Events & Workshops

The 21st Khaju Spring Festival

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Khaju Spring Festival is annual function of Khaju Art Space. We are very proud that we welcome many wonderful artists. This festival is a part of The 12th Kamakura Roji Festival

April 28 (Fri)・29(Sat)・30 (sun)
10:00 〜 16:00

◆Demonstration of Khaju classes
We show every activity of all the classes of Khaju

◆Exhibits and Workshops by local artists
We invite many nice artists and introduce their works.

◆Performances
Salsa, Japanese traditional instrument music and so on.

◆Flea Market

◆Backyard Cafe
Hot pizza from a stone oven, drink bar, snacks, hot dogs, and and??

◆Information Corner
You can get any kinds of local information in Kamakura.

↓Please click each Japanese name of paticipants. You can see the detail info in Japanese and  in English.

paticipants
4/28
(fri)
4/29
(sat)
4/30
(sun)
food
掛田商店
鎌田クッキングスタジオ
クルアノック
こにまるカフェ
Stellamarine Cafe
敏子さんのパウンドケーキ
中溝伊織
YavaS農園
ゆら・コーヒーブース
workshop
植木屋大島
Natural Herb海香
mar  加田 洋子
鎌倉もののふ隊
けちゃっぷ先生
もぐ × もぐ
山口 功
performance
アンダンテ・
ピアノ・ストゥーディオ

NAOMI☆ヴォーカル

(公開教室)

(公開演奏)
岩城里江子
鎌倉サル友の会
せきた さらい
ヒロコのサックス演奏!
風歌
路地フェスタ練り歩き隊
exhibit / shop
伊藤 陽香
池上えみ子
糸へん便り通販部
UCHI NABI
大仙養蜂園
カジュのニット・カフェ
北鎌倉コットン
木の生活道具(志村マコト)
坂本 明子
SABIA
髙橋 明彦
竹林昌代
たなか牧子造形工房
たなか 牧子
ときわ工房
波多周建築設計
ピグマリオン
ブーケ ド ローズ
筆に親しむ書道書道教室
北汎工房
南屋
ラーガマラ


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The 19th Khaju Spring Festival

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Khaju Spring Festival is annual function of Khaju Art Space. We are very proud that we welcome many wonderful artists. This festival is a part of The 10th Kamakura Roji Festival

May 2nd (Sat)・3rd(Sun)・4th (Mon/holiday)
10:00 〜 16:00

◆Demonstration of Khaju classes
We show every activity of all the classes of Khaju

◆Exhibits and Workshops by local artists
We invite many nice artists and introduce their works.

◆Performances
Salsa, Japanese traditional instrument music and so on.

◆Flea Market

◆Backyard Cafe
Hot pizza from a stone oven, drink bar, snacks, hot dogs, and and??

◆Information Corner
You can get any kinds of local information in Kamakura.

↓Please click each Japanese name of paticipants. You can see the detail info in Japanese and  in English.

参加者名
May 2
(Sat)
May 3
(Sun)
May 4
(Mon・holiday)
フード
掛田商店
掛田すみよ
Capricious Deli KOH
鎌田クッキングスタジオ
Stellamarine Cafe
(有)すとう農産
田中勢津子
敏子さんのパウンドケーキ
ヘルシー菓子makimekko
游風
ゆらの会
佳子さんの焼き菓子
ワークショップ
植木屋大島
Natural Herb海香
mar  加田 洋子
村山恵子
山口 功
パフォーマンス
アンダンテ・ピアノ・ストゥーディオ
NAOMI☆ヴォーカル

(公開練習)

(公開演奏)
路地フェスタ練り歩き隊
YUKI☆ PUPPET WORKS
展示・物販
itzeboo
伊藤 陽香
うつわの店みまる
おおうらあやこ(糸へん便り)
カジュのニット・カフェ
亀子
木の生活道具(志村マコト)
ぐるぅぷ未来
坂本 明子
SABIA
竹林昌代
たなか牧子造形工房
北汎工房
のむらあずさ
波多周建築設計
ピグマリオン
筆に親しむ書道書道教室
YavaS農園

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Knit Cafe July & August

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◆Knit Cafe September

July.27 (Sun)・August 31st   13:30 - 17:00

Makiko's studio in Khaju Art space holds a small comfortable tea party with knitting every 4th Sunday.( August is irregular )

Everybody who likes knitting is welcome including beginners.
Don't hesitate to join us!

