Storyhouse’s annual festival of words and ideas returns from 10 November – 1 December, with its biggest line-up yet!

Speakers including best-selling authors, broadcasters, poets, performers and more, alongside workshops, performances lectures, storytelling and pub crawls, throughout Storyhouse this November.

Highlight speakers include poets Lemn Sissay, Luke Wright and Hollie McNish, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson and broadcasters Jenni Murray, Dolly Alderton, John Simpson and Pam Ayres, who top the bill alongside a raft of novelists, musicians and performers fresh from Edinburgh Fringe.

On Stage Litfest Elevenses
Tomorrow 11am; Sat 11am; Sun 11am; Mon 11am; Tue 11am Wed 11am + more times
The Kitchen

LitFest Elevenses – every day (10 November to 1 December) at 11am LitFest Elevenses is Chester Literature Festival’s morning session. …

On Stage Uni at the Fest | Stasi Child: An Interview with David Young
Garret Theatre

David Young talks in conversation with Dr Richard Millington of the University of Chester about his novels, crime in East Germany and the fascinating research and real-life stories behind the Stasi Child series – including world exclusive photos of a daring daylight escape over the Berlin Wall.

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On Stage Orpheus
Today 8.30pm
Garret Bar

Internationally award winning modern re-teling of an ancient myth. Dave is single and turning 30. He’s stood at the bar. Eurydice is a tree nymph. And Bruce Springsteen is on the juke box. A tale of impossible, death defying love told through hair raising spoken word and soaring soul music.

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On Stage Viv Groskop: How Women Own The Room: The Art Of Brilliant Speaking
Sat 2.30pm
Garret Theatre

Most books about public speaking don’t tell you what to do when you open your mouth and nothing comes out. And they don’t tell you how to get over the anxiety about performance that most people naturally have. They don’t tell you what to do in the moments when you are made, as a woman, to feel small. They don’t tell you how to own the room. This book does.

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Activities Get To Know Your Library
Sat 3pm Wed 5.30pm
The Kitchen

Storyhouse library is an inspirational place for adults and children alike, to keep, make, and share great stories and ideas.    Get…

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On Stage Rob Auton: The Talk Show
Sat 8.30pm
Garret Theatre

The second best reviewed comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival 2018, ‘The Talk Show’ is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking by award winning writer and performer Rob Auton.

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On Stage The Wizard of Oz
Storyhouse Theatre

Coming to Storyhouse this Christmas: based on the classic MGM musical motion picture, featuring all the favourite songs, including Somewhere Over The Rainbow and We’re Off To See The Wizard.

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