Storyhouse Summer Club

A free 4 day-long Summer Club at Storyhouse for those in receipt of means-tested benefits Running from
Last event: Friday 12 August at 10am

Members get 10% off tickets at Storyhouse. Moonlight Flicks and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. £4 month, no commitment, priority booking, no fees, instant access, two tickets per member.

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Part of: Summer Holidays at Storyhouse (and outdoors!)


Storyhouse Summer Club is a completely free 4-day Summer Club (10-2pm each day except for one day where they will be taken to Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre and so the day will be longer) at Storyhouse for 5-11 year olds who are in receipt of means-tested benefits. Each day will be filled with games and fun, and lunch and a snack will be provided!

Who is eligible?

Children aged 5-11 years whose parents/guardians are in receipt of:
Income Support
Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
the guaranteed element of Pension Credit
Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
Universal Credit – (if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year)

If your child is aged 7+, they may also receive free school meals.

How do I register my interest for a place?


Week 1
Tuesday 2 August: 10am-2pm
Wednesday 3 August: 10am-4pm
Thursday 4 August: 10am-2pm
Friday 5 August: 10am-2pm

Week 2
Tuesday 9 August: 10am-4pm
Wednesday 10 August: 10am-2pm
Thursday 11 August: 10am-2pm
Friday 12 August: 10am-2pm

Where will it be?

Summer Club will be based at Storyhouse in Chester City Centre (Hunter Street, Chester, CH12AR). Find out how to get to Storyhouse here.

Who will be running Storyhouse Summer Club?

Storyhouse’s Creative Learning Practitioner Jacob will be running the Summer Club each day. In term-time, Jacob runs sessions for Storyhouse at local primary schools. You can find a little more out about Jacob here.


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