Family Story

Join us each day for a family-friendly story read by some Storyhouse favourites! Running from
Last event: Saturday 11 July 2020 at 11am

Members get 10% off tickets at Storyhouse. Moonlight Flicks and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. £4 month, no commitment, priority booking, no fees, instant access, two tickets per member.

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Every day, familiar faces from Storyhouse, including actors, librarians and team members will read stories and parts of stories chosen by you! Fill out the form below or find us at @StoryhouseLive on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to request your favourite story.

Storyhouse’s Jacob reads Little Red Riding Hood Revolting Rhymes:

Kaffe Keating, a former member of The Secret Seven at Storyhouse, reads from The Secret Seven.

Jess Dives, a real-life Borrower from Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre in 2019, reads from The Borrowers by Mary Norton.

Claire Redcliffe reads from The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis.

Polly Lister, from Blue Stockings at Storyhouse, reads from The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

Tom Richardson, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre regular, reads from The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame.

Rebecca Birch, Storyhouse’s Alice in Wonderland, reads from The Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll.

Natasha Rickman, director of Antigone, reads The King’s Breakfast by AA Milne.

Storyhouse’s David from the library team sings Old McDonald.

Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Storyhouse’s Alice in Wonderland, reads from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Storyhouse’s Louise reads Oi Frog by Kes Gray.

Request a story/poem/reading for an 11am Family Story.

Cinema Rare Beasts + Recorded Q&A (15)

1hr 31 | AD | Billie Piper’s directorial debut- Rare Beast is a pitch black comedy about love and desire, and being a woman in the 21st Century.

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Cinema First Cow (12A)

2hr 2 | AD | In 1820s Oregon, two loners team up to seek their fortune through a scheme to steal milk from the wealthy landowner’s prized Jersey cow.

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Activities Half Man Half Bull

HALF MAN || HALF BULL 2 ancient myths. 2 narrative albums. 20 original tracks.  A radical retelling of Theseus &…

Cinema A Quiet Place II (15)
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1hr 40 | AD | Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence.

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Cinema Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry (15)

2hr 21 | The true coming-of-age story of singer- songwriter Billie Eilish and her rise to global superstardom from award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler.

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Cinema Peter Rabbit 2 (U)

1hr 33 | AD | Peter adventures out of the garden and finds himself in a world where mischief is appreciated, but he has no idea how much trouble he’s about to get into.

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Scoob! (PG)

1hr 33 | Scooby and the gang face their most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash the ghost dog Ceretbus upon the world.

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Tom & Jerry: The Movie (cert. TBC)

One of the most beloved rivalries in history is reignited in this animated/live-action adventure.

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On Stage Lunchtime Lectures – Nonsense and Naughtiness

Dr Graham Atkin explores Shakespeare’s irreverent comedy – The Merry Wives of Windsor

On Stage Lunchtime Lectures – AFTER BIRTH: What Nobody Tells You – How to Recover Body and Mind
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Join the University of Chester’s Dr Dawn Llewellyn in discussion with Jessica Hatcher-Moore. Jessica is an award-winning non-fiction writer who has reported on women in conflict, women’s rights and global health issues for over a decade.

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