Lunar New Year celebrations


28 to 29 January

Celebrate the year of the rooster in London, with the biggest Chinese new year celebrations outside of Asia.

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Burns Night


25 January

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots and Scots-at-heart around the world to pay tribute to the great poet’s life and works.

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Big Garden Birdwatch


28 to 30 January

Help the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) build a picture of garden wildlife across the UK by taking part in their next Birdwatch campaign.

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Slapstick Festival: Bristol’s silent comedy festival


18 to 22 January

A unique celebration of the best on-screen, classic silent comedy, accompanied by live music. Expect guest appearances from legends of British comedy.

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