Workshops & courses in Chester

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 Not a Reading Group
Tomorrow 11am + more times
Online

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.

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 Crafty Weekends
Sat 11am; Sun 11am + more times
The Den

Arts and Crafts for children designed with a different theme each weekend.

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 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 Diddi Drama
Tue 11am, 12pm, 2pm
The Nest

Diddi Drama does what it says on the tin – drama classes for little ones. Targeted at 18 months to 5 years, Diddi Drama combines role play, movement and music to journey into the imagination.

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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 Human Library Online Training
Tue 6pm
Online

Training session ahead of the Human Library event at Storyhouse.

Activities Sew Cool
The Den

A club for all crafters; whatever your age, ability level or favourite craft, come and join us every other Wednesday to swap ideas and advice.

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 Photography Workshop
The Nest

Take a walk with Chester photographer Sam Ryley. Rain or shine you’ll learn how to use the beautiful changing Autumn light to your advantage.

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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 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 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.

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