Preston's Harris Museum celebrates the Chinese New Year in style

Hundreds flocked to Preston’s Harris Museum as celebrations to mark the Chinese New Year continue.

Sunday, 10th February 2019, 2:13 pm
Updated Sunday, 10th February 2019, 3:17 pm
Lion dancers strike a pose on the Flag Market

The Chinese festival, which kicked off last Tuesday to mark the Year of the Pig, saw an action packed day of activities come to the city museum on Saturday (February 9) exploring traditional Chinese culture.

Meeting a dragon are, from left, Blake Wint, Tzaking Kong and Devon Freer
Jing Su performs on the Flag Market

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Painting at the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Harris Museum, Tillia Booth-Tian and grandma Helen
Lion dancers on the Flag Market
Visitors play traditional Chinese games
Preston Mayor Trevor Hart joins in with the fun
Lion dancers pose for photographers
Creating chinese embroidery during the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Harris Museum are Kenzi and Jade Woods with teacher, Moyu Xiong
Sophie Tyrell and mum Donna Gillibrand