Recent News

Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of To-Ken Society of Great Britain (“Society”)

We would like to bring to your attention several forthcoming events in the world of Japanese swords and associated arts, which we believe will be of interest to you. 

1. ‘Japan: Courts and Culture’ exhibition at Buckingham Palace of the collection of the Royal Trust from Apr’22 to Feb’23 (

2. Visit to the Royal Armouries 

Please register your interest with Igor for a Saturday study day at the Royal Armouries at the end of September. Such events in the past ( have proved popular with members and have provided the ability to view, examine and study items from the Armouries collection.

3. Visit to Samurai Museum in Berlin

We are evaluating members' interest in attending a visit to the Berlin Samurai Museum (, to be organised by NBTHKE in the spring of 2023.