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.

Visitors play traditional Chinese games

5. Fun and games

Visitors play traditional Chinese games
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Preston Mayor Trevor Hart joins in with the fun

6. Mayor gets involved

Preston Mayor Trevor Hart joins in with the fun
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Lion dancers pose for photographers

7. Smile for the camera

Lion dancers pose for photographers
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Creating chinese embroidery during the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Harris Museum are Kenzi and Jade Woods with teacher, Moyu Xiong

8. Embroidery

Creating chinese embroidery during the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Harris Museum are Kenzi and Jade Woods with teacher, Moyu Xiong
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