German Stories & Meet Up for Families

Read stories, sing and chat in German with Maike from the library team Running from
Last event: Friday 14 October 2022 at 11am
  • Free (drop in)
  • Storytelling Room

Part of: Free activities and events

Hallo, liebe deutschsprachige Familien in Chester und Umgebung

Wir möchten euch im Storyhouse zu einer Stunde Lesen, Singen und Schwatzen willkommen heißen.

Maike, gebührtige Schleswig-Holsteinerin, arbeitet seit 2018 in der Bibliothek und hat dort bereits mehrfach Kinderbücher auf Deutsch vorgelesen. In relaxter Runde geben wir euch die Möglichkeit, euch auszutauschen und neue Freundschaften zu schließen.

Wir freuen uns auf euch


Hello, dear German speaking families in and around Chester,

We would like to invite you to Storyhouse for an hour of reading, singing and chatting. Maike, born in the far north of Germany, joined the library team in 2018 and has hosted German storytelling on various occasions.

In a relaxed and casual environment, you will be able to meet other families and make new friends.


For families and young children.

Time details

11am - 12pm

Cinema Loving Highsmith (12A)

1 hr 24 | A unique look at the life of celebrated American author Patricia Highsmith based on her diaries and notebooks and the intimate reflections of her lovers, friends and family

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Cinema Carol (15)

1 hr 54 | Therese, a shop assistant in a 1950s New York department store, becomes fascinated by a beautiful and enigmatic customer, Carol.

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Cinema Strangers on a Train (PG)

1 hr 37 | After a chance meeting on a train, Bruno suggest he murders Guy’s unfaithful wife, while Guy disposes of Bruno’s hated father.

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Cinema The Talented Mr Ripley (15)

2 hrs 20 | Ripley is sent to Italy to bring home his acquaintance, the errant playboy Dickie. Seduced by the glamorous and moneyed lifestyle, Ripley becomes obsessed and slowly infiltrates his life

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Cinema God’s Creatures (15)

1hr 40 | In a windswept fishing village, a mother is torn between protecting her beloved son and her own sense of right and wrong.

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Cinema The Super Mario Bros. Movie (PG)

1 hr 32 | AD | With help from Princess Peach, Mario gets ready to square off against the all-powerful Bowser to stop his plans from conquering the world.

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Activities Leadership and Employment Workshop
Fri 7.30pm
Garret Theatre

This workshop will explore leadership, identity, communication, and employability skills through discussion and participatory exercises.

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Cinema Mummies (U)

1 hr 28 | AD | Mummies is a fun family animated adventure that follows three Egyptian mummies who accidentally enter the modern world.

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On Stage Cinderella
Storyhouse Theatre

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Activities Boardgames in the Den
The Den

Put down that device and join us for some old-fashioned fun with boardgames in The Den! Will you be the Scrabble Supremo, the Jenga Jubilant or the Card Game King?