Japan-related Events in London

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Yayoi Kusama: Small Pumpkin Paintings
Yayoi Kusama: Small Pumpkin Paintings @ Omer Tiroche Gallery
Mar 2 – Jun 1 all-day
Yayoi Kusama: Small Pumpkin Paintings @ Omer Tiroche Gallery | England | United Kingdom
“I was enchanted by their charming and winsome form. What appealed to me most was the pumpkin’s generous unpretentiousness. That and its solid spiritual base.” (Yayoi Kusama) Omer Tiroche Gallery will kick off their 2018[...]
Japan Tide presents Hiroko Inoue & Kishu Miyata
Japan Tide presents Hiroko Inoue & Kishu Miyata @ Layden Gallery
May 29 – Jun 2 all-day
Japan Tide presents Hiroko Inoue & Kishu Miyata @ Layden Gallery | England | United Kingdom
A cultural exchange project, Japan Tide launches its first art exhibition series in the UK which focus to works of Japanese female artists around seventies at a gallery based in Liverpool Street. During the first[...]
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Japan Tide presents Haruko Fujii
Japan Tide presents Haruko Fujii @ Leyden Gallery
Jun 5 all-day
Japan Tide presents Haruko Fujii @ Leyden Gallery | England | United Kingdom
When the cultural organisation Japan Tide approached Leyden Gallery with the concept of an exhibition of promoting older Japanese women artists (all in their 70s) it was a perfect match as Leyden Gallery has for[...]
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Sumire Kuribayashi & Friends 7:00 pm
Sumire Kuribayashi & Friends @ Hoxton Hall
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Sumire Kuribayashi & Friends @ Hoxton Hall | England | United Kingdom
Yokohama Calling presents the debut UK performance by sensational Japanese pianist Sumire Kuribayashi and bass legend Hideaki Kanazawa. This performance features a collaboration with two of the UK’s finest jazz musicians, Jason Yarde (saxophones) and[...]
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Kimono x Komono きもの x こもの
Kimono x Komono きもの x こもの @ Sway Gallery
Jun 7 – Jun 13 all-day
Kimono x Komono きもの x こもの @ Sway Gallery | England | United Kingdom
Kimono x Komono きもの x こもの by MIYABI & PETIT KIMONO 7-13 June 2018 The history of kimono, the national costume of Japan, dates back to ancient times, and techniques such as spinning a cocoon,[...]
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Panos Karan piano recital-Chopin
Panos Karan piano recital-Chopin @ Cadogan Hall
Jun 11 all-day
Panos Karan piano recital-Chopin @ Cadogan Hall | England | United Kingdom
The wildlife charity Born Free Foundation is thrilled to be working with internationally acclaimed pianist and conductor Panos Karan who performs Chopin’s 24 formidable, evocative and popular Études, while also speaking about his charity Keys[...]
The Japan Society Book Club 7:00 pm
The Japan Society Book Club @ The Japan Society
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Japan Society Book Club @ The Japan Society  | London | United Kingdom
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
Hosen Nakamura Exhibition
Hosen Nakamura Exhibition @ Leyden Gallery
Jun 12 – Jun 16 all-day
Hosen Nakamura Exhibition @ Leyden Gallery | England | United Kingdom
When the cultural organisation Japan Tide approached Leyden Gallery with the concept of an exhibition of promoting older Japanese women artists (all in their 70s) it was a perfect match as Leyden Gallery has for[...]
The London Japanese Language Meetup 7:00 pm
The London Japanese Language Meetup @ The Comedy Pub
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The London Japanese Language Meetup @ The Comedy Pub | England | United Kingdom
Please note to cover costs there is a £1 entry charge on the door. ミートアップの会場が変わります! 新しい会場は: The Comedy Pub , 7 Oxendon Street, London, SW1Y 4EE London, We’ll have our usual monthly Japanese social and[...]
Tatsuo Miyajima 10:00 am
Tatsuo Miyajima @ William Morris Gallery
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm
Tatsuo Miyajima @ William Morris Gallery | London | England | United Kingdom
16 June to 23 September 2018 Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm; free Tatsuo Miyajima is one of Japan’s foremost contemporary artists. Through his work he explores the concept of time, incorporating original material[...]
Japanese Innovators
Japanese Innovators @ Barbican
Jun 20 – Sep 30 all-day
Japanese Innovators @ Barbican
A series of gigs featuring artists from Japanese underground scenes responsible for genre-defining music over the past 40 years. From the ground breaking electronics of Yellow Magic Orchestra to the sonic arts of Ryoji Ikeda[...]
SOU FUJIMOTO: FUTURES OF THE FUTURE 藤本壮介展 未来の未来
SOU FUJIMOTO: FUTURES OF THE FUTURE 藤本壮介展 未来の未来 @ Japan House London
Jun 22 – Aug 5 all-day
SOU FUJIMOTO: FUTURES OF THE FUTURE 藤本壮介展 未来の未来 @ Japan House London | England | United Kingdom
“Creating architecture is like planting seeds of the future” ‒ Sou Fujimoto ‘SOU FUJIMOTO: FUTURES OF THE FUTURE’, is an exhibition held in collaboration with Tokyo’s TOTO GALLERY・MA. Seen for the first time in the[...]
Okinawa Day 10th Anniversary 10:00 am
Okinawa Day 10th Anniversary @ Spitalfields
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Okinawa Day 10th Anniversary @ Spitalfields
London Okinawa Sanshinkai is back at Spitalfields this summer for Okinawa Day! This year we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Okinawa Day with special guests from Japan xx Join us to celebrate Okinawan classical[...]
New Approaches: #MeToo in Japan and the UK 6:00 pm
New Approaches: #MeToo in Japan and the UK @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New Approaches: #MeToo in Japan and the UK @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The #MeToo movement swiftly spread from America to the UK in October 2017, with thousands of women sharing their stories of sexual abuse or misconduct on social media. The movement’s impact spread beyond the internet,[...]
Closing the gender gap by 2030: Lessons from Japan and the UK 6:30 pm
Closing the gender gap by 2030: Lessons from Japan and the UK @ Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics, London, WC2A 3LJ
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm
Closing the gender gap by 2030: Lessons from Japan and the UK @ Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics, London, WC2A 3LJ | England | United Kingdom
Admission free, Booking essential Despite the Japanese government’s commitment to creating a “society where all women shine”, progress in achieving this is still limited.  In 2017, Japan dropped to 114th place on the Global Gender Gap Index produced[...]
The Uraraka Way
The Uraraka Way @ Sway Gallery London
Jun 28 – Jul 16 all-day
The Uraraka Way @ Sway Gallery London | England | United Kingdom
Thu.28th /June – Mon.16th /July 2018 Private view Thursday 28th / June 18:00 – 20:00 Please rsvp: https://bit.ly/2IvUPTo *Stencil Workshop on Saturday 30th / June from 11:00 till 14:00 70-72 Old Street, London, EC1V 9AN[...]
Women’s Economic Empowerment in Post-Disaster Reconstruction: a study of Tohoku 6:00 pm
Women’s Economic Empowerment in Post-Disaster Reconstruction: a study of Tohoku @ Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Women’s Economic Empowerment in Post-Disaster Reconstruction: a study of Tohoku @ Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre
On March 11 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit the north-east coast of Japan, causing a massive tsunami. The scale of the damage was unprecedented. One of the key reconstruction activities has been supporting women’s[...]