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

If you are organising a suitable event that you would like to see listed on this calendar, please get in touch with us here.

(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.


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



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Season of Culture




3 February 2021


The Mourning Forest (殯の森, Mogari no mori, 2007) is a beautiful and meditative portrait of grief, with an absorbing cinematography and a touching story.....more>>



28 January 2021


NAKAMURA Aya is a London-based theatre practitioner, puppeteer and puppet maker originally from Japan. The unique style she has cultivated within the field is distinctly recognisable in the productions she has been part of....more>>



19 February - 10 March 2021


The Japan Foundation/BAJS Postgraduate Workshop is back! A lot has changed since the 2020 iteration, and this year’s online workshop will be tackling the effects of the global pandemic on academia head on.....more>>



29 January 2021

This online panel discussion brings together four architects from the world-class architectural firms Atelier Bow-Wow and MVRDV whose designs for dachshunds and beagles are featured in the exhibition and open-source network Architecture for Dogs......more>>



30 January 2021


In this special event, we are delighted to welcome David Howell to join Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott in a conversation spanning themes and observations from his over 40 year involvement in UK Japan relations.....more>>



12 February 2021


The kimono's influence has shaped global fashion trends since the 1600s. Now, join a host of international experts including Akiko Fukai and Yamaguchi Genbei for a day of fascinating analysis....more>>

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