Local artist Lydia O’Hara will be leading walks through Chester starting and ending at Storyhouse. Participants will be encouraged to find different ways to experience their surroundings and ground themselves whilst encountering some of the Spring Blooms art installations along the way. The group will then be invited to create artwork back at Storyhouse using their experiences on the walk as inspiration. No previous art experience is necessary, so all are welcome! Walks will be wheelchair friendly (to include some up and downhill), with a 30 minute route which will take up to an hour with stops followed by one hour art making at Storyhouse.

Please wear suitable footwear for walking and dress for the weather!

Lydia O’Hara is an artist and trainee art therapist living and working in Cheshire. Her practice explores the ways in which we experience our world through our bodies using a variety of media, including participatory arts, performance, video, painting, music and installation. Lydia graduated Kingston University with MA Experimental Filmmaking and Chelsea College of Art with BA Fine Art and is currently studying at University of Chester to qualify as an art therapist.

 

 

Funding to provide the services in this project is provided by the Welcome Back Fund (WBF). WBF is managed by Her Majesty’s Government and is supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

The project is receiving more than £300,000 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.

Certificate:

18+

Duration

Approx 120 mins

Cinema Strange World (PG)

1 hr 42 | Strange World tells the story of a family of explores whose differences threaten to topple their latest and most important mission.

Book now
On Stage RAWD Presents SUPER!
Garret Theatre

Filled with physicality, music and innovative storytelling this vibrant ensemble show is a journey of self discovery where disabled perspectives take centre stage through the electric lens of superheroes.

Book now
On Stage Dark Horse Theatre presents #Unit21
Storyhouse Theatre

A bold and entertaining show, with an ensemble of 9 exceptional actors with learning disabilities and the voices of award-winning comedians Iain Stirling and Amy Webber.

Book now
Cinema Lady Chatterley’s Lover (15)

2 hr 6 | Following her disastrous marriage to Sir Clifford Chatterley, Lady Constance embarks on a passionate relationship with the handsome gamekeeper

Book now
On Stage TONY! [The Tony Blair Rock Opera]
Storyhouse Theatre

A reckless reappraisal of the life of former Ugly Rumours front man and Britain’s first pop Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Book now
On Stage An Evening and a Little Bit of a Morning with Mark Steel
Storyhouse Theatre

Newspaper columnist of the year and Have I Got News For You regular, Mark Steel, brings his stand up show to Storyhouse.

Book now
On Stage An Audience With Manchester Legends
Storyhouse Theatre

The ultimate evening of Manchester United legends with Bryan Robson and Brian McClair LIVE on stage together hosted by Jed Stone.

Book now
On Stage Sarah Millican: Late Bloomer
Storyhouse Theatre

Sarah Millican returns to Storyhouse with her brand-new stand-up show Late Bloomer. Come along, laugh at her, with her, beside her.

Book now
On Stage Avant Garde Dance: Illegal Dance
Storyhouse Theatre

Tony Adigun’s Illegal Dance is a unique multi-sensory dance theatre experience in which every audience member must decide where they stand, pick a token, rebel or conform!

Book now
Activities Christmas Bauble Workshop
Wed 11am
The Kitchen

Come along to our festive bauble making workshop and stitch yourself, or a loved one, a felt bauble with some hidden sweets inside.

Book now