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We are thrilled to be able to celebrate this year’s Chinese New Year in person and excited to present six specially commissioned new pieces of work created by arts and cultural organisations in the city to welcome the Year of the Tiger.

These pieces bring a contemporary element to the traditional events which we hope will excite, delight and inspire. Read on to find out what’s happening and when as part of the main event.


  11.30am – 5pm Great George Square
12.20pm – 1pm Pagoda Arts – Flower Drums, Fan Tai Chi, Dance and Happy Dance!
1.05pm – 1.45pm Firecracker Display – Lucky Man, Dragon and Unicorn Parades
1:45pm – 2pm Liverpool Hung Gar Kung Fu Friendship Association – Martial Arts Demonstration
2pm – 2.20pm Wah Sing Chinese Community Centre Dancers – Traditional Chinese Dance
2.20pm – 2.45pm Tian (in association with Pagoda Arts)
2.50pm – 2.55pm Wirral Chinese Cultural Association – Traditional Chinese Dance
2.55pm – 3pm North East Wales Chinese Women’s Association – Traditional Chinese Dance
3pm – 3.10pm Movema Dance – Water Tiger
3.15pm – 3.20pm UK Phoenix Qipao Chinese Cultural & Art Association
3.25pm – 3.40pm Mandarin Crisis  – Contemporary Chinese Guitar
3.45pm – 3.50pm Movema Dance – Solo performance
3.55pm – 4.20pm Tian (in association with Pagoda Arts)
4.25pm – 4.35pm Movema Dance – Water Tiger
4.45pm – 4.55pm Black-e Youth Circus – Triumph of the Tiger
5pm – 5.05pm Black-e Youth Circus – Triumph of the Tiger – Illuminated Poi with Bring the Fire Project
5.05pm STAGE CLOSE
 
  5.15pm – 5.30pm Chinese Arch
5.15pm – 5.30pm Bring the Fire Project – Fire Dragon Finale. Fire and Illuminated Dragon Performances
 
** All times subject to change. Please check website and social media for any changes.

Chinese Lantern Drum Workshop

Chinese Lantern Drum Workshop

Sunday 6th February Great George Square, Liverpool, L1 5DY 11am - 5pm Brought to you by Unusual Art Sourcing Company
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Chinese New Year At The Black-e

Chinese New Year At The Black-e

Sunday 6th February The Black-e, 1 Great George Street, Liverpool, L1 5EW 11am - 5pm Brought to you by Black-e
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Chinese New Year Mural

Chinese New Year Mural

Sunday 6th February Great George Square, Liverpool, L1 5DY Corner of Nelson Street and Upper Pitt Street Commissioned by Culture
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CNY Family Zone

CNY Family Zone

Sunday 6th February Great George Square, Liverpool, L1 5DY 11am - 5pm Adjacent to the stage at the bottom of
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CNY Pop Up Performances

CNY Pop Up Performances

Sunday 6th February Various Locations Around Chinatown, Liverpool, L1 5EW 12 Noon | 1pm | 3pm | 4pm Brought to
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Fire Dragon

Fire Dragon

Sunday 6th February The Chinese Arch, Nelson Street, Liverpool, L1 5DN 5.15pm – 5.30pm Photo Credit: Nick Mizen Commissioned by Culture
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Legend of the Chinese Zodiac – The Great Wheel of Time

Legend of the Chinese Zodiac – The Great Wheel of Time

Sunday 6th February Great George Square, Liverpool, L1 5DY 11am - 5pm Brought to you by VIP Puppets This accessible,
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Lunar New Year At FACT

Lunar New Year At FACT

Photo Credit: Rob Battersby Brought to you by FACT Join  FACT for a weekend of Lunar New Year celebrations with
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Water Tiger Community Dance Project

Water Tiger Community Dance Project

Sunday 6th February Great George Square Stage, Liverpool, L1 5DY 3.10pm | 4.25pm Commissioned by Culture Liverpool. Brought to you by
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Pagoda Arts Present Tian

Pagoda Arts Present Tian

Sunday 6th February Great George Square Stage, Liverpool, L1 5DY 2.20pm – 2.50pm | 3.50pm - 4.20pm Commissioned by Culture Liverpool.
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Taking Flight Pop Up Performance

Taking Flight Pop Up Performance

Sunday 6th Februay St Luke's Bombed Out Church, Leece Street, Liverpool, L1 2TR 1.45pm Brought to you by Movema Inspired
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The Black-e Youth Circus

The Black-e Youth Circus

Sunday 6th February Great George Square, Liverpool, L1 5DY 11am - 5pm Brought to you by The Black-e Join young
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Triumph of the Tiger

Triumph of the Tiger

Sunday 6th February Great George Square, Liverpool, L1 5DY 4.45pm - 5.05pm Commissioned by Culture Liverpool. Brought to you by The
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Water Tiger 3D Animated Projection

Water Tiger 3D Animated Projection

Friday 4th - Sunday 6th February St Luke's Bombed Out Church, Leece Street, Liverpool, L1 2TR 6pm - 9pm Commissioned
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Windows Storytelling

Windows Storytelling

Sunday 6th February Great George Square, Liverpool, L1 5DY 11am - 5pm Brought to you by The Windows Project Join
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