Japanese 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
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
12:00 am
The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019.
Serpentine Pavilion
Jul 5 – Sep 2 all-day
12:00 am
Visitors is an ongoing series of portrait characters by Ushiki Masanori, who is regarded as a cult figure in the art world of Japan and, much like his predecessors Yoshitomo Nara and Takashi Murakami, Ushiki’s[...]
Pocko Gallery, 51A King Henry's Walk, Mildmay Ward, London N1 4NH
12:00 am
The artist’s first exhibition outside Japan of Lacquer works by the contemporary craftsman Koyanagi Tanekuni in the Brunei Gallery, SOAS. There will be a Study Day on lacquer with specialist lectures, workshop, and gallery talks[...]
Brunei Gallery, SOAS
12:00 am
OPENING RECEPTION: 1 August Thu 18:00-20:00 RSVP: info@sway-gallery.com SPECIAL OPENING: 3 August Sat 12:00-18:00 VMR – Vanessa Milito Rodriguez – is an Italian-Colombian artist born in Milan, Italy. She has become fascinated with the traditional[...]
SWAY Gallery
12:00 am
Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa Exhibition at Japan House London This exhibition explores the work of Anno Mitsumasa, one of Japan’s greatest children’s book illustrators and authors, who is best known for his[...]
Japan House, London
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
2:30 pm
Legendary manga artist Keiko Takemiya gives an exclusive talk this August! Keiko Takemiya is arguably one of the most influential manga artists in Japan. Starting her career as an artist in late 1960 while still[...]
Foyles Bookstore
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
Sep 10 – Sep 21 all-day
12:00 am
The Leyden Gallery will hold a solo exhibition of the works of two Japanese artists, Jun Nishizaki and Hirofumi Kawamura. This event is part of our ongoing project to provide visitors with opportunities to explore[...]
Leyden Gallery, 9 Leyden St, London E1 7LE
Sep 10 @ 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: All Bar One , 108 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1HD There is good space to chat to people[...]
All Bar One
12:00 am
Tickets are now on sale for JAEFF 2019: Nation! This year’s festival will be held at the Barbican Centre, Close-Up Film Centre and MetFilm School from Friday 20 September through Sunday 22 September. JAEFF 2019: Nation will see five feature-length[...]
2:00 pm
The Introductory Saké Professional course is the first step to entering the saké sommelier world. This course represents a unique opportunity for saké enthusiasts or front-of-house staff to further their understanding of saké from its[...]
VSF Wine Education
2:00 pm
The Introductory Saké Professional course is the first step to entering the saké sommelier world. This course represents a unique opportunity for saké enthusiasts or front-of-house staff to further their understanding of saké from its[...]
VSF Wine Education
12:00 am
For individuals new to saké study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of saké. You will explore the main types and styles of saké through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining[...]
VSF Wine Education
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
Oct 8 @ 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: All Bar One , 108 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1HD There is good space to chat to people[...]
All Bar One
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