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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Green Dragon Environmental Scheme
  • Croeso Cynnes Cymreig

Talk, Sat 18 Aug 2018, free entry




How do you like your brew? More than just a quick cuppa, in Japan the act of serving tea has become an art – a performance of beauty and grace inspired by the principles of Zen Buddhism. Join Yoko Kawaguchi for a special talk on the Japanese Tea Ceremony and the Tea Garden.

Yoko is a Cardiff-based writer and cultural historian specialising in Japanese gardens and the relationship between Japan and the West. Her publications include Sisters: The Geisha in Western Culture and Japanese Zen Gardens. She is an expert in Japanese gardens, and the relationship between Japan and the West.

The talk will be held in English, but simultaneous translation to Welsh can be provided. Please contact us on to let us know your language preference.

Book in advance:

This talk has been planned as part of the Kizuna exhibition.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 18 Aug 2018 13:00


Free entry


Cathays Park,
CF10 3NP



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Map reference: ST 183769  Lat: 51.48512 Long: -3.17800

Cardiff's Civic Centre, 20 minutes walk from Cardiff Central Train Station. By car - Junction 32 of the M4.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.5 miles from Cardiff Queen Street station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available