Storyhouse Languages

A weekend celebrating Chester's diverse speaking cultures
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We’re excited to announce the return of Storyhouse Languages, a weekend celebrating Chester’s international community in January 2022. It will take place across the building between 29 –  30 January and will welcome Chester’s diverse speaking cultures to come together to share their experiences of living in the city, and their own unique cultures.

The weekend line up has been created by Storyhouse with Chester’s multicultural communities, and includes storytelling, workshops and performances.

PLUS free workshops for Primary Schools – find out more here.

Storyhouse Languages
Activities Language and Culture Café
The Kitchen

This event is all about meeting new people, getting to know other international communities living in Chester, or you might want to come along to practice a language you are learning. 

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Activities Chester and Borders Polish Society
Meeting Room

Open to anyone, at any level of linguistic ability, who is interested in the polish language and Poland’s culture.

Cinema Kings of The Road (18)

2 hr 55 | A film about friendship between Bruno, who repairs film projectors and travels along the inner-German border in his truck, and the psychologist Robert, who is fleeing from his own past.

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Cinema The American Friend (12A)

2 hr 6 | Jonathan Zimmermann believes that he will soon die of leukemia. The unscrupulous American Tom Ripley, learns of this and exploits Zimmermann’s illness for his own purposes.

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Cinema Wings of Desire (12A)

2 hr 8 | Guardian angels listen to mortals and attempt to comfort them but one of them wishes to become human after he falls in love with the beautiful trapeze artist.

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Cinema Paris, Texas (12A)

2 hr 28 | The story of Travis, a man who wanders out of Mexico and into Texas one day, in the blazing heat of the “Big Bend”.

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Cinema ROH Live: Il Trovatore (TBC)

3 hrs 25 | A devastating curse rises from the ashes in Verdi’s monumental tale of superstition and rivalry.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Sleeping Beauty (TBC)

3 hr 25 | Magic and fairytale characters are brought to life through ballet in this well-known family favourite.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Marriage of Figaro (TBC)

4 hrs | Director David McVicar brings out the revolutionary elements in Mozart’s great comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness.

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Cinema ROH Live: Cinderella (TBC)

3 hrs | A new production of the much-loved Royal Ballet fairytale classic.

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Cinema ROH Live: Turandot (TBC)

3 hr 20 | Puccini’s final opera is a glorious pageant of rich colour, dance and drama in Andrei Serban’s classic staging.

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Cinema ROH Live: Like Water For Chocolate (TBC)

3 hr 10 | Christopher Wheeldon’s new full-length ballet brings the magic realism of this famous modern Mexican novel to The Royal Ballet.

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