December 2022 event round up

15th November 2022

December 2022 event round up




Join the London chapter on Monday 12th for a night of KFC and Karaoke! We'll be meeting at the Lavender Hill KFC at 18:30, which is a short walk from Clapham Junction station.and after feasting on fried chicken in that time-honoured Japanese tradition, we'll be making our way to the Four Thieves pub for christmas Karaoke (it's encouraged, but not mandatory to sing 'All I want for Christmas' at least once). For non-meat eaters/fans of fried chicken, you can skip the meal part and meet us at the pub. The cost is £5 for karaoke for 2 hours (a christmas miracle!), with all food and drink being at your own expense. Please sign up with the eventbrite below, as spaces will be limited!

Please contact Kay on either the London JETAA Instagram orFacebook page, or email Jaz at for info about events.


North East




We are having an online Christmas party on the 15th of December that you can join here;

Ayae sensei will be returning in January to teach intermediate level, hosting monthly lessons for up to 8 students. 

You can find tickets on sale at our Eventbrite page. Access is exclusively through the JETAA website

For more information contact 






JETAA Scotland Will be having a Bonenkai party at Bentoya on Bread Street in Edinburgh. The get together starts at 18:30 on Sunday the 11th of December. Dinner will be followed by optional karaoke at Supercube. Please book your place via Eventbrite.

 Please email the Scotland Chair on for information about upcoming events


North West



Our next event is, "A Piano Recital" with Mariko Ishiyama (piano), Midori Tramaseur (violin), and Natsumi McDonald (euphonium) on Saturday the 10th of December from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

The programme will include among other pieces:

Mozart          - Violin Sonata F dur KV 376,

H. Bellstedt    - Napoli,

Michio Miyagi - Haru no Umi (Spring Sea), (... originally performed on koto and shakuhachi);

Japanese Shoka, (children's songs put to music).

Instruments: Violin, Baritone horn and Piano.

Midori is a violinist in the BBC philharmonic orchestra and Natsumi is a euphonium player. Both are Japanese and both graduated from RNCM (Royal Northern College of Music).

Entrance Fee - Members £8; Non-members £10. Tea and Coffee included. Please contact  to book seats in advance, and please pay on the day.
Please note that as space is limited, pre-booking a seat is recommended.

Venue: Cross Street Chapel, 29 Cross Street, Manchester M2 1NL






The Midlands chapter will be continuing with the Birmingham Japanese Conversation Exchange. BJCE meet on the first Saturday of the month (2nd Saturday for January 2023) and the online meeting is the 2nd Saturday of the month. 

Please Email for details about joining. 

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