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Experience Japan 2016

Experience Japan 2016

A free to attend event with workshops and performances providing people in Scotland with an introduction to Japanese culture and a platform for those practicing in Japan arts and disciplines.

Follow the Thread

Follow the Thread

A collaborative project between a primary school in Oldham and an elementary school in Kagoshima to create a piece of artwork which would be displayed at a gallery local to each school.

Hanami Festival 2016

Hanami Festival 2016

The second edition of Brogdale Collections annual Hanami Festival introducing the Japanese tradition of cherry blossom viewing with a full day of events.

Japan Day 2016 / Arita 400

Japan Day 2016 / Arita 400

Arita 400 themed annual Japan Day, including an Arita ceramics showcase, kimono exhibits and workshops, calligraphy and chado demonstrations, and Japanese craft area.

Japan Festival

Japan Festival

A week long annual arts and culture festival in venues across Lincoln with a programme including workshops, interactive activities and performances.

Japanese Club

Japanese Club

A weekly lunchtime Japanese club for pupils aged 12-15 at Fraserburgh Academy in Aberdeenshire with language tuition, craft activities and sushi making.

Japanese Matsuri in Glasgow

Japanese Matsuri in Glasgow

Two free to attend Japanese festival events held for the general public in Glasgow with activities and performances.

Made in Japan

Made in Japan

An exhibition of work of four Japan-based potters held by Devon Guild of Craftsmen, and an exhibition launch event with Japanese food and themed performances including bunraku-style puppetry.

The University of Sheffield Japan Day 2016

The University of Sheffield Japan Day 2016

Japan Day with stalls showcasing origami, omatsuri games, yukata, go, shogi, gothic and Lolita fashion, taiko and koto performances, yosakoi dance and more.

Master Woodblock Carver Motoharu Asaka: European Tour

Master Woodblock Carver Motoharu Asaka: European Tour

A series of workshops and demonstrations lead by a master woodblock carver promoting ukiyoe and introducing the techniques and ideas to young, emerging artists with an interest in printmaking.