16Dec
TALIA LEHAVI at Skylark Gallery OXO Tower
Oxo Tower Wharf South Bank London
At 12:00 pm
Talia's work explores the nature of time. Eternity versus the moment and the similarity and differences that they hold.
Monday to Saturday 10:00–20:00
PRIVATE VIEW: Thursday 13 December  18:00 – 20:00 (RSVP)
Hato Press Christmas Market, Workshops & Hyaku Yen Store
6 Scawfell St London
From 12:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Its officially December and we are busy getting ready for our Christmas Market later this month. The Hato team have curated a special selection of gifts from Japan’s famous Hyaku Yen Stores with an array of lifestyle items as well as a selection of our stationery range and limited edition items from our collaborators, favourite artists, and illustrators. We'll also be running a FREE card printing workshop. Please note spaces are limited and on a first come first served basis. Participants will take away 5 cards of their own design. 2 colours only. 
18Dec
Sir Victor Horsley Lecture 2018 - Dr. Shinya Yamada
Queen Square London Greater London
From 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
All are welcome, and the meeting is free.
20Dec
Dessert Night
139 Brick Ln London
From 07:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Proof's Place brings back another Dessert Night to share a fun evening with his latest dessert creations at Vida Bakery.
23Dec
Choya Umeshu Tastings
London Shepherd's Bush Greater London
From 05:00 pm to 08:30 pm
Choya is one of the biggest producers of umeshu in the world for more than half a century. Join us for an afternoon of sampling their range and to pick up something for Christmas.
Hidè Takemoto Guitar Live at Sakenoteca
Pavilion Restaurant 15 Poland St
From 07:00 pm to 10:00 pm
26Dec
RISING FROM THE EAST – AESTHETICS OF JAPAN – GROUP EXHIBITION
Sway Gallery 70-72 Old Street London EC1V 9AN
A group exhibition of unique and creative Japanese artists, curated by Artrates
27Dec
Vincent van Gogh’s life as an artist spanned an all-too-short ten years – the art that inspired him in London and Paris was not just that of his contemporaries but also Old Masters and the newly imported works by Japanese printmakers. An art world of galleries, shops, magazines and a network of friendships are at the root of van Gogh’s ideas – but how did they come together in London and Paris?
02Jan
Ichiba New Year Event
London Shepherd's Bush Greater London
From 01:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Join us as we ring in the new year Japanese style with traditional mochi pounding, vibrant taiko drummer performances and kagami biraki, sake barrel breaking. Get your taste of mochi and sake to bring you hope for a happy and prosperous year ahead. For more details and timing, visit www.ichibalondon.com/events
04Jan
FRIDAY 4 JAN 2019 4:10pm
05Jan
SUSHI MADE SIMPLE CLASS + COOKBOOK
35 Charlotte Rd Shoreditch
From 04:30 pm to 07:30 pm
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To celebrate the publishing of Atsuko’s first cookbook Sushi Made Simple, we would love to share the love of sushi with you!
The Virgin Suicides [1999] • 20th Anniversary • In an ordinary suburban house, on a lovely tree-lined street, in the middle of 1970s America, lived the five beautiful, dreamy Lisbon sisters, whose doomed fates indelibly marked the neighborhood boys who to this day continue to obsess over them. A story of love and repression, fantasy and terror, sex and death, memory and longing. It is at its core a mystery story: a heart-rending investigation into the impenetrable, life-altering secrets of American adolescence.
07Jan
Dye a Shibori Silk Scarf
E8 4RE Beck Rd London
From 07:30 pm to 09:30 pm
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Make a colourful shibori scarf.
09Jan
Mass Consumption of Refashioned Clothes
Torrington Square Bloomsbury London
From 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
'Mass Consumption of Refashioned Clothes: Re-dyed Kimono in Post-war Japan' by Prof Miki Sugiura (Hosei University)
10Jan
Happy Origami Wonderland
The Snooty Fox, 75 Grosvenor Avenue, London N5 2NN
From 08:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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"Happy Origami Wonderland", a wonderful "Origami" experience, learn about Japanese tradition and also purely makes you "Happy", "Calm" and "Smile" with folding papers!
11Jan
JAPAN IN LANDSCAPE by Matthew Phinn
12Jan
GYOZA MAKING CLASS
35 Charlotte Rd Shoreditch
At 04:30 pm
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This step-by-step class is aimed at keen cooks who have a passion for making gyoza from scratch!