Say goodbye to the Year of the Rooster and welcome in the Year of the Dog with an afternoon of dance, performance, crafts and hands on activities in the city centre followed by a parade which will take you back to Tullie House!

Throughout the day in CARLISLE CITY CENTRE, there will be a variety of activities and performances taking place including:

  • THE NORTHERN DRAGONS DANCE TROUPE - Kung Fu performances and workshop
  • THE JIN LONG ACADEMY - Kung Fu acrobatic perfomances and workshops
  • MORE MUSIC - Chinese drumming workshops
  • ARTS & CRAFTS - including calligraphy, embroidery, wood block painting and lantern making, in The Lanes Shopping Centre

At 3.30pm there will be a special PARADE to take part in from Carlisle city centre to Tullie House led by spectacular lion dance performers!

At TULLIE HOUSE MUSEUM we are delighted to bring together the wonderful sounds of the More Music Orchestra and the amazing performers of Northern Dragons and the Jin Long Academy in two very special FREE performances in the Tullie House Garden Restaurant.

4.30 - 5.15pm: Family friendly performance, with More Music and the Jin Long Academy.

7.30pm - Full length performance with More Music and Northern Dragons (including interval).

Tickets for these events are FREE of charge, however capacity is limited therfore booking is essential.  To book your place at any of the performances, please call our box office on 01228 618700.

To celebrate the Chinese Festival, we will be seving a hot Chinese buffet from 5.30pm - 6.45pm in the Garden Restaurant.

The menu includes:

  • Vegetable Spring Rolls and Samosas
  • Egg Fried Rice
  • Chilli and Spring Onion Crispy Noodles
  • Hot and Sour Chicken
  • Beef Szechuan
  • Chinese Vegetables in Black Bean Sauce

Tickets: Adult £20.00 | Children under 16 £10.00 | Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £55.00 | Under 2's FREE

Cash bar available.

Spaces are limited at the Chinese hot buffet therefore booking is essential.  Call 01228 618700 to book a table.

(Please note: if you wish to go to both performances you will need to book separate tickets due to limited seat numbers).



On: 16 th February 2018, 11:00 am