Chester is getting its own Makefest!

On Sunday 3 February 11am-3pm, Storyhouse is being taken over by Makefest – a family-friendly day of STEM, digital and creative activities. The building will be filled with dozens of activities that will be fun, hands-on and will encourage learning and play. This includes coding, 3D printing, micro:bit, Minecraft, augmented reality and much more to be announced soon.

This a free, drop-in event (you don’t need tickets). Just come along and get involved!
This event is open to everyone. Our recommended age is 6-12years, but you know your child best.

If you’d like to attend Makefest to deliver a fun, hands-on workshop, either to represent an organisation/group or individually, please contact liam.cookson@storyhouse.com with details of what you’d like to do, including details of the space and equipment you’d require us to provide.

Certificate:

6+

Duration

Approx 300 mins

On Stage Crown & Clan Divided
Garret Theatre

Sunrise Productions’ new drama, adapted from Antigone.

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On Stage AmaSing
Storyhouse Theatre

AmaSing returns to Storyhouse in 2022 for a series of special concerts!

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On Stage Suggs: What a King Cnut – A Life in the Realm of Madness
Storyhouse Theatre

Due to huge popular demand, after his first tour-de-force, smash hit, sell out tours with ‘My Life Story’, Suggs is treading the boards again.

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Activities Elmer Storytime and Craft Workshop
Storytelling Room

Join Katie from the library team for Elmer storytelling followed by a craft workshop where we will be making our own Elmer ears.

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Activities Polish Heritage Day
The Kitchen

To celebrate Polish Heritage Day Children from a Polish School based in Wrexham will be performing traditional Polish songs and sharing some Polish food.

Activities Cantonese Storytelling
Storytelling Room

Cantonese storytelling, activities and crafts for children aged 4-9 with Joyce Wong, a member of Chester’s Hong Kong community.

Cinema George Michael Freedom Uncut
Movie Theatre

2 hrs | This career-spanning documentary marks the final work from the internationally renowned superstar and features incredible, unseen archival and private home footage.

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On Stage Acoustic Nights: Toria Wooff plus support from Amy Antrobus
Grosvenor Open Air Theatre Tepee

An enchanting night of acoustic sounds inside the tepee at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre with Chester based singer-songwriter Amy Antrobus and folk-rock singer-songwriter Toria Wooff.

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On Stage Acoustic Nights: Anna Jane Houghton plus support from Dave Roberts

Melodic poetry and delicate reverb-soaked guitar melodies from singer-songwriter Anna Jane Houghton with support from Dave Roberts.

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On Stage Acoustic Nights: Me + Deboe plus support from BBC Wales DJ Adam Walton
Grosvenor Open Air Theatre Tepee

Acoustic night at Grosvenor Park featuring BBC Radio Wales DJ Adam Walton and alternative acoustic duo, Me + Deboe.

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