What’s on at Storyhouse

Monday 19 September 9.30am – 7.30pm: Live screening of the funeral of Her Majesty the Queen


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Activities Digipal
Tomorrow 9am; Fri 9am; Sat 9am; Sun 9am; Mon 9am; Tue 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
Tomorrow 9am; Fri 9am; Sat 9am; Sun 9am; Mon 9am; Tue 9am + 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 Crochet for Beginners
The Kitchen

Want to learn a new skill? Come along to our beginner’s crochet workshop, where we show you the ropes, loops and stitches of crochet.

Past event
Cinema Both Sides of The Blade (15)
Tomorrow 6pm

1 hr 56 | Claire Denis’ piercing exploration of married life features a trio of powerful performances by Juliette Binoche, Vincent Lindon and Grégoire Colin.

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Activities Kaleidoscope: Monthly Open Mic
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.

Cinema See How They Run (12A)

1 hr 38 | AD | In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered.

Past event
Activities Bereavement Help Point
Meeting Room

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

Cinema Moonage Daydream (15)
Tomorrow 8.30pm

2 hrs 20 | AD | An audio visual space odyssey that not only illuminates the legacy of David Bowie but also serves as a guide to how to live a meaningful life

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Activities English Conversation Meet-Up
Meeting Room

A meet up to practice your English! This monthly event is for people who are learning English at college/school and wants more practice in an informal environment.

Activities Teachers Network Event
Garret Bar, Meeting Room, The Kitchen

The Storyhouse teachers network gives local educators a space to come together with the Young Storyhouse department to take part in creative conversations and build partnerships between local schools and Storyhouse. 

Cinema RSC Live: Richard III (15)

3 hrs | Young Richard of Gloucester uses the chaos of the Wars of the Roses to begin his unscrupulous climb to power in this classic Shakespearean history.

Past event
Activities Rhymetime
The Kitchen

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

Activities Chatter and Natter
Tomorrow 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 German Stories & Meet Up for Families
Storytelling Room

A relaxed and casual storytelling meet up for German speaking families in and around Chester to make new friends.

Activities Digital Buddies
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.

Cinema Ticket to Paradise (12A)
Fri 1pm, 3.30pm, 6pm; Sat 1pm, 3.30pm, 6pm; Sun 1pm, 3.30pm, 6pm + more times

1 hr 40 | A divorced couple  decide to team up and travel to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they did, 25 years ago.

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Activities Shared Reading with The Reader
Meeting Room

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

Activities The Friday Uplift Group
Meeting Room

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

On Stage The Time Traveller’s Wife: a new musical
Fri 7.30pm; Sat 7.30pm; Tue 7.30pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

The Time Traveller’s Wife will have a world premiere at Storyhouse before moving to the West End. This incredible theatrical…

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Cinema Funny Pages (18)
Fri 8.15pm; Sat 8.15pm; Sun 8.15pm; Mon 3.30pm, 8.15pm; Tue 8.15pm + more times

1 hr 27 | A high school student and aspiring cartoonist, rejects the comforts of suburban life, and finds a unwitting friend in a former low-level comic artist.

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