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The Year of the Pig festivities took place from Friday 8 February – Sunday 10 February with a focus on the Chinese arch, which was gifted to the city by Shanghai twenty years ago as a symbol of the twinning relationship.

Find out more about what events are still on as part of Chinese New Year 2019…

  • Liverpool’s Great Race

    Liverpool’s Great Race


    Fri 1 Feb ‘19 - Sun 10 Feb ‘19

    From Friday (1 February) huge images of the 12 animals which make up the Chinese zodiac will appear on walls or in shop windows in the days leading up to

  • The Augmented Reality Trail – JINGWEI and PIGGY’S BIG JOURNEY

    The Augmented Reality Trail – JINGWEI and PIGGY’S BIG JOURNEY

    Liverpool
    Sat 2 Feb ‘19 - Sun 31 Mar ‘19

    This magical augmented reality trail takes you through Liverpool’s Chinatown.  You follow the map and look for the little red signs that are magical and come to life and play

  • Liverpool Chinese Spring and Lantern Festival Celebration Gala

    Liverpool Chinese Spring and Lantern Festival Celebration Gala


    Fri 15 Feb ‘19

    Chinese Spring and Lantern Festival Gala is a very modern and significant way to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Date: 15th February 2019 Time: 6pm

  • Lucky Pigsy

    Lucky Pigsy

    Museum of Liverpool
    Fri 1 Feb ‘19 - Thu 28 Feb ‘19

    As part of the 2019 Year of the Pig Chinese New Year celebrations, a sculpture created by local Chinese arts organisation, Pagoda Arts and artist, Barbara Disney, will be on

  • Chinese Zodiac Masks

    Chinese Zodiac Masks

    World Museum
    Sat 9 Feb ‘19 - Sat 16 Feb ‘19

    Head to the Weston Discovery Centre at World Museum to learn how to use the Chinese Calendar and discover your zodiac animal. Make your own zodiac animal mask to take

  • Chinese New Year at Lady Lever Art Gallery

    Chinese New Year at Lady Lever Art Gallery

    Lady Lever Art Gallery
    Sun 24 Feb ‘19

    Celebrate the Year of the Pig with New Year tales from BBC Radio Merseyside presenter Billy Hui at 11.15am and 12.15pm, lion dancing from Liverpool Hung Gar Kung Fu at

  • Storytelling at Central Library

    Storytelling at Central Library

    Central Library
    Sat 16 Feb ‘19

    Traditional Chinese stories in Liverpool Central Library 12 – 4pm. Don’t miss Jennifer Lee Tsai and Dave Ward from Liverpool Literary Arts Organisation, Windows, telling traditional Chinese stories. Family friendly