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art art art SAKURA • July 2022 Newsletter • SAKURA July 2022 Newsletter



New Workshops & Events with Sakura!

 Design © Allison Mackenzie

art art Why not come along to Tredegar House in Newport on Saturday 9th July 2022 for the Cotyledon Food & Craft Market, where both Sakura and Karen O'Shea Art will have on display a selection of original art, notebooks, textile and other craft items.

In addition, on the day, we will be offering a brief taster workshop courtesy of the Sero Zero-Waste shop in the stone barn at Tredegar House (see more information below).

Enjoy a fun time at the market and workshop then pop into Sero Zero-Waste for your refills and browse the fantastic range of sustainable goods on offer there.

art art Food & Craft Market at Tredegar House Saturday 9th July 2022

Sakura will be with Karen O'Shea Art at the Food & Craft Market at Tredegar House on 9th July 2022 from 10-4. We will have a range of Arts, Crafts & Textiles on sale so we welcome you to stop by and say hello. (free entry into the market area)
• Sakura Facebook • Karen O'Shea Website • Karen O'Shea Facebook • Cotyledon Markets Facebook

art art Print Taster Workshop at Tredegar House Saturday 9th July 2022

At 1pm - Join printmaker Allison Mackenzie of Sakura to print from Japanese inspired lino cuts to create a final image to mount and gift!!

• Workshop session lasts approximately 1 hour
• £6 per workshop includes materials and a finished product to take home
• Places are limited so please book in advance.
• Anyone under 16 to be accompanied by an adult.

• click here for Workshop booking details on the Sero Zero-Waste Website

art art art SAKURA • July 2022 Newsletter • SAKURA July 2022 Newsletter



art art art Newport Makerspace • Creudy Casnewydd

• Newport Makerspace is a community workshop located on the first floor of the Wastesavers Reuse Centre in Maindee, Newport, South East Wales. This exciting new makerspace comprises three workshops - Metalwork, Woodwork and Craft & Technology. With an extensive range of equipment, these facilities enable members to work and learn together in designing, creating, repairing or upcycling.

There is a regular weekly Makers' Night as well as many other skills sharing events and workshops available throughout the year which will be open to non members. See the website or facebook page for booking details. (Please note that numbers will be limited and masks required)

• Newport Makerspace on Facebook Facebook • Newport Makerspace Contact Details

 NMCC Logo & Location Map


• Find out more about Newport Makerspace • Newport Makerspace Website



art art art art Black Mountain Fabric • in Abergavenny

Black Mountain Fabric is a treasure trove of materials and a great place to learn or improve your sewing and crafting skills. Keep an eye on the Black Mountain Fabric facebook page for newly arrived fabrics, special offers and bargains!

Check out the Black Mountain Fabric upcoming courses and one-off workshops in Abergavenny.

Later in 2022 Black Mountain Fabric and SAKURA will be collaborating again on Lino Fabric printing workshops so Watch this Space!

• Black Mountain Fabric Website • Black Mountain Fabric Facebook Page Facebook


FOR DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT:
art art art Black Mountain Fabric • 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EW (01873 858827)Facebook



WELCOME to SakurayaDesign

A selection of Sakura A6 & A5 notebooks and long notepads, featuring designs by Allison Mackenzie, are available on sale:

art art SAKURA - SPECIAL OFFER NOTEBOOK BUNDLE

A6 & A5 - PLAIN PAPER NOTEBOOKS ● Original Art & Cover Designs © Allison Mackenzie

Image kindly provided © Allison Mackenzie
Images © Allison Mackenzie

• Find our SakurayaDesign online shop on ETSY • SAKURA Etsy shop link (Limited availability only)

• For Bespoke Gift Orders • Please contact Allison Mackenzie directly


art art SakurayaDesign • Find our online shop on ETSY • SAKURA Etsy shop link

Image kindly provided © Allison Mackenzie
Images © Allison Mackenzie
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art art Limited selections of SAKURA Art, Notepads & Notebooks with designs by Allison Mackenzie also available from outlets below:

*Please check with the outlets directly re: Closures & remaining stock available

shimart art art Black Mountain Fabric • 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EW • Website Facebook

shimfood art Cardiff Korean & Japanese Food Shop • 116 Woodville Road, Cardiff  CF24 4EE Facebook

shimart art Fizzyville • A unique boutique within Abergavenny Market Hall Facebook Twitter

shimart art KimonoKimono • Kimono & Accessories, Bristol • Website • emailFacebook

shimfood art Sero Zero-Waste • At Tredegar House, Newport, NP10 8TW • WebsiteFacebook

art art Artist & Printmaker • Allison Mackenzie Profile & Works • Where to buy



art art Louise Collis • Landscape Artist

• Louise Collis is a Welsh landscape painter with a love of colour and painting outdoors 'en plein air'. When she isn't out and about with her easel, she is usually working at home or in her Abergavenny studio.

