The largest economic and trade centre in China Shanghai is a modern and dynamic city which for many is a shopping paradise.
If you have been learning Mandarin Chinese and are free on the morning of Saturday 30 May read on.
Famous for its Terracotta Warriors the ancient city of Xi`an is re-inventing itself as a major centre for higher education while maintaining its links with the past.
Come along for two hours on Thurs 7 May at 6pm to join an Insight Evening on Beijing.
A new ten week course in Beginners Chinese will take place on Monday evenings from 6pm-8pm.