A rummage sale with a Japanese twist, this event will have plenty of second-hand kimono and obi (the belts that go with them) for sale. Raising money for a retreat for the children of Fukushima, all donations will go to a good cause. There will be fair trade coffee from East Timor and other drinks available too, so you can have a good wander on a Saturday morning.
The event will be held at Shomyoan, opposite Kiyosumi Teien, by Honseiji temple. It is best reached from Kiyosumi Shirakawa station, exit A1.
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8:00pm – 8:30pm