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Film: Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Posted 11th October

The film of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake offers a fresh look at the 21st century. Retaining the iconic...

Hibiya College: “King Lear”

Posted 02nd October

Hibiya Library & Museum presents a lecture on King Lear by Prof. Shoichiro Kawai of Tokyo University. He...

Audio Book: Unbeaten Tracks in Japan (Shin-yaku Nihon Okuchi Kiko)

Posted 30th September

by Isabella Bird, translated by Kiyonori Kanasaka This Japanese translation of Unbeaten Tracks in Japan is now available...

The Tale of Genji Vol. 4: Arthur Waley’s translation of Lady Murasaki’s 11th-century masterpiece in “back translation” to Japanese

Posted 30th September

by siblings Marie Mariya and Megumi Moriyama, Sayusha, JPY3,200 This unique version of The Tale of Genji is...

Shosoin: Essential Treasures of Ancient Japan Passed Down by the Imperial Family

Posted 26th September

In celebration of the enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor, the Tokyo National Museum will hold a special...

Special Exhibitions of Kingo Tatsuno’s works

Posted 24th September

To commemorate the centennial of the death of Kingo Tatsuno, a well-known Meiji Era architect who studied under...

Film: Ethel & Ernest

Posted 24th September

Raymond Briggs is a British illustrator best known for his stories The Snowman, Father Christmas, and When the...

Seminar: British Boarding Schools for Elementary to High School Education

Posted 17th September

Drawing on its 40 years of experience and accumulated knowledge of studying in the U.K., Watanabe Office presents...

Sakura Cherry Tree Project

Posted 26th August

This project marks 150 years of Japan-UK friendship and the continued cooperation between our two nations. It was...

The Japan-British Society Awards

Posted 31st July

The Society set up an annual awards scheme in 2008 to recognize significant work in the field of...