Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year Celebration


29 Jan    
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Wokingham Market Place
Market Place, Wokingham , Berkshire, RG40 1AS

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Come celebrate Lunar New Year
Sunday 29th 11am-3pm – Market Place
The lion dance, one of the most important traditions at Chinese New Year, will be performed in the heart of the town alongside music, arts and crafts and East Asian street food.
In Chinese culture, the lion symbolizes power, wisdom, and superiority. Their presence reported to bring good fortune and chase away evil spirits.
Timings for the day are:
12 noon: The Pak-Mei UK Lion Dance Troupe will be performing the renowned and spectacular Lion Dance (Performance lasts around 20 minutes)
1pm and 2pm: Duo Chinese Rose will be playing traditional Chinese music on the Ehrhu and Pipa (performance lasts approx 30 minutes)
Throughout the day, Reading Chinese Christian Church will be hosting arts and crafts activities with the theme of Lunar New Year and Games related to Hong Kong and British Culture
‘morearts.’ will helping children make rabbit masks, as 2023 is the year of the Rabbit.
More to be announced
Street food including both sweet and savoury offerings will be available to purchase from:
Krua Koson – Thai Food
Crayfish Kitchen – Vietnamese Food
Uncle E ltd – Hong Kong style cakes – Pineapple cake, Wife Cake, Cashew biscuits, Chicken satay skewers
Real Japan – Japanese Food
Ebtry is FREE