June 2023 Events news round up

18th May 2023

June 2023 Events news round up





We are having an informal gathering in the upstairs room at the Marquis Cornwallis near Russell Square Station from 7pm after JET orientation on Friday the 7th of July.

JETAA volunteers are needed to help with London pre-departure meet-up for outgoing JETs!

Sign up using the Eventbrite link below:

**Volunteers must be ex-JET Programme participants**

Please contact Kay on either the London JETAA Instagram orFacebook page, or email Jaz at


North East




The 2023 JET Programme participants will soon be jetting off to Japan and we'll be seeing them off in style.

You might recall the excitement, anticipation and outright nervousness you felt before you left! We are thrilled to invite you to meet this year's participants to pass on the torch, reconnect with old friends and make some new connections! join us on Saturday, 1st July at 1-2pm at Tsujiri, Newcastle Chinatown 66 St. Andrew's Street, Newcastle NE1 5SF

Ayae Sensie's Next Japanese chat lesson is on Thursday the 20th of July from 7-8 pm

We are also going to be hosting JLPT preperation classes in advance of the December test.

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

We are planning to do more of these types of lessons in the future so please contact us to let us know if you're intrested. 

For more information contact 








JETAA Scotland has a lot of exciting events planned from June to October this year. Details for these are listed below and are also on the JETAA website.

11th July
After the Orientation Day in Edinburgh there is a nijikai for departing JETs from 6 pm, details TBA. 

More information & sign up here:

15th July
BBQ for departing JETs/leavers in Meadows, Edinburgh. Traditionally held in the same spot, we will cater for vegetarians as well. Time TBA

14th October
Plans are underway to have a Matsuri in Cowden Japan Garden, Clackmanshire. 


Look out for details on our social media (Instagram, Facebook) and of course, our newsletters.

Please email the Scotland Chair on for information about upcoming events


North West




JETAA North West are welcoming new JETs about to embark on the progream with a meet-up at Duttons in Manchester (2-10 Albert Square, M2 6LW) at 7pm on July 13th. This event is set to give all our JET programme participants a platform to connect, learn and get exited for the adventures that lie ahead. RSVP here 

We are also having our Summer Matsuri at Tatton Park on Saturday the 29th of July this year, from 11am-4pm. 

There will be Koto and Taiko performers, Enka singing, kamishibai, and demonstrations of Japanese Tea ceremony, caligraphy and martial arts. It is sure to be a grand day out, full of Japanese food, culture and activies for the whole family. 


please Email for details about joining.






Our pre-departure meet-up for outgoing JETs is scheduled for the 1st of July at Tilt Birmingham from 2pm. Jet Alumni will be on hand to answer questions and share stories about their expereinces. 

Please Email for details about joining. 

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