Lunar New Year
10 - 24 February | 11:00 - 17:00 | Greenwich Peninsula
This Lunar New Year, let Greenwich Peninsula be your gateway to a vibrant celebration of East and Southeast Culture. We have partnered with artists Hannah Lim, Nicole Chui, and Yiran to embark on a cultural exploration.
Discover our curated programme of events, and public displays and secure your spot to participate in both contemporary and traditional workshops and get ready to be swept up in the energising rhythm of the Dragon Dance on Saturday 10 February from 1pm. .
Join us as we welcome the Year of the Dragon, a time of new beginnings, prosperity, and good fortune.
Mythical Objects | 10 Feb | 11:00 & 15:00 | £12
Join artist and sculptor Hannah Lim to craft a special trinket of your making. Design a pendant or pair of earrings that reflect on the meaning of Chinese New Year and the mythology connected to the Year of the Dragon.
Chinese Wood Block Printing and Calligraphy | 10 Feb | 13:00 | Free
Delve into the art of woodblock printing and calligraphy with Yicrafts. Share your own positive affirmations through these traditional crafts and discover the essence of Slow Living and the rich diversity of China's culture, as reflected in the works from the Yunnan province.
Year of Dragon Indigo Embroidery Workshop | 10 Feb | 12:00 | £8
To celebrate the upcoming year of Dragon, YI Crafts will teach traditional embroidery techniques. Join us in making your own iconic dragon through this Chinese embroidery technique workshop with Yicrafts.
Lunar New Year Dragon Dance | 10 Feb | 13:00 - 15:00 | Free
Prepare yourself for the captivating excitement of the Dragon Dance, as it weaves through Greenwich Peninsula and the Design District, accompanied by the exhilarating rhythm of drums and gongs.
Mahjong Workshop and Game with Dear Asia London | 18 Feb | 12:00 | Free
The Lunar New Year celebrations continue on 18 February with a Mahjong workshop led by expert Chinese teachers from Dear Asia London. Reserve your spot early, because they fill up fast.
Splendours of Henan: A Cultural Tapestry | 10 - 24 Feb | 10:00 - 17:00 | Free
Explore the dynamic cultural landscape of the Henan province, a region nestled in the heart of east-central China at Firepit Art Gallery and Studio.