Listed below are some of Akemi’s most recent lectures, demonstrations, workshops, exhibitions and cultural exchange activities.

Not mentioned is her teaching of GCSE & A level Japanese at Ardingly College, her own postgraduate studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies,
University of London, and participation in seminars, conferences and cultural events at which she was not a scheduled speaker or performer.

Date Event Location Activity Link
December 2007
17th December   Liverpool Street Station
London
Kitsuke (kimono dressing) for Tsubaki and Rimika
for a promotional activity for Moshi Moshi restaurant
 
10th December
morning & afternoon
  London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
10th December
evening
  Wimbledon College of Art Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
10th December
morning & afternoon
  London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
3rd December   Wimbledon College of Art Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
2nd December   Woolwich, London Photo shoot with Andrew Clement  
1st December
evening
  Woolwich, London Kitsuke (kimono dressing) for university students’ graduation party  
1st December
morning & afternoon
  Woolwich, London Kitsuke (kimono dressing) the beautiful model, Quyen, for photo shoot with photographer, Phil Antony
November 2007
28th November   Harrow Arts Centre Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
26th November   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
21st November   Harrow Arts Centre Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
19th November
evening
  Kite Studios
London W12
Modelling in kimono for Ana Stankovic-FitzGerald  
19th November
morning & afternoon
  London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
17th November   Japan Society
of the North West
Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimonos” & “The Tea Ceremony”  
14th November   Islington Arts Factory Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Class’  
10th & 11th Nov   Tokyo Japan Lecture – ‘RP English’  
October 2007
23rd October
– 12th November
  Japan Autumn, mo miji gari maple leaves
Cultural Visit / Study Tour
 
24th October   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
19th – 21st Oct   FuyuCon in Nottingham Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimono” & “Tea Ceremony”  
18th October   Woolwich, London Kitsuke (kimono dressing) the beautiful models, Tsubaki and Alex, for Recoleta photo shoot with photographer, Martin Melcher  
17th October   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
16th October   City & Guilds Art College,
London
Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
15th October   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
13th October   Poole, Dorset Kitsuke (kimono dressing) for a wedding ceremony  
12th October   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
11th October   Kent Outdoor photo shoot with David Watkins  
10th October   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
8th October   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
3rd, 4th & 5th October   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
1st October   Brighton Museum Preparation for exhibition of aspects of Japanese culture  
September 2007
28th September   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
27th September
evening
  London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
27th September
morning/early afternoon
  Ladies Luncheon Club
Leicester
Lecture/Demonstration – “Kimono” & “The role and lifestyle of women in Japan”  
25th September   Art Hub, London Modelling for Life Drawing class  
24th September   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
18th September   Birmingham Lecture/Demonstration – “Bushido”  
15th September   William Adams Festival
Gillingham
Lecture/Demonstration – “Bushido”  
14th September   Eton College Lecture/Demonstrations – “Bushido” & “Tea Ceremony”  
12th September   Paternoster Square,
London
Photo shoot & Demonstration – “Tea Ceremony”
to promote the new Intelligent Life section for the Economist Magazine
 
10th & 11th Sept   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
7th – 9th Sept   Alcon 2007
De Montfort University
Leicester
Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimono” & “Tea Ceremony”  
5th September   Women’s Institute
Cowfold, Sussex
Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimono” & “Tea Ceremony”  
3rd – 7th Sept   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
2nd September   Woolwich, London Photo shoot with Chris Abraham  
August 2007
30th August
evening
  Crystal Palace
Figure Drawing Class
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
30th August
afternoon
  Woolwich, London Photo shoot with Philip Weston  
27th August   Walford Mill Crafts
Dorset
Lectures/Demonstrations – “Japanese Culture”  
21st – 26th Aug   University of Greenwich Japanese Gashuku (residential study retreat)  
19th Aug   Woolwich, London Photo shoot with David Nuttall  
13th – 17th August   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Life Drawing Course’  
10th – 12th August   AmeCon 2007
University of Leicester
Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimono” & “Tea Ceremony”  
9th Aug   Crystal Palace
Figure Drawing Class
Modelling for figure drawing class  
6th & 7th Aug   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
3rd Aug   Woolwich, London Photo shoot with Bob Emmott
July 2007
31st July   London College
of Fashion
Modelling for ‘Fashion Drawing Course’  
30th July   Woolwich, London Photo shoot with Sybille Yates  
24th July   Parklands Language College
Chorley, Lancashire
Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimono” & “The Tea Ceremony”  
22nd July   Dartford, Kent Photo shoot with David Nuttall  
June 2007
29th June   Tomlinscote School, Surrey Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimono” & “The Tea Ceremony”  
13th & 14th
June
  Roding Valley School
Essex
Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimono” & “The Tea Ceremony”  
12 – 15 June   London College of
Communication
Images of Akemi were featured in Camilla Blackie’s Exhibition from 12th to 15th June 2007  
May 2007
26th May –
9th June
  Japan Leading ‘Shogun & Samurai’ Study Tour around Japan  
11 – 17 May   Japan Leading a private study tour of Japanese history and culture  
9th May   Pearlfisher Gallery
London
Images of Akemi were featured in the BodyMode Exhibition from 9th May to 15th June 2007  
4th May   Daiwa House
London
Lecture – “Shinto”  
April 2007
19th – 21st
April
  London & via internet Consulting on the promotion of European luxury goods in Japan  
17th December   Knightsbridge Lecture/demonstration – “Kimonos” & “The role and lifestyle of women in Japan”  
15th April   LadyFest 2007
Leeds
Presentations – “Kimonos” & “The role and lifestyle of women in Japan”
as well demonstration of Japanese martial arts by Rimika
 
March 2007
21st March –
10th April
  Japan Early Spring hana mi Cultural Visit to Japan  
22nd March   Ardingly College Visit by pupils of Kanagawa Sogo High School, Japan  
21st March   Adastra Hall
Hassocks, Sussex
Workshop on British language & culture for pupils of
Kanagawa Sogo High School, Japan
 
5th March   The Abinger Eighty Club
Abinger Hammer, Surrey
Lecture – “The role and lifestyle of women in Japan”  
3rd March   International Women’s Day
Brighton & Hove
Presentations – “Kimonos” & “The role and lifestyle of women in Japan”
as well demonstration of Japanese martial arts by Rimika
 
February 2007
2nd February   Cambridge Workshop – “Japanese Business Etiquette”  
1st February   The Travel Show
Olympia, London
Presenting Cultural Travel to Japan
January 2007
25th January   Edinburgh University Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimono” & “The role and lifestyle of women in Japan”  
10th January   The Suffolk Women’s
Luncheon Club
Lecture – “The role and lifestyle of women in Japan”