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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Online Lecture by Former Ambassador to the UK Mr Koji Tsuruoka

Thursday, 25 February, 2021


Free of charge (members only)

The Society organised a special lecture by Mr Koji Tsuruoka, former Japanese Ambassador to the UK, in February 2020, which was subsequently cancelled because of the covid-19 pandemic. We are...


JBS Office

Monday, 4 January, 2021

The JBS Office is open from 4th January but is operating on reduced hours with a skeleton staff due to the continuing covid-19 pandemic. If you would like to contact...


The JBS Office closed for New Year Holiday

Thursday, 24 December, 2020

The JBS Secretariat will be closed from 25th December until 3rd January. Please contact by e-mails during this period, you will receive a reply after 4th January. We hope...


Annual Dinner

Thursday, 26 November, 2020

1900-2100 (doors open at 1830)

The Okura Tokyo (2F Orchard Room)

Members JPY28,000 Guests JPY33,000

We have been obliged to cancel most of the Society’s events since February this year because of the covid-19 pandemic. However, the Events Committee and the Board have decided to...


The Japan-British Society Awards

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020

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....


BBQ Party (Junior Group)

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020

The Junior Group organises a BBQ Party in September each year to welcome the new Daiwa Scholars, but because of the pandemic, the arrival of this year’s Scholars has been...


Annual Golf Tournament

Thursday, 1 October, 2020

The Annual Golf Tournament is generally held every autumn, but because of the covid-19 pandemic, the Events Committee has decided to cancel the tournament this year....


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...