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The Deep at Chester Cathedral

the DEEP – a world premiere LEGO® Exhibition

July 16 - September 7

This summer journey beneath the waves with the world premiere exhibition – The Deep – made with LEGO® bricks. Bright Bricks have grown to become the world’s premier independent toy brick building firm. In The Deep, come face-to-face with a 1.75 metre yellow tuna fish – made of 13,000 bricks; a fearsome Mako Shark created with 80,000 bricks and a massive giant squid containing 120,000 bricks which is 2.7 metres tall. An event not to be missed. The Deep features…

Blooming Brilliant Summer Trail

July 25 - September 1

Go on a Blooming Brilliant adventure across Chester city centre this summer! Teach your little nature lovers all about native bees, butterflies and the flowers they love. Fun facts are hidden inside over 50 shops and businesses from 25th July - 1st Sept. For every 10 facts you find you’ll be entered to WIN a £50 toy bundle from The Entertainer. All completed entries will receive a small treat! Download the entry form here or pick one up from the Visitor Information…

Look Up Chester!

July 25 - September 30

Giant butterflies, bumblebees and flowers are floating above the city streets. Go on a unique trek across the city and complete the question on the entry form for a chance to win £100 to spend in Chester. Link to printable entry form coming soon! 

#BEEFriendlyCHESTER at Grosvenor Shopping Centre

July 27 - September 1

27th July – 1st September Inspire your little nature lovers to make Chester a BEE Friendly city! The centre promises to be a hive of activity throughout the summer holidays with Chester Grosvenor Shopping centre hoping to make Chester the most bee-friendly City in the UK! Shoppers are invited to take part in live hive workshops, scuttlebee kids play zone, honeycomb ball pit, bee-friendly reading zone and local bee keepers education demonstrations to learn about the humble honeybee and its…

The Lorax Free Film Screening

August 18 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday 18th August 2019, 2pm at Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester This colourful and light-hearted film is also a cautionary tale with a critically important message; we must take responsibility for our environment. Entertain and educate kids about the importance of looking after our trees and reducing pollution while enjoying fantastic animation and musical numbers. Check out the entire Summer in the City programme here.  Running time: 86 minutes Certificate: U BOOK HERE Conditions of entry: Children must be accompanied…

Make & Take Workshop: Coat of Arms

August 20

20 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm, Drop In | £2 Newstead Gallery, Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester The museum’s portrait of Prince Charles is full of symbolism. Learn about the different meanings behind colours, symbols and animals in coats of arms, and design a shield for your own family. Phone: 01244 972197 Website: http://grosvenormuseum.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/  

Make & Take Workshop: Family Photographs

August 21

21 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm, Drop in | £2 Newstead Gallery, Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester What clothes would you have worn for a family photograph 100 years ago? Dress your family in our colourful range of handling costumes and accessories. Take a family photo on your own camera/mobile phone, then make and decorate your own photo frame to take home. Phone: 01244 972197 Website: http://grosvenormuseum.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

Make & Take Workshop: 3D Family Tree

August 22

22 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm, Drop in | £2 Thursday 22 August Newstead Gallery, Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester Pop along and make your very three-dimensional family tree to fill with beautiful pictures of your family and other special people in your life. Phone: 01244 972197 Website: http://grosvenormuseum.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

Foodie Friday Chester Market

Foodie Friday at Chester Market

August 23 at 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 8, 2019

If you haven’t been to Chester Market lately now is the time! Feature an award-winning Italian pizzeria, Thai noodles, street food, taco bar, artisan breads, Italian delights, deli, bistro, Caribbean, a traditional British market café, and a craft beer taproom and bottle shop.  Head over on Friday evenings at Chester Market with Entertainment by Intuneative, drinks from Taproom, loads of street food vendors and Independent niche stalls. Open 8am-9pm. Plus you can now receive £1 off your parking by simply…

Over The Hedge Free Film Screening

August 24

Saturday 24th August 2019, 2pm at Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester When the forest animals wake up from hibernation, they realize that half of their forest has been destroyed and replaced by a suburban neighborhood hidden behind a giant hedge. In this cute animated tale animals try to survive by stealing food from the humans who live on the other side of the hedge. Check out the entire Summer in the City programme here.  Running time: 87 minutes Certificate: U BOOK…

The Lorax Free Film Screening

August 26

Monday 26th August 2019, 2pm at Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester This colourful and light-hearted film is also a cautionary tale with a critically important message; we must take responsibility for our environment. Entertain and educate kids about the importance of looking after our trees and reducing pollution while enjoying fantastic animation and musical numbers. Check out the entire Summer in the City programme here.  Running time: 86 minutes Certificate: U BOOK HERE Conditions of entry: Children must be accompanied…

Make & Take Workshop: Sustainable Living

August 27

27 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm, Drop in | £2 Newstead Gallery, Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester Prince Charles is very interested in sustainability, so help to make a sustainable village out of recycled materials for display in our foyer case. We’ll look at how we might use renewable energy, recycle materials and grow our own food to minimise human impact on the planet. Phone: 01244 972197 Website: http://grosvenormuseum.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

Make & Take Workshop: Miniature Gardens

August 28

28 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm, Drop in | £2 Newstead Gallery, Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester Prince Charles is a very keen gardener, so to celebrate our new portrait of him, make your own little garden with real plants to take home and grow. Phone: 01244 972197 Website: http://grosvenormuseum.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

Make & Take Workshop: Rainforest Animals

August 29

29 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm, Drop in | £2 Newstead Gallery, Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester Prince Charles’s Rainforest Project looks at the effects of climate change and deforestation. Using the colours in his portrait as inspiration, make a collage showing rainforest life, with animals, plants and birds. Phone: 01244 972197 Website: http://grosvenormuseum.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

Over The Hedge Free Film Screening

September 1

Sunday 1st September 2019, 2pm at Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester When the forest animals wake up from hibernation, they realize that half of their forest has been destroyed and replaced by a suburban neighborhood hidden behind a giant hedge. In this cute animated tale animals try to survive by stealing food from the humans who live on the other side of the hedge. Check out the entire Summer in the City programme here.  Running time: 87 minutes Certificate: U BOOK…

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