on a family-friendly Lunar New Year celebration, and it's going to be big.  

Old Royal Naval College and the National Maritime Museum are joining forces to celebrate the Asian festival with activities, talks, performances and workshops, and by taking a look at the some of the really great stuff within the museum's collections that relate to the Lunar New Year. 

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Expect Lion Dances, live music featuring traditional Chinese insturments, Tai Chi workshops and queer cabaret by organisations of the likes of the Association of Chinese Women, Woolwich, The Bitten Peach and Global Fusion Music and Arts.  

There will also a martial arts demonstration, craft workshops where the kids can create Torii Gates, Lunar New Year lanterns and zodiac lucky charms.  

Inside the museum, take a tour to discover the gems that connect to Britain's connection to East and Southeast Asia, that will take you through the history of pineapples and other interesting detours.  

These tours are also your chance to see some of the objects that are off display.  

A special planetarium show will look at Chinese astronomy, both ancient and modern.  

Meanwhile, the Old Royal Naval College will host a bonanza of food trucks, offering an array of cuisines from around the globe.  

Come evening time, the Old Royal Naval College will light up with a colourful light show that will make the most of the college's architectural beauty.  

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Lunar New Year celebrations at the National Maritime Museum run from 10am to 5pm.  

Food trucks will be open from 12pm at the Old Royal Naval College, and the light show will take place every 30 mins from 5.30pm to 9pm.  

For more information visit ornc.org or rmg.co.uk