Keith Oram

Pictures of the Floating World
The Life of Yoshiwara in Edo, Japan in 17th & 18th Centuries


Thursday 21 March 2024




Tickets £12.00



Codsall Village Hall, Main Hall


Image above – Imperial Summer Palace

Event Details

Keith Oram is currently President of Wolverhampton Society of Artists.  He taught art for 30 years and became Head of Department.  After retiring from teaching, he then went on to work for Wolverhampton Art Gallery for a further ten years.

He has published, ‘Tsuba in the Collection of Wolverhampton Art Gallery’.  He also co-wrote with Brendan Flynn, formerly Curator at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, ‘Wolverhampton Society of Artists 1919-2019’ for the centenary of the Society.

Keith is a practising artist who has visited Japan many times.  He works with sumi ink and coloured ink with Japanese brushes and hand cut bamboo pens.  Keith is Dan Grade in Judo and Iaido and has practised Yoho Niten Ichi Ryu.

His talk explores the worlds of the willow, the giesha and flower, and the tea house courtesans.


We wish to thank The Arts Society Wrekin for its generous sponsorship of this event.


Please note that seating is unreserved.  For special requirements, including wheelchair access and seating, please Contact Us or phone us (see bottom of page).

Tickets available for Patrons from 24 January,
for all from 5 February.

Codsall Village Hall, Main Hall

Wolverhampton Road



Large car park available

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