Monday 10 July – Friday 14 July
A weeklong celebration of neurodiversity, inclusion and the talents of those living with a disability.
Storyhouse, Exchange Square and across Chester
What is Kaleidoscope Festival?
Storyhouse’s hugely popular Kaleidoscope Festival returns to Chester this summer for its fifth edition.
Kaleidoscope Festival is a weeklong programme of performance, events, workshops and activities programmed specifically for and by the learning disabled community.
The yearly festival runs alongside a regular programme of Kaleidoscope events, including regular Open Mic Nights and the hugely popular Kaleidoscope Club Nights.
Frequently Asked Questions
Kaleidoscope Festival is specifically programmed for and by the learning-disabled community. Our Kaleidoscope focus group help us decide how the festival is run and what events and activities we programme.
All events at this year’s Kaleidoscope Festival are either £5 or free – see individual event pages for more specific information.
Carers, support staff or other essential companions can access free tickets by signing up to the access register here.
For further support with your booking, please get in touch with our ticketing team at email@example.com
This year’s festival will take place across a number of different locations.
Some events will take place in Storyhouse, including the Garret Bar and Theatre spaces, the cinema, and The Kitchen. Others will take place outside the building and across the city.
If you’d like more information about Kaleidoscope Festival or would like to ask about getting involved with the festival or other Kaleidoscope events in the future, you can get in touch with our Communities Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
“I describe the festival as promising a truly kaleidoscopic range of events to appeal to audiences, and this year’s programme, which has been designed in collaboration with a disability-led focus group, really underlines that.”
Nicola Hague, Communities Manager
This year’s highlights…