What's on

Browse our upcoming events below.

Calligraphy course

20 February - 19 March 2024

Looking for an activity to chase away the Winter blues? Try calligraphy at the Confucius Institute. Our calligraphy course is running again from 20 February, every Tuesday lunchtime for five weeks. Come along and spend your lunch break doing something creative and mindful. Cost: £30 Location: The Confucius Institute building (180 Waterloo P..

Mandarin Corner (on Wednesdays)

17 January - 27 March 2024

Practice your Chinese and develop an appreciation of Chinese culture at our weekly Mandarin Corner. These are informal conversation sessions at Beginner (HSK 1-3) and Advanced (HSK 4-6) level that are designed to allow Mandarin learners to get together with fellow classmates, meet new friends and discuss Chinese language and culture in a rela..

Low carbon Chinatown

18:00 - 19:00 04 March 2024

Come to Manchester CI's March public talk to hear from Singaporean artist and designer Ling Tan, who will talk about her projects on low carbon Chinese food and community participation. Ling will share some of her latest environmental projects that combine data science, Chinese food culture, technology and community participation to explore d..

Another Life

19:00 - 20:10 16 March 2024

Five Chinese people arriving in England. Five stories. From a student who has just moved to Manchester, an avid traveller looking for a fresh start, to an elderly man reminiscing about his life before, Another Life looks at the complexities of belonging and finding comfort in a place far away from home. Written and directed by two recent Unive..

Another Life

14:00 - 15:10 17 March 2024

Five Chinese people arriving in England. Five stories. From a student who has just moved to Manchester, an avid traveller looking for a fresh start, to an elderly man reminiscing about his life before, Another Life looks at the complexities of belonging and finding comfort in a place far away from home. Written and directed by two recent Unive..

Confucius Institute Spring Open Days - Wednesday lunchtime

12:00 - 14:00 20 March 2024

Always wanted to learn Mandarin but not ready yet to commit to a full course? Want to try your hand at Chinese calligraphy. Come along to our Open Day and take part in a variety of Taster Sessions, sample some Chinese treats and listen to some Chinese music. Time: 12 - 2PM Place: Confucius Institute, 180 Waterloo Place, M13 9GP Programme t..

Confucius Institute Spring Open Days - Saturday

10:00 - 12:30 23 March 2024

Always wanted to learn Mandarin but not ready yet to commit to a full course? Want to try your hand at Chinese calligraphy. Come along to our Open Day and take part in a variety of Taster Sessions, sample some Chinese treats and listen to some Chinese music. Time: 10:00 - 12:30 Place: Confucius Institute, 180 Waterloo Place, M13 9GP Progr..

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