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Cinema Nights at Chez Jules

January 11 - June 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until June 21, 2019

Our Thursday Cinema nights are something a bit special! Book your table between 6.30pm and 7pm ready for the free film to begin at 8pm. £20 - main course, dessert or cheese course and a 175ml glass of wine  Or upgrade to a pichet (375ml) for an extra £4.00! Click HERE for full film list and to book    

Going the Distance: 480 Years of Racing at the Roodee

April 20 - October 6

(Image courtesy of R.M. Bevan) Once likened to racing on ‘green velvet’ by jockey Lester Piggott, Chester’s hallowed Roodee turf is uniquely positioned at the heart of the city. As the racecourse celebrates another milestone in its illustrious history, this exhibition presents objects and images from the Chester Race Company and the Grosvenor Museum to explore the origins and heritage of the oldest racecourse still in operation in Great Britain, if not the world. To be part of the story,…

Learn A Language

May 13 - June 24

The University of Chester run Six Week Taster courses in 11 different languages.  The courses are an ideal way of finding out if learning a language is for you. Mandarin Chinese    :    Portuguese   :   Welsh   :   Arabic French   :    Italian   :    Japanese   :   Russian    :   Polish Spanish   :    German You will cover such things as basic greetings, numbers, the weather, dining out and some cultural knowledge. 6 Week Course - 13th May-24th June, 6.30pm-8pm £99 - Timetable Classes run once…

Lakeland Chester 40th Birthday Party!

May 24 - May 26

This May Bank Holiday will Lakeland, which specialises in cooking, baking, cleaning and laundry, celebrate the 40th anniversary of their store in Chester! And staff are inviting customers to celebrate in their Northgate Street venue along with colleagues old and new from Friday, May 24 through until Monday, May 27. People can expect to enjoy an in-store tea party with cakes, coffee, cupcake decorating and demonstrations and a huge five-foot cake. Whilst stocks last customers can also take advantage of…

Beaverbooks 100 year Anniversary

May 25 - May 26

Visit @Beaverbrooks this weekend for 100th birthday celebrations! Join the team for a glass of fizz and sweet treats and discover specially created exclusives from brands like TAG Heuer, Gucci and Olivia Burton. Discover 100 years of Beaverbrooks: https://bit.ly/2X1Vrru #Beaverbrooks100 Beaverbooks, Eastgate Street, Chester

Amazed by Science

May 29

Come along to Chester Town Hall Square on Wednesday 29th May and join in the child friendly science activities by the events sponsors Essar and SP Energy Networks. 10am - 3pm

Foodie Friday Chester Market

Foodie Friday at Chester Market

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until November 8, 2019

If you haven’t been to Chester Market lately now is the time! Feature an award-winning Italian pizzeria, Thai noodles, street food, taco bar, artisan breads, Italian delights, deli, bistro, Caribbean, a traditional British market café, and a craft beer taproom and bottle shop.  Head over on Friday evenings at Chester Market with Entertainment by Intuneative, drinks from Taproom, loads of street food vendors and Independent niche stalls. Open 8am-9pm. Plus you can now receive £1 off your parking by simply…


Waves Dual Textile Exhibition

June 4 - June 30

‘River of Life’ and ‘On The Edge Of’ Dual Textile Exhibition: Small waves will be visible in this double act, ‘The River of Life’ textile exhibition by textile artist Jacqui Frost from her ‘threads through life and faith’ series, commissioned by the Deo Gloria Trust. Alongside this will be the work of local artist group, Textile 21, ‘On the Edge of.’ This exhibition gives each person in the group a chance to explore what the broad subject of ‘The Sea’ means…

Glorious Theatre

Glorious at The Forum Studio Theatre

June 5 - June 8

view show times and book tickets here or in person at the Visitor Information Centre next to Chester Town Hall. 5- 8 June 2019 Cost: between £5-12 Hilarious comedy of the worst singer in the world. In 1940s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Known as 'the first lady of the sliding scale', she warbled and screeched her way through the evening to…

Line Dancing classes at The Commercial

June 5 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Wednesday Evenings at The Commercial are the new destination of choice for aspiring or expert line dancers with 'Dom's Country Kickers' classes! Starting at 7:30pm till 11pm.  All levels from Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced.  £4 per dancer.

