Discover the Rows on Bank Holiday

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Discover the Rows on Bank Holiday

August 26, 2023 - August 28, 2023

Discover the Rows – all bank holiday weekend

There are a number of FREE pop up activities taking place throughout the Rows Saturday, Sunday and Monday this bank holiday weekend.

Live Art with Nikki Pinder – Saturday, Sunday and Monday 12 – 4pm


During the bank holiday weekend local artist, Nikki Pinder, will be drawing a colourful abstract nature mural on a floor canvas starting at Watergate street on Saturday and moving onto Bridge Street Sunday and Bank holiday Monday. The artwork is best viewed from above, on the Rows.

The artwork will illustrate the importance of bugs, flowers and the sun to the worlds eco system. Some of these bugs you will be able find around the rows in the streets of Chester during these three days.

Grab a free trail sheet from Nikki’s station and head up onto the Rows to view her evolving mural and find all the escaped bugs.

PLUS special guests, two Praying Mantas will be visiting the city centre on Bank Holiday Monday. Find them roaming between 11 – 3pm!

Sick to Death Surgery – 10 – 4pm Saturday, Sunday and Monday


Sick to Death, St Michael’s Church, Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1NW

Sick To Death a brand new history of medicine attraction in Chester. A playground of plague with a smatter of splatter, and a chance to poke into our medical past.

Find our Roman Surgeon and all his gruesome tools doing free demonstrations outside Sick to Death throughout the weekend.

Medieval Meet & Greet – Saturday 26th 10am – 2pm, Monday 28th 12 – 2pm


Meet our medieval guide on the streets of Chester for photos and a chat about Chester’s unique medieval history and the famous Rows. #medievalmeetandgreet


August 26, 2023
August 28, 2023