Family

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 Choose Your Own AdvenTUNE!
Sat 10am
The Nest

Join award-winning singer/songwriter and children’s author Ashley Fayth on an energetic, interactive, and super silly sing-along journey!

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Activities Minibeasts and Imagination Games – Audio Plays
The Nest

Two audio dramas written by Simon James starring Chester school children.

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 Guided Meditation for Children
Sun 1pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm
The Nest

Chloë from Girl Meditates will gently guide you through a 30 minute meditation to decompress the body and help relax the mind and soul.

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Activities The Worry Wizard
Mon 11am
The Nest

What do you do when a child you care about loses someone they love? Here at The Worry Wizard®, we have developed a short animation along with a toolkit, to help you begin to navigate conversations about grief and loss.

Activities Family Board Games Afternoon
Mon 2pm
The Den, The Kitchen

Family board games set up in The Den and The Kitchen for families to come and play together.

Activities Children’s Half Term Crafts
The Den

Monster Cards – Scare your friends with a spooky message courtesy of these cute monster greeting cards.

Activities Storytelling with Gav Cross
The Nest

Join storyteller Gav Cross and perhaps a late night ghost or two for a twist on some old classics as we scratch our way into some stories we think we know.

Activities Chester Zoo at The Nest
The Nest

Come and learn about animals and their habitats, and create an animal home or nest to take away with you.

Activities Autumn Art Workshop
The Nest

Join local artist Clare Owens to create art inspired by the changing colours of the autumn leaves.

Activities Build a Nest
The Nest

Design and make your own mini nest house with artist Neuza Morais.

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Activities Shadow Puppet Workshop
The Nest

Make your own autumnal shadow puppet show with artist, Ffion Pritchard. You’ll learn how to design, operate and film your own shadow puppet inspired by the theme ‘hibernation’.

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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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