On Stage The Wizard of Oz
Storyhouse Theatre

Coming to Storyhouse this Christmas: based on the classic MGM musical motion picture, featuring all the favourite songs, including Somewhere Over The Rainbow and We’re Off To See The Wizard.

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Festival Chester Literature Festival

Storyhouse’s annual festival of words and ideas returns this coming autumn.

On Stage Robert Plomin: Blueprint – How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
Sun 2.30pm
Garret Theatre

A game-changing book by a leader in the field, Blueprint will revolutionise how we think about how we parent, the…

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On Stage Robin Ince: I’m a Joke and So Are You
Mon 7.30pm
Storyhouse Theatre

What better way to understand ourselves than through the eyes of comedians – those who professionally examine our quirks on…

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On Stage Dolly Alderton: Everything I Know About Love LIVE
Storyhouse Theatre

Glittering with wit and insight, heart and humour, Dolly Alderton’s bestselling debut book, Everything I Know About Love, weaves together personal stories…

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Peterloo (12A)
Today 1pm; Tomorrow 1pm, 7.30pm; Sun 5.15pm; Mon 12pm, 5.45pm; Tue 3pm; Wed 2.30pm, 8.15pm + more times

2 hrs 34 | Acclaimed director Mike Leigh delivers an epic portrayal the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest episodes in British history.

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Monty Python And The Holy Grail (12A)
Sun 3pm

1 hr 32 | The legendary Monty Python group takes us on a medieval quest in England, circa 932 A.D. Wise-cracking, sublimely irreverent and jaw-droppingly hysterical, this comedy will bring laughter (and coconuts!) to our lives when we most need a dose of anarchic Python daring.

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Smallfoot (U)
Tomorrow 10.30am Sun 10.30am

1 hr 36 | Migo is a friendly Yeti whose world gets turned upside down when he discovers something that he didn’t know existed – a human.

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Cinema Wildlife (12A)
Tomorrow 5pm; Sun 8.30pm; Mon 3.30pm; Tue 12.30pm; Wed 11am, 5.45pm Thu 12pm, 5.45pm

1 hr 45 | Powerful drama set in 1960s Montana, with Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal as a couple raising their son as a nearby forest fire rages.

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Cinema Fahrenheit 11/9 (15)
Sun 12.30pm Mon 8.45pm

2 hrs 8 | Documentary maker Michael Moore turns his attention to the rise of Donald Trump and the current state of American politics.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (12A)

2 hrs 14 | Dark wizard Grindlewald has escaped custody and is hatching an evil plan to rule over all humans. It’s up to Albus Dumbledore and Newt Scamander to undertake a dangerous mission to stop him.

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Coming to Storyhouse this Christmas!

On Stage The Wizard of Oz
Storyhouse Theatre

Coming to Storyhouse this Christmas: based on the classic MGM musical motion picture, featuring all the favourite songs, including Somewhere Over The Rainbow and We’re Off To See The Wizard.

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Season Christmas and New Year 2018

It’s Storyhouse’s second Christmas! We’ll celebrating with events throughout the building – with festive screenings in the Cinema and on…

On Stage Thea Gilmore: Christmas Party Tour
Storyhouse Theatre

“Unarguably one of the finest singer-songwriters of her generation” Sunday Times Culture Since releasing her debut as a teenager nearly…

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Activities Storytelling with Santa
The Den

Make Christmas truly magical this year and take your little ones to Storytelling with Santa! Join Santa in the North Pole Storytelling Room, tell him your Christmas wishes and listen to his Christmas story.

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Chester Literature Festival 10 November – 1 December

Festival Chester Literature Festival

Storyhouse’s annual festival of words and ideas returns this coming autumn.

On Stage Dan Snow: On This Day in History
Tue 12pm
Storyhouse Theatre

Anniversaries matter. They offer a moment to take stock and remind ourselves that what we see in the present has its genesis in the past. In On This Day in History, Dan Snow tells the story of an important event that happened on each day of the year.

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On Stage An Afternoon with Jenni Murray
Storyhouse Theatre

The inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light a familiar names.  She has met and interviewed many of the women featured.

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On Stage Dolly Alderton: Everything I Know About Love LIVE
Storyhouse Theatre

Glittering with wit and insight, heart and humour, Dolly Alderton’s bestselling debut book, Everything I Know About Love, weaves together personal stories…

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On Stage Lucy Siegle: Turning the Tide on Plastic
Sun 2pm
Storyhouse Theatre

Every year, enough plastic is thrown away to circle the world 4 times and it is estimated that if decisive action is not taken, pieces of plastic will outnumber fish in the ocean by 2050.
Journalist, broadcaster and eco-expert Lucy Siegle is leading a call to arms to end the plastic pandemic.

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On Stage An Evening with Christie Watson
Sun 7.30pm
Garret Theatre

Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. Her most recent bestselling book, The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story is an astonishing account of a profession defined by acts of care, compassion and kindness.

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On Stage Rob Auton: The Talk Show
Tomorrow 8.30pm
Garret Theatre

The second best reviewed comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival 2018, ‘The Talk Show’ is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking by award winning writer and performer Rob Auton.

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On Stage A Hundred Different Words for Love by James Rowland
Garret Theatre

A hilarious, heart-lifting story of romance, despair, and friendship – from one of the UK’s most acclaimed storytellers, featuring live music, heart-ache, belly-laughs and lots and lots of words.

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On Stage Orpheus
Garret Bar

Internationally award winning modern re-teling of an ancient myth. Dave is single and turning 30. He’s stood at the bar. Eurydice is a tree nymph. And Bruce Springsteen is on the juke box. A tale of impossible, death defying love told through hair raising spoken word and soaring soul music.

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On Stage Viv Groskop: How Women Own The Room: The Art Of Brilliant Speaking
Tomorrow 2.30pm
Garret Theatre

Most books about public speaking don’t tell you what to do when you open your mouth and nothing comes out. And they don’t tell you how to get over the anxiety about performance that most people naturally have. They don’t tell you what to do in the moments when you are made, as a woman, to feel small. They don’t tell you how to own the room. This book does.

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On Stage Robert Plomin: Blueprint – How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
Sun 2.30pm
Garret Theatre

A game-changing book by a leader in the field, Blueprint will revolutionise how we think about how we parent, the…

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Storyhouse,
Hunter Street, Chester, CH1 2AR

Booking line: 01244 409 113 (option #1) £2.50 phone booking fee

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 8am - 11pm / Sun 9.30am - 11pm