Stories from Storyhouse

News, articles and stories from Storyhouse and the people who use it
Blog post Storyhouse Young Leaders 9 month programme Monday 14 October 2019

Our Young Leaders Programme is a chance for young people to gain an insight into the workings of the different departments…

Blog post Trainee actor wanted Friday 4 October 2019

Our trainee programme at Young Storyhouse is expanding. We are currently auditioning trainee actors for Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale,…

News Margaret Johnson on Chatter and Natter Friday 4 October 2019

Next time you spot Margaret Johnson sitting in The Kitchen, why not pull up a chair and say hello?

News Storyhouse – volunteer Martyn Harris Wednesday 2 October 2019

When Storyhouse first opened, Martyn Harris knew he wanted to get involved and give something back to the city he calls home.

News Kaleidoscope Pride Parade Monday 30 September 2019

Chester has hosted its first ever Disability Pride Parade. Over 100 people were part of the parade from Storyhouse to…

Blog post Interview with the Director and the Choreographer of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde Sunday 29 September 2019

Director Psyche Stott Choreographer Paul Bayes Kitcher What inspired you to take on this classic tale? Psyche: I knew of the…

Blog post Rehearsal Diary: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde Sunday 29 September 2019

Delve into the world of theatre rehearsals with this rehearsal diary, written by Sarah Richardson, Assistant Director of The Strange…

News The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde cast announced! Friday 6 September 2019

We’re excited to announce the case of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Natasha Bain is Lady…

Blog post How to Upcycle pt 3: Shirt to Bag Monday 2 September 2019

Our Young Content Coordinator, Maddie, completes her series of step-by-step guides on how to transform your old items of clothes…

Blog post ‘Pain and Glory’: What makes us who we are? Sunday 25 August 2019

This week sees Pedro Almodóvar’s latest feature Pain and Glory roll into the cinema here at Storyhouse. One of our…

Blog post The story of Kaleidoscope Thursday 15 August 2019

The third annual Kaleidoscope Festival takes place at Storyhouse this autumn with seven action-packed days celebrating the talents of city…

News Storyhouse joins The Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize Wednesday 14 August 2019

Storyhouse was thrilled to be have been approached by The Guardian to select a book for the Not the Booker Prize award.

Blog post Storyhouse Young Programmers: Our North Wednesday 14 August 2019

  This year the Young Programmers team here at Storyhouse have been tasked with putting together the annual Our North…

News Meet the Digital Buddies! Wednesday 7 August 2019

There’s a technological revolution afoot at Storyhouse – and it’s bringing young and old together to change lives for the…

Blog post Storyhouse Young Leaders Monday 5 August 2019

Five years ago, artistic director Alex Clifton went to chat to a group of young people from Chester about what…

Blog post An LGBTQ+ Guide to Chester Thursday 1 August 2019

Here at Storyhouse we are proud to be an inclusive space for people of all genders and sexuality. With Pride…

Blog post The Dead Don’t Die: Zombies aren’t the problem. We are. Thursday 1 August 2019

The Dead Don’t Die runs here at Storyhouse cinema from Friday 9 August- Wednesday 14 August. One of our Young…

Blog post Library Review: Sewing Books Friday 26 July 2019

Our Young Content Creator Maddie has a keen passion for crafts, particularly sewing. Here she guides us through some of…

Blog post New British Cinema: Lessons for filmmakers Friday 26 July 2019

New British Cinema here at Storyhouse is part of our mission to showcase the best of new independent homegrown films,…

Blog post National Lottery Cinema Day Wednesday 24 July 2019

We’re inviting you to join us and see a film on Lotto at Storyhouse on Sunday 25 August 2019 to be a part of the National Lottery Cinema Day.

Blog post Brand-new stage for disabled performers announced for this year’s Chester Pride Monday 22 July 2019

Storyhouse’s Kaleidoscope programme that celebrates disability will have a stage at this year’s Chester Pride, taking place Saturday 10 August….

Blog post Storyhouse has appointed two new board members Thursday 11 July 2019

The multi-award-winning theatre cinema and library has bolstered its board of directors with the appointment of two new board members….

