The Tiger Who Came to Tea – at Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral St Werburgh Street, Chester

17 May - 1 July This Spring at Chester Cathedral meet The Tiger Who Came To Tea.  Celebrating Judith Kerr’s much-loved children’s book, this family-friendly exhibition features a life-size model tiger and re-creation of the kitchen from the book - the perfect photo opportunity for fans of the book of all ages - plus facsimile artwork from the iconic picture book. […]

FREE

FOODIE FRIDAY and SATURDAY SOCIAL at Chester Market

Chester Market, 6 Princess St, Chester CH1 2HH Chester Market, 6 Princess St, Chester

FOODIE FRIDAY and SATURDAY SOCIAL at Chester Market are back on until 10pm starting 28th May! Walking is always the best option so you can indulge in the boozy offering. But if you need to drive don't forget the Market Car Park is OPEN. Access via St Martin's Way, down the ramp by Linenhall Car park, then drive through the […]

Friday Night Comedy at Alexander’s Live

Alexanders Live, Rufus Court, Northgate Street, Chester Rufus Court, Chester

FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY at Alexander's Live is a weekly comedy night in the heart of Chester city centre. The laughs come thick and fast week after week with four hand-picked comedians. Friday Night Comedy customers also get exclusive food and drink offers so you can have a great night out without breaking the bank. BOOK HERE

£13.20

Saturday Art Club at Pictura Studios

Pictura Studios, 5 Eastgate Row, Chester CH1 1LQ Chester

A fun filled morning of art, learning something new every week!! For ages 5 - 16yrs! ​This is a drop off session - parents can enjoy a relaxing coffee downstairs in Pictura's coffee shop, or go for a wonder in Chester City Centre. BOOK HERE

£10

‘Never Mind The Badges’ Private View & Meet the Artist at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

Start date:  Friday 25th June Venue: The Cavern at Watergate Street Gallery What better way to commend the Glastonbury festival weekend than with a ‘meet the artist’ art exhibition of Tony Dennis’ giant pin badges, drinks and a turntable DJ in The Cavern at Watergate Street Gallery? Appealing to pop-art lovers, pop-culture and music enthusiasts alike, our first event of the year […]

‘Never Mind The Badges’ Exhibition Launch & Meet the Artist at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

Start date:  Saturday 26th June Venue: The Cavern at Watergate Street Gallery What better way to commend the Glastonbury festival weekend than with a ‘meet the artist’ art exhibition of Tony Dennis’ giant pin badges, drinks and a turntable DJ in The Cavern at Watergate Street Gallery? Appealing to pop-art lovers, pop-culture and music enthusiasts alike, our first event of the year celebrates […]

Hits of the 90’s – Chester Boats

Chester

Jump around with the Britpoppers and Barbie Girls to some of your favourite – and perhaps forgotten – anthems from the decade when Dance Music was king. From Britney to Whitney, Madchester to the Spice Girls, we’ve got your number. Groove is in the Heart! Step aboard for a night out with a difference. We set sail every Saturday for […]

Mamma Mia – Chester Boats

Chester

Here we go again … partying is the name of the game for dancing queens (and kings) on this super trouper of a cruise. Join us on board for some fabulous 70s hits … you can dance, you can jive and you’ll have the time of your life. 70s themed dress optional but most definitely encouraged. Step aboard for a […]

90’s to Now – Chester Boats

Chester

We’re sailing through the biggest hits of last 3 decades – a nostalgia fest for the download generation! Step aboard for a night out with a difference. We set sail every Saturday for unforgettable nights on the water. Choose your theme, choose your date, and sail back in time with us through your favourite eras in music, with the spectacular […]

Introducing Creative Mindfulness

The Watergate street Gallery 62 Northgate street, Chester

Watergate Street Gallery are hosting a series of painting workshops, social Paint Nights and new Art for Wellbeing courses. It's time to get creative! Introducing Creative Mindfulness is a creative 4-week course which offers a supportive and kind environment for people to immerse themselves in art and craft activities that help focus the mind whilst introducing a range of techniques […]

£100

One Day Workshop: Create Your Own Seascape at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

If you are inspired by the sea and want to capture its energy and beauty in your own piece of art, then this is the workshop for you. It is a fun and friendly creative day where you are encouraged to be expressive and adventurous with your art. No previous experience is needed but a willingness to take risks, make […]

Vegan Markets at Chester Town Hall Square

Chester Town Hall Square Chester

The Chester Vegan Market takes over the Town Hall & Library Squares, right in the centre of the city, on several Saturdays throughout the year. The event features up to 50 stalls including a huge variety of vegan fast food, healthy eats, artisan savouries, sweet bakes, craft cheeses, handmade cosmetics, ethical clothing & jewellery, arts & crafts, plastic-free, and charity stalls. All […]

Making Tracks – Discover the West Coast Mainline

Chester

Created by railway enthusiast Pete Waterman OBE, and from the builders of 'Leamington Spa', this event will present a bespoke model railway that demonstrates the West Coast Mainline - a 74ft OO model featuring the work of Thomas Brassey. Making Tracks - Discover the West Coast Mainline is generously supported by Hornby and Chester Model Centre - Chester's family-owned model […]

