Japan-related Events in London

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Nov 17 2018 – Aug 31 2019 all-day
12:00 am
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
Mar 12 – Mar 31 all-day
12:00 am
As the Japanese taiko drumming troupe make their way back to London, they bring with them the Odaiko drums. These traditional drums, used in Shinto rituals, weigh over half a tonne each, and require exceptional[...]
The Peacock
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
7:00 pm
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[...]
The Comedy Pub
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
London’s newest flower school is up and running at the world famous Battersea Power Station. With classes available for all ages and abilities, a session with one of our experienced, fully qualified instructors is an[...]
Moyses Stevens Battersea
7:00 pm
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[...]
The Japan Society
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
7:00 pm
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[...]
The Comedy Pub
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm
9:30 am
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to introduce the unique works of the acclaimed Japanese artist Haruo Mitsuta to the UK public. Mitsuta is the only contemporary artist who makes Jizai Okimono (“articulated animals”) –[...]
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
7:30 pm
Japanese composer and musician Chie Mukai for a solo concert of er-hu, voice, and dance. Born in Osaka, Chie Mukai studied music under Takehisa Kosugi at Bi-Gakko in Tokyo. She started playing the er-hu and[...]
Hundred Years Gallery
May 4 @ 8:30 pm
8:30 pm
Multi-instrumentalist/composer lives in Tokyo, Japan. -Drone abstract harsh noise made up of layers of analog synthesisers with beats. She started playing piano when she was a small child and in her teenage years she was[...]
IKLECTIK
11:00 am
Notting Hill located concept store Couverture & The Garbstore is proud to host London based artist Miyu Kurihara for an exclusive, one-off workshop. Guests will hear how the artist established her art career and has[...]
Couverture & The Garbstore
7:00 pm
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[...]
The Japan Society
May 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
7:00 pm
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[...]
The Comedy Pub
7:30 pm
BUTOH RESIDENCY offers three days of live performances, films and a workshop that see Japanese and European musicians, dancers and artists working together to advance the global recognition of Butoh – both as a uniquely[...]
IKLECTIK
7:30 pm
BUTOH RESIDENCY offers three days of live performances, films and a workshop that see Japanese and European musicians, dancers and artists working together to advance the global recognition of Butoh – both as a uniquely[...]
IKLECTIK
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
IKLECTIK
3:30 pm
THE LEGEND OF THE STARDUST BROTHERS (1985) with Q&A from director Macoto Tezka – England Premiere Rocky Horror meets Phantom of the Paradise with a long-lost 80s Japanese rock-musical featuring zombies, animation and much more,[...]
Prince Charles Cinema
12:00 am
This May Zodiac Film Club invites you to come in out of the sun and watch one of the original J-horrors with us. Takashi Miike’s Audition (1999) tells the story of Aoyama (Ryo Ishibashi), a[...]
The Castle Cinema
May 23 – Aug 26 all-day
12:00 am
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan. Manga is a visual narrative art form that has become a multimedia global[...]
The British Museum