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Winter Watch Exhibition

November 24, 2018 @ 10:30 am - January 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Midsummer and Winter Watch parades are a unique part of Chester's history, still enjoyed by hundreds of people each year. This exhibition explores the work which goes into staging them and gives a glimpse behind the scenes of these iconic events.

Woman’s Hour Craft Prize Exhibition

November 30, 2018 - March 16, 2019

The best in Contemporary craft comes to Chester. Showcasing the most innovative and exciting craft practice in the UK today, this V&A exhibition at the Old Library marks the 70th anniversary of BBC Woman’s Hour. Address: The Old Library, Northgate Street, Chester, CH1 2EF Open Wednesday - Saturday: 11am - 5pm. Free Entry - donations welcome. 30 November 2018 - 16 March 2019 Find out more https://www.facebook.com/chestervisualarts/ https://twitter.com/chestervisarts https://www.instagram.com/chestervisualarts/

Cinema Nights at Chez Jules

January 11 - June 21

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    

Knit One Chester Cathedral Jan 2019

Knit One Share One at Chester Cathedral

January 12 @ 9:00 am - February 6 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate knitting at Chester Cathedral with this exhibition including the Knitted Bible and miniature scenes from the Bible knitted and created in wool. This environmentally friendly craft is staging a comeback!  Come and natter with volunteers, discover why they love knitting, and if you don't knit, it may inspire you to start! Free entry – generous donations welcome. Open during normal cathedral opening hours Love knitting, and want to get involved with this event, find out how you can do just…

Broadway Babies presents Frozen

January 26 @ 12:00 am

Another opportunity to meet Anna, Elsa and Olaf and sing a long to songs from this popular show! Why not bring your older children or family friends and take a trip to the theatre?! Shows are at The Forum Studio Theatre on 26th January at 2pm and 4pm and last 30 minutes. Please call 01244 341296 to book tickets or click on the following link: http://www.tiptopproductions.co.uk/productions/production.php?id=407 Facebook event can be seen here

Cocktails ‘n Canvas at The Botanist

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Calling all creative types! Cocktails'n'Canvas returns for another evening at The Botanist in Chester city centres unique Godstall Lane.

Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse – Heritage Day

February 11

Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse – Heritage Day Friday 8 February 2019 Gates open at 11:30, first race at 13:40 There are two enclosures to choose from and prices start from £7 for adult racegoers in advance of raceday. Children aged 17 and under and accompanied by a responsible adult are admitted free of charge every single raceday at Bangor. Looking for something extra special to make your day even more memorable - why not sample our affordable hospitality offerings? Groups looking to…

Roald Dahl’s The Twits live on stage

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - February 24 @ 5:00 pm

Adapted for stage by David Wood, head to The Forum Studio Theatre in Chester city centre between February 19th-24th 2019. Online Ticket Booking:  or via Tel 01244 341296 Synopsis: Come and follow the dastardly and disgusting deeds of Mr and Mrs Twit as they spend their days playing revolting tricks on each other and plotting to catch the Roly-Poly Bird who they want to put in a pie! From the director of 'The Witches' and 'The Boy Who Fell into A Book,' Tip…

February Wedding Open Day on 23rd February at Chester Town Hall from 10am –2pm

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

February Wedding Open Day – Feb 23rd Chester Town Hall 10 – 2   Pop along to our Wedding Open Day for your chance to visit this historic City centre venue. It's your perfect opportunity take a look around the venue and to share your ideas with our wedding coordinators who can share tips and suggestions based on their creativity and wealth of experience. Guarantee time to chat with a Wedding coordinator by booking an appointment prior to arrival: 01244…