‘Urban Geisha’ Exhibition Launch & Meet the Artist at Watergate Street Gallery

Chester

Start date: Saturday 17th July Venue: The Fireplace Rooms at Watergate Street Gallery Featuring new pieces from the artist's much sought-after Urban Geisha series, Gareth combines digital and traditional design to create truly unique contemporary artwork with vintage influences; a fantastic juxtaposition of the old and the new. 'Even when I was in my early teens, I was mixing all […]

60s, 70s & 80s Rewind – Chester Boats

Chester

Step aboard for a night out with a difference. We set sail every Saturday for unforgettable nights on the water. Choose your theme, choose your date, and sail back in time with us through your favourite eras in music, with the spectacular backdrop of the River Dee. All cruises depart at 7.30pm sharp from The Groves in Chester and return […]

Paint Night: ‘Show Me The Monet’ at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

Paint nights are back! Come and unleash your creativity whilst creating your very own masterpiece! Taking inspiration from Claude Monet’s painting of Waterlilies you will create a canvas painting which captures movement, light and colour using acrylic paints and a variety of expressive techniques. In what will be both a fun and informative night, artist Elizabeth Macdonald will guide you through […]

One Day Workshop: Create Your Own Abstract Floral at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

If you are inspired by a range of fabulous summer flowers and want to create your own abstract floral painting similar to the piece featured above, then this is the workshop for you.  It is a fun and friendly creative day where you are encouraged to be expressive and adventurous with your painting.  No previous experience is needed - just an […]

Witchcraft & Wizardry Detective Day

across Chester city centre

Think you have what it takes to solve a mystery? Grab your wands and don your cloaks as you hit the streets of Chester on Saturday the 14th August 2021. This spell-binding outdoor adventure game will take your team on a mysterious and magical journey across Chester. Work with your team-mates to crack the clues, solve the puzzles and save […]

£36

Sheryl Roberts “Turner of the North” Exhibition & Painting Demonstration at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

Date: Saturday 14th August Venue: The Cavern at Watergate Street Gallery Our mid-summer exhibition will showcase Sheryl Robert’s latest thought-provoking work with the opportunity to also chat to the renowned contemporary landscape artist who has been attributed the nickname ‘Turner of the North’. Taking inspiration from the windswept moors of Weardale in the north Pennines, Sheryl creates dynamic paintings which […]

Sounds of the 70’s & 80’s – Chester Boat

Chester

It’s retro time! Our DJ has a big box of glam, disco, electro-pop and eighties gloss, so step aboard the Love Boat for some classic floor-fillers. As ever, fancy dress is optional but encouraged! Step aboard for a night out with a difference. We set sail every Saturday for unforgettable nights on the water. Choose your theme, choose your date, […]

Motown Party Nights – Chester Boat

Chester

River deep, mountain high… Miracles and Wonders on the Dee as we pay our tribute to the Motor City and the best dance music ever made. Join us for a little Smokey, Marvin and Stevie, plus the Temptations, the Four Tops and a whole host of class acts. A night of Supreme entertainment – signed, sealed, delivered, it’s yours! Step […]

Kimberley Harris ’Beauty in Nature’ Private View & Meet The Artist at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

Start Date: Friday 2nd September Venue: The Fireplace Rooms at Watergate Street Gallery We are excited to be holding a ‘meet the artist’ exhibition with one of our most sought-after artists Kimberley Harris. At ease with applying the full spectrum of colour to her work, Kim’s highly desired oil paintings of wildflower meadows are simply breathtaking. The combination of blended […]

Kimberley Harris ’Beauty in Nature’ Private View & Meet The Artist Colour at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

Start Date: Saturday 3rd September Venue: The Fireplace Rooms at Watergate Street Gallery We are excited to be holding a ‘meet the artist’ exhibition with one of our most sought-after artists Kimberley Harris. At ease with applying the full spectrum of colour to her work, Kim’s highly desired oil paintings of wildflower meadows are simply breathtaking. The combination of blended […]

One Day Workshop: Create Your Own Heart Painting at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

If you want to create a unique painting for someone very special, including yourself of course, then our Abstract Hearts Workshop is for you!  It is a fun, creative day where you are encouraged to be expressive and adventurous with your art.  No previous experience is needed but a willingness to take risks, make mistakes and a sense of humour […]

Paint Night: ‘Paint Like Picasso II’ at Watergate Street Gallery

60/62 Watergate Street Chester CH1 2LA 60 - 62 Watergate Street, Chester

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense” Pablo Picasso Our follow up ‘Picasso Workshop II’ takes inspiration from Picasso’s portraits of women, your painting will capture the essence of cubism. You can follow the tutor whilst being encouraged to introduce you own ideas and originality. Working with acrylic paints, you will transform a traditional style Picasso portrait into your own personal masterpiece […]