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Enter a world of half-term fun!
February’s WayWord Festival is back – in Storyhouse.

WayWord half-term Festival, previously held at Chester Town Hall, is moving to Storyhouse. From Saturday 17 February to Saturday 24 February, Storyhouse will be filled with activities; performances, family discos, musical tours of the world, film screenings on Storyhouse’s big screen, science shows, dance workshops and much more. Come and explore!

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Activities WayWord | Free Arts & Crafts
Today 10am; Tomorrow 10am; Thu 10am Fri 10am
The Kitchen

Free arts and crafts every day this half-term with WayWord!

Activities WayWord | Workshop: Songs from the Musicals
Today 10am
Garret Theatre

Come along to this special singing workshop, where you’ll learn the songs from the musicals!

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Activities WayWord | Workshop: Print Studio
Today 10am
The Den

Get creative this half-term and learn about different printing techniques to create your own work of art.

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Activities WayWord | Puzzle Room
The Den

You and your group will have to use all your detective skills to escape the Puzzle Room!

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Cinema Early Man (PG)
Today 1pm, 6pm; Tomorrow 1pm, 6pm Thu 1pm

Duration 1 hr 29 | Another brilliant family adventure from the creator of Wallace & Gromit, set at the dawn of time.

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Activities WayWord | Workshop: Hip Hop Dance
Today 2pm
Garret Theatre

Learn new moves and choreograph a hip-hop dance!

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WayWord Festival 2017

On Stage WayWord | A Musical Journey Around the Globe with Kabantu
Tomorrow 2.30pm

An hour long whistle-stop tour around the globe with the award-winning world music collective Kabantu. The perfect half-term musical treat with WayWord!

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On Stage WayWord | Jonny Duddle: The Pirates of Scurvy Sands
Fri 11am

Yo ho ho! Author and illustrator Jonny Duddle introduces his newest book The Pirates of Scurvy Sands by putting on an interactive pirate performance.

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On Stage WayWord | Sara Hirsch: Stand-up Poetry
Garret Theatre

Sara Hirsch (as seen on the BBC) has been both UK and European Poetry Slam Champion, and placed third in…

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On Stage WayWord | Willard Wigan
Garret Theatre

Learn about the huge talent behind the tiny art, as micro-artist Willard Wigan reveals the secrets behind his amazing sculptures!

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On Stage WayWord | The Science of Star Wars
Sat 2.30pm

Find out how strong the force is as we delve into the real-world science behind the intergalactic saga!

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WayWord Flicks | Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers & A Close Shave (U)
Tomorrow 4pm
The Kitchen

1 hr | WayWord Flicks | A classic double bill from Wallace & Gromit, featuring Shaun the Sheep, Preston and Feathers McGraw!

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