Blog post 10 facts about Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre! Wednesday 3 July 2019

This summer will be Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre’s 10th Birthday!  Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre opened with Much Ado…

Blog post Power of performance helps Chester woman combat anxiety Monday 1 July 2019

Power of performance helps Chester woman combat anxiety   Storyhouse’s residence company Fallen Angels Dance Theatre (FADT) exists to support…

News Storyhouse’s Great Get Together events bring communities together in memory of Jo Cox MP Wednesday 26 June 2019

Communities came together in a display of unity during last week’s Great Get Together at Storyhouse, organised in partnership with…

Blog post Interview with the director of The Borrowers Saturday 22 June 2019

Robert Shaw Cameron is directing The Borrowers at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre this summer. How are you bringing this…

News First ever Educating Creatively Conference at Storyhouse. Friday 21 June 2019

A stellar line-up of speakers has been announced for the first ever Educating Creatively Conference at Storyhouse. The conference programmed…

Blog post We Are All Gloria Bell Thursday 20 June 2019

Coming to the Storyhouse cinema this week is Gloria Bell, the story of a middle aged divorcee (Julianne Moore) who…

Blog post How to Upcycle pt 2: Jeans to Dungarees Thursday 13 June 2019

Our Young Content Creator Maddie continues her series of step-by-step guides on how to upcycle your old clothes. In this…

Blog post Once more unto the breach: Henry V today. Monday 3 June 2019

Art doesn’t only imitate life – at times it holds a mirror up to it and comments on it too….

Blog post Howard Ashman: A Queer Legacy Not to be Forgotten Friday 31 May 2019

On the 6th May, 1982 at a small theatre in New York City, a booming voice, reminiscent of God (or…

Blog post How to Upcycle pt 1: Shorts to Crop Top Friday 31 May 2019

In this article, one of our Young Content Creators Maddie talks us through her passion for upcycling clothes with a…

Blog post Interview with Henry V himself – Joseph Millson Thursday 30 May 2019

He has sat among the audience in Grosvenor Park’s theatrical faerie ring, and now actor Joseph Millson is stepping on…

Blog post New British Cinema: Pond Life Q&A with Director Tuesday 21 May 2019

On 15 May, Storyhouse hosted a screening of Pond Life and a Q&A with the director Bill Buckhurst who previously…

Blog post How To: Keep Your Houseplants Alive (Without a Human Sacrifice) Tuesday 21 May 2019

How To: Keep Your Houseplants Alive (Without a Human Sacrifice) By Jon Paul Roberts Are you having trouble keeping your…

Blog post Community casting call for Henry V and Twelfth Night Tuesday 21 May 2019

Interested in performing in one of this year’s Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre’s Shakespeare productions, celebrating the 10th year of…

Blog post New British Cinema: Old Boys Q&A with Director Friday 17 May 2019

On 9 May, Storyhouse hosted a screening of Old Boys and a Q&A with the director, Toby MacDonald. One of…

Blog post Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre full company announced! Friday 17 May 2019

We’re excited to announce the Rep Company for this summer’s Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Performing in the company are:…

Blog post Storyhouse Women Weekend Poem Monday 29 April 2019

This poem was written by Storyhouse Women poet-in-residence Lianne Futia throught Storyhouse Women Weekend, and performed and the Weekend Round-Up….

Blog post Storyhouse and Chester Samaritans Wednesday 24 April 2019

Storyhouse in Chester and Chester Samaritans have been awarded funding for a project by the Tesco’s Bags of Help Scheme designed to…

Blog post Community Group of the Week: Guided Self-Help Wednesday 24 April 2019

Please note: photograph is of Ani, GP for Guided Self-Help, not interviewee. Every Tuesday at 1.30pm, Storyhouse hosts a drop-in…

Blog post Trainee actors needed for Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre! Sunday 14 April 2019

We are looking for four trainee actors for our Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Productions this summer! Storyhouse is proud…

News Introducing: Storyhouse Cabaret! Friday 5 April 2019

We’re launching our first ever Storyhouse Cabaret! Storyhouse will stage a day of sparkling variety and cabaret put together exclusively…

News No Outsiders at Storyhouse Saturday 30 March 2019

Explore the No Outsiders immersive book collection from 29 March – 12 April. In partnership with Cheshire Academies Trust the…

News Little Shop of Horrors cast announced! Friday 29 March 2019

We’re excited to announce the cast for Little Shop of Horrors taking place from 10 May – 2 June. The…

News Joseph Millson will be Henry V at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre! Friday 22 March 2019

