The Japan Society
Arashi No Ie/Stormy House

Arashi No Ie/Stormy House

A series of creative workshops for young people in Yorkshire, working with two Japanese artists to create content for a cross-cultural installation/performance exploring the ghosts of Wuthering Heights through traditional stories from Japan.

Flight Paths

Flight Paths

A play inspired by the Biwa Hôshi of medieval Japan – blind itinerant storytellers who journeyed around the country making a living from their performances of epic tales. Based on verbatim interviews, the play tells the personal stories of three visually impaired performers migrating to the UK.

Fuji Festival

Fuji Festival

A Japanese educational event for Scottish Primary school children, featuring sports, crafts, cookery and music.

Japan Society North West: Japan Day 2018

Japan Society North West: Japan Day 2018

Organised by the Japan Society North West, through a large range of stalls and demonstrations, this free to attend event helped to introduce Japanese culture to people in the North West of England.

Japanese Summer Festival 2018

Japanese Summer Festival 2018

A family friendly summer festival held in Brighton with activities including Japanese language lessons, Japanese folk music, a tea ceremony, martial arts demonstration, calligraphy and origami workshops plus Japanese food and drinks.

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival 2018

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival 2018

Stop motion and animation workshops as part of the Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival for local children with demonstrations from an animation director and a senior stop-motion animator.

Lincoln Japan Festival

Lincoln Japan Festival

An annual celebration of Japanese Culture, aimed at all ages taking place in venues across Lincoln City Centre, the festival includes cultural workshops and events, performances, art exhibitions and a Japanese film festival.

The Court of the Shogun

The Court of the Shogun

A key event in the Royal Armouries’ Summer programme inviting visitors to sixteenth century Japan and the court of the Shogun Tokugawa leyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate with activities for all ages and live demonstrations.

The Universal Language of the Body

The Universal Language of the Body

Whitley Academy in Coventry invited Tokyo based theatre company 'Tarinainanika' to perform a bilingual physical theatre piece set in Tokyo, offering students an insight into life in Japan.

Travels in a Paper Coat

Travels in a Paper Coat

A multi-media art exhibition exploring Matsuo Basho’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North in a contemporary London setting.