Half-term is almost here – enjoy activities, films, books and more at Storyhouse.

PLUS immerse yourself in The Nest! We’ve taken over an empty shop on Bridge Street (the former PROCook shop at 22 Bridge Street) with and transformed it into an enchanting forest and enormous Nest! It will host a range of creative and reflective events and activities, starting this half-term, for people of all ages to take part in and enjoy. Find out more about The Nest here.

Outdoors, join us for Moonlight Flicks open air halloween film screenings over at Claremont Farm.


Events at The Nest:
Funding to provide the services in this project is provided by the Welcome Back Fund (WBF). WBF is managed by Her Majesty’s Government and is supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

 

 

 

 

October Half-Term Activities
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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Cinema The Addams Family 2 (PG)

1hr 33 | Morticia and Gomez are distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and overly consumed with “scream time”. To reclaim their bond, they decide to hit the road for one last miserable family vacation.

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Moonlight Flicks – halloween films
Tomorrow 7.30pm; Sun 6.30pm; Wed 6.30pm + more times
Claremont Farm

Join us for cosy autumn feels with hot street food delivered to your seats

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 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 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 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 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 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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Cinema ROH Live: Swan Lake

3hr 20 | The Royal Ballet’s version of this classic love story mixes spectacle, mystery and passion.

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Cinema ROH Live: La Traviata

3hr 40 | In a glamorous and superficial society, a courtesan sacrifices all for love.

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Cinema ROH: Rigoletto

3hr | In a world of decadence and corruption, Verdi’s masterpiece pits power against innocence with devastating effects.

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Cinema ROH: Romeo and Juliet

3hr 25 | Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers experience passion and tragedy in this 20th-century ballet masterpiece.

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Cinema ROH Live: Tosca

3hr 25 | A romance, a tragedy and a thriller – travel to 19th century Rome with Puccini’s passionate, political opera.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Nutcracker

2hr 40 | Enjoy this sparkling ballet as an enchanting, festive treat for the whole family.

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Cinema The Green Knight (15)

2hr 10 | An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend from visionary filmmaker David Lowery.

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On Stage Transatlantic Sessions
Storyhouse Theatre

We’re absolutely delighted to be able to announce that Transatlantic Sessions, the celebrated folk mega-event featuring some of the most…

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On Stage Teddy Thompson
Storyhouse Theatre

Teddy Thompson is rock and folk music royalty, son of Richard Thompson and Linda Thompson.  We’re delighted to have him…

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On Stage Fireman Sam
Storyhouse Theatre

Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, action-packed show. You can become a fire-fighter cadet and then watch the magic of the circus.

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