Japan Workshops in 2022

In 2022, Japan Desk Scotland runs workshops on Japan in Scotland. The workshops from January till March were supported by a grant from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

• 24 January: Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, for the Japanese Club and for the Superheroes class on the theme of Japanese New Year;

• Consecutive Tuesdays from 25 January till 22 March, “Calligraphy as Meditation‘ held in Reflection and Prayer Room, University of Glasgow Interfaith Chaplaincy, Glasgow, Scotland;

• 7, 21 and 28 February: Taiko Workshops for three P5 classes, Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland; and

•11 and 25 February and 4 March: Taiko Workshops for three P6 classes, Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland;

• 7 March: Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, for the Japanese Club and the Superheroes Class on ‘mochi’;

21 March: Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, for the Japanese Club and the Superheroes Class on ‘Taikoi’;

23 March: Two workshops on Japan for P6/7 and P7 classes, Glenlee Primary School, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland;

25 March: Fordbank Primary School, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, a joint workshop for two P7 classes on Hiroshima, including the screening of JDS’s ‘Hiroshima after Fukushima‘;

Consecutive Tuesdays from 19 April till 21 June except 3 May, “Calligraphy as Meditation” held in Reflection and Prayer Room, University of Glasgow Interfaith Chaplaincy, Glasgow, Scotland:

20 April: University of Glasgow Students’ Representative Council, a workshop on Japanese Calligraphy, Origami and Colouring pictures, as part of SRC’s ‘Exam De-stress’ activities;

25 April: Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, for the Japanese Club and the Superheroes Class on ‘chai’;

9 and 16 May: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, origami workshops for 4 P1 classes;

13 May: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, origami workshops for three P2 classes; and

19 May: St Mark’s Primary School, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, a workshop on Japan for P5 class.