UPCOMING EVENTS 2015

SEPTEMBER
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17 September, Thursday evenings for eight weeks - ADULTS
19 September, Saturday mornings for eight weeks - JUNIORS


FREE taster sessions for beginners. This is an ideal opportunity to come along and get an idea of what we’re about. Can’t make the first session? No problem, you are welcome to come along at any time. Click here to download a poster.

Mirfield Community Centre, Waterroyd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG. Map



AUGUST

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23rd August (Sunday)

Mirfield Show, Mirfield. Mirfield Agricultural Show is one of the most popular family days out in West Yorkshire. We will have a stand and demonstrate every hour throughout the day. Many melons will be smashed…

9th August (Sunday)

Ryusosai. Anniversary of the founding of the Takenouchi-ryu tradition.
Private event, dojo members only.





PAST EVENTS 2014

SEPTEMBER

Beginners Poster 2014

18 September (Thursday evenings for eight weeks)

Taster sessions for beginners. This is an ideal opportunity to come along and get an idea of what we’re about. We’ll be finished in plenty of time for bonfire night celebrations! Click here to download a poster.

Mirfield Community Centre, Waterroyd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG. Map




PAST EVENTS 2014

AUGUST

Mirfield Show logo

17th August (Sunday)

Mirfield Show, Mirfield. Mirfield Agricultural Show is one of the most popular family days out in West Yorkshire. We had a stand and demonstrated several times throughout the day. Many melons were smashed…

3rd August (Sunday)

Ryusosai. Anniversary of the founding of the Takeuchi-ryu tradition.
Private event, dojo members only.



PAST EVENTS 2013

JULY-AUGUST
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27 July - 17 August

We're taking part in this year's 'Join In' events, opening up our regular training sessions in Mirfield to newcomers between 27th July and 17th August. Please share…



AUGUST
4th August (Sunday)

Ryusosai. Anniversary of the founding of the Takeuchi-ryu tradition.
Private event, dojo members only.



Mirfield Show logo

18th August (Sunday)

Mirfield Show, Mirfield. Mirfield Agricultural Show is one of the most popular family days out in West Yorkshire. We will have a stand and will be demonstrating several times throughout the day. Melon smashing competition also on the cards...Details to be confirmed.


JULY
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6 July (Saturday)

Hopton in Bloom. Shoufukan will be training in the grounds of 45 Hopton Lane, WF14 8ER, one of the gardens in the popular Hopton in Bloom Garden Trail. We will be demonstrating and practicing from 10 am - 4 pm, this is a great opportunity to come and see what we do and have an informal chat (and the garden is looking beautiful, too!).




PAST EVENTS 2012

SEPTEMBER
13 September, Thursday for 8 weeks

Beginner’s course, details on the Workshops page.



AUGUST
Early August (Saturday)

Ryusosai. Anniversary of the founding of the Takeuchi-ryu tradition.
Private event, dojo members only.



Mirfield Show logo

19th August (Sunday)

Mirfield Show, Mirfield. Mirfield Agricultural Show is one of the most popular family days out in West Yorkshire. We will have a stand and will be demonstrating several times throughout the day. Melon smashing competition for charity also on the cards...Details to be confirmed.





MAY
Martial Arts Show

12th May (Saturday) and 13th May (Sunday)

The Martial Arts Show at Birmingham NEC. Demonstrations, details to be confirmed.



PAST EVENTS 2011

MAY
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7th May (Saturday) and 8th May (Sunday)

The Martial Arts Show at Birmingham NEC. Demonstrations at 10:30 am and 3:00 pm on both days.




AUGUST

Early August (Saturday)

Ryusosai. Anniversary of the founding of the Takeuchi-ryu tradition.
Private event, dojo members only.



Mirfield Show logo

21st August (Sunday)

Mirfield Show, Mirfield. Mirfield Agricultural Show is one of the most popular family days out in West Yorkshire. We will be demonstrating and giving people a chance to try things out all day. Come along and watch, then give it a go!




SEPTEMBER

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9 September (Friday)

University of Leeds Staff Festival, demonstration and workshop. Demo at 4:30 followed by workshop in the dance studio at Stage@Leeds, open to young people and adults aged 12+.



NOVEMBER
4th Anniversary Poster

5 November (Saturday)

Dojo Open Day and Fourth Anniversary Celebration. Doors open at 12:00. We will be offering demonstrations, a question and answer session, and a taste of Japanese Culture. This is an ideal opportunity to come along and get an idea of what we’re about. We’ll be finished in plenty of time for bonfire night celebrations! Click here to download a poster.

Mirfield Community Centre, Waterroyd Lane, Mirfield, WF14 9SG. Map



PAST EVENTS 2010


MAY
22nd May (Saturday) and 23rd May (Sunday)

The Martial Arts Show at Birmingham NEC. Two demonstrations each day and a short workshop on the Saturday.



JUNE
14 June (Monday)

Kobujutsu Shokai Sotsugyoushiki. Graduation ceremony for the Introduction to Classical Japanese Martial Arts course.










JULY
10 July (Saturday)

Hopton in Bloom. Shoufukan will be training in the grounds of 45 Hopton Lane, one of the gardens in the popular Hopton in Bloom Garden Trail.





AUGUST

7 August (Saturday)

Ryusosai. Anniversary of the founding of the Takeuchi-ryu tradition.
Private event, dojo members only.


22nd August (Sunday)

Mirfield Show, Mirfield. Mirfield Agricultural Show is one of the most popular family days out in West Yorkshire. We will be offering demonstrations in the morning at 10:30 and 11:30 and will be available all day. Come along and watch, then give it a go!


SEPTEMBER

3 September (Friday)

University of Leeds Staff Festival, demonstrations at 4:15 pm and 6:00 pm.



OCTOBER

17 October (Sunday)

Japan Society North West is organising its third Japan Day and Shoufukan will be taking part again. We’ll be offering demonstrations at 1:05 pm and 3:40 pm and will have an information stall throughout the day. The free event runs from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and includes: taiko drumming; origami; archery; japanese swords; garden design; calligraphy; kimono; kendo; textiles; sushi; manga; koi carp and more. There’s even a chance to win a flight to Japan! The event is at the Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DS.