Barclays ‘Protect Yourself Against Banking Crime’ Event

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday 7th June 10am-12pm 30 St Werburgh St, Chester CH1 2DY This event from Barclays will provide advice on banking fraud, scams and other banking related crimes and is supported by Cheshire Police. Free session - just drop in!

Opera Grill Brunch Club Launch

June 8

Saturday 8th June | 2-6pm | £40pp It's the launch of our new Brunch Club! Help us celebrate World Gin Day in style, with our Gin partner Whitley Neill. Join us on the terrace for an afternoon of partying with Geddes & Gioia, 2-6pm. Ticket price includes a welcome double Whitley Neill Gin & Tonic of your choice followed by a 2 course meal plus another double Whitley Neill Gin & Tonic to pair with your brunch dishes. Whitley Neill…

Annual Rowing Regatta on River Dee

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Annual Rowing Regatta on River Dee Saturday 8th June (9am-6pm) Established in 1733 Chester Regatta is the oldest rowing regatta in the world (predating Henley Regatta and the Oxford / Cambridge Boat Races). Attracting crews from across the country, racing 750m downstream from the Red House to just past Sandy Lane Park. Free to spectators, great viewing from the Meadows or Sandy Lane. Food and drink on sale all day. A super family event spectating and supporting what's certain to…

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Treasure Island at The Forum Studio Theatre

June 11 - June 12

view show times and book tickets here or in person at the Visitor Information Centre next to Chester Town Hall. 11 -12 June 2019, 7.30pm Cost: £7 Experience the modern adaptation of the original Treasure Island. A fun loving story of an adventure of a young lad, who meets some remarkable and strange characters along the way. This show is for families with children ages 5+ and people of all ages and will be sure to shiver your timbers. Performed…

Captain’s Club – An evening with Bruce Grobbelaar

June 13

THURSDAY 13TH JUNE WITH BRUCE GROBBELAAR AT CHESTER GROSVENOR HOTEL Arrive at 7pm before enjoying a delicious three course meal accompanied by a half bottle of Sommelier’s choice wine. Guest speaker Bruce Grobbelaar, one of the world’s most renowned goal keepers, will entertain you with stories from his extraordinary career in the world of football. From his time in Crewe Alexandra, then Liverpool F.C. right through to the present day in South Africa. The evening includes a question and answer session where we open…

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A Band Called Malice – The Definitive Tribute to The Jam

June 14

view show times and book tickets here or in person at the Visitor Information Centre next to Chester Town Hall. 14 June 2019, 8pm Cost: between £14 A Band Called Malice has taken the tribute world by storm in their quest to become the number one choice tribute-act to The Jam. The talented trio are the real deal and guarantee to take you back to 'When You're Young," with an evening of single releases & album tracks from The Jam's…

50 years of Sergios May 2019

Gala Evening Celebrating 50 years of Sergios

June 14

Enjoy a true Italian evening in the historic setting of Chester Cathedral.

Chester Races Summer Saturday

June 15

Summer has arrived! This social Saturday raceday is always popular with racegoers and the chance to celebrate the arrival of warmer weather on the Roodee. Attracting crowds of enthusiastic racing fans and those looking to up the style stakes, racegoers flock from around the country to cheer on the contenders and enjoy an afternoon of sunshine. Take a look at our Raceday Report from Summer Saturday in 2018. Read more here. Children aged 17 and under are eligible to attend this…

Beer Heroes & Burger Shed Tasting Evening

June 20 @ 7:00 pm

Beer and Burger from locally owned businesses - 'nuf said!

Chester Heritage Festival

June 21 - June 29

Chester Heritage Festival takes place between 21st and 29th June in 2019 with over 60 events in and around Chester.  Events tell the story of our city and its people and, this year, many have a waterways theme, telling the stories of the River Dee and Chester’s canal. Visit Website for all details

Midsummer Watch Parade

June 21 - June 22

Over 500 years in the making, Chester’s Midsummer Watch is the oldest and most colourful parade in the UK. Since its first outing in 1498, the Watch has become a major part of Chester’s Cultural Heritage with links to the Cathedral and the Chester Mystery Plays. Over 400 local people are involved in this moving portrait of historical events, local legends, biblical and other mythical characters. Musicians, giants, dragons and pirates deliver colour, spectacle and excitement. The parade begins each…

