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Chinese New Year at Museum Of London Docklands

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To celebrate the upcoming Chinese Year of the Dog, the Museum of London Docklands is hosting a range of free cultural events during the February half term in tribute to East London’s long running historic links with the Chinese community.

Taking place from 11am to 4pm on Friday 16 February, the activities range from ribbon dancing classes and taekwondo taster sessions to calligraphy. Events will culminate with a spectacular dragon dance, in which museum visitors of all ages will be led by a professional dance troupe, as well as a host of other themed activities.

Highlights for the day include:

- Martial arts masters: Learn about Tai Chi and Kung Fu and try them out yourself.

- Ribbon dance workshop: Free traditional dancing drop-in sessions.

- Lion dancing: A professional dancing troupe will lead an authentic lion dance.

-Dance demos: Watch experts perform traditional Ribbon and Peacock dances.

Venue Details & Map

Museum of London Docklands

West India Quay
E14 4AL
+44 (0)20 7001 9844
Public transport:
Westferry (DLR), Canary Wharf (Underground), Canary Wharf Pier (River)

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