The Largest Chinese New Year Celebration
Outside Asia

LCCA CNY 2024 – 11 February 2024
Celebrating the Year of the Dragon

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More information to come.

Organised by London Chinatown Chinese Association Supported by the Mayor of London, Greater London Authority & The City of Westminster

For enquiries, please email: (Chinese New Year Celebration) (LCCA general enquiry) (Media inquir)

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Who is the London Chinatown Chinese Association?


  • 1978

    Our Humble Beginnings

    LCCA was founded in 1978, with the aim of developing and expanding businesses in Chinatown and representing British Chinese to engage effectively with the British government . LCCA was also devoted to working closely with the London Chinese Community Centre in providing a wide range of essential services for the many Chinese “living in the United Kingdom and with a heart connecting to China”. More importantly, LCCA served as an outlet for Chinese businesses to voice their concerns and together bringing better conditions and prosperity to the whole of Chinatown.

  • 1987

    Charitable Activities

    From aiding the local Chinese community in London at their moments of need, LCCA spared no efforts in responding to disaster relief activities in China. Over the years, LCCA has raised funds for many China's disaster struck areas, including the Daxinganling fire in 1987, the East China floods in 1991 and the widespread flooding in the Yangtze River in 1998 etc etc.. LCCA has also donated considerable amount of money to the construction of new schools and hospitals in mainland China benefitting many in these worthwhile projects

  • 1997

    Hong Kong Returns

    The LCCA maintains a close relationship and bond with the Hong Kong's New Territories Community. One notable participation by LCCA was the “Preserve The Villages And Clans Action” organised by New Territories Heung Yee Kuk.

  • 2015 New Gateway

    Peace and Prosperity to Chinatown

    The original three Paifang style gates to London Chinatown were compelted in 1986, and has stood proudly in place. To commermorate the UK China Year of Exchange, a new gate was planned to be situated in Wardour Street leading from Leicester Square. LCCA worked with Westminster Council and all local businesses in a major project which involved specialists from China and UK to engineer a beautiful and magnificent structure positioned to meet perfect Feng Shui. The foundations were laid on 9 July 2015 with the gate being made in Beijing by China's top Ching Dynasty gate builders who worked with UK's top engineers to make sure it met all local regulations. It is now amongst one of the most photographed landmarks in London.

  • Today

    Chinese Festivals

    LCCA proudly remains committed to its aim in serving the Chinese business community in London. Today it is also the official organisor of the annual Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese New Year Celebrations held in Chinatown. Over the years these events have not only attracted people throughout Britain but from Europe and around the world. In particular the Chinese New Year Festival is now the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations held outside of Asia, it has become an integral part of the London event calendar and is the biggest outdoor event in London attended by hundreds of thousands people each year.

  • Onwards

    Improve on improvements

    London Chinatown has been transformed into a cleaner, safer and more enjoyable place for its visitors and the local community over the last four decades. Working with the local council and other stakeholders, LCCA will continue to develop and make improvements to meet the changing needs of the area.

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Gratitude to our sponsors for MOONFEST UK 2023

(in alphabetical order)

Bank Of East Asia

Beautiful China

CC Land Holdings Limited

China Construction Bank

China Hong Kong Haikou Association Limited

China National Tourist Office London

China Taiping

Empire Casino

FC & Yip Foundation

Full Blossom Management Services

Hippodrome Casino

Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London

Horizons Casino

Huangshan Tourism Development

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

UK Sichuan Business Association

Zigong Lantern Culture Industry Group

We would like to sincerely thank MOONFEST UK 2023 Sponsors. Without their generous donations, we would not be able to put on a show for you.

If you would like to take part or become a sponsor, please email us at


Supported by

(in alphabetical order)

Westminster City Council


A list of our regular events and past events.


Celebrating Mid Autumn Festival

Festival of Spring 2023

Celebrating Chinese and Lunar New Year

Chinese New Year 2021

Celebrating the Year of the Ox

Dining Voucher

Support Chinatown Restaurants

Chinese New Year 2020

Celebrating the Year of the Rat


Mid Autumn Moon Cake Festival 2016

Community Forum

with Deputy Mayor of London

Family Day 2015

The second Family Day Festival

New Chinatown Gate

Foundation laying ceremony for New Chinatown Gate

Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3 comes to London Chinatown

Water Cube 2015

WATER CUBE Overseas Chinese Singing Contest

Chinese New Year 2015

Celebrating the Year of the Sheep

Moon Fest UK

Celebrating the Mid Autumn Moon Cake Festival

Earthquake Appeal

Fundraising for the disaster struck Yunnan (China)

Family Day 2014

Chinatown Family Day in the Summer

Chinese New Year 2014

Celebrations for the Year of the Horse 2014


Join the Volunteer Team at our events

Watch this space, we will be putting up details of more events soon...


Filming in Chinatown

DOWNLOAD: Filming Record Form

London Chinatown extends from Gerrard Street to Lisle Street in the South and to the north to include parts of Shaftesbury Avenue.
The London Chinatown Chinese Association works closely with Westminster City Council to support film production in Chinatown.
Our aim is to ensure that these activities continue to be regarded by all as safe, lawful, successful and fair.

Gerrard Street and the majority of the streets and footways within Chinatown are narrow, restricted and busy with pedestrians most of the day.
A planned event therefore will be limited to where it can be safely managed.

Any events taking place within Chinatown will need to prove a benefit to the local community, businesses or residents.

The London Chinatown Chinese Association represents and acts as a liaison with the local community and businesses. Anyone interested in filming in Chinatown should downloand and fill in the Filming Record Form so we can access the impact of the production and consult with the stakeholders likely to be affected.

Please Download the London Chinatown Filming Record Form here: Filming Record Form

The LCCA welcomes donations from filming companies towards the maintenance and development of Chinatown.

Please also contact Westminster City Council to make the appropiate application for your filming project:


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