Joseph Millson confirmed as Henry V at Chester’s Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre this summer. The Last Kingdom actor will perform as the…

Blog post Young Film Programmers Takeover! Friday 22 March 2019

Here are a few words from Matt, who is part of Young Film Programmers: Storyhouse Young Programmers will take over…

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 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 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…

News Little Shop of Horrors to celebrate Storyhouse’s 2nd Birthday! Sunday 10 February 2019

Storyhouse announced today that a new production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s musical Little Shop of Horrors will run…

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’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…

News General Auditions for BAME actorsand those based in Staffordshire or Cheshire Thursday 10 January 2019

The New Vic Theatre and Storyhouse are hosting general auditions for BAME actors and those with a Staffordshire or Cheshire…

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…

Blog post Meet Toto(s)! Monday 3 December 2018

It was a long and gruelling audition process, but we think we’ve found the perfect Totos that Chester has to…

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 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…

Blog post Fresh from the Fringe! Tuesday 13 November 2018

Coming up this month in Storyhouse’s Garret Theatre and Bar (fourth floor!) are an eclectic collection of performers and shows…

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…

Blog post Chester Literature Festival 2018 – which event is for you? Wednesday 31 October 2018

Chester Literature Festival 2018 Storyhouse’s annual festival of words and ideas returns, with its biggest line-up yet! Speakers including best-selling authors,…

Blog post Chester Literature Festival: The Natural World Wednesday 31 October 2018

Lucy Siegle: Turning The Tide On Plastic Sunday 18 November, 2pm Every year, enough plastic is thrown away to circle…

Blog post Young Marketers Thursday 25 October 2018

young marketers If you are aged 14-25 and are looking to gain an insight in to a marketing department in…

Blog post Reading Hacks Thursday 25 October 2018

Reading Hacks will be back in summer 2020. Check back here! Aged 14-24? Love reading? Want to help run activities…

Blog post BFI Film Academy Thursday 25 October 2018

Applications are now OPEN! Until 5 October. British Film Institute Film Academy is a week-long film-making course (during half-term) at…

Blog post Young Film Programmers Thursday 25 October 2018

Applications are open! Until midnight on Sunday 3 November.  Young Film Programmers will return in November 2019 and run until…

Blog post Young Company 17-25 Thursday 25 October 2018

Would you like to tell, make, and share stories? Young Company is for people interested in making, seeing and learning…

Blog post Young Company 14-16 Thursday 25 October 2018

Would you like to tell, make, and share stories? Young Company is for people interested in making, seeing and learning…

Blog post Young Leaders 14-17 Thursday 25 October 2018

If you are aged 14-17 and are looking to gain an insight in to the creative industry and discover what…

Blog post Young Leaders 18-25 Thursday 25 October 2018

If you are aged 18-25 and are looking to gain an insight in to the creative industry and discover what…

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 Things You Might Not Know About The Library Friday 12 October 2018

To celebrate Libraries Week across the country, here’s 15 things you might now know about the library at Storyhouse. 1….

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….

News Dancers needed for The Wizard of Oz! Saturday 15 September 2018

Storyhouse is proud to support local performers and emerging talent in Cheshire and the surrounding areas. We want to create…

Blog post Disability takes centre stage with film, dance, comedy and poetry Wednesday 12 September 2018

Disability takes centre stage with film, dance, comedy and poetry

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 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 A wardrobe in the park… Tuesday 10 July 2018

Thérèse Denis has been costume and wardobe supervisor at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre since 2012. How did you get…

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…

Blog post Interview with Jess Curtis, designer of The Crucible Wednesday 20 June 2018

We interviewed Jess Curtis, the designer of the set and costumes for #MadeByStoryhouse’s The Crucible. Tell us about your inspirations…

Blog post Creative activities at The Great Get Together Wednesday 20 June 2018

The Great Get Together is a festival inspired by Jo Cox’s belief that we have more in common than that…

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…

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 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 needs community chorus for Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre! Monday 14 May 2018

Community chorus needed for Much Ado About Nothing and The Tempest. Interested in performing in either of our Shakespeare plays…

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…

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 Storyhouse appoints new chair of the board Friday 4 May 2018

Storyhouse today announces that Peter Mearns has been appointed as the new Chair of its Board, taking up his appointment on 14…

Blog post Storyhouse is almost one! Tuesday 24 April 2018

It’s not long until Storyhouse’s first birthday! On Friday 11 May, we want to celebrate with you! We want to…

