Cosmopolitan Arts brings Chinese New Year to the city for the 4th year, with a dazzling array of dance, music, art, workshops & food to welcome the year of the rat.
Come and join in and be prepared to be wowed with a celebration of colour and vibrant cultural festivities. Free family friendly events throughout the 15 day celebrations.
City Centre Procession
Sunday 26 January - De Montfort University to New Market Square - 2.30pm – 5pm Traditional procession plus spectacular outdoor film projection performance with pyrotechnics and traditional lion and dragon dance.
Instant, Insight, Inscape
Tuesday 28 January – Thursday 6 February - Curve Theatre Chinese Paintings by SUN Jiujiang and WANG Yu
Last Friday at LCB Depot
Friday 31 January - LCB Depot, Rutland Street - 5pm – 10pm Free workshops, activities and lion dance performances.
Chinese New Year celebrations
Saturday 1 February - New Walk Museum, New Walk - 11am – 4pm Chinese New Year celebration, with traditional performances and workshops.
Chinese New Year finale
Saturday 8 February - Humberstone Gate - 11am – 4.30pm
A wonderful end to the celebrations with exciting performances and workshops.
DOWNLOAD THE POSTER HERE https://www.visitleicester.info/dbimgs/Chinese%20New%20Year%20Leaflet.pdf
For more details https://www.visitleicester.info/whats-on/chinese-new-year-p791421