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 2005
13th December   Golden Nugget Casino,
Shaftesbury Avenue, London
Filming an advertisement

November 2005
16th November   London Photo shoot with Abdel F Hamouda

13th November   Circle Line,
London Underground
Filming as an extra in the movie, ‘Coming Home’

1st November   Ardingly College, Sussex Japanese friendship visit to Ardingly College by students from Ibaraki Prefecture

October 2005
22nd October   Ishikawa-ken Nichiei Kyokai, Japan Lecture – “English lifestyle and Education”

20th – 30th October   Japan Autumn Cultural Exchange Visit to Japan

September 2005
23rd – 28th September   London and Sussex Japanese friendship visit to greenwich and Mid Sussex

21st September   Chiddingstone Castle Workshop – “Tea bowls and the tea ceremony”

August 2005
4th August   Tower of London Demonstration – “The Tea Ceremony”

July 2005
21st July – 3rd August   Sussex, England Watersound Summer School for Japanese Students

13th – 19th July   Japan Consultation on Anglo-Japanese business

June 2005
27th June   Tomlinscote School Lecture/Demonstration – “Japanese Language & Culture”

1st June   Flower Society, Chester Lecture – “Japan”

May 2005
26th May   Japan Society Southern Counties Lecture – “Kimonos & Japanese Lifestyle”

6th May   Haiku Meeting Lecture – “Four seasons of kimonos”

March & April 2005
24th March – 6th April   Japan Spring Cultural Exchange Visit to Japan

12th March   Martlets Lacemakers, Horsham Lecture/Demonstration – “Japanese lifestyle and kimonos”

February 2005
20th February   Okinami Japanese Restaurant, Hove Lecture/Demonstration – “Japanese Table Manners”

8th February   Sayers Common & Albourne W.I., Sussex Lectures/Demonstrations – “Kimonos” & “The Tea Ceremony”

January 2005
22nd January   WSCC Adult Education, Haywards Heath Lecture – “Gyogisaho, Japanese etiquette”

10th January New Forest Rotary Club Lecture – “Japanese Culture”