Lunar New Year Family Workshop

10 February 2024
Drop in 11:00am - 3:00pm

We are pleased to again be partnering with the University of Liverpool’s Confucius Institute and Liverpool dance company Movema, suitable for all ages and abilities.   


Activities available during the day:   


Chinese Dance workshop with Movema at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm and 2pm

Dance (tiao wu) has a long history in China. Performing or watching traditional dances is a popular way for people to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Musical performances with the Guzheng古箏

PhD student and musician will perform traditional Chinese music throughout the day in the Waterhouse café.

Woodblock Printing 木版年画

Woodblock printing (mu ban nian hua) is a traditional Chinese printing technique. An image is created by carving a wooden block and painting over the engraving. 

Paper Cutting 剪纸

Paper cutting (jian zhi) is a popular activity in China, especially during Chinese New Year. 

Origami 折纸

Chinese origami (zhe zhi) is very similar to the Japanese art form. 

Calligraphy 书法

Calligraphy (shu fa) is a popular and highly respected art form in China. 


Free events, no booking required.