It’s festival time – with Chinese New Year being celebrated from Friday. You might head into central London and Chinatown on Sunday 2nd February to join in the festivities. It is taking place in Trafalgar Square, Chinatown and Shaftesbury Avenue.
The event will start with a parade along Charing Cross Road and Shaftesbury Avenue starting at around 10am. The main stage in Trafalgar Square will feature visiting artists from China. There will also be lion teams circulating around Chinatown, local artists performing on a stage at the end of Dean Street and traditional food and craft stalls. Learn more about the festivities in London: