Thursday 8 September – Wednesday 19 October
Exhibition of 30 tea boxes customised by Japanese artists. Inaugural exhibition at the ICN Gallery in Shoreditch.
Wednesday 14 September – Thursday 20 October
Exhibition of artwork by Tokyo-based Daisuke Ohba, who works with iridescent pearl paint. Free but booking is essential. See the website for more details.
Wednesday 28 September – Sunday 9 October
A selection of some of Japan's best independent films as part of the Raindance Film Festival, including a number of European premieres.
Saturday 1 October – Sunday 6 November
A collaborative project between two Finnish-Japanese artists, inspired by the tsunami of March 2011 and the realisation that home can vanish in an instant.
Saturday 8 October
A day of Japan-themed events organised by Doshisa University for prospective students, teachers, and careers advisers. Try out calligraphy and ikebana workshops, enjoy musical performances,and find out about study in Japan.
Tuesday 11 October – Thursday 13 October
Tea Workshops with Ippodo Tea held at SO Restaurant in London. English and Japanese workshops available. All workshops 90 minutes. Learn about Japan's teas and how to make the perfect cup!
For more details call 0207-292-0767
Wednesday 12 October - Thursday 27 October
A comprehensive international film festival at the BFI, featuring six Japanese films released in 2011, including Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai and Children Who Chase Lost Voices From Deep Below.
Thursday 20 October – Sunday 23 October
An exhibition by Hanga Ten, the only showcase in the UK for contemporary Japanese prints. Representing around 25 hanga artists, with styles varying from traditional Japanese scenery to more abstract work.
Friday 28 October – Sunday 30 October
A showcase of cult entertainment and popular culture from various segments of the entertainment industry including Anime & Manga, Science Fiction or Fantasy Films & TV, Animation, Comic Books, Pop Art, Collectable’s (Action Figures, Autographs etc.) & Merchandising.
Entry closes on Tuesday 1 November
Write and illustrate an original manga on the theme of 'New Beginnings' for the chance to win a trip to Japan. Entrants must be aged 14 or over.
Sunday 13 November
A brilliant new multi-venue festival celebrating anime, manga and Japanese culture, including a cosplay evening.
Friday 18 November – Sunday 20 November
Saturday 19 November
The Japan Society North West hosts a showing of this stunning kabuki play, followed by tea, cake and kabuki chat.