You can buy beautiful hand-dyed yarns here at very reasonable price.

◆1000 yen for entrance fee  (+drinks and sweets)
◆Bring your own knitting tools if you have.
◆Inquiry : 0467-23-3663  or mail us

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The18th Khaju Spring Festival

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Khaju Spring Festival is annual function of Khaju Art Space. We are very proud that we welcome many wonderful artists. This festival is a part of The 9th Kamakura Roji Festival

April 27th (Sun)・28th (Mon)・29th (Tue/holiday)
10:00 〜 16:00

◆Demonstration of Khaju classes
We show every activity of all the classes of Khaju

◆Exhibits and Workshops by local artists
We invite many nice artists and introduce their works.

◆Performances
Salsa, Japanese traditional instrument music and so on.

◆Flea Market

◆Backyard Cafe
Hot pizza from a stone oven, drink bar, snacks, hot dogs, and and??

◆Information Corner
You can get any kinds of local information in Kamakura.

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Dyeing the color of autumn in Kamakura 1 night stay and a dyeing workshop

Dyeing the color of autumn in Kamakura
1 night stay and a dyeing workshop

Kamakura is surrounded by mountains where you find good varieties of plants.
In this event, you go into the field to take some plants for dyeing and learn how to dye with them at Khaju art space, a renovated Japanese old house. Lunch and sweets will be delivered by a popular deli “3p.m.” in Hayama. In the end of November, you would enjoy the autumnal leaf coloration in Kamakura. Why don’t you stay in Kamejikan and experience the Japanese tradtional style of dyeing ?

[Date]:November 29(Fri.) & 30(Sat.), 2013

[Workshop]
◎Boil the plants taken from the field and you will dye a Furoshiki, the traditional wrapping cloth.
You will learn easy and safe basic technique of Japanese dyeing.
◎Lecture of plants by showing 200 samples of its dyed colors

[Stay] You will stay in a dormitory room in Kamejikan 

[Special offer ] A hand made rubber stamp for free

[Schedule]

●Nov. 29(Fri.)

9:30 Meeting at Kamakura station east exit
10:00 Workshop at Khaju art space

12:30ー13:20 Lunch

15:30 Tea break

16:00 End of the workshop
17:00 Check-in at Kamejikan 
18:30~20:30 Dinner
20:30~Free time

●Nov. 30(Sat.)
7:30~9:00 Breakfast at Kamejikan any time you like
10:00 End of the event

[Fee]13800yen (Includes workshop, accommodation fee, insurance,lunch, sweets, breakfast. Transport fee and dinner is excluded)

[How to make a reservation]
Send us your name, number of persons and telephone no. with the title “Dyeing the color of automn in Kamakura in Nov.29&30 “ From the below link:
http://kamejikan.com/eng/?page_id=10
 
[Cancellation]
For cancellations a week before to on the day before arrival,
you will be charged 50% of the event fee, and for those on the
day of the event ,you will be charged 100% of the event fee
If you wish, we can send you the Furoshiki and the stamp.

[Things to carry with you]
◎ A pen, glove, shoes suitable for the field,
Pajamas, towels and teeth brush.

[Lecturer profile] Makiko Tanaka

Graduated Joshibi University of Art and Design. Runs Khaju art space with dyeing studio from 1997 in Nikaido, Kamakura by renovating 80years old house.
◎Khaju art space http://khaju.com

[Host]Kamejikan Guesthouse in Kamakura http://kamejikan.com
[Co-host]Khaju art space http://khaju.com
[Cooperation] 3p.m.http://3pmsanji.com/shop/

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The 17th Khaju Spring Festival

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Khaju Spring Festival is annual function of Khaju Art Space. We are very proud that we welcome many wonderful artists. This festival is a part of The 8th Kamakura Roji Art Festival

April 27th (Sat)・28th (Sun)・29th (Mon/holiday)
           10:00 〜 16:00

◆Demonstration of Khaju classes
We show every activity of all the classes of Khaju

◆Exhibits and Workshops by local artists
We invite many nice artists and introduce their works.

◆Performances
Salsa, Japanese traditional instrument music and so on.

◆Flea Market

◆Backyard Cafe
Hot pizza from a stone oven, drink bar, snacks, hot dogs, and and??

◆Information Corner
You can get any kinds of local information in Kamakura.

