18th World Children’s Haiku Contest 2023-2024
The Japan Society is pleased to announce that the 18th World Children’s Haiku Contest 2023-2024 is now open for entries, focusing on the theme of “Family”.
Join the Hammersmith Japanese Garden Working Party!
Members and friends of The Japan Society are invited to join the annual working party to clean up the Japanese Garden in Hammersmith Park ready for the winter.
Registration Now Open! Sixth Form Japan Day 2023
We are pleased to invite sixth form students to attend the annual Sixth Form Japan Day, in association with Ritsumeikan (UK) and SOAS, University of London.
The Japan Youth Collective Orientation - Photos
On Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 August 2023, the members of the Japan Youth Collective (all aged 16-19) gathered at Japan House London for their first meetings, and we’re pleased to share that it was a huge success!
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (55)
One of the pleasures of travelling in the British Isles is the frequency with which reminders of Japan and of Japanese culture crop up, often unexpectedly.
Private Tour - Circles of Stone: Stonehenge and Prehistoric Japan - Photos
See photos from our special excursion to Stonehenge to see the exhibition: Circles of Stone: Stonehenge and Prehistoric Japan.
Japanese Garden Community Day 2023 - Photos
We are pleased to have enjoyed warm and (mostly) dry weather at the Japanese Garden Community Day in Hammersmith Park's Japanese Garden on Sunday 6 August 2023.
Calligraphy Workshop: Summer Greetings - Photos
We are pleased to share photos from our shochu mimai (summer greeting cards) workshops held on Saturday 22 July with calligrapher Yoko Takenami.
NEW online course for UK Teachers - Japanese Abacus (Soroban)
The Japan Society is pleased to announce a free short online course for teachers at UK schools to learn all about the soroban, or Japanese abacus, led by Tomoko Hoult a soroban teacher and advocate.