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Sunday 4th November 2018
York University Japan Matsuri
York University, Heslington, York
Saturday 1st December 2018
Kaminari theatre show 'Journey'
Claremount Rd Methodist Church, Wirral
Saturday 8th December 2018
Leeds Sakura Festival #2
Left Bank, Leeds
Saturday 19th May 2019
Yorkshire Cosplay Con
Sheffield Arena (Fly DSA)
Saturday 29th June 2019
Sunnycon Anime Expo
St James' Park, Newcastle
Saturday 10th August
Sunnycon Anime Expo
Liverpool Exhibition Centre
Sunday 4th November 2018 York University Japan Matsuri Performance time: 6pm. (event runs 6pm - 9pm) Run by the York Uni Japanese Society, this event showcases Japanese music, culture, martial arts, crafts, food and drink.
Tickets: £2 members / £3 non members. Bento boxes are £10 and must be pre ordered, no later than Friday 2nd Nov. To order your Bento, please email firstname.lastname@example.org Venue: Physics Exhibition Centre, The University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD
Saturday 1st December 2018 Theatre show 'JOURNEY' Performance time: Doors 7pm, 7.30pm start (lasts approx 2 hours) Kaminari are bringing 'Journey' to the Wirral. Don't miss out on this musical tour of Japan and beyond. A blend of traditional and contemporary pieces to stir the imagination. Michael Graham will be joining us on Japanese string instrumets 'koto' and 'shamisen', providing magical melodies to add to the show.
Tickets: Adults £8.00* / Children 15 and under £5.00* / Family (2 adults, 2 children) £24.00* (*plus booking fee for online bookings) Available both in advance using the button below, or on the door.
Tengu School of Taiko will also be running a Taiko workshop at the same venue on Sunday 2nd Dec, for those who would like to try this exciting drumming style. For more details click HERE.
Saturday 8th December 2018 Japanese Sakura Festival #2 Performance times: 11am - 11.20am / 1.30pm - 1.50pm The second Japanese festival of 2018 in Leeds. Come along and enjoy Japanese Food, music, traditional stalls, games, Kimono (traditional clothes), tea ceremony, and more.
Free entry Venue: Left Bank, Cardigan Rd, Leeds, LS6 1LJ (opposite Milford’s Builders) Website: Full details on the facebook page HERE.
Sunday 19th May 2019 Yorkshire Cosplay Con at Sheffield Arena Performance time: 11.30am. / Taiko workshop time: tbc Yorkshire Cosplay Con is a family friendly Comic Con for all Anime, Comic Book, Sci-Fi and Video Game Fans based in Yorkshire, UK. Advance tickets: Adults £10.00 / Children £7.00(Under 12 Years) Tickets available to book here Tickets on the door (if Available): Adult: £15.00 / Child: £13.00 (under 12 years old, proof may be required) Tickets are priced as above plus a booking fee per ticket. Venue: Sheffield Arena,(Fly DSA)Broughton Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire,S9 2DF Website: Full details on the Yorkshire Cosplay Con website HERE.
Saturday 23rd June 2019 Sunnycon Anime Expo(Newcastle) Performance time: tbc / Taiko workshop time: tbc Sunny Expo 2019 is returning to St James Park in Newcastle Upon Tyne. It will be another weekend packed full of guests, panels, experts, talks,anime, Japanese culture, and cosplay.
Tickets: Day £15.00 / Weekend (3days) £25.00 Tickets available to book here Venue: St James' Park, Barrack Rd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 4ST Website: Full details on the Sunnycon website HERE.
Saturday 10th August 2019 Sunnycon Anime Expo(Liverpool) Performance time: tbc / Taiko workshop time: tbc Sunny Expo 2019 is coming to Liverpool. It will be another weekend packed full of guests, panels, experts, talks,anime, Japanese culture, and cosplay.
Tickets: Day £15.00 / Weekend (2days) £25.00 Tickets available to book here Venue: Liverpool Exhibition Centre, Kings Dock, Liverpool, L3 4FP Website: Full details on the Sunnycon website HERE.
Some of our past performances were at: The Royal Armouries (Leeds) Royal Hall (Harrogate) Great Yorkshire Fringe Yorkshire Cosplay con (Sheffield Arena) Sunnycon (St James' Park, Newcastle) Milton Rooms (Malton) Baths Hall (Scunthorpe) Sakura Festival (Leeds) Staxtonbury Music Festival (York) Japan Society North West's Japan Day (Manchester) Bram Stoker Film Festival (Whitby Pavilion) Proms at the Priory (Hodsock Priory) National Railway Museum (York) Opening of 'Issho' Japanese restaurant (Leeds) Galtres Festival (York) Great Big Wellyfest (Wakefield) Minster FM's Sounds in the grounds at Castle Howard (York) Lexus NX launch (Bradford) Martial Arts Culture Show (Bridlington Spa) Riding Lights theatre (York) Heron Theatre (Beetham) Black Swan Folk Festival (York) York Carnival Malton Food Festival York Beer festival Poppleton Beer festival (York) UK Taiko Festival (Exeter) Rowntree Park Birthday Party (York) Acomb Green Summer Fair (York) Wakefield Lit Fest (Tanka and Taiko show in Wakefield Cathedral) Brewery Beats - Art and Drums (Treboom Brewery Open Day) Selby Little Fest (Selby Abbey) Ilkley Lit Fest (in West Yorkshire Playhouse) Selby Xmas lights switch on University of York Japan Day