Half-term at Storyhouse!

We hope we can fill Storyhouse with half-term activities again very soon. But, whilst we’re still in lockdown restrictions, join us for a film with the family this half-term! The cinema and Movie Theatre are both socially-distanced – or head to Moonlight Drive for our outoor drive-in Halloween special.

The Secret Garden (PG)

Beloved classic tale The Secret Garden gets a sparkling remake for the big screen. Mary Lennox, a 10-year-old girl sent to live with her uncle Archibald Craven, under the watchful eye of Mrs. Medlock with only the household maid, Martha for company. The film is set in 1940s England at Misselthwaite Manor, a remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors.

Screening Wednesday 28 – Thursday 29 October during half-term, and then again in November. BOOK HERE.

Wolfwalkers (PG)

A beautiful hand-crafted animation from the team behind Song Of The Sea and Secret of The Kells. A young apprentice hunter and her father journey to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when she befriends a free-spirited girl from a mysterious tribe rumored to transform into wolves by night.

Screening Friday 30 October – Sunday 1 November during half-term, and again in November. BOOK HERE.


Family Saturday & Sunday Screening: The Addams Family (PG)

The Addams Family is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about this creepy and kooky clan. You may think your family is weird but the outlandish, bizarre, and completely iconic Addams Family, will have you thinking again.

Saturday 31 October – Sunday 1 November- all tickets  are £4. BOOK HERE


Drive-In Cinema at Chester Football Club

Join us for drive-in cinema at Chester Football Club – it’s a Halloween special! Enjoy superbly safe, socially-distanced cinema with our brand new 30ft screen, plus individual cinema-quality speaker systems provided for each car.


Moonlight Drive: Hocus Pocus (PG)

Cult 90s favourite and the perfect family Halloween film. Three witches are accidently resurrected by a Max, a young boy who has recently moved to Salem. A Disney classic.
“A family film that’s a thrilling and funny romp from start to finish.”Film4

Screening on Saturday 31 October, 5.30pm & 8.30pm. BOOK HERE


Moonlight Drive: Coco (PG)

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. A beautiful animated film from the Pixar studio.

“Pixar has raised the animation bar again, with its most musical — and arguably most magical — film yet. If this is the afterlife we’re all headed to, don’t fear the reaper.”Empire

Sunday 1 November, 6.15pm. BOOK HERE

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Find out about our plans for the biggest Storyhouse summer ever, and how you can help us to survive and maybe even thrive.