• Louise Collis on Facebook Facebook • Louise Collis - Original paintings, cards and prints on Etsy

Images kindly provided © Louise Collis
Paintings - Images © Louise Collis

Image kindly provided © Louise Collis
Reflections at Saunton Sands © Louise Collis

• Find out more about Louise • Louise Collis Website • Louise Collis on Instagram



art art Jill Fanshawe Kato • Ceramics Inspired by Nature

• Jill Fanshawe Kato is a Japan-trained English potter Working from her studios in North London and Devon, she creates a magnificent array of functional and sculptural ceramics inspired by her lifelong love of nature. Jill regularly exhibits, lectures, demonstrates and teaches in the UK and all over the world.

Image kindly provided © Jill Fanshawe Kato
Images © Jill Fanshawe Kato

• Jill Fanshawe Kato Website • Jill Fanshawe Kato on Instagram

• Enjoy a half hour insightful feature with Jill Fanshawe Kato following her exhibition "Changing Seasons" at The Scottish Gallery. • Link to the feature on YouTube



art art education Twists on Shakespeare by Kev F Sutherland.

Best known for his work on The Beano and Marvel comics and his highly motivating COMIC ART MASTERCLASSES, Kev F has gone one step further with his reimaginings of Shakespeare in the form of graphic novels. More recently he has been creating a range of Pop Star colouring books as well as blank comic books for budding comic strip artists.


Images kindly provided © Kev F Sutherland
Pop Star Colouring Books - Images © Kev F Sutherland

• Kev F Sutherland Graphic Novels • On Amazon
• KevFComicArtist • Etsy • Instagram Twitter Facebook

art art education More about Kev F Sutherland


• KevF Comic Artist • About Kev F
Comic Art Masterclasses for school, college, art centre or Zoom screen near you • More details
• Comic Cuts - The Panel Show • Podcast with Kev F Sutherland & Featured Guests
• Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre • Website



AND EVEN MORE ....

food Dragon Coffee • Vietnamese Gourmet Coffee

culture JET Alumni Association UK • News & Events

art art travel Ken Ilgunas • Author / Journalist / Speaker • Ken Ilgunas Website • Books on Amazon

art CCC • Center for Creative Communications, Shizuoka, Japan • The CCC Gallery 日本語

quiz art Online Art Jigsaws • Higanbana • Ichou • © Allison Mackenzie

art art FEATURE: Fine Art Photographer • Phil McMenemy • Profile & Works

art culture education food hobbies FEATURE • Japan Day • From May 2014 at Cardiff Central Library


 

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EVENTS
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art art art art UPCOMING • Art, Culture & Education Related Events & Workshops


 

art art art art Black Mountain Fabric • Workshops and Drop in Sessions

art art Black Mountain Fabric Workshops and Drop in Sessions

New workshops in 2022:

Paper Stencil Printing Workshop (with SAKURA) • Sunday 11th September 2022

Have a go at designing, cutting and printing a variety of items using a simple paper stencil technique.

© Image kindly provided © Allison Mackenzie
Stencil Workshop - Image © Sakura

Lino Cutting & Printing onto Fabric Workshop (with SAKURA) • Sunday 18th September 2022

Design and learn to cut a lino block which you will use to print onto fabric and mount into a frame to take home.

© Image kindly provided © Allison Mackenzie
Lino Workshop - Image © Sakura


For further details and booking information:
Call Black Mountain Fabric on 01873 858827 or drop in to the store at 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 5EW.

• For online information: • Click here for the Black Mountain Fabric Website
(Please note places will be limited)

Take a look at some of the other popular Workshops and Drop in Sessions by Black Mountain Fabric
• Black Mountain Fabric Workshops • Black Mountain Fabric Facebook Page Facebook

art Know your Machine art Tuffet Workshop art Table Runner art Wall Hanging

art Fantasy Christmas Stocking • See website

© Image kindly provided © Black Mountain Fabric
Christmas Stocking Workshop - Image © Black Mountain Fabric

FOR DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT:
art art art Black Mountain Fabric • 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EW (01873 858827)Facebook


 

art art art Karen O'Shea Art • Upcoming Workshops

art art Thursday 15th September 2022 sees the launch of Art Textiles classes with Karen O'Shea

