The Nottingham Confucius Institute

Mandarin Corner 

Admission free and all welcome.

The Mandarin Corner aims to provide a relaxed and fun learning atmosphere as well as opportunities for people who are interested in Chinese language to meet new friends, practice Chinese and develop an understanding of Chinese culture.

Workshops are led by NCI teachers covering topics such as the Chinese education system, family life and peer pressure. In addition, taster sessions on calligraphy, Peking opera, Kung Fu etc are delivered regularly along with seminars led by guest speakers on Chinese Feng Shui, antiques and contemporary movies etc.

Date and time: 6:30-8:00pm Fridays, three times per term, term-time only 

Venue: A18 CI Gallery, Si Yuan Centre

Organisers: Nottingham Confucius Institute; Nottingham CSSA (Nottingham Chinese Students and Scholars Association), a student society under SU 


Current activities:

                         Mandarin Corner - Summer Term 2023
5 May Chinese Fan Painting 中国画 (团扇)
26 May 'The Art of War' by Sun Tzu   孙子兵法
23 June Dragon Boat Festival and Sachet Making 端午节与香包制作

Refreshments are provided.


Mandarin Corner 



Nottingham Confucius Institute

Room A23, CI Library
Si Yuan Building
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0)115 748 4502
fax: +44 (0)115 846 6324