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Japanese Textile Traditions

Japanese Textile Traditions

Duration: 13 nights

Contact: Alison White at Arena Travel

171-8505Toshima1-6-1 Nishiikebukuro

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Tuesday 22nd September 2020

About the Course

The trip of a lifetime! Come and see the amazing textile delights of Japan together with visits to some iconic tourist attractions. Our brand-new itinerary includes visits to textile museums in and around Tokyo, to Arimatsu, a very special Shibori town, stunning Kyoto and Kinkakuji, the ancient and preserved village of Miyama, Tokushima famous for Aizome (indigo) production, Matsue and more. Included are visits to see the work and talk to award winning quilter Noriko Endo, Shibori master Mr Hirose Murase, The Little Indigo Museum and master indigo dyer Hiroyuki Shindo plus lots of workshops including one with a delightful quilt teacher and friend, Reiko Nakazawa. You will go home with amazing memories and experiences and hopefully fall in love with Japan like we have!

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Return international flights
12 nights accommodation in good 3 star, or 4-star hotels with breakfast
Lunch on Day 6
Dinner on Day 10
Travel by coach, bullet train and internal flight, as described in the itinerary
Direct luggage transfer on Day 4
Services of a local English-speaking guide throughout the tour
The company and knowledge of our expert, Janice Gunner
Visits, entrance fees and workshops, as outlined in the itinerary

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