Chinese New Year 2023
Welcome the year of the rabbit with Chinese New Year events in your local city this month! Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is China’s most important festival. It may not be a public holiday in the UK although there are plenty of festivals and events to mark the celebration.
The Rabbit ranks fourth in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac signs. In Chinese culture, the rabbit is a tame creature representing hope and life for a long time. It is a symbol of pureness and auspiciousness.
What’s On In Your City?
Event: Contemporary pieces of dance, art, market stalls, music and more!
When: 22nd January 12pm – 5pm
Where: Great George Square/China Town, Liverpool
Activities: DJ Yeti, Pagoda Arts, Firecracker display, Local Chinese Community dance performances.
Visit Culture Liverpool to find out more HERE
Event: Lunar New Year Festival Sheffield: Charity Event
When: 24th January 5pm-9pm
Where: Sheffield City Hall
Activities: Traditional Chinese food tasting, painting, warm up perfromances, tiger dances and acrobats.
- General Admission- £10
- Student -£8
- Under 12- £6
Find out more information: HERE
Event: Chinese Exhibitions, Chinese Arts Workshops & New Years Procession
When: 27th-29th January, 11am-4pm
Where: Victoria Centre/ Market Square
Activities: New Years Chinese Procession, featuring traditional Chinese lion dance alongside drummers (28th Jan 2:30pm Market Square)
Find the full itinerary: Here
Event: Chinese New Year Meal/Class
When: 25th January 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Cockernhoe Memorial Hall, Luton
Activities: Taiji session and delicious meal.
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Event: Kung Fu, Lion & Dragon Performance
When: 22nd January 11.30 am
Where: Newcastle Chinatown arch.
Activities: Edmund Ng’s Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu, Lion And Dragon performance will start from the Newcastle Chinatown arch. The Lion will be continuing the parade down Chinatown , visiting all the restaurants down Stowell street .The last lion dance team performance will be at Fujiyama restaurant, Bath lane at 2:30pm.
Find all information here
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