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News Artist Sven Werner’s new work for Storyhouse Tuesday 19 March 2019

Sven Werner’s new work for Storyhouse will transport participants into another’s memories. Storyhouse, Chester’s multi award-winning theatre, cinema and library…

Blog post Introducing Storyhouse Women Festival Poet: Lianne Futia Friday 1 March 2019

Lianne is a spoken word poet and performer, is fearless in tackling an eclectic mix of subjects, from the size…

News Storyhouse Women Weekend: full line-up! Thursday 28 February 2019

Storyhouse has announced the line-up for Storyhouse Women weekend 2019. Between 26 – 28 April, Storyhouse’s annual festival, Storyhouse Women…

Blog post Harry Potter Night at Storyhouse! Thursday 28 February 2019

On Thursday 7 February, over 300 witches and wizards arrived by broomstick, Portkey and Floo Powder to celebrate the annual…

Blog post Storyhouse’s Festival of Languages: ‘life-affirming’ Thursday 31 January 2019

Storyhouse’s Festival of Languages was described by participants as ‘life-affirming’ A brand-new festival took place at Storyhouse last weekend: the…

Blog post Human Library at Storyhouse Sunday 10 February 2019

Storyhouse hosted the North West’s first Human Library during Storyhouse Festival of Languages. The Human Library aims to break down…

Blog post Storyhouse is free of unsustainable Palm Oil. Monday 4 March 2019

We at  Storyhouse are committed to participation in the Sustainable Palm Oil City project in Chester.  By 1 March 2019,…

Blog post An interview with Dorothy Sunday 2 December 2018

There’s just one week to go until The Wizard of Oz opens at Storyhouse! We caught up with Consuela Rolle,…

Blog post Ruby Slippers competition 👠 Thursday 6 December 2018

To celebrate the opening of The Wizard of Oz, Storyhouse’s Young Marketers have put together a Ruby Slippers treasure hunt…

News Storyhouse is looking for a new lead! 🐶 Monday 15 October 2018

Storyhouse is looking for dog owners who would like their canine companion to star as Toto in our performances of…

Blog post House of Dance students will be Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz Thursday 15 November 2018

Students from Chester-based dance school House of Dance will perform the iconic role of the Munchkins in Storyhouse’s production of…

News Storyhouse to bring Children In Need to Chester Monday 12 November 2018

Storyhouse and the BBC have today announced the multi-award winning theatre, cinema and library will be the North West venue…

News Storyhouse announce the cast for the The Wizard of Oz! Thursday 27 September 2018

Storyhouse in Chester has announced the cast for The Wizard of Oz taking place at the multi-award-winning venue this Christmas….

Blog post Summer holiday family fun! Friday 20 July 2018

Here’s all the family fun at Storyhouse over the summer holidays! For outdoor activities, head here. From film to workshops,…

Blog post Family fun outdoors this summer! Friday 20 July 2018

With the (mostly!) wonderful weather this summer, now’s the time to head outdoors. At Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, we’re…

Blog post Storyhouse Young Company present: #IsItMe Wednesday 4 July 2018

Storyhouse Young Company have written, produced and will be performing a brand new production, #IsItMe, on Thursday 5 and Friday…

News Refugee Week at Storyhouse Tuesday 29 May 2018

Chester Refugee Week, in partnership with Chester Cathedral Storyhouse and Chester Cathedral are working in partnership on a series of…

Blog post Language Exchange at Storyhouse Friday 18 May 2018

Storyhouse hosted a free language exchange this week. The language exchange, ran by English in Chester, was a chance for…

Blog post Young Company and Young Leaders at Storyhouse Women Friday 18 May 2018

During Storyhouse Women, the building was host to over 40 events including performances, talks, activities and panel discussions. Storyhouse’s Young…

Blog post Her Majesty The Queen and The Duchess of Sussex officially open Storyhouse Monday 4 June 2018

Her Majesty the Queen, accompanied by The Duchess of Sussex, formally opened Storyhouse on Thursday 14 June. Here’s what went…

Blog post Storyhouse Rep company mentor Young Company Wednesday 16 May 2018

Actors in Storyhouse’s #MadeByStoryhouse rep company are mentoring Storyhouse’s Young Company. Storyhouse’s Young Company, aged 17-25, are being mentored by…

Blog post Storyhouse’s First Birthday! Thursday 10 May 2018

Friday 11 May marks one year since Storyhouse officially opened its doors! Since then, over one million of you have…

News One million visits later… Thursday 10 May 2018

Storyhouse celebrates one million visitors in its first year! Storyhouse will mark its triumphant first year with a day of…

News Made By Storyhouse 2018 company of actors announced! Wednesday 11 April 2018

We’re excited to announce the cast for our new in-house company of actors, who will perform in rep five productions…

News The cast of A Little Night Music and The Crucible have arrived at Storyhouse! Monday 26 March 2018

Half of the Made By Storyhouse 2018 repertory company have arrived in Chester! The cast of A Little Night Music…