Today, the annual celebration of the Chinese New Year took place in London’s Chinatown and nearby Trafalgar Square. It has growth to be the largest celebration outside of Asia. In the unexpected morning sunshine, the parade was headed up by the Money God and a traditional dancing dragon as it made its way from Trafalgar […]
Last weekend was the Chinese New Year … the Year of the Horse. Fortunately, I was able to photograph a number of the celebrations on Chinese New Year’s Eve through to the major celebrations in Trafalgar Square & Chinatown, organised by the London Chinatown Chinese Association. One of my favourite moments was the flying Chinese […]
Today was a long day in Trafalgar Square and Chinatown photographing the main celebrations for this year’s Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse. Luckily, it was a beautiful spring day with plenty of sunshine which seems to be very novel … lately, it feels like it has been raining forever. The day started […]
Today is Chinese New Year’s Day and the start of the Year of the Horse so I met up with fellow photographer and good friend Steve Davey in London’s Chinatown. Initially, it appeared that everyone was just going about their normal business … beautiful red Chinese lanterns had been hung above the street and many […]
On Sunday, London’s West End became a colourful and vibrant scene for the Chinese New Year celebrations in London. Despite the bad weather, people didn’t seem to have been put off coming into Chinatown and Trafalgar Square to welcome in the Year of the Snake. A large crowd in the streets enjoyed the parade and […]
I have just posted a new gallery showing the Chinese New Year celebrations in Trafalgar Square and Chinatown from last Sunday.
Today, I had been planning to visit the Wildlife & Wetlands Trust in Barnes, London but then it was suggested that we go up to Trafalgar Square and China Town to see the Chinese New Year celebrations. My trip to shoot wildlife especially birds will have to wait until next weekend … hopefully the weather […]