Chester Racecourse Tour (part of Chester Heritage Festival)

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday 21st June, 10.30am This entertaining tour, led by Chris Clayton and part of Chester Heritage Festival, is full of stories of local history and racing, past, present and future. Walk around Chester Racecourse and reflect on a river; a Roman Port; a medieval city with riverside meadow; the mayor of Chester in 1539, Henry Gee; the influences of the Civil War and the Industrial Revolution; and today’s racecourse, founded 480 years ago, reputed to be the oldest in the…

Chester Races Ladies Evening

June 28

The perfect way to enjoy an early summer Friday evening and get the weekend off to a winning start. Take advantage of a '£10 off' tickets and badges offer in selected enclosures before the discount expires on Tuesday 18 June 2019. Discount will be applied at point of checkout. Take a look at our Raceday Report from the first evening fixture in 2018. Read more here. Looking to purchase Dee Stand tickets? Make sure you buy in advance at a discounted price…

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Chester Races Summer Festival

June 29

Don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate the arrival of warmer weekends with a visit to the Roodee for the Summer Festival. Sip champagne on the lawn and enjoy exciting racing action in the height of summer. Make sure this hotly tipped event is firmly in your calendar. Take a look back at our Raceday Report from Summer Festival 2018. Read more here.  Children aged 17 and under are eligible to attend all racedays at Chester completely free of charge when accompanied by a…

Chester Raft Race

June 30

Great Fun for Spectators and Competitors Alike.  The 2019 Chester Rotary Charity Raft Race will be held on Sunday 30th June; from 10.15am. The Chester Raft Race is an annual charity event taking place every year in the Groves on the River Dee and organised by the Rotary Club of Chester. The rafts race against the clock over an approximate 400 metre course starting just upriver of the Royal Chester Rowing Club, passing under the pedestrian Suspension Bridge to a finish…

Ralph Breaks the Internet FREE Film Screening

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This side-splitting cinema experience will keep your kids and your purses happy, saving you cash that you can spend on the other (more grown up) festival shows! www.ch1chestercomedyfestival.com Six years after saving the arcade from Turbo's vengeance, the Sugar Rush arcade cabinet has broken, forcing Ralph and Vanellope to travel to the Internet via the newly-installed Wi-Fi router in Litwak's Arcade to retrieve the piece capable of saving the game. Advance Booking required. Run Time: 1 hr 51 mins Certificate: PG…

CH1 Chester Comedy Festival 2019

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - July 7 @ 10:00 pm

It's the return of the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival running 30th June - 7th July.  Tickets are now on sale for Alexei Sayle, Gary Delaney and Tom Binns with many more great shows and comedians to be announced over the next few weeks. Tickets range from £5-£16.55 Keep up to date with Facebook and Twitter and by checking in at http://ch1chestercomedyfestival.com/   

CH1 Chester Comedy Festival: Gary Delaney – Gagster’s Paradise

June 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday 30th June £16.50 Chester Town Hall Gary previewed this show at last years festival and returns with the finished product. Having already sold out multiple dates around the country this date will be no exception so get your tickets now while they are still available. Doors 7pm, Show 8pm Age: 16+ Book your tickets now 

CH1 Chester Comedy Festival: Comedy Crawl 1

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Chester has loads of brilliant pubs but how many have you been to? Get your walking boots on and join us on a truly unique “mirthical” mystery tour featuring five top class comedians in four different venues.  Your shoes should be the only sensible thing to bring along on this night of beer and belly laughs! The first of our comedy crawls will start at The Coach House Inn on Norgate Street but nobody knows where we will finish up. Venue:  The…

CH1 Chester Comedy Festival: Jo Caulfield – VooDoo Doll

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday 1st July £10, The Church Bar and Restaurant, Newgate Street, Doors: 6.30pm, Jo Caulfield 7.30pm - 8.30pm. See Jo Caulfield  and Neil Delamere, back to back shows, for £16. Age 16+ The queen of comedy and star of TV and radio Jo Caulfield previews her hilarious brand new show at the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival. Have I Got News For You, The John Bishop Show, Mock The Week and Radio 4’s classic Just a Minute. Book your tickets now

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