Interview with In-Sook Chappell – The playwright behind Helen Tse’s memoir Sweet Mandarin

As Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok arrives at Stratford Circus Arts Centre, playwright In-Sook Chappell describes the process behind adapting Helen Tse’s famous memoir Sweet Mandarin. How has your background as a playwright prepared you for Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok?  I think my background as a person rather than as a playwright prepared […]

London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2018

London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival returns to London’s Regatta Centre on the slightly earlier date of Sunday 3rd June 2018. The free, family-friendly, fun day out welcomes 10,000 visitors each year from across the UK and overseas, for Europe’s most prestigious dragon boat racing event. London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival provides an excellent […]

Alex Yip meeting with West Midlands Police about burglaries targeting Chinese families

Following an apparent spate of burglaries targeting Chinese families across the country, Birmingham City Councillor Alex Yip met with representatives from West Midlands police force last week looking into what more can be done to reassure people.  在全国各地发生了多起针对华人家庭的盗窃案件后,伯明翰市议员Alex Yip上周与西米德兰郡的警察代表会面,商讨如何做更多的事情以安抚民众。 Many people were concerned and worried for the safety of their friends, family and the elderly […]

CIAC Woman volunteer of the year award 2018

Nominations are now open to honour an outstanding woman whose volunteer work and effort has positive impact on the Chinese community. This is your chance to nominate someone you know, whom we would like to share their remarkable story and thank them for their contribution. CIAC Chairman Mr Edmond Yeo JP relayed that it is difficult to establish a harmonious Chinese […]

Liverpool’s World Museum Terracotta Warriors exhibition opens

Liverpool’s long-awaited Terracotta Warriors exhibition will open today (Friday 9 February), welcomed by a city in celebration mode, poised to mark Chinese New Year like never before. Proud home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe, China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition is being welcomed just in time for the Year of the […]