Japanese Events in London

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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
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day
12:00 am
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 29 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
10:00 am
London’s very own festival of Japanese culture – Japan Matsuri – returns on Sunday, 29 September 2019 in Trafalgar Square in the centre of the city. A regular fixture now in the London calendar, this[...]
Trafalgar Square, London
7:30 pm
CONFRONT RECORDINGS PRESENT: YUKA FUJII : LIKE PLANETS CINE-PHOTO (UK PREMIERE) £12£10 Advance £8 MEMBERS Tonights presentation celebrates the joint opening of an exhibition of photography by Yuka Fujii at the Pocko Gallery, together with[...]
CAFE OTO
7:30 pm
“This project is named Yū (幽) / phantom. Yū is Japanese special sensitivity, it’s means like “faintly”, “fleeting”, “airy”, “vaguely”. It’s be understood by Japanese people as also “ghost”, “apparition”, “phantom”. This performance depicts two[...]
CAFE OTO
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Minyo Crusaders rework traditional Japanese folk songs (minyō) with Latin, African and Caribbean rhythms to create some of the most infectious music anywhere between Latin America and Japan. The punchy and inventive arrangements of this[...]
The Jazz Cafe