Getting Ready for the Year of the Rabbit

Chinese Chinese New Year celebrations will be in full swing this weekend and Chinatown is taking shape. Here’s some pictures of a quick wander round.

Yellow Lanterns


Chinatown Goodies

Macclesfield Street

Big Dragon

Window Painter



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