Mack’s Mag – The Official Launch

A book launch and celebration event Running from
Last event: Saturday 5 March 2022 at 2.30pm
  • Free (booking required)
  • Garret Theatre

This event is inspired by the achievements of Trevor McCormack (1973-2020). Mack wrote poetry to confront his thoughts and fears and in 2019 he published his short anthology of poetry, Looking Back.

Mack then hoped to establish a magazine which could offer a voice to others, before going on to publish more of his own work. Sadly, Mack’s death meant he achieved neither, so this event launches the magazine that is his legacy. There will be music, poetry, story-telling, drama and dance as we celebrate the work of organisations that support vulnerable individuals.

The event will culminate in the launch of an online version of the magazine. Paper copies of Mack’s Mag are available at The Share Shop in Chester.


Approx 90 mins

Time details

Includes an interval

On Stage Dr Amir Khan: Doctor In The House
Storyhouse Theatre

Join everyone’s favourite family doctor, Dr Amir Khan, for a fascinating, heart-warming, and frequently hilarious evening.

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Activities Youth Vibe 18+
Meeting Room

Youth Vibe over 18s is a group for D/deaf, Hearing loss or CODA people ages 18-25 to meet like-minded friends and have fun.

On Stage PopVox Choir Performance
The Kitchen

PopVox Choir is a contemporary fun and friendly choir for adults. They will be performing at Storyhouse as part of Storyhouse women.

On Stage Student Nurses Sing for Health
Wed 10.30am
The Kitchen

Student nurses from Chester University will be showcasing their newly formed choir at Storyhouse.

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Cinema Tori and Lokita (15)

1 hr 29 | A young boy and an adolescent girl, who have travelled to Belgium from Africa, pit their invincible friendship against the cruel conditions of their exile.

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Cinema Preview: Sick of Myself (Cert: TBC)

1 hr 35 | A darkly comic film about terrible people. Signe and Thomas are in an unhealthy competitive relationship that takes a vicious turn

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Cinema Prayers For The Stolen (15)

1 hr 51 | The complex, subtle, tender and heart-rending story of a young girl’s journey to adolescence in a village menaced by drug cartels and people traffickers.

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Cinema Preview: Lunana A Yak In The Classroom (PG)

1 hr 49 | A teacher struggling for inspiration is sent to the remotest school in the world. It takes being so far away to understand the importance of his work.

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Cinema Preview: Full Time (Cert: TBC)

TBC | The fantastic Laure Calamy, superbly portrays the frustration, anxiety and determination that accompany the struggle to balance the conflicting demands of the workplace and family

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Cinema Animation Festival (18)

TBC | Come and join us for a screening of the competition finalists, watch the winning animation from the 2022 competition, Black Slide

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