Storyhouse Winter Club

A FREE 2-day Arts Club for 5-11 year olds Running from
Last event: Tuesday 20 December 2022 at 12.30pm
  • Free (booking required, please use the form to register)

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.

  • Board Room, Garret Bar

Part of: Free activities and events, Christmas at Storyhouse

Storyhouse Winter Club is part of the HAF (Holiday activities and food) programme. It is a FREE 2-day Arts Club (12.30pm-4.30pm each day) at Storyhouse for 5-11 year olds who are in receipt of benefits-related free school meals. Each day will be filled with games and fun, and lunch and a snack will be provided!

Who is eligible?
7-11 year-olds who receive benefits-related free school meals are eligible. Benefits-related free school meals (FSM) are available to pupils if their parents/carers are in receipt of one of the qualifying benefits. Find out more here.

If your child is under 7, parents/carers need to be in receipt of one of the following benefits:
• 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 (after tax and not including any benefits you get)

If you aren’t sure if you qualify, please contact us and we will be happy to chat to you. Email us on

When is it?
Monday 19 December 12pm – 4.30pm
Tuesday 20 December 12pm – 4.30pm
Your child must be able to attend both days.

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

How do I register my interest for a place?
Please complete the form below, one of the team will be in touch to let you know if you have a place and will then send you a full registration form.

What if I have some questions?
Please contact us via email or call 01244 730520


Storyhouse Winter Club

Fill out this form to request to sign-up for Winter Club. Someone from Storyhouse will then be in touch with a permission form which we will need to secure a place.

Time details

12.30pm - 4.30pm

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