Love Japan? Love Books? Love Poetry? Love Films? Care about Human Rights? Come and join us from May 12 - May 23
The 2010 Bath Japanese Festival is a multi-faceted event showcasing the best of contemporary Japan featuring Book Arts, Film, Haiku and Renga. There will also be connected events aiming at raising awareness of the issue of Modern Day Slavery through Anti Trafficking initiatives.
International Haiku Competition http://bathjapanesefestival.com/events/haiku-competition Origami Project created by theloveofit`s Jo Tinsley www.theloveofit.co.uk
Wednesday 12th May – Sunday 23rd May
Japanese Contemporary Book Arts Exhibition, Bath Central Library*
Free Admission (Library Opening hours)
* Bath Central Library, Library entrance at The Podium Shopping Centre, Level One, Bath
Wednesday 12th May 7-10 p.m.
Our BIG Launch Party! Live Words & Event Tasters!
BRSLI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath. £4 at the door £2 to BRSLI members and students
Monday 17th May 7 p.m.
Film Night: Screening the Japanese short ?lm Jitensha (Bicycle); and Call and Response a Film about Human Trafficking
Bring tissues but also be prepared to love these ?lms!
The Cube Microplex Cinema, Dove Street South, Bristol BS2 8JD
£4 at the door, £3 concessions (plus a £1 membership fee for non members)
Tuesday 18th May 7-10 p.m.
The Issue(s) of Human Trafficking in Europe and Asia with Guest Speakers
BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath £4 at the door £2 to BRSLI members and students
Sunday 23rd May
Magic Lantern Film Night
The Lanes, 22 Nelson Street, Bristol BS1 2LE,
£3 donation to charity on the door.
20th May Renga: splicing spontaneity into your writing with Alan Summers Mr B’ s Emporium of Reading Delights, 14-15 John Street, Bath ¡ò24 with wine. Bookings only with Writing Events Bath: mb. 07811501978
May 22nd (two workshops) Bookmaking Workshop £10 RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject: Bookbinding) Bath Central Library (10am – 4pm)
Japanese Renga Poem Workshop Free (turn up on the day) Bath Central Library (3-5pm)