Events

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.

Display events: Upcoming Events Past Events

1
Dec

Online Lecture by HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa

Wednesday, 1 December, 2021

1400-1500

Free of charge (Members only)

The Society is honoured that HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa has accepted an invitation to give a lecture entitled “Looking for Treasures at the British Museum”. The lecture will be...

26
Nov

Annual Golf Tournament

Friday, 26 November, 2021

0912 OUT/IN

Hodogaya Country Club

JPY2,500 (for prizes, administration fee, etc.) The play fee (JPY26,000-27,000) and lunch will be charged individually at the club.

The Society’s Annual Golf Tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, but we will hold one this year, at Hodogaya C.C. The Princess Chichibu Memorial Trophy will...

21
Oct

Online Lecture “On returning from my mission to the UK” by Ambassador Keiichi Hayashi

Thursday, 21 October, 2021

1500-1600

Free of charge (Members only)

The Society is delighted that Ambassador Keiichi Hayashi has agreed to give an online lecture (in Japanese) entitled “On returning from my mission to the UK”. The Zoom meeting ID...

30
Sep

The Japan-British Society Awards

Thursday, 30 September, 2021

The Society set up an annual awards scheme in 2008 to recognize significant work in the field of Japanese-British relations by individuals and organisations that have not otherwise been acknowledged....

6
Oct

Visit to Yokohama Archives of History Exhibition “Over the Seven Seas – Japan and Britain in the Edo Period 1830s-1868”

Wednesday, 6 October, 2021

1400-1600

Yokohama Archives of History

JPY1,000 (Members only) Fee includes admission and lecture

The building housing the Yokohama Archives of History used to be the UK’s Consulate in Yokohama, and is now designated by the city as an important cultural property. With the...

10
Sep

Online Lecture “Learning from Shakespeare how to live in the Corona era” by Prof. Shoichiro Kawai

Friday, 10 September, 2021

1400-1500

Free of charge (Members only)

The Society is delighted that Prof. Shoichiro Kawai has agreed to give an online lecture (in Japanese) on “Learning from Shakespeare how to live in the Corona era”. Shoichiro Kawai...

17
Jun

Junior Group Online Pub Night

Thursday, 17 June, 2021

1930-2030

Free of charge (Members only)

The Junior Group will hold an Online Pub Night on Zoom to give participants a chance to chat with other members in a small group while enjoying drinks and snacks...

27
May

Online Lecture by Ms Noriko Hama

Thursday, 27 May, 2021

1500-1600

Free of charge (members only)

Ms Noriko Hama, a well-known economic commentator and columnist, will give an online lecture entitled “The Twisted Relationship Between Courage and Convictions: A Case of Two Prime Ministers”. (The lecture...

23
Apr

Meiji Jingu Museum Visit

Friday, 23 April, 2021

1300-1500

Meiji Jingu Museum

JPY1,000 Members only

Meiji Jingu Museum opened in October 2019, slightly ahead of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Meiji Jingu itself in 2020. The Society organised a guided tour of the...

19
Mar

Online Lecture Ishinomaki, the 2011 Tsunami, & Me

Friday, 19 March, 2021

1430-1530

Free of charge (members only)

March this year will mark the 10th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. Mr Richard Halberstadt, director of Central Building, Ishinomaki City Reconstruction Information Exchange Centre (and JBS Award...