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Visit Maidstone town centre Saturday 28 January to help celebrate the Lunar New Year, the year of the rabbit.

Come and enjoy the Chinese Lions, the London Chinese Opera Studio, Sichuan changing face and Ribbon Dancing Puppets, completely free of charge. With activities and entertainment in Jubilee Square from 11am to 1.30pm and Lockmeadow Entertainment Centre from 1pm to 2pm.

Maidstone Borough Council is working with Cohesion Plus and Maidstone Cultural Group to bring these colourful, energetic Lunar New Year celebrations to the town centre.

Cllr Claudine Russell, Lead Member for Leisure and Arts at MBC said:

“These wonderful celebrations are superb, they are so vibrant and bring the town to life. I am delighted the dancers and performers will be entertaining crowds, it’s a great way to kick off 2023. Come along and enjoy the fun, its all free too.”

Gurvinder Sandher MBE from Cohesion Plus is producing the event, said:

“We are pleased to be working in partnership to once again celebrate the Lunar New Year with the diverse communities of Maidstone. It is a wonderful thing to be able to celebrate traditions and events from around the world to acknowledge the fact that we live in a diverse and vibrant borough.”

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