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Events Information

Summer Vacation Factory Tour (Free)

Visit a plastics recycling center at an ironworks in Kimitsu City to learn about recycling and have a tour of the facilities, including a viewing of the powerful blast furnaces. Both children and adults welcome!

● Date: July 23 (Mon.), 8:45 a.m.–3 p.m.

● Gathering point: Naka Ward Community Activity Center

● Eligibility: Adults and children of elementary school age or older who live, work or go to school in Yokohama and who have overseas connections. Children must be accompanied by a guardian (up to two children per guardian).

● Number: 30 people (first-come, first-served)

● Volunteer interpreters (English, Chinese) will attend.

● Apply by phone, email, fax or at the center's counter, stating the name, age, home/work address or school name in Yokohama for all participants, phone number and main language.

● Deadline to apply: July 9 (Mon.)
Note that lunch is the participants' own expenses.  

Naka Ward Community Activity Center (Naka Ward Office Annex)
Tel: 045-224-8138 Fax: 045-224-8343 E-mail:

Pools will open for the summer!

Cool off and get some exercise at your local pool this summer!
 (1) Motomachi Park Pool(Motomachi Chukagai Station)
 Pool season: Saturday, July 14 - Sunday, September 9
 Hours & Cost: 9am - 6pm: 200 yen per hour
               6pm - 9pm: 300 yen per hour
 Note: Day session for Grade 4 and above. Night session for junior high school and above. Younger children may swim if accompanied into the pool by an adult (one adult per child required in such cases and to wear their suimsuits.)
Contact: 045-651-7123

 (2) Yokohama Pool Center (Negishi Station)
 Pool season: Saturday, July 14 - Sunday, September 2
 Hours & Cost: 9am - 5pm (all-day use 800 yen, children aged 3 - junior high school age 200 yen)
 Contact: 045-761-1948

* Honmoku Community Pool will close this summer due to excessive aging of the facilities.

Yamate Western-style Buildings Summer Concert 2018

Free concerts will be held by volunteer performers in July and August, mainly on Saturdays and Sundays. With a range of different kinds of music, from classical music to Bossa Nova, we invite you to come along and enjoy an afternoon of music at Yamate Western - style Buildings.

Place: Yokohama Yamate Western - style Buildings 7 residences (get off at Motomachi-Chukagai Station, Minatomirai Line / JR Ishikawacho Station)

* For more details, see the official website:

Inquiries: British House Yokohama Tel: 045-623-7812


 Institution List

Yokohama Convention and Visitors Bureau

Sankeien (Japanese Graden)


Kanagawa Museum 

Training Ship NIPPON Maru

ICJC (The International Center for Japanese Culture)

Yokohama Nigiwai-za (Japanese cultural theater)

Yokohama Archives of History

Museum of Yokohama Urban History(Japanese)

Yokohama Museum of EurAsian Culture(Japanese)


Yamate Residence

Yokohama Marine Tower

JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)