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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.

Yo No Bi Tour

Yo No Bi Tour

Two internationally acclaimed Japanese musicians who also work with installation, ASUNA and Tomoko Sauvage, were invited to tour the North of England having been commissioned by Yo No Bi tour to produce new sonic works relating to the space and the local community.

Manga Book Club

Manga Book Club

A Manga Book Club for Year 7 and 8 students at The Royal Grammar School in Guildford, offering insight into an aspect of Japanese culture and increasing interest in Japanese studies.

 JAEFF: Screening Of ‘A Page of Madness’

JAEFF: Screening Of ‘A Page of Madness’

Screening of ‘A Page of Madness’ (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1926) with live narration from a renowned benshi and traditional Japanese musical accompaniment.

Brogdale Collections: Hanami Experience and Festival

Brogdale Collections: Hanami Experience and Festival

A one day 'hanami' festival celebrating Japanese culture with a wide range of activities including a tea ceremony demonstration, taiko drumming, workshops, an exhibition of Japanese artifacts plus tours of Brogdale Farm’s vast collection of cherry trees.