Royal Docks’ Lunar New Year


Royal Docks’ Lunar New Year

Hop into the Year of the Rabbit with an evening of crafts, face painting, food tastings, and live music.

The People and Place of the Royal Docks are at the heart of our programme, and this celebration of East and Southeast Asian cultures reflects the incredibly rich and diverse communities who make their home here in the Royal Docks.

Certain foods are eaten during the Lunar New Year for their symbolic meaning. Lucky food is served during the festival season, which is believed to bring good luck for the coming year. The auspicious symbolism of these foods is based on their pronunciations or appearance. Join us to see, smell, taste and have fun! Produced by FeastFest and led by local residents, artists, and scholars, our food tasting is free to attend but must be booked in advance. All food is meat-free and nut-free, but the food preparation environment may contain nuts. Please be sure to book now to avoid disappointment!

Address: Good Hotel, Royal Victoria Dock, Western Gateway, London E16 1FA


  • Lotus origami workshop by Ha Nguyen
  • Zodiac Race storytelling by New Earth Theatre
  • Food tasting by FeastFest
  • Traditional music performance by The Celadon Club
  • DJ set by Nanzhen Yang

And much more!



Time & date

Sunday 29 January


Good Hotel, Royal Victoria Dock, Western Gateway, London E16 1FA


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