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Chinatown London on screen and in song

Discover what films, TV shows and songs have featured Chinatown London.

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Faces of Chinatown: Iris Ma of Plum Valley

Meet Iris Ma of the cool and contemporary Plum Valley restaurant and discover her husband’s family’s captivating rags-to-riches story.

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Chinatown London: A Student’s Guide

From tasty discounts to cool karaoke, discover the best student-friendly spots in Chinatown London.

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Festivals

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Winter Solstice Festival (Dongzhi Festival)

Discover these (but controversial) Chinese Winter Solstice treats which spark a nationwide social media war.

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Chinese New Year 2018

Hordes of merrymakers turned out to celebrate Chinese New Year across Chinatown in London.

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The magical myth behind Mid-Autumn Day

Discover the weird-and-wonderful legend behind the Chinese celebration, Mid-Autumn Festival.

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