03:04AM, Friday 15 February 2013
The Chinese year of the snake is set to be welcomed into Maidenhead with a day of festivities.
The annual Chinese New Year celebrations will take place tomorrow in Maidenhead High Street.
The event is being organised by the Chinese and Oriental Community Association.
The fun starts with lantern making and calligraphy demonstrations in the town centre from 11am, led by volunteers from the association.
The World Eagle Claw Kung Fu School will once again perform the traditional lion and dragon dance, backed by the sound of their thunderous drumming.
The parade starts at 12.45pm from the Boy and the Boat statue and will go all the way down the High Street and back.
People born in the year of the snake are said to be keen and cunning, quite intelligent and wise.
The festivities have taken place in Maidenhead every year since the year of the rooster in 2005.
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