Events

An online Mandarin course for adults, with 8 language lessons plus a special Chinese New Year session.
An online Mandarin course for adults, with 8 language lessons and a special session for Chinese New Year on Tuesday 9 February.
A fun celebration of Chinese New Year for students enrolled on our Mandarin Chinese Evening Courses, including an introduction to Spring Festival traditions, calligraphy and cuisine.
In this Language Zone session (open to University of Leeds students) we will introduce Chinese New Year traditions and facilitate cultural exchange between attendees.
Join us online on the last day of the Chinese New Year period to learn about Spring Festival traditions with our teachers.

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Join us at Impressions Gallery in Bradford for a special calligraphy workshop to accompany their Views from China photography season.
What happens to us in transit – as we move from one place to another? How do we adapt to new circumstances and places? And how does ‘there’ become ‘here’?
Megan Eaves, contributor to Lonely Planet’s China guides, shares her China travel stories and experiences as a travel writer.
Draw inspiration from the ‘Voices of Asia’ exhibition at Leeds City Museum, which features a selection of Chinese kites, before painting your own kite during this workshop.
Learn the basics of Chinese swordsmanship in the home of the British national collection of arms and armour.
Paola Subacchi, director of international economics research at Chatham House, discusses China’s efforts to build a global currency.
Enjoy an authentic tea ceremony and learn about Chinese tea at Impressions Gallery in Bradford. Part of the Views from China photography season.
Take part in a cross-cultural musical collaboration with Chinese musician Su Zixu, who has appeared on China’s ‘Sing My Song’ TV show.
Dumplings are a traditional treat enjoyed all over China for Chinese New Year. Come along to this hands-on workshop and make some yourself (don’t worry, you can eat them too!)
Dumplings are a traditional treat enjoyed all over China for Chinese New Year. Come along to this hands-on workshop and make some yourself (don’t worry, you can eat them too!)