This calendar has been established to keep people up to date on new and upcoming Japan-related cultural events in the UK.

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(Note: The Embassy of Japan does not accept any responsibility for the events registered, or any loss or damage resulting from the events registered in the calendar or from any reliance placed on the information in the Events Calendar. With the exception of those events with explicit support of the Embassy of Japan, the inclusion of an event in the Events Calendar does not amount to an endorsement by the Embassy of Japan or the Government of Japan of any event or organisation.



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Season of Culture




18 November 2018

Scala, London

Small Pond are excited to present ENJOYsugoi, a two-part London festival spotlighting some of their favourite artists from Japan, alongside a packed line-up of great acts from all corners of the alternative/experimental musicworld......more>>



22 September 2018 - 6 January 2019

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol

This Bristol Museum & Art Gallery has a collection of some 500 ‘floating world pictures’ (ukiyo-e) which celebrate the pleasures of life in Japan. Our collection ranks in the top five regional UK collections.,.,...more>>



17 November 2018

The Royal Society, London

The Experience Japan Exhibition aims to introduce the growing range of study and research opportunities available in Japan.This year, 12 of Japan’s leading universities and college will be attending to provide information on degree programmes taught entirely in Englis .....more>>



7 November - 5 December 2018
Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London

The works presented in Tsuyoshi Anzai’s first solo exhibition in the UK pose questions about the ‘thereness’ of everyday items. Taking inspiration from the Platonic philosophical assumption of a world of ideas which is hidden from human senses.....more>>



17 November 2018 - 31 August 2019

World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium, London

Explore the full history of the birth and evolution of rugby union in Japan, from 1866 when Yokohama became the site of the oldest rugby club in Asia, to being awarded Rugby World Cup 2019.........more>>



2 - 22 November 2018

Sway Gallery, London

The Sway Gallery London is proud to introduce Yuta Segawa, an incredibly talented Japanese ceramicist based in London “In this installation, I will gather together three hundred of my miniature pots, as well as exhibit little painted pots..,...more>>

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