Ayakashi – An Evening of Unnerving Japanese Literature on Stage

ayakashi_website

Saturday 23 September 2017

A double bill of ghost storytelling and staged reading, specially picked to match the dungeon-like beauty of The Horse Hospital in Russell Square.

Japan Matsuri 2017

Matsuri website

24 September 2017

A regular fixture now in the London calendar, Japan Matsuri brings people together to enjoy Japanese food, music, dance, and activities for all the family in Trafalgar Square.

Praemium Imperiale – El Anatsui at the Royal Academy

praemium-imperiale_website

Monday 25 September 2017

In conjunction with the Japan Art Association & October Gallery, we are pleased to invite members to an arts event to celebrate the 2017 Praemium Imperiale.

Fukushima Devil Fish: Susumu Katsumata’s Anti-Nuclear Manga – with Ryan Holmberg

Ryan-Holmberg_website

Monday 25 September 2017

This talk will survey Katsumata Susumu’s visual art work on the subject of nuclear power prior to the 2011 meltdowns in Fukushima.

Landscapes of lights and shadows. Legacies and innovation in the production of chochin – with craft-maker Kenichi Fushitani

chochin_website

Wednesday 27 September 2017

In this event, Kenichi Fushitani will explore the history and techniques of chochin making and how paper lantens have shaped the lives of Japanese people.

Japanese Conversation Group

Brewmaster pub

Tuesday 3 October 2017

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

Japan Society Book Club: The Eternal Zero by Naoki Hyakuta

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Monday 9 October 2017

Kentaro and Keiko, adult grandchildren of a kamikaze pilot, decide to investigate their grandfather’s death, leading to a series of interviews with former soldiers and pilots who worked with him during the war.

Japanese Castles and the Making of Regional, National and World Heritage – with Oleg Benesch

Benesch-sumoto_website

Monday 16 October 2017

This talk explores the modern history of Japanese castles as sites of public history, including the global recognition of Japanese castles by UNESCO.

London-brewed sake tasting with Izakaya pairing at Okan Ramen

kanpai_website

Thursday 19 October 2017

A truly unusual evening in which the founders of the UK’s first sake brewery share their story and their local sakes paired with very special Japanese food.

Collar Cup Golf Match 2017

golf club

Saturday 21 October 2017

The annual golf match between the Japan Society and the JCCI is being held this year at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club, where twelve players from each organisation will compete for the Collar Cup. The Japan Society is looking for members who would like to help win back the title.

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