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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)



UPDATED 2017-3-24 10:50:57

This year’s welcome party for new members again was held at THE FooTNik, a British pub in Ebisu.

Date: Monday, 24th April 2017
Time: 1900-2100 (Doors open at 1845)
Place: THE FooTNik Ebisu
 http://www.footnik.net/index.php/english/location/
Price: Members JPY3,300, New Members (joining between April 2016-March 2017) JPY 2,800
Price includes nibbles and one drink



UPDATED 2017-2-27 10:41:34

The Society held a whisky tasting event with the kind co-operation of Helmsdale, a pub in Hiroo. Participants tasted 6 Scotch whiskies and hear a presentation (in English) by Mr Robert Stockwell of Diageo Moet Hennessy.
Participants enjoyed Scottish smoked salmon, Scotch eggs, haggis, kippers, fish & chips, etc after the lecture.
Featured whiskies: Glenkinchie, Dalwhinnie, Cragganmore, Talisker, Ardbeg

Date: Saturday, 1st April 2017
Time: 1600-1850 (door opens at 1545)
Place: Helmsdale Tokyo (7-13-12 2F Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku)
Price: Members JPY6,000, guests JPY7,000 (incl. 6 whiskies, buffet dinner, dinner drinks and a small present)



UPDATED 2017-2-27 10:40:57

The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) is a UK hand embroidery school that was founded in 1872. JBS member Ms Emi Nimura is the only RSN tutor teaching in Japan.
Here needlework four-leaf clover was used as an important motif in the NHK morning drama series “Beppin-san”, and she demonstrated how it is made in the E-Television programme “Suteki-ni handmade”.
Participants in our workshop learned traditional stitch techniques and make a four-leaf clover pattern on a handkerchief.

Date: Monday, 27th March 2017
Time: 1300-1500 (doors open at 1245)
Place: JBS Secretariat office meeting room
Price: Members JPY5,000



UPDATED 2017-1-23 12:44:39

Members attended “Igagoe Dochu Sugoroku” a special guided tour of the stage after the performance.

Date: Saturday, 18th March 2017
Time: Kabuki: 1200-1630, stage tour: 1645-1715
Place: National Theatre (4-1 Hayabusa-cho, Chiyoda-ku)
Price: Members JPY6,000, Guests JPY6,500 (incl. B seat ticket and stage tour )



UPDATED 2017-1-23 12:43:27

An orientation by a director of Pilgrims Ltd. was held for members interested in registering their children for a Pilgrims summer course.
These courses are for children aged from 12 to 18.

Date: Saturday, 11th March 2017
Time: 1030-1130
Place: Hibiya Library and Museum, 4F meeting room
Course costs (including tuition, accommodation and meals):
21 July - 3 August Harrow School £2,900
28 July - 17 August Harrow School £4,300



UPDATED 2017-1-23 12:42:27

The Society held a welcome reception for the new British Ambassador, His Excellency Paul Madden CMG, on March 16.

Date: Thursday, 16th March 2017
Time: 1830-2030 (doors open at 1815)
Place: Tsunamachi Mitsui Club (2-3-7 Mita, Minato-ku)
Dress: Lounge Suits
Price: Members JPY10,000, Guests JPY12,000



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