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Spinning Class 2012

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'12 Spinning Class Open in Octorber

'12 Octorber 13th (Sat) 〜 '13 March 16th (Sat)

 1 course 12 lessons 14:00 - 16:00

(Oct.13, 20/ Nov.10,17/ Dec. 1,15/ Jan.12,19/ Feb.2,16/ Mar.2,16)

"Spinning"...one of the most fundamental works for human beings. Let's experience and think about the true meaning of "what is creation".
You can learn how to use spindle and spinning wheel. And also study about sheep wool ; quality, kinds or history.

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【Lesson Fee】
・First Term (from Oct.) ¥24,000
・Second Term(from Jan.) ¥24,000

【Optional Fee】
・1 pair of carders ¥6000
・spindle ¥1800 
・sheep material each time ¥300- 500

【Inquiry】
mail here
・Or, call/fax 0467-23-3663

Please make an entry soon!

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Knit Cafe Sep.

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◆Knit Cafe September

Sep.23 (Sun)  13:30 - 17:00

Makiko's studio in Khaju Art space holds a small comfortable tea party with knitting every 4th Sunday.

Everybody who likes knitting is welcome including beginners.
Don't hesitate to join us!

You can buy beautiful hand-dyed yarns here at very reasonable price.

◆1000 yen for entrance fee  (+drinks and sweets)
◆Bring your own knitting tools if you have them.
◆Inquiry : 0467-23-3663  or mail us

This month we are going to joinThink Of JAPAN Whille Kniting Kansai's activity.

This project was begun in Canada by a Japanese knitter and her Canadian friends. They collect  crochet-motifs they designed. They are making blankets with the motifs and sell them at auctions. All the proceeds are supposed to be donated the quake victim children throughAshinaga Foundation

When you click the project name, you will see the detailed information including draft of the motif design and Youtube movies of how to crochet.

Let's get together to join this project on 23rd at Khaju!

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'12 Khaju Summer Workshop Series

"Khaju Summer Workshop Series 2012" is held as our annual function. We present many interesting workshops this summer as well. Of course some of them are good for small kids! Don't hesitate to join us!

Please make a reservation beforehand.
[Inquiry & Reservation]
t/f 0467-23-3663 or mail here

※Please understand that we might request you to pay the fee in the case of your sudden cancel or absence without notice.


◆Gentle Yoga: unwind your body and mind  Stacey Krumenacker
◆Jul. 20 (fri) and Sep.7(fri) (1)9:30 〜11:00 , (2)11:30〜13:00
Yoga focuses on stretching and strengthening the body while focusing on the breath in order to relax and focus the mind. Therefore it improves both physical and mental health.
・gentle yoga for all levels and all ages
・semi-private 4-5 people
・you may attend both classes if you like
・yoga mats available to borrow (no charge) or bring your own
*private lessons (individual or group) are also possible. You may request your time and day.Please contact to Stacey.

【9:30 Class】
We will cultivate a deep powerful breath to help us to open and release our muscles in a gentle yoga class that includes warming up, standing, seated and laying down poses followed by deep relaxation time.

【11:30 Class】
We will use simple movements to warm up the body and then focus mainly on seated and lying down poses. We will use slow deep breathing to encourage the body to release and the mind to relax. We will then practice some self-massage techniques before our final relaxation time.

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◇¥2,000/each class Friendship Member/ ¥1,800
◇Please wear something comfortable and bring your own Yoga mat.

[Stacey Krumenacker]
Stacey has been practicing yoga since 1997. She has been teaching yoga for 7 years in Tokyo and Hayama. She has studied yoga and meditation in America, India and Japan. She recently training in Thai Massage in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She has lived in Japan for 10 years. Her classes are a mix of Japanese and simple English. She hopes that her students will leave her class felling relaxed, refreshed and a little clearer.

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◆Knit Cafe Tanaka Makiko Weaving Studio
◆Jul.22・Aug.26(sun)13:00 〜 17:00

Makiko's studio in Khaju Art space holds a small comfortable tea party with knitting every 4th Sunday.
Everybody who likes knitting is welcome including beginners.
Don't hesitate to join us!
You can buy beautiful hand-dyed yarns here at very reasonable prices.
Please bring your own knitting tools if you have them.

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◇¥1,000 (including drinks and sweets)

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◆How to wear a Yukata  Mori Michiko
◆Jul.25(wed)13:30‐16:00 ※postponed to 26(thu) if it rains.
On July 25 is the day of Kamakura Fireworks on Yuigahama Beach. Why don't you go there with wearing a Yukata,(casual summer Kimono.) Mrs. Mori will help you to wear it! Men, women and kids (also) welcome.

