Say goodbye to the Year of the Dog and welcome in the Year of the Pig with an afternoon of dance, performance, crafts and hands on activities in the city centre. Drop in any time from 11am – 3.30pm.



THE NORTHERN DRAGONS Dance Troupe Kung fu performances and workshops

The JIN LONG ACADEMY Kung fu and acrobatic performances and workshops

MORE MUSIC Chinese drumming workshops

ART AND CRAFT Including calligraphy, embroidery, wood block painting and lantern making

SPECIAL GUEST giant panda Pom Pom will be saying hello


Join us at 3.30pm to take part in a New Year parade from the city centre to Tullie House led by spectacular lion dance performers!

5pm for a FREE* evening of Chinese entertainment featuring Jin Long Academy.  FREE drop-in craft activity will take place in the Community Room from 4pm to keep you entertained before the performance starts.


We are delighted to welcome a very special  FREE performance from the Jin Long Academy in the Tullie House Lecture Theatre from 5pm.

Tickets for these events are free of charge, but capacity is limited so 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 serving a hot Chinese buffet from 6pm – 7pm in  the Restaurant.


  • Sweet and Sour Chicken
  • Egg Fried Rice
  • Noodles (ginger and spring onion)
  • Chinese green beans
  • Broccoli Cashew
  • Pork Meatballs


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 therefore booking is essential. 

Call 01228 618700 to book a table.


On: 09 th February 2019, 11:00 am Until: 09 th February 2019, 4:00 pm