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UPDATED 2017-7-28 15:50:51

The Society’s Annual Golf Tournament will be held again at Hodogaya C.C. The Princess Chichibu Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the golfer with the best net score. Please inform the Secretariat of your handicap when you sign up.

Time & Date: 0906 on Tuesday, 24th October
Place: Hodogaya Country Club (Asahi-ku, Yokohama)
Price: Party fee JPY4,000 *Please make a bank transfer in advance.
Play fee: JPY26,000-27,000 (to be paid individually at the club.)



UPDATED 2017-7-28 15:48:07

The Daiwa Scholarship is a unique programme offering young and talented UK citizens the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills, and to gain expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals.
The Junior Group is again holding a BBQ party to welcome the Daiwa Scholars arriving this September.
Please note that the number of guests is limited to 1 per member.
To attend, please contact the the JBS Secretariat by e-mail or telephone by 5th September.

Date: Friday, 15th September
Time: 1900-2100 (reception opens at 1845)
Price*: Junior JPY3,500、Members JPY4,000、(Guests JPY5,000) *Please pay at the venue.



UPDATED 2017-7-13 14:51:05

The Tokyo Metro (underground) started operations in 1927 and marks its 90th anniversary this year. JBS members were exclusively invited to the Tokyo Metro Training Centre in Shinkiba to see the model station used for training.

Date: Tuesday, 11th July 2017
Place: Tokyo Metro Training Centre (in Shinkiba)



UPDATED 2017-6-23 12:03:00

Bus Tour to Nikko:
Former British Embassy Villa, Kanaya Cottage Inn Museum and Nikko Toshogu Shrine

The Society has arranged a day trip to Nikko.
Participants will visit the former British Embassy villa by Lake Chuzenji and the Kanaya Cottage Inn Museum, where Isabella Bird stayed in 1878; she later wrote about her stay in Unbeaten Tracks in Japan.
We will also have a guided tour of Nikko Toshogu Shrine, a World Heritage Site, where we will see the renovated Yomeimon Gate (a National Treasure) and participate in a prayer session in the special Shogun’s Room.

If you would like to join this tour, please register your name and telephone number with the JBS Secretariat no later than 31st July. (We need a minimum of 25 participants. Coach travel will be arranged through Hankyu Kotsusha.)

Date: Friday, 1st September (0830-1930)
Place: Nikko
Price: Members JPY13,500, Guests JPY14,500
(incl. Tokyo-Nikko return by coach, lunch, admission fees to the former British Embassy Villa, Kanaya Cottage Inn Museum, Nikko Toshogu Shrine, and a souvenir)



UPDATED 2017-5-29 15:05:12

JBS member Ms Sakura Aoyama, a jewellery adviser, gave a lecture on early 20th-century fashion and jewellery, as seen in the popular TV drama series Downton Abbey.
Before the lecture, participants enjoyed lunch at the Ogasawara Hakushakutei Restaurant, which used to be the residence of Count Nagayoshi Ogasawara, a JBS members in the early 20th century.

Date: Wednesday, 5th July 2017
Time: 1200-1500 (doors open at 1145)
Place: Ogasawara Hakushakutei Restaurant
Price: Members JPY12,500, Guests JPY15,500 (includes course lunch and lecture)



UPDATED 2017-5-1 10:24:56

Pursuant to Article 14 (Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting) and 15 (Convocation) of the Constitution, the Society held a General Meeting on Monday, 26th June at Conference Square M+ in Marunouchi.

Date & Time: Monday, 26th June, 1900
Place: Conference Square M+



UPDATED 2017-5-1 10:24:14

Members had another opportunity to attend the Epsom Cup Race held annually to commemorate the partnership between Epsom Race Course in the UK and Tokyo Race Course.
Participants watched the horseracing from a VIP guest room.

Date & Time: Sunday, 11th June 2017, 1100-1600
Place: Tokyo Horse Race Track VIP Room
Dress: smart casual/gentlemen should wear jackets
Price: Members JPY8,000 (includes lunch, wine, coffee/tea and cake)



UPDATED 2017-5-1 10:23:45

The Junior Group held a Bonsai Workshop on 27th May.
After the brief lecture on Bonsai basics, we made our own Bonsai!

Date: Saturday, 27th May 2017
Time: 1400-1600 (doors open at 1345)
Place: JBS Office meeting room
Price: Junior Members JPY2,500、Members JPY3,000、Guests JPY3,500



UPDATED 2017-4-6 12:25:04

The Junior Group held an Ohanami party on 7th April.

Date: Friday, 7th April 2017
Time: 1900-2100 (Doors open at 1845)
Price: Junior members & students JPY3,500, Members JPY4,000, Guests JPY5,000



UPDATED 2017-3-24 10:52:19

We visited Yokohama Museum on May 19th to view the exhibition “The Elegant Other: Cross-cultural Encounters in Fashion and Art”; the visit also featured a lecture and tea and cakes after the gallery tour.

Date: Friday, 19th May 2017
Time: 1300-1530
Place: Yokohama Museum
Price: Members JPY3,800, Guests JPY4,300 (incl. museum ticket, tea/coffee and cakes)



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