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The Man who Knew about Furnaces: Thomas Walton (1833-1897), a British glassmaker in early Meiji Japan – with Sally Haden

The Man who Knew about Furnaces: Thomas Walton (1833-1897), a British glassmaker in early Meiji Japan – with Sally Haden

In the spring of 1873 the foundations for a revolutionary new glass factory were laid in Shinagawa, Tokyo, the like of which had never been seen in Japan before. Employing British experts and, within ten years, making all kinds of common and industrial goods, it completely transformed the Japanese approach to glass, and set the […]

Korean Sounds – East Meets West: Dance

Korean Sounds – East Meets West: Dance

Date: Wednesday 13 December, 7.30pm Venue: Kings Place, Hall One The final concert of the series is based around the theme of Dance. Dance and music have been inseparable from the very beginning with their origins being in ancient rituals. Members of the National Orchestra of Korea performs traditional ensemble music ‘Sinawi’ and ‘Daepungryu’ as […]

Reiko Fujisawa – Piano Recital

Reiko Fujisawa – Piano Recital

Reiko Fujisawa is delighted to be performing at various venue in the UK. The recital features music by leading British and Japanese composers: Thomas Adès and Toru Takemitsu. 30 September 2017, 1pm, Greenwich St. Alfege Church, Greenwich Church Street, London SE10 9BJ http://st-alfege.org/contact/how-to-find-us Admission Free 19 October 2017, 1.10pm, Newcastle King’s Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle […]

ONGALS: BABBLING COMEDY

ONGALS: BABBLING COMEDY

Date: Mon 4 Dec – Sat 6 Jan, 6.30pm. Matinees, 2pm Venue: Soho There, 21 Dean Street, London, W1D 3NE * WINNER: Asian Arts Award for Best Comedy, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 * NOMINEE: Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence 2017 The highly acclaimed, award-winning Ongals: Babbling Comedy is heading to Soho Theatre this Christmas for […]

Christmas Charity Concert for Fukushima Children: Ichiko Aoba

Christmas Charity Concert for Fukushima Children: Ichiko Aoba

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation welcomes Ichiko Aoba, classical guitarist, to perform in St Pancras Church, London. The concert is in aid of the children of Fukushima, who have been suffering from the effects of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami disasters. The Foundation asks you to support Academy Camp, a Japanese charity helping and supporting the […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club