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 Award-winning choreographer joins A Little Night Music Sunday 8 April 2018

Yukiko Masui is choreographing Storyhouse’s new lavish stage version of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music. Yukiko, an award-winning dancer…

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…

Blog post Storyhouse Young Leaders host A Journey Through Time Thursday 22 March 2018

Storyhouse Young Leaders have created, organised and hosted a free history-themed event for children at Storyhouse. Storyhouse’s Young Leaders programme…

Blog post Ballroom Dancers needed for A Little Night Music! Monday 12 March 2018

We need dancers for this summer’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music! Storyhouse is proud to support local…

News Gangsta Granny are looking for a dancer to perform at Storyhouse! Friday 2 March 2018

Gangsta Granny are looking for a local female dancer aged 18+ to join the cast of David Walliams’s hit shows…

News Storyhouse needs trainee actors for the summer! Thursday 15 February 2018

Please note: the deadline for applications has now passed. Stay tuned for more opportunities! Trainee Actors at Storyhouse Storyhouse is…

Blog post Studies Of The Heart – a film festival by Storyhouse’s Young Film Programmers Wednesday 17 January 2018

Storyhouse’s Young Film Programmers have curated a film festival, to take place as a series of screenings at Storyhouse’s cinema…

Blog post Bookings just got better! Tuesday 9 January 2018

We’ve recently made some changes to our Box Office system to make your booking experience easier, better and more intuitive….

Blog post Christmas Opening Hours Thursday 14 December 2017

Christmas Opening Hours Christmas Eve Storyhouse closes at 8pm, The Kitchen’s food service finishes at 6.30pm, The Kitchen’s bar service finishes…

Blog post Book Club winners for 2018! Thursday 14 December 2017

We asked you to vote for what we’d be reading for our monthly Book Club in 2018, and the results are in!…

News Storyhouse nominated for Best Theatre Building in The Stage Awards. Thursday 14 December 2017

The world’s oldest and best theatre publication, The Stage, has announced the shortlist for its annual industry awards, celebrating success…

Blog post Vote for Book Club Reading List Monday 4 December 2017

News Summer 2018 Season Announced! Thursday 30 November 2017

Storyhouse has today announced details of its 2018 summer season, both inside at Storyhouse and outdoors at Grosvenor Park Open…

News New dates added for The Secret Seven! Tuesday 14 November 2017

Chester’s Christmas Market is almost ready, the Christmas lights are set to be turned on, and The Secret Seven have…

News Hollie McNish is turning Storyhouse into a poetry book! Thursday 9 November 2017

Hollie McNish is Artist in Residence for the Chester Literature Festival and is turning Storyhouse into a poetry book. Between…

Blog post The Secret Seven have arrived! Thursday 9 November 2017

The Secret Seven have arrived at Storyhouse and rehearsals are underway for Storyhouse’s first ever Christmas show! Who wants to…

News First ever BFI Virtual Reality Film Academy is held at Storyhouse! Wednesday 1 November 2017

Storyhouse hosted the first ever Virtual Reality Film Academy, from the British Film Institute, this week! BFI Film Academies across…

Blog post Alice in Wonderland’s Alice returns for The Secret Seven! Friday 6 October 2017

Rebecca Birch, star of the summer season’s Alice in Wonderland, is to return for The Secret Seven! We interviewed her…

News Members of the community needed for The Secret Seven! Friday 6 October 2017

Perform in The Secret Seven – Storyhouse’s first ever Christmas show! Our Community Chorus – made up of members of…

News The Secret Seven cast announced! Monday 25 September 2017

We’re excited to announce the cast for the world’s first major stage adaptation of Enid Blyton’s The Secret Seven – coming to Storyhouse this…

News Chester Literature Festival 2017 announced! Friday 15 September 2017

Poets Hollie McNish and Lemn Sissay, broadcasters Jeremy Vine and Pam Ayres top the bill alongside a raft of novelists, bloggers, playwrights,…

Blog post Become a Storyhouse Trustee! Tuesday 4 July 2017

Storyhouse is looking to appoint two further trustees to its board of trustees. Storyhouse is a major UK theatre and combined…

Blog post Storyhouse hosts Great Get Together Thursday 15 June 2017

Storyhouse will host a day of events and activities to bring people together in memory of MP Jo Cox. The occasion…

