The Chinese New Year at The Museum of London Docklands events take place on Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th February 2013.The annual celebrations are back for the Year of the Snake in 2013, with loads of events perfect for kids, including workshops, crafts and storytelling, children of all ages are sure to be entertained.
Chinese culture has always influenced the Western world for generations. At the Chinese New Year festival at the Museum in Docklands, children and parents alike can learn about ancient traditions and experience them at the same time. Find out the reasons for the traditions Chinese families follow when celebrating the new year and even try your hand at some Chinese themed arts and crafts as children are invited to find out more about Chinese culture through arts and craft activities. Kids can try some traditional Chinese creative activities for themselves in honour of the Chinese New Year, find out about their own Chinese calendar animal and hear all about the Chinese legend of the white snake.
The Museum of London Docklands Chinese New Year events takes place on the same day as the grand celebrations for the Year of the Snake in Chinatown and Trafalgar Square. Head to Central London to enjoy lion dances, and traditional music and delicious Chinese food.