The Urasenke London Branch is one of many branches of the Urasenke Foundation in Japan, a non-profitable organisation, found world wide. Urasenke branches overseas main aim is to introduce and spread knowledge of Chado, The Way of Tea, a Japanese tradition with more than 400 hundred years history.
The London Branch aims to disseminate the Way of Tea in the United Kingdom through lectures, demonstrations, and training. For those who are interested in learning more about this important part of Japanese culture and to experience at first hand its special values, the Urasenke London branch offers group workshops for completely beginners. For Urasenke practitioners who wish to further their practice, we offer:
- Keiko, all levels.
- Participation through an annual programme of events and workshops. Visit our activities page.
- Presentations which are made regularly by the Tankokai UK Association members in the British Museum, Mitsubishi Gallery, on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month.
NOTE: The Mitsubishi Gallery is closed until September 2018 for refurbishment works.
Our activities are suported by members of the Tankokai UK Association. The Association is formed mainly by practitioners of chado. For further information visit the Tankokai UK page.
Would you like to know more about the Urasenke activities around the world? Visit the Urasenke Foundation web site.