Events

Chinese New Year Events In Durham City

Town Hall, Clayport Library, Throughout the City

09.02.19

Clayport Library

11:00 - Chinese language taster session ( 20 mins)

11:30 - Chinese language story telling session

12:00 - Chinese language taster session ( 20 mins)

13:00 - Chinese language taster session ( 20 mins)

13:30 - Chinese language story telling session

14:00 - Chinese language taster session ( 20 mins)

Durham Town Hall

10:30 - School activity  - Shincliffe Primary School

10:45 - Chinese Traditional Group Dance

11:00 - Chinese traditional music

11:15 - Vocal performance

11:30 - School activity – Langley Moor Primary School

11:45 - Ancient Chinese style song

12:00 - Children Group Dance

12:15 - Cheongsam Fashion Show

12:30 - Chinese traditional dance

12:45 - School activity – Neville’s Cross Primary School

13:00 - Tai-Chi Performance

13:15 - Chinese pop dance

13:30 - School activity – Bearpark Primary School

13:45 - Solo Dance

14:00 - Vocal performance

14:15 - School activity – Confucius classroom, Durham Johnston School

14:30 - School activity – St Margaret’s Primary School

14:45 - Han style clothing T show

15:00 - Solo Dance

15:15 - School activity – Framwellgate Primary Primary School

15:30 - Jazz dance with Chinese element

 

Demonstration tables/items for sale in Town Hall

Activity/items for sale

Purses/girls bags

Chinese New Year products including lanterns, string, knots, keyrings etc.

Chinese Tea Art Show

Craft activities

Calligraphy

Chopstick activity

Traditional handicrafts

Chinese seal/hairpin making

Chinese horoscopes

Durham University language centre – taster words

Oriental Museum

 

Lion dance performances

Millennium Place at 12:30pm

Prince Bishops Shopping Centre

Elvet Bridge

Framwellgate bridge

Market Place

Clayport Library

Walkergate

Performance times TBC

 

Click here to see the lion dance from 2018 

https://youtu.be/MtTVA5UKxUQ (short version)

https://youtu.be/2hxJfANwIKI (long version)

 

Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham DH1 3TH

 

Drop in to the museum between 1 and 3 pm to make Chinese lanterns and paper cuts to decorate the museum.

Activity suitable for children 5 – 11 years

Usual museum entrance prices apply.

 

The mayor will be catching the lettuce and there will also be children demonstrations. 

Market stalls will selling food in Market Place

More events in Durham city

As it is the 9th of February, National Pizza Day, visit Coho for 2-4-1 pizza. The perfect bite to eat while visiting the city during Chinese New Year
E.g., 02/20/2019
E.g., 02/20/2019