News A Midsummer Night’s Dream Opening Sold Out! Friday 9 June 2017

Opening shows for Alex Clifton’s riotous A Midsummer Night’s Dream have now SOLD OUT, with 2,500 tickets gone in a…

News Hollie McNish announced as resident artist of Chester Literature Festival at Storyhouse Thursday 8 June 2017

Storyhouse can today reveal that Hollie McNish, winner of this year’s Ted Hughes Prize for Poetry will join them as resident…

Blog post The Beggar’s Opera reviews Thursday 25 May 2017

Storyhouse’s inaugural production, rewritten to celebrate the opening of Chester’s brand new theatre, The Beggar’s Opera, has been reviewed by the…

Blog post Storyhouse welcomes 10,000 in first weekend Thursday 25 May 2017

On Thursday 11 May, Storyhouse opened its doors for the very first time! At 8am, Storyhouse’s doors were unlocked for…

News Storyhouse’s first cinema listings announced! Sunday 30 April 2017

Cinema is coming back to the heart of the Odeon! Storyhouse’s new boutique 100-seat cinema will screen a range of…

News Rep company visit Storyhouse theatre for the first time Wednesday 26 April 2017

The largest rep company in the UK outside the RSC or National Theatre have visited the Storyhouse stage. 26 actors,…

News Casting call for Julius Caesar Thursday 20 April 2017

Community casting call for Julius Caesar Directed by Loveday Ingram Interested in performing in one of our opening shows at…

News Be a part of Storyhouse community launch event Wednesday 19 April 2017

Storyhouse is opening this May, with the help of 300 primary school-aged children, local organisations and performers, who will come…

News Open call to the community to be part of Storyhouse Wednesday 12 April 2017

Opening 11 May, Storyhouse combines a theatre, library and cinema and will present a year-round programme of theatre, music, literature,…

Blog post Volunteer Role Monday 3 April 2017

Storyhouse Volunteer Role Description We pride ourselves on our well-known, friendly approach to customers. The customer service volunteer team plays…

News Storyhouse announces season of music Sunday 2 April 2017

Storyhouse has announced a season of concerts that will be staged in May and June in the eagerly awaited new…

News Storyhouse reveals new rep company for opening season Tuesday 28 March 2017

Meet the cast for Storyhouse’s inaugural in-house company, who will perform the opening four productions. A gender-balanced group of 26 actors, two trainees…

News WOW Chester launched on International Women’s Day Thursday 9 March 2017

WOW – Women of the World Chester, 20-21 May 2017, will see leading female voices from across the region discuss,…

Jobs Storyhouse Recruitment Open Day: Friday 3 March Thursday 16 February 2017

We are looking for more than 80 people to join the team in time for the grand opening of Storyhouse in May….

News Principal Sponsor MBNA gets sneak peek inside UK’s biggest cultural development outside London Thursday 12 January 2017

Principal Sponsor MBNA gets sneak peek inside UK’s biggest cultural development outside London MBNA representatives have enjoyed a special tour…

News WayWord, the family festival produced by Storyhouse returns this February half-term. Thursday 12 January 2017

WayWord Festival returns for 2018 – this time in Storyhouse!  Find out more…

News Storyhouse Young Film Programmers News Wednesday 11 January 2017

  Storyhouse are leading a project with young film enthusiasts to teach them the skills to become film programmers, curators,…

News Book Club 2017: the results are in! Tuesday 13 December 2016

We asked you to vote for what we’d be reading for our monthly Book Club in 2017, and the results…

News School Children Choose Storyhouse Library Colours Thursday 17 November 2016

School children from St Clare’s Catholic Primary in Lache, Chester have chosen the colours for the city’s brand new Storyhouse…

News Chester Library is moving to Storyhouse Wednesday 16 November 2016

Cheshire West and Chester Library service together with Storyhouse are hosting drop-in sessions to inform the public about the exciting…

News WOW – Women of the World festival is coming to Chester Tuesday 1 November 2016

WOW – Women of the World festival is coming to Chester WOW festival was launched at London’s Southbank Centre in…

News Storyhouse Opening Shows Announced Thursday 20 October 2016

STORYHOUSE ANNOUNCES OPENING SHOWS Storyhouse – Chester’s brand new £37m theatre, cinema and library has announced the first shows for…