15 October 2021
London

Img: A Wish For the Harvest fine art prints exhibition

"A Wish for the Harvest" FINE ART PRINTS EXHIBITION by SUMIKO OKUBO

15 June - 30 October 2021 Closing date extended
London

Img: Funding for Japanese Language

Funding for Japanese Language Education Projects held in the UK - September 2021 Applications OPEN

1 September - 31 October 2021
Applications open


Currently Ongoing
Img:Tokolo Asao [CONNECT] Individual and Group

Tokolo Asao [CONNECT] Individual and Group

17 July - 7 November 2021
London

Img:Tokyo 1964, Designing Tomorrow

Tokyo 1964, Designing Tomorrow

5 August - 7 November 2021
London

Img:Scoreboard at the Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games

Screenings: 1964 Tokyo Olympics Short Films

5 August - 7 November 2021
London

Img: Volleyball players before a game

Chikako Yamashiro - Chinbin Western

21 August - 21 November 2021
Dundee, Scotland

Img: 
Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland

Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland

11 July - 12 December 2021
Norwich

Img: Ukiyoe-SakaiMarchant

Sakai Series: Ancient Technology and Industrial Heritage

September-December 2021
Online

Tokyo: Art & Photography

New Date
29 July 2021 – 3 January 2022
Oxford

Megumi Fujita Piano Recital

Megumi Fujita Piano Recital Watch on demand

Available until 4 January 2022
Online

Man standing in front of plant installation

Botanical Installation by Satoshi Kawamoto at Pantechnicon

21 July 2021 - 21 July 2022
London

Img: Man lighting the Olympic cauldron at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

Screenings: Tokyo Olympiad by Ichikawa Kon

2 September 2021 - 6 November 2021
London

Img: Abstract painting

The Myth of Survival by Rui Matsunaga

10 September - 26 November 2021
London

Img: Earth 2 Air Podcast - Tsunagu/Connect

Earth 2 Air Podcast - Tsunagu/Connect

13 September 2021 - April 2022
Online

Flight Paths

From 17 August 2020
Online

11th Green Park Youth Concert Featuring Pianist ONODA Arisa

11th Green Park Youth Concert Featuring Pianist ONODA Arisa Watch on demand

From 9 April 2021
Online

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