Chinese Festival Celebrations- Year of Dragon 2024 | 中国节日庆祝

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Event details

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February 2024
Performance Venues, Octagon Centre, The University of Sheffield, Clarkson Street, Sheffield, S10 2TQ


Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year with variety shows and an evening of performances. The Sheffield Confucius Institute is delighted to announce the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations which will take place on both Saturday 10 February and Sunday 11 February 2024.

Year of the Dragon Spring Festival Gala, Saturday 10 February 2024

As a member of a Chinese New Year Joint Committee, the Confucius Institute works with Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Chinese Community Centre, Wanlin Dance Academy, University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University and many more generous sponsors and supporters across the cities and wider regions. 

Every year, thousands of people, including Chinese students, local Chinese families, local British people and wider communities across the city and region come together to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival and enjoy the greatest cultural experience of its kind. 

The next Chinese New Year Gala will be held at the Octagon Centre:

  • Date: 10 February 2024
  • Venue: Performance Venues, The Octagon Centre, Clarkson Street, Sheffield S10 2TQ
  • Time 6:30pm - 9pm.

Purchase your tickets today!

Chinese New Year Celebration, Sunday 11 February 2024

Working with Chinese Students and Scholar Association (CSSA) in Sheffield, the CI is delighted to announce the Chinese New Year Celebrations will continue into Sunday 11 February 2024. 

An evening show will be held at Octagon Centre, the University of Sheffield. 

This Chinese Spring Festival Gala is organised by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association Sheffield and co-organised by the Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield. The event is a grand Chinese New Year celebration that has been held for over 20 years. Each year during the Chinese New Year period this gala becomes the most anticipated event for Chinese students, overseas Chinese, and Chinese culture enthusiasts across Sheffield making it the largest Chinese New Year celebration event for Chinese students in the city.

Purchase your tickets today!

  • Date: 11 February 2024
  • Venue: Performance Venues, The Octagon Centre, Clarkson Street, Sheffield S10 2TQ
  • Time 7pm - 10pm.

Previous Lunar New Year Celebrations

2023 Sheffield Lunar New Year Gala - The Year of the Rabbit

  • Held: Tuesday 24 January 2023, 5-9pm
  • Venue: Sheffield City Hall, Barker’s Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA

2022 Sheffield Online Spring Festival Gala - The Year of the Tiger

  • Held  Sunday 13 of February 2022, 7pm UK time
  • Venue: The Octagon Centre, Sheffield S10 2TQ

Watch the Gala LIVE on Youtube

2021 Sheffield Online Spring Festival Gala - The Year of the Ox

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