Everything you need to know about Chinese New Year at Intu Trafford Centre

Tara O'Connell | 12th February 2018

Thousands of pounds worth of free gifts and goodies will be hidden around Intu Trafford Centre on Saturday 17  February for lucky shoppers to get their hands on, as part of its Chinese New Year celebrations.

Taking on the Chinese tradition of gifting red envelopes for luck, the centre will be filled with over 1,000 red envelopes packed with goodies including intu Gift Cards, Elemis beauty treatments, Leon coffee and much, much more…

Eagle-eyed shoppers visiting the centre will need to keep their eyes peeled for a chance of winning, as the letters are distributed throughout three day celebrations that starts don Thursday. How exciting!

Celebrating the Year of the Dog, the mall will be filled with photo-friendly installations including a giant oriental floral archway and enchanting lion dances.

Local artist Joe Ford will be teaching children the traditional art form of woodblock painting on Peel Avenue between 11am and 4pm.

Plus, with a host of traditional Chinese and Eastern dishes to feast on including Yang Sing, Tampopo and East Street, it’s easy to make a great day of the celebrations.

It’s safe to say this year’s Chinese New Year will be one to remember…

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