Thursday mornings (Starting 15th September 2022) at the Rural Skills Centre, New Park Farm, Penylan Road, (nr Castleton), Cardiff CF3 2UR. Please contact Karen for enquiries and to secure your place. For booking info • Thursday 15 Sept 2022

art art Saturday 24th September 2022 - Half Day Art Textiles Workshop with Karen O'Shea

Half-day Art Textiles Workshop at the Art Workshop , Rhiwbina, Cardiff. £50 (materials included) For more information and booking details please contact the Art Workshop

• For more information about Karen O'Shea Art • See WebsiteFacebook



art art art art VARIOUS OTHER • Events & Information


 

art I would like to give a BIG shout out to my brother Scott Ilgunas.

He "Braved the Shave" for MacMillan Cancer Support on 15 August 2020, in memory of our dad, Peter Ilgunas, who passed away 30 years ago.

All our family and friends are really proud of him. Well done Scott!

• Link to Brave the Shave for Macmillan Cancer Support (all donations gratefully accepted)

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art CCC • Center for Creative Communications, Shizuoka, Japan

Current and Upcoming Events and Exhibitions at the CCC Gallery

4−16 Otemachi, Shizuoka, Aoi Ward, Shizuoka 420-0853, Japan

静岡市クリエーター支援センター 〒420-0853静岡県静岡市葵区追手町4-16

• The CCC Gallery website (ENGLISH) • (日本語)



art Japan House - London

The Best of Japanese Art, Design, Gastronomy, Innovation and Technology • What's On




art The Daiwa Foundation Japan House

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions • Details




art Japan Foundation

Arts & Culture / Language / Japanese Studies / Library • What's On




art Louise Collis Landscape Artist - Studio & Gallery (Abergavenny, Wales)

Studio & Gallery (Abergavenny, Wales) • WebsiteFacebook



art The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Tour Dates • Details



art Japan - UK Events Calendar

Art & Design • Details   spaceAcademia & Science • Details    spaceBusiness • Details

Film • Details    spaceTheatre & Music • Details    spaceSports • Details

and More…. • Details



art The Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts & Cultures

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions • Details



SAKURA is also on Facebook and Twitter

Visit our facebook page Facebook (Facebook Privacy Notice) or our Twitter feed Follow Designsakura on Twitter (Twitter Privacy Notice) for a regular update of various events and points of interest


Do you have any upcoming Art, Culture or Education events in your area?

Let us know in plenty of time and (depending on relevance and suitability) we will try to give you a mention. with your information (including web address if you have the information online).


 

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CONTACT SAKURA
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EMAIL:

CONTACT:

Allison Mackenzie

POSTAL ADDRESS:

SAKURA, PO Box 823, Newport NP20 9HA

TELEPHONE:

MOB: 078 1010 7008

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Art & Craft Links
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art art art Allison Mackenzie • Artist & Printmaker • Profile & Works Facebook

art art Amanda Simmons Creative Glasswork • Creative Glass for Unique Spaces

art art art Black Mountain Fabric • 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EWFacebook

art art music art art Cardiff M.A.D.E Makers • Artists • Designers • Enterprise Facebook

art CathsTwistedStrings Facebook

art art CELF • Caerleon Arts Festival

art art Custom Pet Portrait Art • The Dog Color Facebook

art art Deborah Phillips • Contemporary Scottish Landscape Painter

art Emily J Taylor - Illustrator and character designer • Emily J Taylor Website

art art art Heather Tweed • Gallery

art ICN Gallery • International Creative Network - London Gallery

art art Japan - UK Events Calendar • Art & Design

art art art Jill Fanshawe Kato • Ceramics Inspired by Nature

art art Julie Dumbarton • Landscape Artist

art art Karen O'Shea Art • Artist - Sustainable Textile Artist & Tutor Facebook Twitter Instagram

art art art Kev F's Comic Art Masterclass • Also available via Zoom • Info

art art art KimonoKimono - Kimono & Accessories • Website • emailFacebook

art art Louise Collis • Landscape Artist - Studio & GalleryFacebook

art culture Mari Wirth • Printmaking & Paper Cutting - Tree Leaf Freak • Website

art art Mitsujiro Nao • Artist

quiz art Online Art Jigsaws © Allison Mackenzie • Various

art art art Phil McMenemy • Profile • Website • Gallery at Laurieston Facebook Twitter

art The Print Shop • Bristol

art art art The Riverfront, Newport • The Riverfront Facebook Twitter

art art SakurayaDesign - Designs by Allison Mackenzie • SakurayaDesign ONLINE with ETSY

