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 Christmas Wreath Workshop

Saturday, 15 December, 2018


JBS Office


At this workshop, participants will make their own Christmas swags (a kind of wreath) using dried and fresh materials under the guidance of Hamei Matsumoto (JBS member and certified Sougetsu...


Yamatane Museum of Art Special Gallery Tour

Wednesday, 5 December, 2018

1730-1900 (doors open at 1715)

Yamatane Museum of Art

Members JPY1,800
Accompanied Guests JPY2,300
including admission and special Japanese sweets

The Society is privileged to be able to offer members another special gallery tour at Yamatane Museum of Art. This year, JBS members are invited to an exhibition entitled “Art...


Annual Dinner

Tuesday, 4 December, 2018

1930-2145 *doors open at 1900
Seated dinner from 1930-2145

Imperial Hotel Tokyo

Members JPY25,000
Accompanied Guests JPY30,000
1 table for 10 people JPY250,000

The Annual Dinner of the Society will be held at the Imperial Hotel Tokyo. Mr Hiroshi Nakaso (former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan/ Chairman of the Daiwa Institute...


Annual Golf Tournament

Tuesday, 13 November, 2018


Hodogaya C.C.

Party Fee JPY4,500
Play Fee JPY26,000-27,000

The Society’s Annual Golf Tournament was held again at Hodogaya C.C. The Princess Chichibu Memorial Trophy was awarded to Mr Yoshio Yanai with the best net score.  ...


Special Gallery Tour at Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery

Thursday, 25 October, 2018

16:00-18:00 (doors open at 15:45)

Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery (1-1 Kasumigaoka-machi, Shinjuku-ku)

Members JPY1,000 Guests JPY1,200

To commemorate the 150 anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, a special exhibition entitled “The World According to Meiji Japan” will be held at Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery....


Princess Chichibu Memorial Lecture

Monday, 15 October, 2018

15:00-16:30 (doors open at 14:30)

Mitsubishi Corp. Marunouchi Park Bldg. (2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku)

Members: Free Guests: Free

This year’s Princess Chichibu Memorial Lecture will be given by Mr Yoshiji Nogami, former Chairman of the Society and Japanese Ambassador to the UK. He will talk on “Brexit and...


Junior Group: Welcome BBQ Party for Daiwa Scholars

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

The Daiwa Scholarship is a unique programme offering young and talented UK citizens the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills, and to gain expertise and knowledge relevant to their career...


Lecture on English Gardening -Practical Ideas from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew-

Wednesday, 5 September, 2018

14:00-15:30 (doors open at 13:45)

Hibiya Library and Museum 4F (1-4 Hibiyakoen, Chiyoda-ku)

Members: ¥1,500 Guests: ¥2,000

Mr Masaya Tatebayashi, a JBS Member and a Kew-trained horticulturist, will give a lecture on English gardening and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. A professional horticulturist, Mr. Tatebayashi is the...