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Newport Shropshire Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat)
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After the success of Newport's third Chinese New Year party in St Mary's Street, we are now even more excited for the Year of the Rat 2020
After a massive turn out, there will be more performances, more local involvement and it is set to be even bigger and better in every way.
Come and see how East and West come together in Newport and wow you all with amazing stalls, food and performances like you've never seen before. The businesses in Newport are getting into the spirit of the event with competitions, food themes and special promotions.
This is going to be a really vibrant family event, so bring the children, grandparents, friends and make this something to remember. For further details visit the Newport Shropshire Chinese New Year Facebook page.
Sunday 2nd February 11am - 4pm
As well as beautiful decorations and fantastic stalls offering, glitter tattoos, balloons, Thai food, Japanese food, Indian, Chinese, cakes and much, much more. there will ALSO be some amazing performances for you, sooooooo exciting!!! Performances will be on the square this year, so they'll be hard to miss! See you all there!!
11.35 – 11.40 Mayor's opening speech
11.40 – 1.30 The shades
1.30 – 1.45 Dayna & Louise
1.45 – 2.00 Stephaneta school of dancing
2.00 – 2.25 Choy Lee Fut Lion dancers
2.25 – 3.00 Dayna & Louise
3.00 – 3.30 Harper Adams music society
3.30 – 4.00 Adams Grammar Taiko drums