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2021 Events

Decemberby Region

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: Girl and masked demon on a train in Spirited Away

Japan Society Film Club: Spirited Away directed by Hayao Miyazaki

1 December 2021
Online

Img: Japanese house with many windows allowing light inside

Windowology: New Architectural Views from Japan

1 December 2021 - 10 April 2022
London

Img:Left, Japanese man. Right, android with a human face

Seminar - Between Man and Machine

2 December 2021
Online

Img:Close up of Japan on a globe

Seminar - Soft Power Diplomacy in a Post-Covid Era

2 December 2021
Online

Img:Left, Japanese woman. Right, Caucasian man

Keeping Ourselves Safe in Cyberspace with Mihoko Matsubara and Marcus Willett

2 December 2021
Online

Img:DNA double helix

Seminar - Gene Technology and Climate Change

3 December 2021
Online

Create a Japanese New Year Wreath at Pantechnicon

3 December 2021
London

Rakugo Performance by Katsura Utazo

3 December 2021
Liverpool

Drawing Movements - Creator Talk with Atsushi WADA and Sarina NIHEI

4 December 2021
Online

Img: Sumie-style maple leaves and koi fish

Sumi-e Ink Painting workshop "Maple Leaves and Fish"

4 December 2021
Online

Img: Origami Christmas trees

Origami Workshop: Christmas Trees & Flower Cards

4 December 2021
Online

Img:Japanese Performing Arts Festival - York St. John University and red logo of taiko drum with traditional fan above it

Japanese Performing Arts Festival - York St. John University

4 December 2021
York

Img:UK-Japan Music Society's 30th Christmas Concert flyer

The UK-Japan Music Society's 30th Christmas Concert

4 December 2021
London

Learn The Japanese Art of Gift Wrapping at Pantechnicon

5 & 12 December 2021
London

Img:Space craft floating above Earth

Astronauts as the Origin of Space Society

6 December 2021
Online

Img: Speech Contest logo, This year contest will be held online

Deadline for Applications - The 17th Japanese Speech Contest for University Students

6 & 13 December 2021
Online

Img:Teacher speaking to a class full of students

Online Workshop - How to Teach Haiku

7 December 2021
Online

Img:Japanese woodland compound with thatched roof

British Sake Association Special Mashiko Sake Dinner

7 December 2021
London

Img:Paintings and woodblock prints of Tokyo

Tokyo x Contemporary Art: 3 Views of the City

7 December 2021
Online

Img:Blade shredding leaves from kombu seaweed

Oboro Kombu - The Art of Shaved Seaweed

9 December 2021
Online

Img:Picture of Mishima Yukio with title, Missing the Point: The Art of Translating Mishima Yukio

Missing the Point: The Art of Translating Mishima Yukio

9 December 2021
Online

Img:Colourful fabrics

Wrap with Love: Master the Art of Sustainable Gift Wrapping

9 December 2021
London


Day: 10 - 19
Img:Photos and paintings from Tokyo Art and Photography

Tokyo: Art & Photography - Private View with Curators

10 December 2021
Oxford

Img:Finished pot with burn marks

ASH, EMBER, FLAME: A Japanese Kiln in Oxford

10 December 2021
London

Img:Sketches of Japanese film scenes including a girl on her brother's shoulders, a girl and older man knitting

'This Is What A Family Looks Like' - Film Screenings

11, 12 & 19 December 2021
London

Img:Katsura Sunshine on stage in robe

Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo

12 December 2021
London

Img:Yokimono Japanese Christmas Market 2021 and classical painting of cats in kimono

Yokimono Japanese Christmas Market 2021

12 December 2021
London

Img:ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: Heaven by Mieko Kawakami

Japan Society Book Club: Heaven by Mieko Kawakami

13 December 2021
Online

Img:Android cleaning with a vacuum cleaner

Seminar - Domestic AI in the UK and in Japan

14 December 2021
Online

Img:Book titled Murakami Haruki and Our Years of Pilgrimage

Online Book Launch - Murakami Haruki and Our Years of Pilgrimage

15 December 2021
Online

Img:Book titled Murakami Haruki and Our Years of Pilgrimage

Third Thursday Lecture - Hokusai’s Illustrations for The Great Picture Book of Everything

16 December 2021
Online


Day: 20 - 31

Ending Soon!
Img: Spherical logo of Access + Ability

Access + Ability in the Arts, Design & Technology

5 October - 3 December 2021
London

Img: Still life painting of clothes strewn on a sofa

The Colours of the Everyday - Painting Exhibition

1 November - 4 December 2021
London

Img: 
Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland

Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland

11 July - 12 December 2021
Norwich

Img: Curved lines in the sand on a beach

Picturing the Invisible

25 October - 23 December 2021
London

Sway Gallery Xmas Market 2021

29 November - 23 December 2021
London

Img:Seven Samurai artwork and caption Japan 2021

BFI Japan 2021: 100 Years of Japanese Cinema

18 October - 31 December 2021
UK & Online

Img: Ukiyoe-SakaiMarchant

Sakai Series: Ancient Technology and Industrial Heritage

September - December 2021
Online


Currently Ongoing

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

Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire

New Date
16 October – 29 January 2022
Beverley

Img: Wooden netsuke charm of an old man holding a broom

Netsuke: Miniature Masterpieces from Japan

18 May 2021 - 5 June 2022
Bristol & Online

Man standing in front of plant installation

Botanical Installation by Satoshi Kawamoto at Pantechnicon

21 July 2021 - 21 July 2022
London

Img: Earth 2 Air Podcast - Tsunagu/Connect

Earth 2 Air Podcast - Tsunagu/Connect

13 September 2021 - April 2022
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:‘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

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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