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Eggperience an Eggciting Easter in Chester

April 3 - April 19

UPDATE:  In light of government advice, we have cancelled our Easter Eggstravaganza events programme. Sign up for the Experience Chester newsletter to stay updated and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. We will continue to support and promote the city centre businesses in every way we can. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _…

The Lion King (2019) Free Film Screening

April 9 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

This screening has been cancelled During this time you can continue to support Chester City Centre businesses which are still operating safely.  Please sign up for the Experience Chester newsletter to stay updated and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.  We will continue to support and promote the city centre businesses in every way we can with the #ChesterTogether campaign. Stay safe, look after yourself, your loved ones and those who might be feeling especially vulnerable at the moment, and we will be back with more events and activities…

Pokemon Detective Pikachu – Free Film Screening

April 11 at 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

This screening has been cancelled During this time you can continue to support Chester City Centre businesses which are still operating safely.  Please sign up for the Experience Chester newsletter to stay updated and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.  We will continue to support and promote the city centre businesses in every way we can with the #ChesterTogether campaign. Stay safe, look after yourself, your loved ones and those who might be feeling especially vulnerable at the moment, and we will be back with more events and activities…

Pokemon Detective Pikachu – Free Film Screening

April 16 at 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

This screening has been cancelled During this time you can continue to support Chester City Centre businesses which are still operating safely.  Please sign up for the Experience Chester newsletter to stay updated and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.  We will continue to support and promote the city centre businesses in every way we can with the #ChesterTogether campaign. Stay safe, look after yourself, your loved ones and those who might be feeling especially vulnerable at the moment, and we will be back with more events and activities…

The Lion King (2019) Free Film Screening

April 17 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

This screening has been cancelled During this time you can continue to support Chester City Centre businesses which are still operating safely.  Please sign up for the Experience Chester newsletter to stay updated and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.  We will continue to support and promote the city centre businesses in every way we can with the #ChesterTogether campaign. Stay safe, look after yourself, your loved ones and those who might be feeling especially vulnerable at the moment, and we will be back with more events and activities…

The Intern

May 2

Come and join us at St Mary's Creative Space for our 'Apprentice' themed Murder Mystery evening, where you can join Lord Salt and his finalists before the final board room! Tickets are priced at £15.00 per person and include the following: - A glass of wine or soft drink on arrival - Sarnies and nibbles  - The opportunity to take part in a fully immersive and interactive murder mystery experience, performed by a cast of live actors There will be…

Learn A Language with The University of Chester

May 11 - June 22

The Department of Modern Languages at The University of Chester is running Part Time Language Evening Courses in: Mandarin Chinese Portuguese Welsh Arabic French Italian Japanese Russian Polish Spanish German You will cover such things as basic greetings and introductions, numbers, the weather, colours, dining out and some cultural knowledge of the country. These courses are 6 weeks running over 11th May-22nd June, 6.30pm-8pm, £99 All courses run subject to minimum numbers. These are not credit bearing courses For more information please call 01244…

CH1 Chester Comedy Festival

June 28 - July 9

The CH1 Chester Comedy Festival returns for its 3rd year running 28th June – 9th July. Tickets are now on sale for Jeff Green, Reginald D Hunter, Paul Sinha, Hal Cruttenden and Tom Stade with many more great shows and comedians to be announced over the next few weeks. Tickets range from £5-£16.55. Booking links can be found at the official  CH1 Chester Comedy Festival  website. Keep up to date on Facebook and Twitter and Instagram.

Reginald D Hunter – Work In Progress

June 28

Award winning American Comedy Legend Reginald D Hunter brings his work in progress show to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival. Since his arrival in the UK Reginald’s searingly honest observations both onstage and on TV have garnered him a cross-generational fan base. His TV appearances have included Have I Got News For You?,QI, Live at the Apollo and two series of the BBC2’s hugely popular Reginald D Hunter’s Songs Of The South & Songs of The Border, documenting Reginald’s epic…

