Saori Freestyle Weaving Workshops – December 2019

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December 2019

Following the successful sessions in September and October, the Japan Society is delighted to present the third Saori freestyle weaving workshop, led by Erna Janine. During this special three-hour workshop, you will be introduced to the intuitive art of Saori weaving.

Japan Society Book Club: Sweet Bean Paste by Durian Sukegawa

Monday 9 December 2019

Sweet Bean Paste is a moving novel about the burden of the past and the redemptive power of friendship. Its protagonist Sentaro spends his days in a tiny confectionery shop selling dorayaki. But everything changes when he meets Tokue.

Japan Society Christmas Party

Tuesday 10 December 2019

This year’s Christmas Party will once again be held in the Ballroom of the Japanese Embassy, by courtesy of The Ambassador. We hope that many members will join us for this festive occasion.

Colin Alexander McVean, a Scottish engineer in early Meiji Japan – with Colin Houston

Monday 16 December 2019

In this lecture, Colin Houston will explore the fascinating history of his ancestor Colin Alexander McVean in the context of Anglo-Scottish-Japanese relations in Meiji Japan. He will examine personal and archival documents and photos by Colin Alexander McVean revealing a little-known aspect of Japanese modernisation in the late 19th century.

Japan Society Book Club: The Honjin Murders by Seishi Yokomizo

Monday 13 January 2020

In the winter of 1937, the village of Okamura is abuzz with excitement over the forthcoming wedding of a son of the grand Ichiyanagi family. But amid the gossip, there is also a worrying rumour – it seems a sinister masked man has been asking questions about the Ichiyanagis around the village.

Joint Lunch with Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

Tuesday 14 January 2020

The guest of honour at the Japan Society and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UK’s first joint lunch of 2020 will be Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), Dame Carolyn Fairbairn.

Japanese Conversation Group

Tuesday 14 January 2020

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.

Japanese Conversation Group

Tuesday 4 February 2020

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 Factory by Hiroko Oyamada

Monday 10 February 2020

In an unnamed Japanese city, three seemingly normal and unrelated characters find work at a sprawling industrial factory. They each focus intently on their specific jobs but life in the factory has its own logic and momentum, and as the factory slowly expands it begins to take over everything.

Japanese Conversation Group

Tuesday 3 March 2020

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.

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    Saori Freestyle Weaving Workshops – December 2019

    8 December — 10:30 am - 9 December — 9:00 pm
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    Japan Society Christmas Party

    10 December — 6:30 pm
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