Looking for half-term activities? Head here!

Whether you are looking to learn a new language, unravel your family history, meet new friends or find a new job – there’s probably an activity at Storyhouse that’s perfect for you!

The programme at Storyhouse is packed with events programmed by the Library team or by groups from our local community. Many are either FREE, or prices are kept as low as possible.

Simply use the tabs below, and filter by the type of activity or when you’re planning a visit to find the activity that’s right for you.


Activities Spanish for over 50s
Today 9am, 10am + more times
Meeting Room

A weekly class for people over 50 who want to learn Spanish in a relaxing way.

Activities Musical Theatre Choreography
Today 10am, 2pm
Garret Theatre

Come and learn some of the dance routines of your favourite musicals. No need to have any previous experience, just enthusiasm to have a go and have fun!

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Activities Family Games Day
Today 10am
The Den, The Kitchen

Whether it’s a classic favourite or trying something new – enjoy board games set up for families to come and play together!

Activities Rhymetime for under 5s
The Den

Share stories, rhyme and songs for under 5s at Storyhouse’s children’s library. This is a free weekly session taking place every…

Activities 3 o’clock Storytime
Today 3pm; Tomorrow 3pm; Fri 3pm
The Kitchen

Join a member of our library team for a fun story under the big screen – pull up a beanbag, get comfy and enjoy!

Activities Sew Cool
Today 7pm + more times
The Den

We are Ariane and Fliss, 2 crazy sewing addicts of 30 and 28 starting a new club for all crafters;…

Activities Chester Speaking Club
Meeting Room

A fun, informal and educational community group which uses toastmaster course techniques to help people improve both their communication and leadership skills.

Activities Chatter and Natter
Tomorrow 10am + more times
The Kitchen

A space for people to talk whether its for five minutes while you have a brew, or for an hour…

Activities Play in a Day
Tomorrow 10am
Garret Theatre

Create a brand new play in day to perform in front of your family!

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Activities Free Arts & Crafts
Tomorrow 10.30am
The Kitchen

Let your imagination run wild this February half-term, with free arts and crafts!

Activities Chester Writers
Tomorrow 7.30pm + more times
Meeting Room

A regular group welcoming anyone with any degree of experience who writes, or wants to start writing.

Activities Chester Men
Tomorrow 7.30pm + more times
The Kitchen

This is an informal get-together for men of all ages and backgrounds around the Chester area. It could be a…

Activities Work Club

The internet and online job hunting has transformed the way we look for jobs, making our searches quicker, easier and…

Activities Digital Buddies
Meeting Room

Digital Buddies is a user led opportunity to get online – work with college and uni students to get help…

Activities Baby Rhymetime
The Den

Bring your baby to this session filled with rhyme and fun. Two weekly sessions every Friday (exc. Bank Holidays): 10.15…

Activities Women’s Group

Come along and join us and meet other women in your community for friendship and support. Meet women who have…

Activities Making comic books with illustrator Nikki Pinder
Fri 11.30am, 3pm
Garret Bar

Learn how to create your own comic book from scratch with illustrator Nikki Pinder.

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Activities Relish Reading Group
Meeting Room

Talk about an agreed book, get to know each other and have a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.

Activities The Friday Uplift Group
Meeting Room

The Friday Uplift is a peer led confidence, health and well-being group. The group will meet to share problems, generate…

Activities Spanish for adults
Meeting Room

A relaxing class for people who want to learn Spanish but don’t want the formality of a college environment or exams.