Activities

Groups, sessions and activities at Storyhouse.

Storyhouse is home to many different community groups, including mental health support groups, book clubs, language conversation groups, learning sessions, drama and dance groups and many more. Use the filter below to explore the groups.

If you have a group you’d like to hold at Storyhouse, or would like to start one, please email Storyhouse Communities Manager George at georgina.west@storyhouse.com.

Activities Digipal
Today 9am; Tomorrow 9am; Sat 9am; Sun 9am; Mon 9am; Tue 9am; Wed 9am + more times

Help with one of the library team for basic IT and technology help, such as how to use an i-pad or using online resources.

Activities Newspapers on Microfilm
Today 1pm; Tomorrow 1pm; Sat 1pm; Sun 1pm; Mon 1pm; Tue 1pm; Wed 1pm + more times
Reading Room

We have over 274 years’ worth of Cheshire newspapers on microfilm. Our collection starts at 1733 and ends at 2009.

Activities Chatter and Natter
Today 2pm + more times
The Kitchen

A space for people to talk whether its for five minutes while you have a brew, or for an hour of good conversation.

Activities Domestic Abuse Open Access Group – Men
Meeting Room

Cheshire West and Chester Domestic Abuse and Intervention and Prevention Service will be offering an open access group from Chester. This group will be supported by qualified IDVA’s who would be able to offer confidential advice and support.

Activities Reel Talk
Today 6pm + more times
The Kitchen

Reel Talk is a new monthly meet-up & discussion group led by Storyhouse Cinema team.

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Activities Fusion Choir
The Den

Fusion is a community choir that sings both modern pop and folk music, with a focus on creating our own harmonies.

Activities Digital Buddies
Tomorrow 11am + more times
Meeting Room, The Kitchen

A digital support group run by Here and Now Chester, a Blacon-based social enterprise which is dedicated helping older people learn to use new technology.

Activities Shared Reading with The Reader
Tomorrow 2pm + more times
Meeting Room

A weekly shared reading group, bringing people together and stories and poems to life.

Activities The Friday Uplift Group
Tomorrow 3.30pm + more times
Meeting Room

A peer led confidence, health and well-being group that’s open to all.

Activities Kaleidoscope Club Nights
Tomorrow 6pm + more times
Garret Theatre

Once a month the garret theatre will be transformed into a club for accessible raving. Expects DJs, Silent Disco headsets and performances from live bands.

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Activities Spanish Storytelling
Storytelling Room

Join Sofia from the library team for storytelling in Spanish. Suitable for children and families, all welcome.

Activities Italian Storytelling for Children
Storytelling Room

Join Daniela (member of the community) for storytelling in Italian. Suitable for children and families, all welcome.

Activities Chester Boardgamers
Garret Bar

Come along and play new and traditional board and table top games in an informal sociable setting. Everyone welcome, suitable for all abilities.

Activities Poetry Breakfast
Meeting Room

For just one hour on the first Monday of each month we ‘wallow’ in poetry on a chosen theme. Bring a favourite poem, or one you have written yourself or just come and listen.

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.

Activities Move and Connect
Garret Theatre

Open Level Contemporary Dance Classes in Chester. Everyone welcome, classes are accessible to all level, abilities and experiences.

Activities Family History Buddy
Mezzanine

Drop in to the library for help with family history research. A Storyhouse volunteer can help you discover your family’s past.

Activities Domestic Abuse Open Access Group
Meeting Room

Cheshire West and Chester Domestic Abuse Intervention and Prevention Service will be offering open access groups from Chester, Winsford and Ellesmere Port.

Activities Triple Spiral Storytellers
Meeting Room

An informal, monthly, oral storytelling group to share traditional stories, folk tales, myths and legends all told from the heart, not read from a book.

Activities Storyhouse Teachers’ Network Event
Tue 6.30pm
Garret Bar

An opportunity for local educators to come together with each other and the Young Storyhouse department, take part in creative conversations and build partnerships.