Japan Workshops in 2018

In 2018, Japan Desk Scotland is running workshops on Japan at various places in Scotland and beyond.  The workshops from January to March and from August to December are supported by the grant from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

● 18 January: Queensferry Primary School, Edinburgh, Scotland, for two P7 Classes, which included the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 22 January: ‘Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘Japanese calligraphy’;

● 29 January and 5 and 26 February: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, with Taiko workshops for three P5 classes;

● 1 February: Clydemuir Primary School, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, for two P7 classes, which included hagoita, origami, Q&A on Japan, and the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 19 February: ‘Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘tofu’ and fermentation;

● 22 February: ‘Japan Club’ at Coatbridge High School, North Lanarkshire, Scotland;

● 19 March: ‘Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘noodles’;

● 21 March: Festival Park Day Nursery, Glasgow, Scotland, for two workshops;

● 22 March: ‘Japan Club’ at Coatbridge High School, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘manga’;

● 23 April: ‘Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘green tea’;

● 26 April: ‘Japan Club’ at Coatbridge High School, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘convenience stores in Japan’:

● 2, 9 and 16 May: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, with ‘origami’ workshops for four P1 classes;

● 3 May: St Mark’s Primary School, Hamilton, Scotland, for a joint workshop for P6, P6/7 and P7 classes;

● 9 and 14 May: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, for a workshop on school life in Glasgow for four P6 classes, including the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘ at one of the class;

● 11 May: Laurieston Primary School, Falkirk, Scotland, for a workshop on Japan for P4 class;

● 21 May: ‘Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘Chai Party’;

● 24 May: Holytown Primary School, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, for P6 class, including the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 30 May: Machanhil Primary School, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, for P4 class, including the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 27 August: “Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘breakfast in Japan’;

● 6 September: Dalry Primary School, North Ayrshire, Scotland, for two P6 classes;

● 17 September: ‘Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘a moon festival.’;

● 26 September: Scotstown Primary School, Dyce, Aberdeen, Scotland, for P6/7 and P7 classes;

● 3 October: Hayocks Primary School, North Ayrshire, Scotland, for two P7 classes;.

● 10 October: St Cuthbert Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, for P7/6 class.

*Japan Desk Scotland visits primary schools in Scotland on behalf of Japanese Matsuri Glasgow.