Japanese Events in London

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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,[...]
Sway Gallery
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day
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The World Shakuhachi Festival 2018 brings together many of the world’s best performers of the shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute, from all continents. It presents, at highest level, a broad cross-section of traditional and contemporary[...]
Goldsmiths, University of London
Sep 13 – Sep 28 all-day
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Hana Machi – by SAKI&Bitches DATES: 13-28 Sep 2018 PRIVATE VIEW: 13 Sep 18-20 In a celebration of heritage and the power of a woman’s sexuality, ‘Hana Machi’ is an intimate exhibition by Japanese-born, London-based[...]
Sway Gallery
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The third edition of the Naviar Haiku Fest, a day event exploring the relationship between music and haiku poetry, comes back to London for the second time after our first show in October last year.[...]
The Old Church
2:00 pm
Saké is a versatile beverage that can complement food just as well as wine. It is also an excellent drink to be enjoyed on its own. No wonder, then, that this national drink of Japan[...]
VSF Wine Education
7:00 pm
This is an exciting opportunity to use the rare Japanese natural dye, Kakishibu, whilst learning a basic Shibori technique and create an original tote bag! Kakishibu is a traditional Japanese dye made from tannin extract[...]
Studio47 Kingsgate Workshops
Nov 17 2018 – Aug 31 2019 all-day
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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.[...]
World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium
Nov 19 – Nov 21 all-day
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Maak, the UK’s leading auction house devoted to modern and contemporary ceramics, presents their 2018 sale with a dedicated auction of fine Sake Ware. ‘The Art of Sake’ brings to the market a collection of[...]
Royal Opera Arcade
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Date: Saturday 24th November 2018 Time: 10am-3pm Venue: 1st floor, Unit4 (Located in front of TK Trading shop) TK Trading is a Japanese food shop in North Acton. We offer Japanese-style bento, sushi and sandwiches[...]
TK Trading
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
It’s super easy to get started with making books at home, and there’s loads to explore once you get going. In this two hour workshop you will learn how to make a simple book using[...]
The Linnean Society of London
12:00 am
Like sushi and sashimi? Why not take our one-day sake course to understand the different styles of saké and get top tips to pair your Japanese dishes with the right saké? We’ll also teach you[...]
VSF Wine Education
12:00 am
Learn everything about saké in a saké brewery in action, right in London! VSF Wine Education is joining hands with Kanpai Sake Brewery (the UK’s first sake brewery) to run this course that will provide[...]
VSF Wine Education + Kanpai Sake Brewery
1:00 pm
WORKSHOP Mushimaru Fujieda Workshop on “Natural Physical Poetry” accompanied by Aya Ogawa
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 27 @ 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
The ultimate Anglo-Japanese experience… Following the raving success of our first Tokyo Kitchen series, we’ve teamed up again with Michelin-trained chef Paul Frost to curate a super fine multi-course sake paired Japanese culinary experience not[...]
Kanpai London Sake
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day
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Grimeborn Opera Festival 8pm 23rd August 3pm 24th August 8pm 24th August Origami and music. A multi-media opera installation. Verity Lane‘s two-part project draws on her 10 years’ experience of living in Japan, exploring classical[...]
Arcola Theatre
Sep 20 – Oct 12 all-day
12:00 am
LIVE SCREENINGS: Rugby World Cup 2019 The Hall, Lower Floor, Japan House. Drop in; Admission Free. Join Japan House for live screenings of the Rugby World Cup 2019. With over 10 matches lined up and[...]
Japan House