11 Horsebridge Rd
Whitstable, Kent CT5 1AF
A day of spectacular Chinese dance, music, calligraphy, Chinese opera face-painting and Tai-Chi. Here is your chance to learn more about China and its arts. Workshops in Chinese dance, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese opera face-painting, and a Taster session of Tai-Chi precede a stunning show of dance and music from the Sinman Chinese artists.
Beijing Opera Face Painting
Beijing Opera Mask is a pattern of facial make-up for opera actors and actresses, enabling the audience to get a glimpse of the inner world of each role. We will try to demonstrate a few of the main role masks on participants
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
It’s the art of writing in traditional China using a special brush and ink. You will have an opportunity to learn this writing technique as well as some Chinese characters.
Tai Chi Workshop
Tickets £5 – under 12s £3
Warm up with some Tai Chi moves and get involved with some Kung Fu. Fun to follow and everyone can join in.
Chinese Dance Workshop
Included in ticket for 7pm performance
Long Fan dance is a traditional folk and festive dance in mainland China. The colourful long fan gives the dance a cheerful and graceful feel. The workshop participants will join our dance performance using this beautiful prop. Admission included with Dance & Music Performance ticket.
Chinese Dance & Music Performance
Tickets £9 – concessions £7
Come and enjoy our colourful display of Chinese traditional dance and music from different regions of China. You will be invited to join our dance workshop with traditional props. An opportunity to take part and enjoy the fun. Includes free entry to dance workshop at 4:30PM.