Chinese Food Culture Day (Free Entry)

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Chinese Food Culture Day (Free Entry)

Time: February 4, 2012 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: Bruce Castle Museum, Tottenham
Street: Lordship Lane, Tottenham, N17 8NU
City/Town: London
Website or Map: http://www.britishchinesefood…
Phone: 020 8361 7161
Event Type: food, chinese culture, chinese tea, oral history, free event
Event Added By: Ming-Ai (London) Institute
Latest Activity: Jan 30, 2012

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Refreshments, display of project findings, gifts and lots of fun!

•13:00 - 14:00 Lecture on Chinese Tea and Tea Demonstration conducted by Mr Kam Sang Law.

•14:00 - 16:00 Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Handcrafting, Chinese dinner set display, Chinese Language Demonstration etc.  Origami (paper folding) demonstrated by Ms Nancy Chan.
Free admission; no advanced booking is needed.  Free gifts - calendar, recipe booklet, and seasonal greeting cards - for lecture audience!
 
For enquiry, please contact us.
E-mail: projects@ming-ai.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8361 7161
 
For more information of our oral history project The British Chinese Food Culture, please visit www.britishchinesefoodculture.org.uk.


Speaker: Mr Kamsang Law MBA JP

Mr Law has been interested in tea drinking for over 40 years. He has studied most Chinese teas during his visits to the tea plantations in China, including the way some teas are prepared after harvest. He has also studied how Chinese tea is brewed and served in a ceremonial manner. In the Chinese Tea workshop, he will introduce the main types of Chinese teas and talk about their health benefits and the Chinese tea culture. He will also describe how the different types of teas are prepared and brewed. Various types of Chinese teas will be brewed at the workshop for the enjoyment by participants.

Mr Law has been doing Chinese calligraphy for 30 years. He studied Chinese calligraphy from renowned Chinese calligraphy masters over many years and has now developed his own distinct style. Mr Law was the Vice President of the Jiazi Society of Calligraphy in Hong Kong, and his calligraphy works have been selected for many prestigious calligraphy and art exhibitions in Hong Kong.

Besides, Mr Law has been practising Tai Chi for nearly 30 years. He has studied with Chan, Zhaobao and Yang masters before he followed his last teacher, Master WANG Zhuanghong who has developed the WANG style. Mr Law has been teaching Tai Chi for eight years and is now teaching Tai Chi in a number of organisations in London.

 

About Bruce Castle

Bruce Castle is a 16th century manor house in Tottenham. Originally known as "Lordship House", there has been such a building on or near this site since the early medieval period. Bruce Castle is now a Grade I listed building and houses the London Borough of Haringey's archives and local history museum.

 

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