Storyhouse Languages

A week-long celebration Chester's diverse speaking cultures
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We’re excited to announce the return of Storyhouse Languages, a festival celebrating Chester’s diverse speaking cultures, in January 2020. The festival will take place between 23 –  26 January and will welcome Chester’s international community to come together to share their unique cultures.

The festival line up includes; storytelling, workshops and performances.

Activities Polish Language and Culture Meetup
Meeting Room

Are you interested in learning Polish and finding out more about the country and its culture? Monthly meetups offer you…

Activities Language and Culture Exchange
Garret Theatre, Garret Bar

Come along to meet new people, learn about other cultures and practice your language skills.

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Activities Young Storyhouse present KAHOOT! Quiz Night
Garret Theatre

Lightning Fast? Classroom Superpower? True Genius? Get yourself a team and put your knowledge to the test.

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Activities Chinese New Year at Storyhouse
The Kitchen

Join us for activities inside Storyhouse and around Chester to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Rat.

On Stage The Language of Homelessness
Garret Theatre

There is a misconception in our current culture today that all homeless people are alcoholics or drug users, with no…

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Activities Kimono Dressing Demonstration
The Kitchen

Meet Keiko, a master in the art of dressing the Kimono, and learn about this unique art.

Activities Japanese Market: Origami Craft Workshop
The Kitchen

Join Yumiko Sasaki from Frodsham’s Japanese Market for a Origami Craft Workshop.

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Activities Taekwondo Demonstration
The Kitchen

Wirral and Chester Taekwondo will be demonstrating their moves in The Kitchen.

On Stage Crunchy Talks: Tales From Midlife Journeys | The Language of Ageism
Garret Theatre

Lifestyle journalist, Michela Di Carlo, will shine a spotlight on the issue of casual ageism and the impact it has on our society.

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On Stage Open Mic Storytelling
Garret Theatre

Join us to tell your story! Stories help us connect: we learn how much we have in common, through stories…

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Activities Korean Storytelling: Traditional Korean Fairy Tales
The Den

Come along to hear some traditional Korean fairy tales.

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Activities German Storytelling for Kids
The Den

Stories told in German by native speaker Maike from the Storyhouse library team.

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Activities The Guilty Feminist: Big Speeches
Garret Theatre

Use the tools of actor training and the performer/audience relationship to increase your confidence, up your presentation game and access the charisma you possess to take your space in any room.

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Activities Food Market
The Kitchen

A food market to celebrate the languages and cultures of people living in Chester.

Activities French Storytelling for Kids
The Den

Mia Cherki – French native speaker from Frodsham – will be telling stories, singing songs and playing games all in…

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Activities Korean Calligraphy Workshop
The Kitchen

In this calligraphy session you will learn a few words of Hangeul and make a beautiful bookmark or postcard.

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Activities Korean Bingo
The Kitchen

Enjoy a game of Bingo to learn and practice the numbers 1 to 25 in Korean.

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On Stage Peter Pan
Today 10.30am, 7pm; Tomorrow 10.30am, 7pm; Fri 10.30am, 7pm; Sat 1.30pm, 5pm; Sun 1.30pm, 5pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

Coming to Storyhouse this Christmas, after the sensational The Wizard of Oz, we’re following the second star to the right…

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