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KEIKO - for Urasenke School practitioners

Keiko is given in traditional Japanese manner.
Urasenke practitioners are welcome to start keiko at London Branch at any time.

Beginners (nyumon, konarai, chabako) and intermediate (shikaden) level keiko are on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Advanced level keiko are scheduled on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday.

For further keiko details please email


Events - for Tankokai UK Members

CHAKAI, tea gatherings. Tankokai UK members are invited to take part in gatherings such as Hatsudate-shiki, New Year's gathering, Rikyu-ki; Rikyu's memorial; Robiraki, opening of hearth gathering.

WORKSHOPS. Chashaku, tea scoop, carving; haigata, ash form making; among others are organised throughout the year on demand.

KOSHUKAI, intensive course. Weekend intensive courses aiming to practice temae, and study of chado related fields for students proficient in usucha and koicha temae and above.


Britisy Museum Presentations - open to the general public

Presentations are given by Urasenke Tankokai UK members. A brief talk introducing the art form is followed by procedure of making matcha in the chashitsu, tea room.

Where: British Museum, Mitsubishi Galleries, 5th floor, rooms 92-94
When: most 2nd and 4th Friday.
Starting times: 2pm and 3 pm.
Open to the public. Free just drop in. Visit British Museum 'What's On' to check dates.

NOTE: The Mitsubishi Gallery is closed until September 2018 for refurbishment works.