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◇¥300

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◆Calligraphy Class Free Trial  Irisawa Kazuyo
◆Jul.27, Aug.3, Aug.24, Aug.31(fri) 13:00 〜 16:00
Kazuyo's calligraphy class, which is a popular regular classes at Khaju, is open the class to everyone who are interested in Japanese calligraphy.
For adults:basic technique, Hiragana writing, Kanji writing, or designed letter writing.
For kids:basic technique of brush/pen writing
Please feel free to join!

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◇Free
◇Please bring your own writing brush. ※You can borrow if you don't have one.

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◆Let's Make Candleholder with Plastic Bottle!  Yoshida Mihoko
◆Jul.29(sun) 13:00 〜 16:00
Illustrator Mihoko teaches you how to make a beautiful caldleholder with wasted plastic bottle.
Since 3.11, "electricity" has become a big issue for us Japanese.
"I hope the candle light will be an opportunity to think about this problem." Mihoko says.

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◇Adult/¥1000 (including candle and sweets) Friendship Member/ ¥800
(Kids under 6 year old, please participate with your parent.)
◇Please bring scissors and a straight-shaped plastic bottle(500ml).

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◆Making of Natural Insect Repellent Spray and Ointment  Kata Yoko
◆Jul.30 13:00 〜 15:30
Insect repellent on the market includes the chemical "deet". It's developed in 1946 in America by the US army for military soldiers to avoid mosquitos and mites.
It is said that it's safe for human body but it could be a cause of neurological disorder or dermatitis.
In this class Aromatherapist Yoko teaches you how to make safe and natural insect repellent spray and ointment with four kinds of aromatic essential oils.
Mothers and small kids, welcome.

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◇¥3500(including material costs)
Friendship Member/ ¥3000(
 (Kids under 8 years old, please participate with your parent) ◇If you cancel your reservation the two days before the lesson day, we request to pay the whole fee. We will send you the spray and ointment later.

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◆Photo Therapy Workshop Horiuchi Akiko
◆Jul.31(Tue)  10:00 〜13:00
Taking photos is a nice relaxation as you know. Akiko is a special therapist with photography. You can find clear vision about 'what's your favorite', 'what you need' or about your natural born artisic talent.

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◇¥3,000
 ( a piece of 12inch photocollage paper is a gift for Friendship Members)
◇Please bring your own camera and writing implement. Any kinds are available including disposable camera.

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◆Dyeing with Natural plants Tanaka Makiko
◆Aug.1(wed)・Sep.2(sun) 10:00 〜15:30
Let's get beautiful colors from garden plants. You can study basic safe technique and theory about natural dyeing.

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◇¥4500+material costs
 Friendship Member/¥4000+material costs
  Students under 18 /¥1500+material costs
◇Please bring lunch, notebook, plastic bags, apron and used T-shirts/scarves or other natural materials which you want to dye.

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◆Lesson about Astrology with Colorful Natural Foods
Yokota Mihoko / Umika
◆Aug.2(thu) 12:30 〜15:30
Mihoko is an owner chef of organic catering service "3p.m." Her cooking theory is based on balance of colors, being alive and in tune with astrological rhythm. Umika is an astrologist and aromatherapist.
This is quite a unique collaborative workshop by these fantastic women. You can enjoy amazingly yummy and beautiful organic lunch with an astrology consultation.

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◇¥5000 

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◆Paper Craft "Let's Make Morgan's House" Sato Lisa
◆Aug.5(sun) 10:00 〜13:00
An architect J. H. Morgan's home, which was built in Daigiri,Fujisawa City around the sixth year of Showa.(1931), is Kanagawa prefecture's treasure. Lisa is one of the leaders of the"Group To Keep Morgan's Residence". The house unfortunately had an accidental fire t a couple years ago and it greatly damaged the house. Now the members of the group are making efforts for restoration. The group has a 1/150 size Morgan's house paper model kit designed by HAZEL, paper craft artist in Osaka.
This is a good opportunity to know architectural beauty of Morgan's house and very enjoyable craft work as well.

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◇A pair of parent and kid/ ¥1,000 Friendship Member/¥800
(1 kit for 1 pair ¥300 for 1 more kit)
◇It takes about three hours.After finishing, we take a photo of your house model and upload to our website.

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◆Handicrafts Party Rocket BananaJunmmyMinamiya
◆Aug.8(wed) open 10:00 〜17:00
Don't you think the time of every kind of handicraft work makes you happy?
Why don't you join our knitting and sewing gathering.

