Japan Workshops in 2022

In 2022, Japan Desk Scotland runs workshops on Japan in Scotland. The workshops from January to March and from August to December are supported by grants from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

• 24 January: Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, 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, 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 to 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, the Japanese Club and the Superheroes Class on ‘chai’;

9, 16 and 30 May: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, origami workshops for four P1 classes;

13 and 20 May and 10 June: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, origami workshops for three P2 classes;

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

6 June: Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, Japanese Club on “nori” (sea weed);

8 June: John Paul II Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, two workshops on Japan for P3 and P2/3 classes;

20 June: Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, Japanese Club on schools in Japan, and Superheroes on “nori” (sea weed), and;

1 September: Tillicoutry Primary School, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, a workshop on Japan for P6 class.

16 September: “calligraphy as Meditation’ session in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel as part of the ‘Fresher’s Week’ organised by the Students’ Representative Council; and

3 OctoberL Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, Japanese Club, writing names in Japanese alphabets, and a workshop on Japan for Superheroes class.