Dance and parade in Sheffield city centre to welcome Chinese New Year – VIDEO

Sheffield saw in the Chinese New Year in style with a performance and parade in the city centre.

Crowds turned out to see Sheffield Chinese Association and Sheffield Chinese School welcome in the year of the pig with a lion dance outside the Town Hall on Saturday.

Chinese New Year celebrations outside Sheffield Town Hall. Pictures: Dean Atkins

Chinese New Year celebrations outside Sheffield Town Hall. Pictures: Dean Atkins

The groups then had a parade through the city centre, along Pinstone Street, The Moor and onto London Road.

Chinese New Year celebrations outside Sheffield Town Hall.

Chinese New Year celebrations outside Sheffield Town Hall.

Chinese New Year celebrations outside Sheffield Town Hall

Chinese New Year celebrations outside Sheffield Town Hall

Chinese New Year celebrations outside Sheffield Town Hall.

Chinese New Year celebrations outside Sheffield Town Hall.