Goldsmiths Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance

Goldsmiths Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance is a member of the Confucius Institutions, of which there are currently over 400 worldwide. The Goldsmiths Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance is the first in the world dedicated to Chinese dance and the performing arts, as well as the first to use professional arts platforms to promote Chinese language, dance, arts and culture and was founded in partnership with the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy.

Our short courses are for both professional and amateur performance enthusiasts, covering Mandarin, Chinese classical dance, Chinese traditional folk dance, contemporary dance, health and fitness dance and much more.

There's also a series of courses in the arts around Chinese culture, including martial arts, opera and musical instruments. For more information please click the links on the right hand side.


Global Confucius Institute Day Celebration

Join us for a series of dance,martial arts,Mandarin and cultural performances and activities to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first Confucius Institute.

For more information please see:

Global Confucius Institute Day Celebrations

Art Performance for the 10th Anniversary of Confucius Institute  


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Chinese Culture Salon

Time: Every other Wednesday

8th Otc. \ 22th Oct. \ 5th Nov.\ 19th Nov.\ 3rd Dec.

Content: Martial Arts; Paper-cutting; Chinese Songs; Calligraphy; Making Dumplings

Location: 17 Laurie Grove, New Cross

You are more than welcome to join us!

Undergraduate Degrees:

BA (Hons) International Studies and Chinese 

This is an exciting new joint degree with Politics department combining both mandarin with the International Studies program.

The Confucius Institute is committed to providing high quality teaching by experienced mandarin teachers. For more information or to apply for this course please see:

Contact us:

17 Laurie Grove
New Cross
SE14 6NH

Tel: 020 7717 2523

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