What’s on at Storyhouse

Whilst Storyhouse is temporarily closed, new activities and community favourites from Storyhouse’s regular programme will all be available to access online. You can still use the tabs below to filter all of our events and find out what’s coming up – online!

Looking for some storytelling? Join us at 11am each day for 11am Family Story, or a little later on for the 6pm Story (for grown-ups).

Missing the cinema? Head over to Bring cinema to your home to find out how we’ve teamed up with online cinema platforms to bring you great film at home.

Looking for something to do at home with the kids? Young Storyhouse Sessions, from movement warm-ups to vocal activities and more.

Want to join a virtual choir? Head to Quarantine Karaoke for to join the sing-along.

Alex Clifton, artistic director, said:  

You can’t come to us, so we’re coming to you. Charge your laptops, plug in your phones and unlock your tablets. Storyhouse is not a buildingStoryhouse is an active, creative communitySince 2010, our professionals, volunteers and audiences have been making work at the parks, in the churches, up the walls, along the streets of Chester; now we will simply carry on online. We work together to tackle shared challenges. 

Follow Storyhouse on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@StoryhouseLive) to watch all videos and join in!

Family Story
Last event: Monday 1 June at 11am

Every day, familiar faces from Storyhouse, including actors, librarians and team members will read stories and parts of stories chosen…

Build A Story
Tomorrow 2pm + more times

Build A Story will be live each Tuesday at 2pm on this page and on Storyhouse’s Facebook. Build A Story…

Quarantine Karaoke

Quarantine Karaoke is taking a short break this week and will be back soon! Love to sing? Join Storyhouse’s Quarantine…

Activities Chester Speaking Club

Now meeting online – a fun, informal and educational community group which uses toastmaster course techniques to help people improve their communication and leadership skills.

Homeskool Beatbox Adventures with Shlomo

Head to Storyhouse’s Facebook page here on Thursdays at 2pm to join in! Learn to beatbox with record-breaking beatboxer SK…

Activities Digital Buddies

Now operating online – a user led opportunity to get online – work with college and uni students to get help with what you need to know to get online.

Activities Not a Reading Group

At Storyhouse Library we think that escaping into the world of books is a very good way to spend an hour. So if you agree, come and join us for book talk, whatever your preferred genre.

Young Storyhouse Takeover
Sat 12am

Young Storyhouse will take over Storyhouse’s digital channels on Saturday 6 June for a festival they have created to celebrate…

On Stage Lunchtime Lectures: Setting the scene for The Taming of the Shrew

Dr Graham Atkin will consider the way that Shakespeare frames his famous battle-of-the-sexes comedy.

Activities Chester Men

An informal get-together for men of all ages and backgrounds around the Chester area.

Cinema ROH Live: Elektra

2 hrs | Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of the Greek tragedy, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness.

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On Stage Alan Carr: (Work in Progress)
Storyhouse Theatre

Join Alan Carr as he tries out some new material with support act.

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Activities Gateway Women Chester
Meeting Room

This group offers friendship and support to those that are permanently involuntarily childless either as a result of infertility or circumstance.

Activities Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Now meeting online -a unique and distinct service to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide.

On Stage Malory Towers
Storyhouse Theatre

Nostalgic, naughty and perfect for now, Malory Towers is a musical of high jinks, high drama and high spirits.

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On Stage Pride and Prejudice
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love”

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Cinema Exhibition On Screen: Frida Kahlo
Garret Theatre

Featuring key exhibitions and interviews with world-renowned Kahlo curators, Exhibition on Screen explores the extraordinary symbolism and themes in these personal canvases.   

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On Stage Taming of the Shrew
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

“If I be waspish, best beware my sting!”

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On Stage The Jungle Book
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

“I’m gone, man, solid gone. Not yet Baloo!”

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On Stage Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us
Storyhouse Theatre

The government have advised that, whilst stopping short of forcing theatres and cinemas to close, people should stay away, and…

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