Join us in the Temple Water Garden, where on Sunday 14th April, under our largest Cherry Blossom tree in full bloom we are holding our first Cherry Blossom Festival.
Enjoy all day performances on the Temple Islands including a traditional koto player, enka singer and Taiko drum performances.
Watch Japanese calligraphy demonstrations, have your name written in calligraphy to take home, try your hand at origami, and demonstrations.
Visit the Sake tent for a sample of traditionally made sake and Japanese whisky or take part in a seated sake or Japanese whisky tasting session to learn the process and the history involved.
Try a range of far east fusion flavour foods and street food.
All day free face painting.
Follow the Cherry Blossom Trail through the Gardens culminating in the Temple Water Gardens adorned with lanterns and traditional decorations.