art art SAKURA goods at outlets in the UK - Designs by Allison Mackenzie • At selected outlets

art culture Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts & Cultures • Website

art Sarah Ross-Thompson - Collagraph Artist • Ross-Thompson Prints

art art Takehisa Yumeji • Artist of the early 1900's (日本語 Japanese only)

art Share No Soul • Original Designs for Unique Souls • Website Facebook

art art art art Takumasa & Mari Ono • Japanese Sumi-e Ink Painting & Origami

art art Taurus Crafts at Lydney • Art & Craft

 

art ART & CRAFT • HOME & Features

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Culture Links
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culture culture Akai Ryuu Kendo Club (Cardiff) • Akai Ryuu Website

culture education Akemi Solloway • Lecturer of Japanese Culture and Arts

culture Bunkasai Club • English • 日本語

art art music art art Cardiff M.A.D.E Makers • Artists • Designers • Enterprise Facebook

culture art CELF • Caerleon Arts Festival

culture film Genkinahito • Japan & Japanese Blog

culture art Hiroko Sue - Koto Musician • Japan Society Website - Hiroko's page

culture Japan Foundation • What's On

culture Japan Society North West • Website

art art Japanese Studies Centre • Cardiff Business School

culture music Japan - UK Events Calendar • Theatre & Music

culture education JET Alumni Association UK • Events Page

art education Kimono Fitter Koji FukumotoFacebook

art art KimonoKimono - Kimono & Accessories • Website • emailFacebook

literature culture Mari Ono & Roshin Ono - Books • "Fly Origami Fly" (Available on Amazon) • Website

music culture Mu: Arts • Japanese Music, Arts & Culture

art culture education people Takumasa & Mari Ono • Japanese Sumi-e Ink Painting & Origami (Workshops)

art culture Renseikan Kendo Club (Newport) • Renseikan Website • And more...

art culture The Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts & Cultures • Website

culture Sequins and Cherry Blossom • London with a Japanese flavour • Website

 

art art KimonoKimono

 

A treasure trove of Kimono and Accessories in Bristol

Owned by Orientalist Phil Porter.

Contact: 07561 196743 • KimonoKimono Website • emailFacebook

Video courtesy of KimonoKimono.

 

 

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Education Links
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art art Akemi Solloway • Lecturer of Japanese Culture and Arts

education art Coombe Farm Studios • Courses at Coombe Farm Studios

art Japan - UK Events Calendar • Academia & Science

art Japanese Language • Cardiff University - Lifelong Learning

art Japanese Language Proficiency Test Information • SOAS School of Oriental & African Studies

art art Japanese Studies Centre • Cardiff Business School

culture education JET Alumni Association UK • Events Page

art art art Jill Fanshawe Kato • Ceramics Inspired by Nature

art art Kev F's Comic Art Masterclass • For school, college, art centre or Zoom screen near you • Info

art education Kimono Fitter Koji FukumotoFacebook

art art Miranda Bishop • Social Media Training, Consultancy and Management • Talking Social Media

art art art art Takumasa & Mari Ono • Japanese Sumi-e Ink Painting & Origami (Workshops)

art Teach English in Japan on the JET Programme • English • 日本語

art Wyedean School & Sixth Form Centre • Community & Adult Education

 

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Design & Photography Links
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art Design SAKURA • Graphic & Web Design

art art Charlie Bishop • Charlie Bishop Wildlife Photography

art art art Phil McMenemy • Fine Art Photographer • Gallery at Laurieston

art art Japan - UK Events Calendar • Art & Design

 

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Animals Links
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art art Charlie Bishop • Charlie Bishop Wildlife Photography

art art Custom Pet Portrait Art • The Dog Color

 

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Festivals Links
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festivals travel Festivals In Nagahama City and Kita Biwako area • Kohoku Tourist Information • 日本語

 

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Film & TV Links
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art Japan - UK Events Calendar • Film

culture film Genkinahito • Japanese Film Review • Korean Film Review

 

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Food & Drink Links
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food art Cardiff Korean & Japanese Food Shop • EMAILFacebook
shim 116 Woodville Road, Cardiff  CF24 4EE

art art music art art Cardiff M.A.D.E Makers • Artists • Designers • Enterprise Facebook

food Dragon Coffee • Vietnamese Gourmet Coffee

food Japanese Kitchen • Online Japanese Food Shop

food Matsumoto Sake Brewing Co. Ltd., Fushimi, Japan • Website

culture Mount Fuji • Mount Fuji Restaurant (Cardiff) & Online Japanese Food

art art Rogue Fox Coffee House, 6 Clytha Park Road, Newport NP20 4NZFacebook

art art Sero Zero-Waste • At Tredegar House, Newport, NP10 8TW • WebsiteFacebook

 

