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This is our new INFORMATION and LINKS page. Scroll down or use the links below (or on the right) to access various events, information & useful links - or click here for the main SAKURA topic menu.

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art art English Conversation with Allison (at Cafe Ludek) • Contact Cafe Ludek for details

art art Limited selection of SAKURA Notepads & Notebooks with designs by Allison Mackenzie now available from:

shimart art art Cafe Ludek, 31 Mill Street, NewportFacebook

shimfood art Cardiff Korean & Japanese Food Shop • CKJ Foods in CardiffFacebook
shim 116 Woodville Road, Cardiff  CF24 4EE (Open 7 Days Mon-Sat 10 am Sun 11am – 7 pm)

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

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

shimart art art The Riverfront, Newport • The Riverfront Shop • How to get thereFacebook Twitter
shim The Riverfront, Kingsway, Newport NP20 1HG

shimtravel art art Stanton House Hotel • Located near Swindon (close to M4) • 日本語Facebook Twitter

shimart art Stanton House Hotel • Jasmine Japanese Food Shop (Open Sundays) • 日本語

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

art The Japanese Consul • The Life of James Lord Bowes in Liverpool • by L. S. Smith

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

culture JET Alumni Association UK • Events Page

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

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

travel art art Stanton House Hotel • Restaurant (British/Japanese Cuisine) • 日本語Facebook Twitter

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

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

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

 

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EVENTS
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art art English Conversation with Allison

Improve your English conversation skills with Allison. Relax and have fun while increasing your vocabulary and knowledge of English. Build your confidence and learn to communicate successfully with other English speakers.

Come and join us!.

English conversation with Allison at Cafe Ludek, 31 Mill Street, Newport NP20 5HA • Link to Cafe Ludek facebook page

• Contact Cafe Ludek for details (Tutor • Allison Mackenzie)


 

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.

 

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 The Daiwa Foundation Japan House

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions • Details




art Japan Foundation

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




art The CCC Gallery (Shizuoka, Japan)

Current and Upcoming Events and Exhibitions at the CCC Gallery • English • 日本語



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

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

art CathsTwistedStrings • Hand Crafted, Arm Knitted, Infinity Scarves

art art CELF • Caerleon Arts Festival

art art Crafted • Design-led store in Kingsway Shopping Centre, Newport Facebook Twitter

art art Custom Pet Portrait Art • The Dog Color

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 art KimonoKimono - Kimono & Accessories • Website • emailFacebook

art Maisie and Maude • Handmade Jewellery

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

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 Shop • How to get thereFacebook Twitter

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

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

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

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

 

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

education travel Bilingual Japan - Homestay and Study Programme • Information in English

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 education Kimono Fitter Koji FukumotoFacebook

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

art Network Training Services • Providers of Vocational Skills Training

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

culture Akatsuki - Graphic Design Artist • Kropla - Akatsuki's Website

art art Charlie Bishop • Photographing Kingfishers

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 • Photographing Kingfishers

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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art art art Cafe Ludek, 31 Mill Street, NewportFacebook

food art Cardiff Korean & Japanese Food Shop • CKJ Foods in Cardiff • 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 M & P's Tea • 日本語 • English

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

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

travel art art Stanton House Hotel • British/Japanese Cuisine (nr Swindon/M4) • 日本語Facebook Twitter

art art Stanton House Hotel • Jasmine Japanese Food Shop (Open Sundays) • 日本語

 

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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 • Glynderi Bonsai Club

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

literature Japanese Classical Literature at Bedtime • Listen Online

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

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

art art Kev F Sutherland • Books by Kev F Sutherland (Available on Amazon)

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

art Richard Berry • Writer & Storyteller

 

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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 Shop • How to get thereFacebook Twitter

 

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

 

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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 • Comedian, Writer, Producer and Comic Artist • eBooks on Amazon

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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Quiz & Puzzle Links
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quiz art Online Art Jigsaws © Allison Mackenzie • Various

 

art QUIZ & PUZZLE • HOME & Features

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

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

art art Crafted • Design-led store in Kingsway Shopping Centre, Newport Facebook Twitter

art art KimonoKimono - Kimono & Accessories • Website • emailFacebook

art art art The Riverfront, Newport • The Riverfront Shop • How to get thereFacebook Twitter

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

travel art art Stanton House Hotel • Located near Swindon (close to M4) • 日本語

art art Stanton House Hotel • Jasmine Japanese Food Shop (Open Sundays) • 日本語

 

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Travel Links
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education travel Bilingual Japan - Homestay and Study Programme • 日本語 • English

travel Dragon Travel • Holidays in South-East and East Asia

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 art art Stanton House Hotel • Located near Swindon (close to M4) • 日本語

travel Travel in Japan • Japan Rail Pass Information

 

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