Festive Bar & Music outside of Storyhouse

Storyhouse Chester

Head to Chester's iconic Storyhouse for mulled wine, spiced apple and roast chestnuts outside within throwing distance of Chester's Christmas Market. Thursday 5-8pm Friday 5-8pm Saturday 12pm-8pm Sunday 12pm-8pm Choirs and Musica are part of the Christmas & New Year program at Storyhouse See ALL the Christmas in Chester activities here!

FREE

Santa’s Enchanted Grotto

Grosvenor Shopping Centre 3-10 Newgate St, Chester

SOLD OUT! Experience Santa's Enchanted Grotto this Christmas! With surprises around every corner, you'll be immersed in a magical journey though a wintry woodland. Follow the path to discover Santa's Grotto where you'll have an unforgettable visit with the big guy himself. BOOK HERE before this event sells out! 26 Nov - 19 Dec, Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm, […]

£5 – £10

Chester Market Hall Extended Hours

Chester Market Hall 6 Princess St, Chester

Those mavericks at Chester's Award winning Market Hall are extending their hours this December in the lead up to Christmas. Mon – Thurs: 8-5pm Fri & Sat 8-10pm Sun: 11-5pm NOTE: Chester Market Hall will be closed from 25th – 28th Dec. Open again from 29th - 31st Dec. Closed 1st – 3rd Jan and open again 4th January. And […]

Bloody X-mas at Sick to Death

Sick to Death St Michael’s Church, Bridge Street, Chester

What would Christmas be like if Scrooge didn't get the message? Head to Chester's newest attraction - Sick to Death - for a Grotty Grotto experience where Christmas tales aren't so jolly. Open from 1st-23rd Dec plus evenings from 6-9pm on Dec 9th -11th and 26th - 18th. Normal entry tickets are required. No need to pre-book. Adults £6, Children […]

£3.50 – £6

Festive Cinema at Storyhouse

Storyhouse Chester

Head to Storyhouse for a series of festive film screenings including: The Polar Express (U), Sat 4th - Sun 5th Dec CBeebies Christmas Show 2021: The Night Before Christmas, Sat 4th - Sun 5th Dec ROH Live: The Nutcracker, Thu 9th Dec A Boy Called Christmas (PG), Fri 10th - Sun 12th Dec The Nightmare Before Christmas, Sat 11th Dec […]

£4 – £9.50

Christmas Choirs and Music at Storyhouse

Storyhouse, Hunter Street

Drop in for a mulled wine or a hot chocolate and soak up the festive atmosphere with choirs, music and brass bands at Storyhouse. Sun 5 Dec 7pm Kitchen Deva Flute Ensemble Fri 10 Dec 6.00pm Kitchen Tattenhall Singers Sat 11 Dec 12.30pm Kitchen Rock Choir Sun 12 Dec 12pm Kitchen Chester Big Band Fri 17 Dec 7pm Kitchen Decibellas […]

FREE
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Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2DY Chester

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company and celebrate Winter 2021/22 with the most heart-warming production imaginable to melt the hearts of even the sternest of Scrooges. Now in its tenth year of touring ‘A Christmas Carol’, Chapterhouse comes to Chester Cathedral with this most beautiful family-friendly rendition of one of the most memorable Christmas stories ever written. Details and Booking Links here.  […]

Winter Watch Parade

Chester

Watch the Lord of Misrule and his ghoulish friends hit the cobbles for a riotous romp with a mischievous coterie of fire breathers, devils, skeletons, ice queens, Jack Frosts as the procession dances through the city centre. Location: Town Hall then loops around the City Centre. See Route Map Here. Time: 7:00pm Cost: FREE Image Credit: Mark Carline See ALL […]

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Christmas Carols at Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral Chester

Head to Chester Cathedral for their beautiful Christmas concert on 4th and 11th December. Enjoy a popular selection of both traditional and popular words and music for Christmas.  From firm favourites to modern and new discoveries.  An enjoyable evening for all the family.   Book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets: £10 – £25 including a welcome glass of mulled wine […]

£10 – £25
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Brunch with Santa at Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2DY Chester

Join Santa for a magical Sunday Brunch inside the stunning thirteenth century Refectory at Chester Cathedral, during which magical family memories are made as children and their grown ups meet Santa. All kids receive a selection box. Sittings at 9am and 11am, Sundays from 28 Nov - 19 Dec and Friday 24 Dec. Recommended for 2-10 year old children. Tickets […]

£7 – £10
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Christmas Lunch with Santa

The Townhouse Hotel 49-51 Lower Bridge St, Chester

Meet Santa over Christmas Lunch at the Secret Garden in The Townhouse on Lower Bridge Street. 5 Dec, 12 Dec, and 19 Dec (2-3pm) Includes: a present for every child under 13, a classic polaroid photo. Dining options: 3-courses for £25 adult / £15 child, OR 2-courses for £20 adult / £12 child. Ring 01244567300 to book directly. See ALL […]

£20 – £25

Winter Watch & Saturnalia Parade

Chester

Watch the Lord of Misrule and his ghoulish friends hit the cobbles for a riotous romp with a mischievous coterie of fire breathers, devils, skeletons, ice queens, Jack Frosts as the procession dances through the city centre. Location: Town Hall then loops around the City Centre. See Route Map Here. Time: 7:00pm Cost: FREE Image Credit: Mark Carline

The Snowman and ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’

Chester Cathedral Chester

Make it a Christmas to remember on Saturday 18 December 2021 with a special screening of family favourite The Snowman accompanied by a magnificent live orchestra.  A safe event for families of all ages. On-sale now.  Book now!

£12 – £23

Moonlight Flicks at the Carriage Shed

Carriage Shed, City Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3DR Carriage Shed, City Road, Chester

Chester's award winning Storyhouse are taking over the Carriage Shed at Chester Railway Station for five days of festive movie magic, right before the big day! Wrap up warm with mulled wine, mince pies and hot dogs for a Christmas classic. Films at Carriage Shed this Christmas: Saturday 18 December, 4.30pm: Elf (PG) Saturday 18 December, 7.45pm: Love Actually (15) Sunday 19 December, 4.30pm: Home Alone (PG) […]

£9 – £19.50

Christmas Crafts at the Grosvenor Museum

Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street,, Chester

On Sturday 18 December head to Chester's Grosvenor Museum for some Christmas crafts!  Drop-in between 11:00 and 14:00 to make greeting cards and decorations using some recycled or leftover materials for a more sustainable festive season. Activities cost £2 per child 

£2

Meet Santa at The Hotel Chester

The Hotel Chester 19 Newgate St, Chester

The teamed at The Hotel Chester have teamed up with Santa Clause himself, to bring your little ones a truly magical Christmas experience. Book your appointment with Santa in a few simple steps: Choose a service, pick your date and time, and fill in your details.  Happy Christmas! BOOK NOW See ALL the Christmas in Chester activities here!

£22

Christmas with Belle Voci at Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral Chester

Opera stars Belle Voci return to Chester Cathedral with their annual Christmas classical extravaganza on 20th December. This astonishing duo will be joined by sublime vocalists and musicians and will wow you with their unparalleled operatic blend of the classic and contemporary. This evening is the perfect way to celebrate a magical Christmas in mesmerising surroundings whilst enjoying the first-class […]

£14.40 – £25

Chester City Passion Play

Chester

Head to Chester city centre for this FREE theatrical experience on the morning of Good Friday. More details coming soon! www.facebook.com/ChesterCityPassion

FREE