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Haiku & Poetry Links
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art Haiku - Haibun - Haiga • Ray Rasmussen

 

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Hobbies & Pastimes Links
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culture culture Bonsai • Bonsai in Wales • Cardiff Bonsai Club

art art art Black Mountain Fabric • 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EWFacebook

art Traditional Japanese Pastimes • At the V & A

 

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Literature Links
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culture Cardiff Central Library • Website • Cardiff Central Library on facebook Facebook

art art art Heather Tweed & Kev F Sutherland • Sutherland & Tweed Books

literature Japanese Classical Literature Audiobooks By Kaseumin • Listen Online

art art travel Ken Ilgunas • Travel Writer • Books on Amazon

art art Kev F Sutherland Comic Books • Website • Books on Amazon

art art Mari Ono & Roshin Ono • "Fly Origami Fly" (Available on Amazon) • Website

 

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Miscellaneous Links
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art Japan - UK Events Calendar • Business

art Japan - UK Events Calendar • Sports

art Japan - UK Events Calendar • Various Events

art Shimizu S-Pulse • Japanese J-League Football Club • English • 日本語

culture culture Akai Ryuu Kendo Club (Cardiff) • Akai Ryuu Website

art culture Renseikan Kendo Club (Newport) • Renseikan Website • And more...

 

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Music Links
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art art music art art Cardiff M.A.D.E Makers • Artists • Designers • Enterprise Facebook

culture art Hiroko Sue - Koto Musician • Japan Society Website - Hiroko's page

art art Japan - UK Events Calendar • Theatre & Music

art art Mu: Arts • Japanese Music, Arts & Culture

art art art The Riverfront, Newport • The Riverfront Facebook Twitter

 

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Nature Links
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culture culture Bonsai • Bonsai in Wales • Cardiff Bonsai Club

culture culture Japanese Garden Society - Japanese gardens in Japan, the UK and around the world. • JGS

art culture Mari Wirth • Printmaking & Paper Cutting - Tree Leaf Freak • Website

 

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People Links
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art art art Allison Mackenzie • Artist & Printmaker • Profile & Works Facebook

art art Amanda Simmons • Creative Glass for Unique Spaces

art art Deborah Phillips • Contemporary Scottish Landscape Painter

art art art Heather Tweed • Website • Sutherland & Tweed Books

art art art Jill Fanshawe Kato • Ceramics Inspired by Nature

art art travel Ken Ilgunas • Travel Writer • Books on Amazon

art art Kev F Sutherland • Kev F Sutherland (Comic Artist, Comedian and much more)

art art Louise Collis • Landscape Artist - Studio & GalleryFacebook

art art Miranda Bishop • Social Media Training, Consultancy and Management • Talking Social Media

art art Mitsujiro Nao • Artist

art art art Phil McMenemy • Fine Art Photographer • Gallery at Laurieston

art art Takehisa Yumeji • Artist of the early 1900's (Japanese only)

art art art art Takumasa & Mari Ono • Japanese Sumi-e Ink Painting & Origami

 

art PEOPLE • HOME & Features

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Sakuraya Links
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art art art Allison Mackenzie • Artist & Printmaker • Profile & Works Facebook

art art art Black Mountain Fabric • 29 Cross Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EWFacebook

art art music art art Cardiff M.A.D.E Makers • Artists • Designers • Enterprise Facebook

food art Cardiff Korean & Japanese Food Shop • CKJ Foods in Cardiff • EMAILFacebook
shim 116 Woodville Road, Cardiff  CF24 4EE

art Fizzyville • Abergavenny Market HallFacebook

art art KimonoKimono - Kimono & Accessories • Website • emailFacebook

art art art The Riverfront, Newport • The Riverfront Shop Facebook Twitter

art art SAKURA goods now available • Designs by Allison Mackenzie • At selected venues

 

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Travel Links
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travel Embassy of Japan in the UK • Visa Information

travel The Japanese Inn Group • Website

travel JNTO • Japan National Tourist Organisation, London

art art travel Ken Ilgunas • Travel Writer • Books on Amazon

festivals travel Nagahama City and Kita Biwako area • Kohoku Tourist Information • 日本語

travel Travel in Japan • Japan Rail Pass Information

 

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