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 of the Urasenke Foundation is open to all who have an interest in Chado, The Way of Tea. It is our aim to disseminate the Way of Tea in the United Kingdom through lectures, demonstrations, training and Tea gatherings. For those who are interested in learning more about this important part of Japanese culture and to experience at first hand its special values, participation in the activities of the branch are possible at several levels, the Urasenke London branch offers:
- Keiko, practical study.
- Participation as a guest through an annual programme of events and special workshops. Visit our calendar page for our activities schedule.
- Presentations which are made regularly by the Tankokai UK Association members in the British Museum on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month.
Our activities are suported by members of the Tankokai UK Association. The Association is formed mainly by practitioners of chado however anyone is welcome to become a member. For further information visit the Tankokai UK website.
Would you like to know more about the Urasenke activities around the world? Visit the Urasenke Foundation web site.