14 September 2016 11:54

The new Consul General of the Chinese Consulate General in Manchester came to Lancaster to mark the launch of a new exhibition, ‘Britain through the eyes of a Chinese artist’, this month.

Consul General SUN Dali visited Lancaster University on Friday 9 September to meet Pro-Vice-Chancellor International, Professor Steve Bradley, along with Lancaster University Confucius Institute staff, Chinese students and visiting scholars.

He also opened an art exhibition, hosted by Lancaster University at Brockhole on Windermere.

Other guests at the exhibition preview included: Consul WANG Ying, the artist and head of the education section at the Chinese Consulate of the P.R.C. at Manchester; Richard Leaf, the Chief Executive of Lake District National Park Authority; The Mayor of Lancaster, Robert Redfern; The Deputy Mayor of Keswick, Susan Leighton; and Tom Buckley, the Director of Recruitment, Admissions and International Development at Lancaster University.

The exhibition is open to the public free of charge until 5pm on 30 September.

There are also a number of free painting workshops and tea tastings at the exhibition on the following dates:

15 September 2016

10.00-12.00 – Painting workshops

2.00pm-4.00pm – Painting workshops

12.00pm-1.00pm – Tea tasting

1.00pm-2.00pm – Tea tasting

24 September 2016

10.30am-12.00 – Painting workshop

2.00pm-3.30pm – Painting workshop

12.00pm-1.00pm – Tea tasting

1.00pm-2.00pm – Tea tasting

To book a place, please email info@brockhole.co.uk or telephone 015394 46601.