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 Corvid-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




5 December 2020

Join Ritsuko to make a traditional Japanese new year decoration influenced wreath using “Shimenawa” & “Mizuhiki” imported directly from Japan to decorate your home during this year’s festive season......more>>



2 December 2020


Do you love Japanese film classics, anime or contemporary cinema stories? Do you miss Japan and want to see it at least on screen? Would you like to learn and discuss about Japanese culture and society?n....more>>



10 December 2020


By drawing parallels between the Japanese Gutai Group’s performance art and Yves Klein’s body-paintings, as well as the immersive installations of Yayoi Kusama and Olafur Eliasson’s TATE Turbine Hall commission,....more>>



8 December 2020


The activities of the Japan Society are made possible thanks to the support of its members. This event is free of charge and open to all. We realise that this is a difficult time for many people. ...more>>



5 December 2020


Join Alice to make a traditional and beautiful origami Kusudama flower ball.We will be intricately folding 60 pieces of origami paper to make this beautiful piece, composed of 12 flowers. Learn its history and how it can be used as a decoration in a modern setting. Materials included in the price......more>>



1 - 4 December 2020


The Japan Society, in association with Ritsumeikan University (UK Office), is delighted to once again invite Sixth Form students to join us at our annual Sixth Form Japan event to explore and learn more about Japan....more>>

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