Storyhouse Sessions

A weekend of live and local music in partnership with Mai 68
  • Garret Theatre, Garret Bar, Storyhouse Theatre

What's happening in Storyhouse Sessions?

A weekend of live and local music at Storyhouse as some of Chester and the North West’s most exciting talent takes over the building for one unmissable weekend of brilliant sounds. 

Storyhouse Sessions, taking place from 22-23 January, has been created in partnership with Chester-based leading independent label Mai 68 Records.

More than 30 bands, singers and musicians will perform live at locations throughout the building including Storyhouse Theatre, Garret Theatre, Garret Bar and The Kitchen.

Ticket prices:
Gigs in Storyhouse Theatre (£14-£15.50)
Gigs in the Garret Studio and The Kitchen are free. 

Storyhouse Sessions
On Stage Free Kitchen Gigs at Storyhouse Sessions
Sat 12pm; Sun 12pm
The Kitchen

Free live and local music in The Kitchen.

On Stage Mondegreen
Sat 6.20pm
The Kitchen

Mondegreen are performing as part of the free Kitchen Gigs at Storyhouse Sessions! Mondegreen are a Widnes born indie pop…

On Stage By The Sea, Gintis, and The Loose Kites
Sat 6.30pm
Storyhouse Theatre

A triple bill in Storyhouse’s main theatre as part of Storyhouse Sessions.

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On Stage Ennio the Little Brother
Sat 7pm
The Kitchen

Tucked away up in North Wales, a remarkable lyricist and self-taught producer blended soulful dream pop with homemade hip-hop to…

On Stage Only Human
Sat 9.15pm
Garret Bar

A collective of musicians with a shared love of electric music and live performance. What started out as an online…

On Stage Open Mic at Storyhouse Sessions
Sun 8.15pm
The Kitchen

Everyone’s welcome at this friendly and relaxed Open Mic Night at Storyhouse as part of Storyhouse Sessions.

Activities Schools Workshops: Storyhouse Languages
Garret Theatre

A creative workshop for school years 4, 5 or 6 to explore language.

Cinema The Souvenir Part II (15)

1hr 47 | In the aftermath of her tumultuous relationship with a charismatic and manipulative older man, Julie begins to untangle her fraught love for him in making her graduation film.

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Cinema Nightmare Alley (15)

2hr 30 | AD | In 1940s New York, down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle endears himself to a clairvoyant at a carnival. Using newly acquired knowledge, Carlisle crafts a golden ticket to success by swindling the elite.

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On Stage RAWD presents Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
Garret Theatre

Serving more twists than tie dye, and more variety than your Cadbury’s Christmas selection box, this psychedelic seventies adaptation is sure to get your mouth watering and your toes tapping!

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On Stage 2065
Garret Theatre

A futuristic sensory extravaganza for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities.

Cinema Rebel Dykes (18)

1hr 32 | Rebel Dykes follows a tight-knit group of friends who met at Greenham Common peace camp and became artists, performers, musicians and activists in London.

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Cinema Tomboy (U)

1hr 22 | A truly contemporary coming of age story exploring how children look at their identity while growing up and the world around them.

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Cinema Pariah (15)

1hr 30 | Embrace the story of Alike, a teenager from Brooklyn discovering and coming to terms with her sexuality.

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Cinema A Deal With The Universe (15)

1hr 28 | Debut documentary of Transgender male Jason Barker. Made entirely from personal archives and home video diaries, Jason tells the story of his pregnancy and how it came to be.

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On Stage By The Sea, Gintis, and The Loose Kites
Sat 6.30pm
Storyhouse Theatre

A triple bill in Storyhouse’s main theatre as part of Storyhouse Sessions.

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