Royal Pavilion Gardens
Shodo: Japanese calligraphy 2-3pm
Experience peace of mind whilst learning to write some Japanese characters (kanji) in Japanese calligraphy (Shodo). Instructions will be provided on how to draw the characters with a traditional Japanese brush and ink. Beginner level, no equipment necessary.
Shakyo: writing the Heart Sutra 3.30-4.30pm
Shakyo has been done across Japan for over 1,300 years. Find a sense of peace by copying out the 262 Japanese characters of the Buddhist Heart Sutra. Beginner level, no equipment necessary.
Part of the Museum’s programme of pop-up events and workshops promoting mindfulness, taking place in the Floating Worlds: Japanese Woodcuts exhibition.
Free with Brighton Museum admission, members and residents free. Drop-in.
Please note: A ‘first come, first served’ policy is in operation for drop-in sessions and free events that do not require pre-booking.