Choir on the Canal

Chester Designed by Nature Running from
Last event: Friday 17 December 2021 at 3pm
  • Free (booking advised but drops in are also welcome)
  • Water Tower Street

Part of: Christmas at Storyhouse

An outdoor event alongside the water edge of the canal where you can view the roving moon and capture some beautiful photos.

Canal Street Day Care Centre Choir will perform some music and songs inspired by the moon.

Wrap up warm, enjoy a hot chocolate, take part in some festive singing led by Matt Baker and be mesmerised by the Hare and the Moon walking theatre show performed by Eye of the Newt Theatre.

The event will take place on and around the grassed amphitheater which is accessed via Water Tower Street (off Northgate Street). The amphitheater has been created from the natural earth to create steps down to the canal. Seating is the grassed banks and on the street level there is room for people using a wheelchair or those that need to stand.

The area will be lit for this special one off event but you could bring your own torch to create your own moon inspired photography on the beautiful city walls whilst you follow the Hare and Moon on their journey round the city.

 

This community event is to coincide with A New Roving Moon installation which will light up the  Chester city centre skyline at Christmas

Chester communities will tune into the night sky this Christmas time as a dramatic new installation from Wild Rumpus launches in the city centre for the whole of the festive season.

The Roving Moon will be unveiled in its first secret location in the city as part of the city’s cherished 12 Days of Christmas Parade. Following its reveal, the moon shaped sculpture made from recycled metal and fabric, will move across the city to different locations. As it hops across landmark buildings, it will entice visitors and shoppers to explore snippets of the city they might not have previously discovered.

For more details, follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter and use #chestermoon to search for moon locations or post photographs when discovered

Funding to provide the services in this project is provided by the Welcome Back Fund (WBF). WBF is managed by Her Majesty’s Government and is supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

 

The project is receiving more than £300,000 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.

Duration

Approx 90 mins

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