The Japan Society

Upcoming Events

05/10/2021Japanese Conversation Group

05/10/2021

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

06/10/2021ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Film Club: Battle Royale directed by Kinji Fukasaku

06/10/2021

Join us on 6 October for our Film Club dedicated to explore the influential and bloody film Battle Royale, directed by Kinji Fukasaku in 2000.

09/10/2021ONLINE EVENT - Making Senbei Since 1909: The Story of Domoto Seika

09/10/2021

The Japan Society is pleased to welcome Masaya Domoto, vice president of Domoto Seika, a 112-year-old senbei (rice cracker) company based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture. In this special online event, Masaya will introduce his fifth-generation family business, while attendees will have the opportunity to sample Domoto Seika’s rice crackers, as well as the chance to try freshly baked senbei at home.

11/10/2021ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: Essays in Idleness and Hojoki by Kenko and Chomei

11/10/2021

Written by Buddhist monks from medieval Japan, these two works on life's fleeting pleasures each show a different world-view.

16/10/2021Collar Cup Golf Match 2021

16/10/2021

The annual golf match between the Japan Society and the JCCI is being held this year on Saturday 16 October at the Hendon Golf Club. Twelve players from each organisation will compete for the Collar Cup, which was won in 2019 by the Japan Society.

02/11/2021Japanese Conversation Group

02/11/2021

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

08/11/2021ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka

08/11/2021

Five killers find themselves on a bullet train from Tokyo competing for a suitcase full of money. Who will make it to the last station? An original and propulsive thriller from a Japanese bestseller.

07/12/2021Japanese Conversation Group

07/12/2021

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

13/12/2021ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: Heaven by Mieko Kawakami

13/12/2021

Told through the eyes of a fourteen-year-old boy subjected to relentless bullying, this is a haunting novel of the threat of violence that can stalk our teenage years.