Usaato Japanese Exhibition Day

Saturday 08 September 2018


Enjoy a day of Japanese culture at Seale-Hayne, including a fashion show from Usaato Fabrics, Tattoo Exhibition from internationally acclaimed artist Aaron Willett and a traditional tea ceremony.


All day, The Common Room

Internationally acclaimed and award winning tattoo artist Aaron Willett is exhibiting and selling a selection of his designs and artwork at Hannahs as part of our Japanese weekend. Working within the tattoo industry for 13 years, Aaron specialises in the Japanese Irezumi style and has contributed to publications on traditional tattooing and Japanese art with his work focused on traditional Japanese tattoo designs and folklore characters. FREE


11am, The Queens Room

Come and enjoy a traditional Japanese ritual. Matcha is whisked into a froth with hot water in a bowl and the resulting beverage is shared by the participants. The tea ceremony demonstrates respect through grace and good etiquete. Spectators Free. Participants £10.


2:00pm - 5:30pm, Great Hall

USAATO fabrics are created from high quality cotton, hemp and silk coloured with natural dyes derived from plants and fruits and woven using traditional methods. The fabrics are transformed into clothing designed by Usaburo Sato an internationally acclaimed designer of trend setting fashion who has had catwalk shows across the USA and Europe. Tickets £12 | Early Bird £10.