Japanese Events in London

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Jul 29 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm Hammersmith Park, Japanese Garden
No booking required – just turn up on the day! An afternoon of Japanese live music, family activities and Japanese food to celebrate the regeneration of the Japanese garden in Hammersmith Park! Expect taiko drumming,[...]
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm Leicester Sq Theatre
Since storming the Fringe in the noughties Gamarjobat (pronounced Ga-ma-jo-bat) have become one of the few acts that can truly claim to be a global sensation, having performed in 36 countries, from Broadway to China,[...]
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm Theatre503
The Art of Gaman is a stunning new play. It was a finalist in the American Playwriting Foundation’s prestigious Relentless Award. Tomomi, a young Japanese woman stands at the hull of a ship staring out[...]
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm VSF Wine Education
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[...]
Nov 17 2018 – Aug 31 2019 all-day World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium
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.[...]
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm Sway Gallery
“I’m with you” by So Fujii and Natsuki Tsukagoshi DATES: 12th – 22nd December 2018 PRIVATE VIEW 13th December 18:00 – 20:00, RSVP https://bit.ly/2Tce7mR Following the great success of ‘The Pets You Love’ by illustrator[...]
Jan 1 – Feb 28 all-day
We are now inviting schools in the UK to apply to be part of the Sakura Cherry Tree Planting Project in the UK, a project to celebrate the friendship between Japan and the UK. Schools[...]
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Daiwa Foundation Japan House
The Japanese Portland Garden is a traditional Japanese garden in Portland, Oregon. The Garden, which was designed in 1963, covers 12 acres and has eight separate garden styles. The Garden was created to provide the[...]
Mar 12 – Mar 31 all-day The Peacock
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[...]
Mar 17 all-day VSF Wine Education
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[...]
May 18 – May 26 all-day VSF Wine Education + Kanpai Sake Brewery
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[...]
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm Theatro Technis, NW1 1TT
Comedy about two Japanese girls who come to London to study English. Back-breaking stuff for their host family which has to bow to their every needs.
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 10 @ 9:00 pm TARA Arts
SHAKESPEARE’S MASTERPIECE GETS A POWERFUL JAPANESE REVIVAL It is 1860, in the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Othello is an Ainu, one of the indigenous people of northern Japan. He falls in love with a[...]
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day Arcola Theatre
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[...]