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.


We are pleased to announce that the Japan-UK Season of Culture will be extended until the end of 2021! Due to Covid-19, many events were postponed this year but we look forward to including many new and rescheduled events in our extended season.

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Tango Chirimen: Factory Visit & Conversation

14 May 2021

Img:Making Gogatsu Ningyō: Doll Making Demonstration & Talk by Goshiki's Hara Hiroko

Applications for the Japanese Local Project Support Programme 2021-2022 are open!

4 - 28 May 2021

11th Green Park Youth Concert Featuring Pianist ONODA Arisa

Watch on demand now

The Japanese Maps Collection of the University of Manchester Library: Digitalising a Mapped Society

17 May 2021

Featured Event

Japan Water New Date

14 April -31 July 2021
King's Lynn

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ONLINE EVENT - Cooking with Seaweed - the mineral-rich sea vegetable with Atsuko Ikeda & Clearspring

13 - 15 May 2021


The Japan-UK Season of Culture is taking place between 2019 and 2021

Season of Culture 2019-2020

About "Season of Culture"

We are pleased to announce that the Japan-UK Season of Culture will be extended until the end of 2021!
"Japan Season of Culture", and the UK will oversee the "UK Season of Culture" in parallel.

Join Us: Season of Culture

Join Us

We are seeking proposals for a wide range of events. Find out how to register your event as part of the Season here.

FAQ: Season of Culture


Answers to the most commonly asked questions about the season can be found here.

For Schools: Season of Culture

For Schools

The Embassy offers support to teachers in the UK who would like to introduce Japan to their pupils

Events from The Season