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Chinese New Year Events 2023

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


Sheffield Chinese Near Year

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


Nottingham Chinese New Year

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


Luton Chinese New Year

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.

Secure your place here 


Newcastle Chinese New Year

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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