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E. A. Hornel From Camera to Canvas Exhibition Events Programme

E. A. Hornel From Camera to Canvas Exhibition Events Programme

A series of online workshops and talks to coincide with the exhibition 'E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas' at the Edinburgh City Art Centre.

The Spider’s Thread

The Spider’s Thread

A filmed paper theatre piece complimented by online workshops and a talk, based on a short story by Ryunosuke Akutagawa, created by Puppeteer and Theatre Maker, Aya Nakamura.

Japan Day 2020

Japan Day 2020

The 18th Japan Day in Cambridge took place in February with 600+ visitors enjoying a wide range of cultural activities.

Rabbit Miners and Coal-Picking Women: The Mining Art of Sakubei Yamamoto

Rabbit Miners and Coal-Picking Women: The Mining Art of Sakubei Yamamoto

A unique exhibition of ink drawings and watercolour paintings by Sakubei Yamamoto displayed around the coal mine at the Big Pit National Coal Museum in Pontypool, Wales.

Promoting Culture & Diversity through STEAM & Digital

Promoting Culture & Diversity through STEAM & Digital

Activities enabling a group of young people in Belfast to try new things and learn about both traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.

Dream Colours: Focus on Japan – Online launch

Dream Colours: Focus on Japan – Online launch

A digital launch event for Modern Poetry in Translation's first ever publication to focus on Japanese poetry.

A Celebration of Pontypool and Japan

A Celebration of Pontypool and Japan

A week of events introducing the local community to aspects of Japan and Japanese culture, celebrating the unique relationship between Japan and the town of Pontypool and the world-famous Pontypool Japan tinware.

Ainu Othello

Ainu Othello

Tara Arts invited Professor Kazumi Shimodate of Tohoku Gakuin University and his theatre production ‘Ainu Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello, to London to present the cultural diversity in Japan by using Shakespeare Plays.

Between The Stones – Getting to Noh from Page to Stage

Between The Stones – Getting to Noh from Page to Stage

The Between the Stones Project comprised the development of a new English language noh drama by Jannette Cheong and Richard Emmert, plus a programme of education and outreach activities providing an up-close understanding of noh ‘from page to stage’.

Dorozome of Amami Oshima: Mud Dyeing Lecture and Workshop

Dorozome of Amami Oshima: Mud Dyeing Lecture and Workshop

Three craftspeople from the workshop Kanai Kougei, Amami Oshima, Japan, a company specialising in dorozome (mud dyeing) were invited to the UK to take part in a short programme of lectures and workshops for both academics and the general public.