Bicester Town Council will be kicking off its year of events with a Chinese New Year celebration.

The event will be held in garth Park from 11am to 3pm on Sunday January 22, 2023.

Bicester town mayor, Alex Thrupp, will be welcoming local businesses and people from the Bicester community.

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The event is free with any donations going towards the mayor’s chosen charities, which this year are Nai’s House, Bicester and Heyford Veterans and Causeway carers.

2023 is the year of the rabbit in the Chinese calendar.

A Bicester Town Council spokesperson said: “The year of the rabbit is predicted to be a year of hope because the rabbit is associated with peace, prosperity and longevity.”


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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

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