Rachel Fairburn – Work in Progress

June 30

Rachel Fairburn comedian, co-writer and co-host of the worldwide smash hit All Killa No Filla podcast brings her work in progress show to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival. Rachel has appeared on BBC’s ‘Funny from the Fringe’ and the ‘Evil Genius with Russell Kane’ “Bright, brave and bitterly enjoyable.’ The Skinny “a gifted storyteller” The Edinburgh Reporter Tuesday 30th June - £10.00 (Get this Show and Maise Adam for just £16) Get Tickets Church Bar and Restaurant Newgate Street, Chester CH1 1DE Doors: 6.30pm Show: 7.30pm Age Restriction:…

Maisie Adam – Work in Progress

June 30

Award winning comedian Maisie Adam brings her work in progress show to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival ahead of this years Edinburgh Festival. In 2018 Maisie was nominated for ‘Best Newcomer’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and won the ‘Amused Moose National New Comic’ the same year with her debut hour and in 2017 she won ‘So You Think You’re Funny’. Maisie has appeared on Have I Got New For You, Mock the Week , 8 Out of 10 Cats, ITV2’s Stand Up Sketch Show, DAVE’s Hypothetical and Comedy Central’s Comedy Roast Battle.…

Matt Forde – Preview Show

July 1

Join Britain’s leading political comedian Matt Forde as he previews his brand new show ahead of this year’s Edinburgh festival. As seen on Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Royal Variety Performance and Unspun. “our foremost satirical stand-up…Whatever your politics, you’ll find excellence here.” ★★★★ Stephen Armstrong, The Sunday Times ★★★★Dominic Maxwell, The Times ★★★★ Tim Cornwell, The Scotsman Wednesday 1st July - £10.00 Get this show and Neil Delamere for just £16 Get Tickets Church Bar and Restaurant…

Neil Delamere – Liminal

July 1

One of Ireland’s most popular comedians, Neil Delamere brings his new show Liminal to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival ahead of his Edinburgh Fringe run. Well known to audiences at home for his appearances on BBC’s The Blame Game and for his stand-out performances on Radio 4’s The Newsquiz, The Now Show and The Unbelievable Truth. Book now to catch this comedy maestro in action. “You’ll be hard pressed to find a more gifted comic” – The Scotsman ‘No tv camera could accurately measure the lightning speed of Delamere’s…

Hal Cruttenden – Chubster

July 3

TV Star, Hal Cruttenden, brings his critically acclaimed show Chubster to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival. This will be your final chance to catch this show which has enjoyed sell-out dates all over the UK. As seen on Have I Got News For You, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, Bake Off: Extra Slice, and Live at the Apollo. “Best Solo Stand Up To Date” Daily Telegraph Friday 3rd July - £15.00 Get Tickets St Mary’s Creative Space in Chester St Mary’s Hill, Chester, CH1 2DW Doors: 7.00pm Show: 8.00pm…

Pride & Prejudice – Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

July 3 - August 29

3 July - 29 August: Chester Grosvenor Park To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love. The glorious world of Jane Austen is brought to life in Grosvenor Park in full technicolour in this major new costume drama. Possibly the greatest love story in the English language and a tale of comedy, unbearable passion, and endless dancing… I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the…

Paul Sinha – Hazy Little Thing Called Love

July 4

Award-winning comedian and star of ITV’s The Chase, Paul Sinha returns to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival with his brand new show. As seen and heard on QI, Would I Lie to You? Taskmaster, Just A Minute, The News Quiz and Fighting Talk “Full of insight and delight. One of our most thoughtful and enjoyable comedians” The Times Saturday 4th July - £15.00 Get Tickets St Mary’s Creative Space in Chester St Mary’s Hill, Chester, CH1 2DW Doors: 7.00pm Show: 8.00pm Age Restriction: 18+ See the…

Jeff Green – Letters Home

July 5

Award winning comedian and TV star Jeff Green flies in from Australia for a special one off performance in his hometown of Chester with the UK premiere of his extraordinary hit show. In homage to the memories of those separated souls and reflecting on his own experience of abruptly leaving the UK 10 years ago, Jeff’s Letters Home will be 10 letters (monologues) to his family back in Britain. This will be Jeff’s second visit to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival. His last show “30” sold…

