Year of Japan

In celebration of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, 2020 will be the ‘Year of Japan’ at Chiddingstone Castle. Visitors will be able to learn more about the Castle’s fascinating Japanese collection and explore Japanese culture through a series of events, activities, and themed days.

Programme of the Year 

Ikebana Demonstration

Sunday 5th April


Awaken your Zen… Retreat Day

Saturday 1st February 


Japanese Room Tours

Wednesday 8th April & Sunday 26th April


Koinobori Workshop

Sunday 3rd May


Further events to be announced