The Japan Society

Past Events

The Japan Society runs more than 80 events per year providing opportunities for members and others interested in Japan to meet, learn and exchange ideas and experiences. Our archive of Past Events below shows events we have offered in previous months starting from 2020.

A list of events from previous years can be downloaded in pdf:
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

07/11/2023ARCHIVED Sixth Form Japan Day 2023

07/11/2023

The Japan Society, in association with Ritsumeikan (UK) and SOAS, University of London, is pleased to once again welcome sixth form students back to the annual Sixth Form Japan Day event. This event offers students the chance to experience hands on workshops with experts and listen to live speakers.

20/09/2023ARCHIVED Japanese Abacus - Online Course for UK Teachers

20/09/2023

A short online training course for UK teachers on the Japanese abacus, or soroban. Learn how to use the soroban to improve students' understanding of numbers and inject some fun and cross-cultural learning into regular numeracy or maths sessions.

01/03/2023ARCHIVED Japan Society Activities with Express Yourself 2023

01/03/2023

We are pleased to be taking part in Express Yourself 2023 - an online event celebrating languages and cultures in North East England and its connections with the world.

10/11/2022ARCHIVED Sixth Form Japan Day 2022

10/11/2022

The Japan Society, in association with Ritsumeikan (UK), is pleased to once again welcome sixth form students back to an in-person Sixth Form Japan Day event. This event offers students the chance to experience hands on workshops with experts and listen to live speakers.

07/04/2022ARCHIVED Easter Haiku Workshop for Children

07/04/2022

Inspire children this Easter with a creative haiku workshop outdoors; come along to the Japan Society’s in-person session led by internationally acclaimed poet, Paul Conneally!

29/03/2022ARCHIVED Sixth Form Japan Taster

29/03/2022

The Japan Society is pleased to welcome Sixth Form students back to an in-person Japan Taster event in March. This event offers students the chance to experience hands on workshops with experts and listen to live speakers in-person during a morning or afternoon session.

01/03/2022ARCHIVED Japan Society Activities with Express Yourself 2022

01/03/2022

We are pleased to be taking part in Express Yourself 2022 - a celebration of languages and cultures in North East England and its connections with the world. Anyone is welcome to join in - register to get access to all the activity materials! 

26/02/2022ARCHIVED Online Japanese Taster Class: 2-session Language Class with Kae Harding

26/02/2022

The Education Team is delighted to announce FREE online taster language sessions for secondary school and sixth-form students. Have you been thinking about trying Japanese for a while? Come and learn the basics in our friendly online classroom!

17/02/2022ARCHIVED Half-Term Haiku Workshop for Children

17/02/2022

Inspire children this half term with a creative haiku workshop; come along to the Japan Society’s in-person session led by internationally acclaimed poet, Paul Conneally!

07/12/2021ARCHIVED ONLINE WORKSHOP - How to Teach Haiku, with Paul Conneally

07/12/2021

This workshop will specifically focus on how to teach haiku to children and young people; join haiku poet Paul Conneally as he introduces this short-form of poetry and shares his advice and practical guidance for teaching haiku - both inside and outside the classroom.