About Us

Southampton City’s 2019 CNY Year of the Pig Celebrations exposed millions of people to its celebrations. UK Shaolin Temple returns once again to host Chinese New Year 2020 Year of the Rat Celebrations in collaboration with Southampton City Council. Alongside our partners, and collaborators, will be out in full force this Chinese New Year to see in the Year of the Metal Rat with an array of celebrations taking place over two days: Saturday 25th January 2020 and Saturday 8th February 2020. The celebrations programme sees both well-known and new attractions, performances, and activities that will unite the City of Southampton and celebrate this beloved cultural festival. The line-up includes:

–  CNY Gala Stage Show

– Chinese Lantern Festival Parade & Lantern Competition

–  Arts & Cultural Exhibition

– Interactive Workshops

– Chinese Arts & Crafts Stalls

– Chinese Food Stalls

Yanmin Chen
Yanmin Chen
Chief Executive Officer
Martine Niven
Martine Niven
Head of Production & Co-ordinator
Janine Brauer
Janine Brauer
Office Manager & Planner