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.

The events are led by NCI teachers or guest experts 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 

Registration: Click the relevant link below to book your place. Registration opens approximately two-three weeks proir to the event date. 

Current activities:

                         Mandarin Corner - Summer Term 2024
10 May Chinese Tea Ceremony 中国茶文化
31 May Traditional Chinese Printing and Bookbinding 拓印与装订
21 June Mahjong 麻将

Refreshments are provided.

IMPORTANT - These events are funded and organised by NCI. Please only reserve a ticket if you can definitely attend otherwise you will be depriving others of the opportunity. If you purchase a ticket and can no longer attend please ensure you cancel it so it can be allocated to someone else. Anyone not attending the event without cancelling their ticket may be restricted from participating in future.


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