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Fire, Smoke, Roasted Beast

BBQ Party to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the AA

The old story of Chinese New Year always ends with how brave villagers defeated a beast. On the Saturday 2 February, we will celebrate the Year of Pig with a special Hog in the Box and a BBQ party at the AA.

The event is organised by the AA Chinese Alumni group and requires a contribution of £25 to cover the costs involved. Your contribution grants you access and includes food and one free drink. There will also be a cash bar available.

This first-ever Chinese New Year event at the AA is part of the Four-City Dinner Party Series 2019 for AA Chinese Alumni to come together and reconnect.

The event is open to all (students/alumni/members/public wishing to connect) but booking is essential. Make your contribution and book your ticket using the form below.

6pm – 6.45pm Arrival Drink + Snacks [Front members room + Terrace], Live Performance – Chinese Lute Play [Front members room]
6.45pm – 7pm Unveiling of the Hog + Toast together [Terrace], BBQ Servicing starts (vegetarian options included) [Bar]
7pm – 8pm Live Performance – Singer/Guitar [Front members room], Mah-jong [Front members room], Dumpling Making and Cooking [Back members room]
8pm – 9.30pm Kara OK [Front members room], Mah-jong continues [Front members room], Dumpling Making and Cooking continues [Back members room]
9.30pm – 10pm Cool down

If you would like any further information about the event please contact the event organiser –

Jingru (Cyan) Cheng
Email: cyanjingrucheng@gmail.com
Wechat ID: jingru-cyan-cheng

Image: Made up of two ancient inscriptions of the Chinese character Jia, the word for home and family. The ideogram is a pig under a roof, a perfect concept to represent the meanings of Hog in the Box, Year of Pig and Home.