Community

Activities Rhymetime
Tomorrow 11am; Tue 11am + more times
The Kitchen, The Den

Join us in the Kitchen at Storyhouse for some fun rhymes and stories with the library team. Suitable for younger children and toddlers.

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Activities Chatter and Natter
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 Kaleidoscope: Monthly Open Mic Night
Today 7pm + more times
Garret Theatre

A monthly inclusive and accessible open-mic night celebrating the talents of people living in Chester and the surrounding areas living with a disability, learning disability or with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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 Looking forward to welcoming back both…

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 Brazilian Storytelling and Music Event
Sun 11am
The Kitchen

Brazilian Storytelling for young children that are bilingual or are interested in learning Brazilian Portuguese.

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Activities Gay and Bi + Women’s Group
The Kitchen

Our meetings are a great opportunity to meet and make friends and to share experiences with others, with our staff and volunteers on hand to help.

Activities Bereavement Help Point
The Kitchen

A volunteer-led peer support drop-in session, open to anyone who is bereaved or is supporting someone who is bereaved.

Activities Kaleidoscope: Monthly Open Mic – Daytime Edition
Garret Theatre

A monthly inclusive and accessible open-mic night celebrating the talents of people living in Chester and the surrounding areas living with a disability, learning disability or with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Activities Climate Café
The Kitchen

A confidential, warm, friendly meet-up, involving cake and hot drinks, to talk about what our changing climate means for us and explore whatever feelings we have.

Activities Parados Creatives
Garret Bar

Parados Creatives is a community group formed by and for local people offering an open, non-judgemental environment in which they can express their creativity.

Activities Storyhouse Women Ideas Session
Online

An opportunity to be involved in what sort of events take place at Storyhouse as part of Storyhouse Women Weekend which will take place next year.

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Activities 361 Sober
Meeting Room

An LGBT-inclusive group, offering a warm welcome to the newly sober and the sober curious. We started in October 2020 and supported people of all ages through the UK lockdown.

Activities Human Library
The Kitchen

The Human Library aims to break down stereotypes and ‘unlabel’ the labels that we put on people through a ‘library’ – each ‘book’ is a person, and the title of the book is the label they have been given.

Activities Family Board Game Day – Lit Fest Edition
The Kitchen

Join us for a relaxed afternoon of board games with a twist – today’s games are all based around words and books.

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