You can also celebrate the Year of the Rat in the city with two weeks of dazzling celebrations, involving dance, music, art, workshops and food, delivered by Cosmopolitan Arts.
City Centre Procession
Sunday 26 January
2.30-5.00pm, De Montfort University to Market Square
Traditional procession plus spectacular outdoor film projection performance with pyrotechnics and traditional lion and dragon dance.
Instant, Insight, Inscape
Tuesday 28 January – Thursday 6 February
Chinese paintings by SUN Jiujiang and WANG Yu
Last Friday at LCB Depot
Friday 31 January
5.00-10.00pm, LCB Depot, Rutland Street
Free workshops, activities and lion dance performances.
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Saturday 1 February
11.00am-4.00pm, New Walk Museum, New Walk
Chinese New Year celebration, with traditional performances and workshops.
Chinese New Year Finale
Saturday 8 February
11.00am-4.30pm, Humberstone Gate
A wonderful end to the celebrations with exciting performances and workshops.
Find out more at Visit Leicester.