Chinese Association of Woking

Welcome to the Chinese Association of Woking


The Chinese Association of Woking (CAW) was formed in 1987 as a non-profit-making voluntary organisation. It is the cultural, educational and social heart of the Chinese communities in Woking, Guildford and the surrounding areas in Surrey.

Members and their families are based in and around the Woking area. Most come from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia; others from Britain and other nations.

For details of upcoming events, please see News

How to become a member

Anyone may join as a member and all memberships automatically give family memberships

Download a Membership Application Form (1213KB PDF)


To improve education within the Chinese community:

  1. To promote Chinese education for the Chinese community through setting up Chinese language classes in Mandarin and Cantonese and through advanced learning activities that are associated with the spoken and written Chinese languages, geography, history, music, art and food etc.
  2. To develop further information-technology skills by setting up classes and projects

To benefit the Chinese community:

  1. To improve the physical and mental well-being of the Chinese community by organising health talks, community programmes, outings, community gatherings and formal Chinese-festival activities
  2. To help and support the community, through establishing new groups and services or participating in existing ones
  3. To provide access to information of government welfare, education, housing and health services
  4. To encourage integration with the wider community by celebrating and sharing our cultures
  5. To promote better understanding of Britain's culture and people through involvement with cultural exchange programmes and other community events
  6. To raise funds for a Chinese community centre in order to facilitate the above services and activities

Registered charity (no. 1109595) Company limited by guarantee - registered in England (no. 5132321) M&A
© 2013 Chinese Association of Woking (Surrey, UK)