Dinner with Jonathan Agnew MBE

February 28

The Chester Grosvenor to Host Michelin-Starred Dinner with Jonathan Agnew MBE.  THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY 2019, 7PM - £65 Jonathan Agnew MBE, English cricket broadcaster and former professional cricketer, will be speaking at The Chester Grosvenor’s Captain’s Club dinner on Thursday 28th February. Following the success of the hotel’s inaugural Captain’s Club dinner in October, hosted by Head Coach of Wales National Rugby Union team Warren Gatland, the event will be the second of a series of Captain’s Club dinners which…

Two at The Forum Studio Theatre

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - March 23 @ 7:30 pm

Head to The Forum Studio Theatre between March 20th-23rd 2019 to see 'Two' by Jim Cartwright.  Two is set in a pub somewhere in the North of England, owned by a savagely bickering married couple bound together by the necessity of keeping the business afloat. During the course of the evening a number of regular customers arrive and depart, events which trigger a fragile movement towards reconciliation between the couple. This award winning play by Jim Cartwright, the writer of The…

CluedUpp: Chester Detective Day

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Looking for a fantastic day out in Chester with your friends and family? Think you have what it takes to spot a liar and catch a killer? CluedUpp is just like a giant game of Cluedo and it's happening in Chester city centre on 30 March 2019. What: A giant detective adventure all across town! Where: Chester When: 30 March 2019 Start Time: Between 10am and 1pm - Finish before 5pm Cost: £36 per team of up to six (that’s just £6…

Charley’s Aunt at The Forum Studio Theatre

April 2 @ 7:30 pm - April 6 @ 7:30 pm

Head to The Forum Studio Theatre between April 2nd-6th 2019 to see Charley's Aunt by Brandon Thomas.  Online Ticket Booking:  or via Tel 01244 341296. Tickets from £7. Click to view further booking information below Jack Chesney and Charley Wykeham are two Oxford Undergraduates; hapless at life and hopeless in love! Jack loves Kitty Verdun and Charley loves Amy Spettigue; but the course of true love never did run smooth. In an attempt to impress, the boys invite the ladies to meet Charley's…

Made in Motor-City at The Forum Studio Theatre

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Head to The Forum Studio Theatre on April 12th 2019 to see 'Made in Motor-City.' Online Ticket Booking:  or via Tel 01244 341296. Tickets from £15. Click to view further booking information below Made in Motor-city recreate the sounds of Motown from its golden era of the 1960s and 70s. If you're a fan of the Motown legends, this is a show for you. The 8-piece band, fronted by the incredible talents of three female vocalists, authentically recreate hits from the likes of…

CamperFest

April 19 - April 22

CamperFest, now in its 9th year,  is a great Easter camping weekend in city of Chester and runs alongside the Chester Food and Drink Festival, located right in the heart of Chester, on the beautiful Chester Racecourse. 19th- 22nd April 2019, Chester Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY For Further information see the CamperFest Website Website Or contact Briony Wilson:  Briony.wilson@scwirrel.com   Telephone: 01244 956 414

Silly Cow at The Forum Studio Theatre

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - April 27 @ 7:30 pm

Head to The Forum Studio Theatre between April 23rd-27th 2019 to see Silly Cow by Ben Elton.   or via Tel 01244 341296. Tickets from £7. Evening Performances at 7.30pm Saturday matinee 2.30pm Silly Cow, by Ben Elton, is a slick, razor-tongued modern satire on the viciousness of tabloid journalism with an ingeniously dramatic dénouement. Doris is a newspaper columnist and reviewer with a talent for caustic insults and career assassination. She is being sued by the actress Trudi Hobson, after writing…

Chester Vegan Market

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday 27th April 2019, 10.30am - 4pm, Chester Town Hall Square. Whether you're vegan, vegetarian or just interested we're sure you'll enjoy the market and find lots of things you love! The Chester Vegan Market will be packed with stalls selling a huge a variety of vegan products. We'll have everything from amazing vegan food from around the world to luxury vegan cosmetics and from ethical clothing to interesting charities. Food and Drinks We have a huge selection of vegan vendors selling a great variety of…

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/   

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