Broxtowe Prepares For Year of The Snake.

11th January 2013 staplefordcommunitygroup Broxtowe Borough Council 0 Comments

2013 is the year of the snake and families across Broxtowe are being invited to experience a ‘Taste of China’ in preparation for Chinese New Year on Sunday 10th February.

Local artist Ling Peng will host two two-hour Chinese themed music, storytelling and arts workshops and Dragon Dancing at the Town Hall, Foster Avenue, Beeston on Saturday 26th January at 10.30am and 2.00pm.

The workshops will be held in preparation for Chinese New Year celebrations taking place in Beeston on Saturday 9th February, including a Lantern Trail and Cultural Day.

The event is run in partnership between Broxtowe Borough Council and the Beeston BID.

Booking is essential for each session. Each session costs £3.00 per person, or £2.50 for Leisure Card holders. Children under the age of 16 much be accompanied by an adult.

The Snake is the sixth sign in the Chinese zodiac and symbolises wisdom, caution and romance.

For more information and to book, please contact Broxtowe Borough Council on 0115 917 3695, email arts@broxtowe.gov.uk or visit www.broxtowe.gov.uk/chinesenewyear

Source: Broxtowe Borough Council Press Release.

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