Japanese Events in London

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Apr 1 – Jun 30 all-day
12:00 am
Music in Ukiyo-e figured in many ways – through the act of listening or playing, or through music’s place in relation to a depicted character, perhaps a theatre actor or a geisha. These prints illustrate[...]
Japanese Gallery Kensington
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 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
7:00 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
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
1:00 pm
WORKSHOP Mushimaru Fujieda Workshop on “Natural Physical Poetry” accompanied by Aya Ogawa
IKLECTIK
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
IKEBANA, also known as KADO is the Japanese art of flower arrangement with the origin of tradition dates back to the 6th Century. Ohara School of Ikebana England Chapter is delighted to host the Ikebana[...]
One Hoe Street
12:00 am
Sansho Living is proud to showcase unique and beautiful Japanese ceramics and homeware, including flower vases, fruit bowls and lampshades all suitable for everyday, western lifestyle. On Thursday, 6th June 2019, Sansho Living will lead[...]
Sway Gallery at Old street
12:00 am
OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday 10:00–20:00 Sundays & Bank Holidays 12:00–18:00 Admission Free *Opening hours may vary depending on events, so please check our website on the day of your visit This summer Japan House[...]
Japan House, London
Jun 6 @ 9:30 am – Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm
9:30 am
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to introduce the London-based Japanese artist Kentaro Yamada to the UK public. Everything comes in waves is his first solo exhibition in London. Yamada is interested in the encounter[...]
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
6:00 pm
The Private View is a chance to have a first look at the exhibition Everything comes in waves by the London-based Japanese artist Kentaro Yamada. This is Yamada’s first solo exhibition in London. Yamada is[...]
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
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
Jun 14 – Jul 13 all-day
12:00 am
The colourful and disarming artworks by the Japanese pop painter Hikari Shimoda will intertwine with the emotional and poetic Street Art by the Italian Millo, filling up Dorothy Circus Gallery’s walls. The intense dialogue between[...]
Dorothy Circus Gallery
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
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
YOKIMONO (meaning ‘good things’ in Japanese) are proudly presenting a Japanese-themed market and cultural event in Dalston, East London. There will be plenty on offer, all made in Japan, or produced by Japanese artists and[...]
The Factory Dalston
6:00 pm
The artist Kentaro Yamada will be discussing his work and exhibition Everything Comes in Waves with Mark Rappolt, the Editor-in-Chief of ArtReview and ArtReview Asia. Yamada is interested in the encounter between material history and[...]
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
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
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
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