Sam Avery – Toddlergeddon

July 8

Join award-winning comedian and bestselling author Sam Avery (AKA The Learner Parent) for an evening of hilarious stand up, brand new for 2020. How do you raise a toddler with more attitude than Kanye West? Can you negotiate effectively with a pre-schooler who knows you’re clueless? And will any of us survive Toddlergeddon? “Quick wit and painfully funny” METRO “A gifted storyteller” THE LIST Wednesday 8th July - £15.00 Get Tickets St Mary’s Creative Space St Mary’s Hill, Chester, CH1 2DW Doors:…

Tom Stade – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

July 9

Following his last smash-hit UK tour, Tom Stade is back on the road with a brand-new show and he is bringing it to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival. The kids have moved out and it’s the dawn of a new era!  Tom’s embracing change with his usual spirit and irrepressible sense of mischief; what’s coming is way better than what has gone! 30 years on the comedy frontline and this Canadian legend remains as engaging, innovative and hilarious as ever. As seen on…

Taming of The Shrew – Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

July 10 - August 29

10 July - 29 August, Chester Grosvenor Park. If I be waspish, best beware my sting! Their father is going to marry them off to the highest bidder. Mayhem and hilarity follow as the ultimate battle of the sexes begin. It couldn’t happen today, could it? You know who’s going to win. Grosvenor Park at full pelt. “What, with my tongue in your tail? nay, come again, Good Kate; I am a gentleman.” (Petruchio) “b….cks you are” (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre)…

The Jungle Book – Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

July 25 - August 30

25 July - 30 August - Chester Grosvenor Park I’m gone, man, solid gone. Not yet Baloo! Mowgli, Baloo and Bagheera are the coolest cats in our ever-changing world. Two loving Dads, nothing to worry about except the bare necessities; yet the jungle is shrinking and there’s deadly danger in the trees. Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre’s loving adaptation of the film and book, with plenty in there for big and little swingers alike. Take a glance at the fancy…

Chester Pride 2020

August 8

2020 date announced - watch this space for details or visit http://www.chesterpride.co.uk/

CamperFEST 2020

August 27 - August 31

27th to 31st August 2020 (Rescheduled from 9th - 12th April 2020) This will be the 11th year of Camperfest on the Roodee and the event gets more and more popular each year! Camperfest takes place in the middle of Chester Racecourse and runs side by side with the biggest Easter Food and Drink Festival anywhere in the UK.  It means that on your camp doorstep, figuratively speaking,  you have 150 food and drink producers making some of the best…

Taste Cheshire Food & Drink Festival

August 29 - August 31

Chester Racecourse, 29th, 30th and 31st August 2020 (Rescheduled from 11th - 13th April 2020) What a line up of chefs for our 20th Year We feature head judge of Masterchef, John Torode, Ready Steady Cook Star and Northern Ireland's first Michelin Star holder, Paul Rankin and Eat Well for Less and Britain’s Best Home Cook star, Chris Bavin – now that’s a special line-up. They will be supported by Bake-Off and Masterchef winners as well as local chefs who…

Essar Chester 2020 Half Marathon

September 20

2020 CHESTER HALF MARATHON (13.1 miles), Sunday 20th September 2020, 9am The Essar Chester 2020 Half Marathon starts at the famous Racecourse in the city centre, taking in the city centre sights then heading north-west out of the City on wide roads allowing runners to rapidly settle into the race, before returning back into the City for a memorable finish outside the Town Hall and Cathedral. Drinks stations, with bottled water, will be every 3 miles. There will be chip timing with splits at 5k, 10k, 15k…

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MBNA Chester Marathon

October 4

Sunday 4th October 2020, 9am After leaving Chester Racecourse the Marathon course will pass through Chester City Centre, heading out through Eccleston and Pulford before entering Wales at Rossett. The route then passes through Holt before returning to England at Farndon and passing through Churton, Aldford and Huntington. It returns to Chester city at Boughton before entering the Groves area and returning to the racecourse past the Little Roodee. See the route. For more info click here

Candlelit Tour of Chester Cathedral

October 31 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Journey through 900 years of history and magnificent architecture and experience Chester Cathedral by candlelight, as the monks once did.  An atmospheric and moving tour provided by an experienced guide and a chance to take some stunning photographs. Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh Street, Chester. 30th January 2020, 8pm - 9pm (SOLD OUT) 31st October 2020, 8pm - 9pm 28 December 2020, 8pm - 9pm £12pp Book Here

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