Lion dancers strike a pose on the Flag Market

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.

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

1. Meeting a dragon for the first time

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

2. Crowds look on

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

3. Hard at work

Painting at the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Harris Museum, Tillia Booth-Tian and grandma Helen
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Lion dancers on the Flag Market

4. Dozens gather

Lion dancers on the Flag Market
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