Kangeiko 2024 Registration

5th – 8th January 2024
Residential event

White Cottage, Douai Abbey, Woolhampton, near Reading


Kangeiko 2024 Details

2024 marks the 50th anniversary of British Shintaido. The theme for the Kangeiko (and for the whole of 2024) is Dokan (Way of the Circle).

Director of Instruction: Ula Chambers and Charles Burns
Gasshuku Manager: Nagako Cooper

Waiting list

This event is now full with a waiting list.

To register your interest please fill in the form below. We will contact you when a place becomes available.

If you just wish to take an exam at the event, please fill in the exam portion of the form below. It is not necessary to be resident at the event to take an exam.


Gasshuku fee: £255.00
BS members’ discount: -£30
Early-bird discount: -£30

Therefore, the BS member early-bird rate is: £195.00

(This is the rate most people pay)

Early-bird deadline: 30th October 2023

Registration closes 30th December 2023 (subject to availability).

Fees include full board and accommodation. As this is a self-catering event you will be asked to help with food preparation and clearing away for some meals.

Concessions available – please ask.

Event Registration

    Kangeiko Registration form

    Your Name *

    Your Email *


    I can help with the following

    Everybody will be assigned a role at this event!

    Exam Registration Form

    Exams are available at this event up to Assistant / 1 kyu level

    I would like to apply to take exams in the following subjects:

    Please state the level aimed at in each exam

    For each subject, please give your current level and date of last exam

    Deposit payment

    I will pay the £55 deposit by:

    NB1: BACS preferred unless you are based overseas, in which case please use Paypal

    NB2: Please quote the reference BS Kangeiko (or similar) if possible

    How to pay the deposit

    As we are operating a waiting list please do not send a deposit until we contact you.

    Please send your deposit for £55 to British Shintaido, either via Paypal to or by BACS to:

    • Sort code: 30-96-96
    • Account no: 04577865
    • Reference: Kangeiko 2024

    Any questions? Contact Nagako Cooper:


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