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Lunar New Year Celebrations!

As we celebrate the Year of the Dragon in Durham City on Saturday 10th February and welcome the Lunar New Year, we’re prepare for a roaring good time here at Bertie’s Play Village. 

Watch the Lion Dance at Prince Bishops

Watch in awe as the majestic lion dance weaves its way around Prince Bishops Place and through the streets of Durham City, all led by the beat of traditional drums, bringing luck and fortune to our shoppers for the year ahead.The lion dance procession will be joined by the lion dance team from West Rainton Primary School.

The procession starts on Millennium Place, near Gala Durham at 12:30pm, making its way to Prince Bishops Place shortly afterwards. Arrive early to secure the best spot!


Free Block Printing Workshop

Mark the Lunar New Year with some FREE activities here at Prince Bishops Place. Enjoy a block print making workshop with Pui Lee. This activity takes place on Saturday 10th February, 10:30 – 15:30 here at Prince Bishops.

Explore the full itinerary of activities taking place across Durham here.

Car Parking

Whether you’re a fan of cultural performances or simply looking for a unique experience, this event is not to be missed. If you’re visiting Durham to join in the celebrations, head to the Prince Bishops Place car park for convenient parking in the city centre.

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