You don't have any tools or materials? No problem. We have them!
Let's enjoy handicraft time with chatting and tea and sweets.

ex.)
・Let's make socks with leftover yarns.
・Let's make sanitary napkins with secondhand shirts or towels.
・Let's make buttons with cloth by Japanese traditional origami technique.

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◇¥500

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◆Indigo Tie-Dye   Tanaka Makiko
◆Aug.9(thu)・Aug.(wed)10:00 〜15:30
Indigo blue is the most longing color for us Japanese. We have a long history of Indigo dyeing. You can learn basics of Indigo and tie-dye .

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◇Adults/¥4500+material costs
  Friendship Members/¥4000+material costs
   Students under 18 /¥1500+material costs

◇Please bring lunch, notebook, plastic bags, apron and used T-shirts/scarves or other natural materials(except wool) which you want to dye.

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◆Kamakura Tea Time Yahara Tadahiko
◆Aug.19(sun) 13:00 〜16:00
It's a very easy and comfortable project for everybody to get together for making a good time with a cup of coffee. There are no difficult rules,themes or purposes. Please join us with easy/open/flexible mind and let's make up joyful brain-storming.

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◇¥500
◇Belongings: curiosity and your favorite coffee cup

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◆Kamakura Energy Conference Hidaka Tamotsu
◆Aug.26(sun) 14:00 〜
It's the time to think about "how to make up rich life without nuclear power".
Tamotsu who is a local architect believes that one of the most important things is to make a new energy system in a small local unit. This meeting is for knowing/developing many ideas about what we can do next. Let's talk about clean and safe energy systems in Kamakura.

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◇¥500(including drinks)

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◆NAOMI Voice Training Class Open Lesson Kunoki Naomi
◆Aug.27(mon) 14:00 〜
Naomi's vocal class,one of the most popular classes at Khaju, now has open lessons. Please book beforehand if you want to observe the lesson.

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◇Free

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◆Science Craft 〜Colorful Slime World Kurinoki Club
◆Aug.30(thu)open 13:00 〜16:00
This is "artistic chemistry class" for kids. You can experience colorful or shiny "slime" here.Of course you can learn how to make it!

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◇¥500

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◆Theatre Workshop  Ishikua Masahide (Theatre Akatsuki)
◆Sep.9(sun) 10:00 〜17:00
Theatre Akatsuki is a local Kamakura group which creates original plays at halls, cafes or old Japanese houses and other unique places. Masahide who is a script writer and actor of this theatre group teaches drama workshops for beginners. It could be a good opportunity for you to release your hidden character and to develop your communication skills. All generations are welcome!

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◇Adult/¥1,500  Friendshp Member/¥1,400  Child under 12 years old /¥1000

◇Please bring your own drink and lunch.
If you need lunch +¥500

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◆Reading Aloud Workshop  Ishikura Masahide
◆Sep.29(sat) 13:00 〜17:00
Masahide also organizes reading workshops. It would be a great time to rediscover the true beauty and power of Japanese language. Let's join with your favorite book.

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◇Adult/¥1000  Firenship Member/¥900  Under 12 years old kid/¥500

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◆Farming Project for Winter Vegetables Takaki Motoko
◆Sep.23(sun)& Sep.30 (sun)10:00〜
(Oct.7 as alternative in case of rain )

Farming teaches us many things. Motoko is the best teacher of farming in Kamakura. You must get the knack of farming in this class. We are planing to raise some winter vegetables. You can get the harvest in February or March.

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◇1Adult or A pair of parent and child under 12 years old /¥2,500
 Friendship Member/¥2,400
 +1 more kid/¥500

 


 


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Knit Cafe June

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◆Knit Cafe June  June 24th. 13:30 -

Makiko's studio in Khaju Art space holds a small comfortable tea party with knitting every 4th Sunday.

Everybody who likes knitting is welcome including beginners.
Don't hesitate to join us!

You can buy beautiful hand-dyed yarns here at very reasonable price.

◆1000 yen for entrance fee (+drinks and sweets)
◆Bring your own knitting tools if you have.
◆Inquiry : 0467-23-3663 or mail us

This month we are also going to joinThink Of JAPAN Whille Kniting Kansai's activity, again.

When you click the project name, you will see the detailed information including draft of the motif design and Youtube movies of how to crochet.

Let's get together to join this project on 24th at Khaju!

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