The magazine of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan
The magazine of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

UK arts events in Japan



Choreographed by the late Sir Frederick Ashton OM, CH, CBE (1904–1988), famed British choreographer and ballet dancer, Cinderella has been performed by the Royal Ballet, but the National Ballet of Japan is the only company in Japan to have the work in their repertoire. Magical and humorous, this classic story is returning to enchant audiences once again.

City Tokyo
Date 27 April–5 May
Address New National Theatre, Tokyo
1-1-1 Hon-machi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0071
Phone 03-5352-9999
Price ¥3,240–¥12,960

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Future and the Arts:
AI, Robotics, Cities, Life—
How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow

An international project supported in part by a grant from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, this exhibition comprises more than 100 works in five distinct sections. Themes include: neo-metabolism architecture; possible designs of future cities; lifestyle and design innovations; and the ethical issues of human augmentation.

City Tokyo
Date Until 29 March
Address Mori Art Museum
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6150
Phone 03-5777-8600
Price ¥1,800


This film by Scottish director Simon Hunter stars English actress Sheila Hancock CBE and tells the story of an 83-year-old woman pursuing her lifelong dream of climbing Scotland’s Suilven mountain after the death of her husband. Edie won the Juried Narrative Prize at the Berkshire International Film Festival and the International Narrative Prize at the Cleveland International Film Festival in 2018.

City Tokyo
Date 24 January–31 March
Address Cine Switch Ginza
4-4-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
(Also showing at other locations.)
Phone 03-3561-0707
Price Various