Chinese New Year Manchester 2017

Thursday 26
— Sunday 29 January

Brought to you by Manchester's City Centre Retailers   Manchester City Council

Federation of Chinese Associations of Manchester

Four days of the brightest celebrations. As the dark streets light up, welcome in the Year of the Rooster.

With: the spectacular, internationally acclaimed exhibition, The Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors.

Plus: street food and shopping, live music, fireworks and the Dragon Parade.

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What's On

Chinese New Year Dining at Harvey Nichols

New Cathedral Street

Enjoy an exclusive cocktail and sharing platter Alongside a day of activities to celebrate the Lunar New Year, from Friday…

Stanley Chow Pop-Up Exhibition at Harvey Nichols Manchester

New Cathedral Street

Stanley Chow is a Grammy-nominated artist and illustrator from Manchester whose celebrated work has found worldwide acclaim. From Friday 20…

Suki Chan: Lucida

Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA)

Head to CFCCA on Thursday 26 January between 6-8pm to catch a first glimpse of a new exhibition by Suki Chan, which weaves together extraordinary images, bio-medical research and individual testimonies to expose the curious, complex relationship between the human eye, the brain and vision.

A Window On… Chinese New Year


Selfridges Exchange Square’s store gets a dramatic (albeit temporary) makeover during the long weekend, thanks to its latest cultural collaboration. The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) projects animations created by some of its recent artists across the store front during Chinese New Year.

Red Lanterns

Albert Square, Chinatown, Deansgate, King Street, Manchester Arndale, Market Street, St Ann's Square

Thousands of lanterns will brighten up the city centre’s dark streets for Chinese New Year, with many shops and buildings lit with red light.

Manchester City Football Club

  Manchester City Football Club celebrates its Chinese connections – and brings a touch of the Etihad Stadium to New…

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