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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Epsom Cup at Tokyo Racecourse

Sunday, 9 June, 2024


Tokyo Racecourse

Members JPY8,000 (incl. lunch, tea and cake) Accompanied guests are only accommodated depending on availability at JPY9,000

Members will have another opportunity to attend the Epsom Cup Race, which commemorates the partnership between Epsom Racecourse in the UK and Tokyo Racecourse. Participants will watch the horseracing from...


Gala Party

Wednesday, 5 June, 2024

1845-2030 (doors open at 1830)

Please see the circular notice for details. Applications closed as at 14th May....


Special Evening Visit to British Antique Museum Kamakura

Friday, 24 May, 2024

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British Antique Museum Kamakura

Members only JPY3,500 (incl. admission, 1 drink)

British Antique Museum Kamakura is located near the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura, and opened in 2020. The four-story building was designed by Kengo Kuma and visitors can see British...


Josiah Conder’s Landscape Garden

Wednesday, 10 April, 2024


Takinogawa Kaikan (meeting room)

Members JPY1,500 Guests JPY2,000 (incl. entrance to Kyu- Furukawa Gardens)

At Kyu- Furukawa Gardens you can enjoy a Western-style garden and building designed by Josiah Conder, as well as a Japanese garden created by a famous gardener, Jihei Ogawa VII....


Spring Party at VULCANIZE LONDON Aoyama

Friday, 22 March, 2024


Vulcanize London @ The Playhouse

Junior Members JPY4,500 Members JPY5,000 Guests JPY5,500 (incl. canapés, drinks)

This year we will have another spring party at Vulcanize London Aoyama. The venue is closed to other customers and members will enjoy a casual party surrounded by British goods....


Online Lecture: Banksy and British Culture

Tuesday, 19 March, 2024


Free of charge (Members only)

Ms Toko Suzuki (a JBS member) will kindly give a lecture on Banksy. She has interviewed Banksy in 2003 and translated a number of books on him into Japanese including...


New Year Party

Friday, 26 January, 2024

1830-2000 (doors open at 1815)

Koku Kaikan (Shinbashi, Minato-ku)

JPY1,000 (snacks and drinks included)

The Society’s casual New Year gathering will be back after a gap of 10 years since the JBS office was in Marunouchi. It will provide members with a good opportunity...


Shu Kato Photo Exhibition Gallery Tour

Friday, 12 January, 2024

1930-2030 (doors open at 1920)

Sony Imaging Gallery Ginza

JPY1,000 *Advance payment is required.

The Society has organised a gallery tour at the beginning of the year 2024. Shu Kato (photographer and a JBS member) will hold a photo exhibition “Òran Na Gaoithe –...


Visit to the National Printing Bureau

Tuesday, 19 December, 2023


National Printing Bureau Tokyo Plant

The Society has arranged a visit to the National Printing Bureau where Japanese bank notes are printed. Participants will join a guided tour (in Japanese) to see the bank notes...


Junior Group Christmas Party

Thursday, 7 December, 2023


Junior Members/Students JPY4,000 Ordinary Members JPY4,500 Guests JPY5,000 (incl. buffet food and drink) *Payment is required in advance.

The Junior group will hold their annual Christmas Party at the British pub “Epilogue” in Ebisu. They will reserve the whole pub for the event and it will be a...