Japan-British Society events provide opportunities for members to meet throughout the year. These include an Annual Dinner, the Gala Party, the Princess Chichibu Memorial Lecture, outings to places of interest around Japan and the Annual Golf Tournament.

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Junior Group Online Lecture History of the English Landscape Garden

Saturday, 5 September, 2020


Free of charge, members only

The Junior group will hold a lecture (in Japanese) via Zoom in September by JBS member Mr. Ryosuke Kondo on the English landscape garden. The English landscape garden originated in...


New Coronavirus and Society Events -updated-

Tuesday, 1 September, 2020

JBS Office The JBS Office is operating on reduced hours with a skeleton staff. If you would like to contact the Secretariat, please send e-mail to


New Coronavirus and Society Events

Friday, 29 May, 2020

JBS Office The Secretariat Office has been closed due to the State of Emergency declared by the Japanese Government over Covid-19 since the beginning of April. Please check this website...


In Response to the Government’s State of Emergency Declaration

Saturday, 25 April, 2020

JBS Office The Secretariat Office is closed due to the State of Emergency declared by the Japanese Government over covid-19. Please contact by e-mails Society Events We are obliged...

Tuesday, 21 April, 2020


Public House Epilogue

Members JPY4,300 New Members JPY3,800 (those who joined between Apr. 2019 and Mar. 2020) Price includes nibbles and one drink

This event has been cancelled....

Tuesday, 24 March, 2020


Meiji Jingu Museum

JPY1,000 Members only

Meiji Jingu Museum opened in October 2019, slightly ahead of the 100th anniversary this year of the foundation of Meiji Jingu itself. The Society has organised a guided tour of...

Friday, 21 February, 2020

1500-1630 (doors open at 1430)

Mitsubishi Corp. Marunouchi Park Bldg.

Free of charge (members only)

This event has been postponed. Further information will be provided when the new date is fixed. The Society is privileged to invite former Japanese Ambassador to the UK Mr Koji...


New Year Party

Monday, 27 January, 2020

1830-2030 (doors open at 1815)

Hitotsubashi Club

JPY 5,000 (members only) includes buffet and all you can drink

The Society’s annual New Year Party will again be held at Hitotsubashi Club. It will provide members with a good opportunity to meet informally to celebrate the arrival of the...


Junior Group Christmas Party

Sunday, 8 December, 2019

1800-2000 (doors open at 17:45)

Public House Epilogue

Junior Members JPY3,500 Ordinary Members/Junior guests JPY4,000 Guests JPY4,500 (incl. Buffet food and 1 drink) Please pay at the venue.

The Junior Group will hold a Christmas party at a British pub in Ebisu. To book, please contact the JBS Secretariat no later than 2nd December....


Annual Dinner

Thursday, 28 November, 2019

1930-2145 (doors open at 1900)

The Okura Tokyo

Members JPY28,000 Accompanying Guests JPY33,000 1 table for 10 people JPY280,000 *The fee includes pre-dinner drinks, a full-course dinner, and wine.

We will be honoured again at the annual dinner this year by the presence of H.I.H. Princess Akiko of Mikasa. Mr Rupert Wingfield-Hayes (the BBC’s Tokyo correspondent) will give the...