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

Rams (12)
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

1hr 59 | Sheep-loving brothers, Colin and Les live on neighbouring ranches but have not spoken in 40 years. When a lethal illness threatens their flocks they have to put aside their long feud to work together.

Feminista Film Tour
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

1hr 41 | Celebrating International Women’s Day with inspiring films from musical pursuits to outdoor challenges, these women are change makers and trail blazers.

White Colour Black (15)
Showing until: Wednesday 31 March
Online

1hr 25 | Successful London based photographer Leke has it all but when a message from Senegal calls him to return ‘home’, he reluctantly leaves his carefree, hedonistic lifestyle behind.

On Stage Lunchtime Lectures – Digging into the Dark Ages: Early Medieval Fake Histories and How to Combat Them
Online

Howard Williams explores how stereotypes and popular perceptions of the Early Middle Ages – popularly still considered the European ‘Dark Ages’ – plague our popular culture.

Assassins (12)
Showing until: Sunday 28 February
Online

1hr 44 | A wildly improbable tale of a calculating dictator, a nefarious plot, a very public murder, and two women fighting for their lives.

Synchronic (15)
Showing until: Sunday 28 February
Online

1hr 36 | Two New Orleans paramedics encounter a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug. In a perfect storm of personal crises, their friendship and families are ripped apart by the pill’s bizarre effects.

The Best of Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2020
Showing until: Sunday 21 February
Online

1hr 49 | Presenting the pinnacle of adventure films, showing a host of incredible journeys, and transporting you to the great outdoors whilst the world is on pause.

Love Child (12A)
Showing until: Sunday 21 February
Online

1hr 51 | A heart-breaking portrait of an Iranian couple forced to flee for their lives from Tehran where their secret affair and illegitimate child are both considered crimes.

Possessor (18)
Showing until: Monday 1 February
Online

1hr 43 | Sci-fi thriller about a corporate agent who uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people’s bodies, driving them to commit assassinations for the benefit of the company.

MLK/FBI (12)
Showing until: Sunday 28 February
Online

1hr 44 | Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard’s resonant film explores the US government’s surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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