Drop in from 1.30pm – 3.30pm

This Postgraduate Information Event is a great opportunity for prospective students to visit Chester’s award-winning Storyhouse and find out more about the University of Chester postgraduate courses that Storyhouse are involved with: MA Creative Practices in Education and MRes Storytelling.  At this event you have the opportunity to speak to staff, students and alumni about our courses with Storyhouse and what life is like as a postgraduate student with the University of Chester and Storyhouse.

Please note – you are welcome at this event whether or not you have submitted an application.

What are University of Chester and Storyhouse postgraduate courses?

University of Chester and Storyhouse work together on our MA Creative Practices in Education and MRes Storytelling courses. The opportunity to learn within diverse partnership provides a unique experience to practice as you’re taught, and experience first-hand how an ever-evolving organisation like Storyhouse works.

During the Postgraduate Information Event, representatives from the following departments will be available to discuss further information and answer any questions on MA Creative Practice in Education, MRes in Storytelling and The Alumni Department. There will also be a variety of University alumni present to share stories and get an understanding of what the students achieve in life after university.

The two courses available are:

MA Creative Practice in Education

MA Creative Practice in Education innovatively links practice and theory within the arts, education and the professions. Designed specifically for professionals working in education, libraries, museums, galleries, the arts, health, culture, justice, business, heritage and sports coaching. Generate connections between your creative practice and theory across the arts, education and the professions.


MRes in Storytelling

This MRes will give you a detailed critical understanding of the study of stories, storytelling and narrative in English. The Department of English will facilitate the opportunity for you to work with an eternal practitioner, including Storyhouse and Chester Literature Festival, the Grosvenor Museum, Louder Than Words Festival and Gladstone’s Library.

This event is in the Garret Bar and Theatre, on the 4th floor.

Please register for this event here.


Approx 120 mins

Activities Queer Stories
Board Room

Looking to queer figures and their stories as our stimulus and inspiration, this celebratory workshop will focus on both writing and performing spoken word poetry.

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Activities Storyhouse Secret Spies Training Academy
Garret Theatre

Learn new skills, perfect existing ones, earn your Secret Spy badge, make new friends and have lots of fun this February half-term!

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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
The Kitchen

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

Past event
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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