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. 

Cinema Sheffield Adventure Film Festival on Tour 2022
Movie Theatre

1hr 42 | A selection of the most popular films from this year’s festival, including the most exciting voices and athletes from the worlds of climbing, biking, running and the water.

Cinema Fire of Love (PG)
Movie Theatre

1hr 33 | Fire of Love tells a story of primordial creation and destruction, following two bold explorers as they venture into the unknown, all for the sake of love.

On Stage Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan – Mad Honey
Storyhouse Theatre

Join bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan as they discuss their new novel MAD HONEY – a moving and powerful exploration of the secrets we keep and the risks we take in order to become ourselves.

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Activities Forgotten Voices – Workshop
Garret Theatre

Ever wanted to write a play about your family? Don’t know where to start? This writing workshop will help begin the journey. 

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On Stage Angel by Henry Naylor
Garret Theatre

In 2014 Kurdish families were fleeing Kobane to avoid the inevitable ISIS onslaught; Rehana stayed to fight and defend her town. Now, this legendary story comes to the stage in Henry Naylor’s award winning play.

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On Stage DREAM – Ballet Cymru
Storyhouse Theatre

Working with Award-Winning instrumentalist and composer Frank Moon, Ballet Cymru have created a magical, gender bending world of fairies, lovers, and bewitching enchantment.

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On Stage Cowboy Junkies
Storyhouse Theatre

Sometimes revolutions begin quietly. Cowboy Junkies combine folk, blues and rock in a way that’s never been heard before. 

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Activities ….But it’s special to ME!’
Garret Bar

During this fun, interactive session, children will learn about the value of their voice, they’ll be given a platform and an opportunity to be heard talking and listening.

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Activities I’m not a stick, why can’t you see?
Storytelling Room

This session explores the power of spoken word. Together, we explore the classic Julia Donaldson tale of Stick Man and creative alternative adventures for stick man and his family.

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Cinema The Feast (18)

1 hr 33 | When a wealthy family and their guests gather for a dinner party in the remote Welsh countryside, they have little idea of what awaits them.

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