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UPDATED 2017-12-21 16:49:38

Members visited the Sumida Hokusai Museum. In addition to viewing the general exhibits, participants were given a lecture on world-renowned ukiyoe artist Katsushika Hokusai.

Date: Thursday, 8th February 2018
Time: 1330-1500 (doors open at 1315)
Place: Sumida Hokusai Museum
Price: Members JPY1,000 Guests JPY1,500 (incl. lecture and admission fee to the museum)



UPDATED 2017-11-22 14:21:11

The Society’s annual New Year Party was held at Hitotsubashi Club.

Date: Monday, 22nd January 2018
Time: 1830-2030 (doors open at 1815)
Place: Hitotsubashi Club (14F Josui Kaikan 2-1-1 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku)
Price: JPY 4,300 (members only) includes buffet and all you can drink



UPDATED 2017-11-22 14:19:38

2018 marks the 60th anniversary of Paddington’s first published appearance, and aficionados will be delighted to know that Paddington 2 will be showing in Japanese cinemas in January.
Paddington also was putting in an appearance at the Junior Group’s Christmas party, as he did at the Omochitsuki Party in January last year!

Date: Sunday, 17th December 2017
Time: 1400-1600 (doors open at 1345)
Place: La Keyaki *Rain or shine
Dress: Christmas or Paddington
Price: Junior Members/Students JPY2,500、Ordinary Members JPY3,000、Guests JPY4,000、Elementary School Children JPY1,000
  (incl. tea and cakes) *Please pay at the venue.



UPDATED 2017-10-24 13:45:25

Natsume Soseki Memorial Museum opened in September this year.
The Society has arranged a tour, together with a lecture by Ms Yuko Nagashima (lecturer at Waseda Univ.).

Yuko Nagashima: Lecturer, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University; publications: Natsume Soseki no Tegami (Taishu Publishing), Soseki no Aishita Ehagaki (Iwanami Shoten)

Date: Friday, 15th December 2017
Time: 1430-1600 *Door opens at 1400
Place: Natsume Soseki Memorial Museum
Price: Members JPY2,000 Guests JPY2,500 (incl. lecture and admission fee to the museum)



UPDATED 2017-9-27 11:28:30

Ms Tamao Sako is a well-known cooking instructor specialising in British puddings.
She held a Christmas Pudding Seminar for JBS members.
Participants enjoyed Christmas pudding, Victoria sponge cake, mulled wine, spiced tea after the lesson.

Date: Thursday, 9th November 2017
Time: 1130-1400
Place: Patia Kitchen Studio in Toranomon
Price: Members JPY7,500 Guests JPY8,000



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Date: Wednesday, 6th December 2017
Time: 1930-2145 (doors open at 1900)
Place: Hotel New Otani Tokyo
Dress: Formal (Black Tie/Dark Suit)
Price: Members JPY23,000、Guests JPY28,000、1 table for 10 people JPY230,000
* The fee includes a full course dinner, wine, and pre- and after-dinner drinks.
* Please pay the fee by 24th November. No refunds are possible after this date.
* Please let us know if you have any special dietary needs.
* No cameras (including mobiles) are permitted.



UPDATED 2017-8-30 15:15:11

As a follow-up to the special gallery tour last year, members of the Society were invited to an exhibition of the works of Uemura Shoen, a great master of Japanese-style painting who is especially well known for his depictions of Japanese women in kimonos.
Participants were given a guided tour by Ms Taeko Yamazaki, Director of Yamatane Museum of Art.

Date: Thursday, 5th October 2017
Time: 1730-1900 (doors open at 1715)
Place: Yamatane Museum of Art
Price: Members JPY1,800 Guests JPY2,300 (incl. admission and special Japanese sweets)



UPDATED 2017-8-30 15:14:16

Members of the Society enjoyed a tour of the State Guest House, Akasaka Palace, where heads of the state and other visiting dignitaries stay, and where various diplomatic events are held.
Participants visited the main building and garden.

Time & Date: 1230-1330, Tuesday, 26th September 2017
Place: State Guest House, Akasaka Palace



UPDATED 2017-7-28 15:50:51

The Society’s Annual Golf Tournament was held again at Hodogaya C.C. The Princess Chichibu Memorial Trophy was awarded to Mr Nagata.

Time & Date: 0906 on Tuesday, 24th October 2017
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 again held a BBQ party to welcome the Daiwa Scholars arriving this September.

This event is organized in cooperation with The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.

Date: Friday, 15th September 2017
Time: 1900-2100 (reception opens at 1845)
Price*: Junior JPY3,500、Members JPY4,000、(Guests JPY5,000) *Please pay at the venue.



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