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EVENTS

May 2019

June 2019

PROMOTIONS

15/05

Kid's Origami Workshop

Origami is the art of paper folding and has grown to include a fantastic array of designs.

Kids can learn how to fold something extraordinary for free at Japan Centre Ichiba's Origami Workshops in May and June. There will be two sessions at 11am and 1pm on the day, so be sure to register to avoid disappointment!

Wednesday 15 May & Wednesday 19 June dates available.

17/05

Sake Talks & Tastings - Speciality Sake

Join us at Japan Centre Ichiba for a talk and tasting to learn about the range of speciality sake.

Explore the complex flavours of speciality sake and learn how best to pair them with food at Japan Centre Ichiba's Sake Workshop. Paired with small bites, our sake expert will showcase that sake can be enjoyed at any occasion!

Tickets are £20pp for Friday 17 May from 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

22/05

Cooking Demos - Lunchtime Bento Box

Need inspiration for lunches for the little ones?

Join our family friendly cooking demonstrations with Kim as she teaches you the basics of packing fun and nutritious bento boxes for all ages.


Tickets are only £5pp from 12pm - 1pm at Japan Centre Ichiba!

22/05

Create with Japan Centre - Classic Sushi Cooking Masterclass

Learn how to make this classic Japanese dish at Japan Centre Ichiba with Kim, our Japanese Culinary Instructor.

Enjoy a step-by-step walkthrough of how to cook the perfect sushi rice, how to make makizushi and nigiri sushi.

Tickets are only £45pp from 6:30pm - 8:30pm!

23/05

Wagaku Music Performance

Join us for shamisen-based musical performances at Japan Centre Ichiba!

Enjoy beautiful musical arrangements played by Shamisen London, an independent group of musicians taught by professional Tsugaru Shamisen player Hibiki Ichikawa (一川 響).

Each set will last 20 minutes from 6:30pm and attendance is free of charge.

19/06

Kid's Origami Workshop

Origami is the art of paper folding and has grown to include a fantastic array of designs.

Kids can learn how to fold something extraordinary for free at Japan Centre Ichiba's Origami Workshops in May and June. There will be two sessions at 11am and 1pm on the day, so be sure to register to avoid disappointment!

Wednesday 15 May & Wednesday 19 June dates available.

21/06

Sake Talks & Tastings - Sake Brewing Variations

Visit us at Japan Centre Ichiba to find out more about the history of sake brewing methods and how it affects the difference in the taste of sake.

Our sake expert will explain the styles of production such as sokujo, yamahai, kimoto and bodaimoto which take place within the fermentation process. Tastings of various sake paired with nibbles will help widen your appreciation of Japanese sake rice wine.

Friday 21 June 6:30pm to 8:00pm at Japan Centre Ichiba. £20pp.

26/06

Cooking Demos - Katsu Curry

Did you know that curry was introduced by the British to Japan during the Meiji era around 1800s? Join us for this cooking demonstration of katsu curry and learn how to make this classic dish for the family to enjoy.

Wednesday 26 June 12:00 - 1:00pm at Japan Centre Ichiba. £5.00pp.

26/06

Create with Japan Centre - Vegan Sushi Cooking Masterclass

Love sushi but looking for vegan options? Join our hands-on sushi making masterclass to create various vegan sushi delights at home.

Wednesday 26 June 6:30 to 8:30pm at Japan Centre Ichiba. £45pp.

01/01to31/12

50% Off Delivery on Sake Subscription

Treat yourself to exclusive sake every month by signing up to Japan Centre’s new sake subscription. Save 50% on standard delivery to England, Wales and Parts of Scotland with each order. You'll also have the chance to receive exciting rewards and earn loyalty points when you select the classic sake set.

01/01to31/12

20% Off Every Third Order on Rice Subscription

At Japan Centre, only sell high quality and well cultivated grains, meaning you will only receive the best of the best with our rice subscription. Receive 20% off the Standard Delivery charge to England, Wales and parts of Scotland, as well as an additional 20% off every 3rd order - this is one service that makes everything a little more efficient and cost effective allowing you to save more money.

01/01to31/12

30% Off Every Third Order on Tea Subscription

Sign up to Japan Centre Tea Subscription service to have your pick of our delicious and unique Japanese teas. We’ll reward you with a 30% off every 3rd order, so the longer you stay with us - the more money you’ll save. Your teas will also be delivered at 50% off the standard England, Wales and parts of Scotland delivery charge.

10/04to05/05

New Emperor Sake Fair with up to 30% off

The countdown to crowning the new Japanese Emperor is well on its way, so to celebrate this prestigious moment and the beginning of a new era we have up to 30% off an excellent selection of our favourite Japanese sake, gin and rum. Whether its to party away and make it a memorable last few days of 'Heisei' or welcome in 'Reiwa' with only the most fabulous 'kanpai', make sure your glass if full, with great deals on your preferred drinks.

Offer valid from Thursday 11 April to Sunday 5 May 11:59pm.

23/04to28/04

Marie Kondo's Spark Joy only £5 on orders £50+

Springtime is the perfect season to get active around the house and make it stress-free for relaxing on those extra sunny days, so why not pick up Marie Kondo's Spark Joy for a fun helping hand. Filled with the original household tips and advice from the famous lifestyle guru, we have the book on offer this week only for £5 on orders £50+ across our website (RRP £10.99). Simply add code SPARK50 at checkout to include this calming guide on making your home the perfect place to enjoy your favourite Japanese treats! T&C's apply.

Offer valid from Tuesday 23 April to Sunday 28 April 11:59pm

23/04to05/05

Exclusive Children's Day Snack Sets, Carp Streamers and More

There's nothing quite like the vibrant, wonderful atmosphere of Children's Day in Japan, so why not offer children their own experience of this wonderful holiday? With our fabulous range of delicious and colourful Japanese sweets and snacks, alongside exclusive gift bags and carp streamers, there's no shortage of goodies to make perfect prizes and gifts for fun festival style games. Stock up for a day of creative activities, such as designing and flying your own carp streamers and reward everyone with a day full of treats they won't forget.

Exclusive products available until Sunday 5 May 11:59pm

23/04to31/05

Pop Culture Snack Box: First Box Free

For an exciting discovery of Japan's finest and quirkiest snacking treats, subsribe to our Pop Culture Snack Box monthly subscription and get your first box free!

With a choice of 3 or 6 month subscriptions for Mini, Standard or Premium snack boxes, simply sign up to a preferred plan and enter promo code POPBOX at the checkout. You can also uniquely surprise your friends and family with our Pop Culture Gift Subscription and using the POPBOX promo code, receive their first box free too! Popular confectionery brands and rare regional and collaborative treats from Japan await your excited tastebuds each month, with a refreshing complementary drink and helpful leaflet detailing each product.

Subscribe before Tuesday 30 April 11:59pm or Friday 31 May 11:59pm to get the next month's snack box completely free.