We had a blast at WayWord!

We hope you enjoyed WayWord this half-term as much as we did!

Check out our image gallery and some rather special illustrations from February’s festival at Chester Town Hall.

Thank you to all crafters, makers, artists, creators, yogis, coders, gamers, storytellers, drummers, story-listeners, footballers, suffragettes, hula-hoopers, Find Fred-ers, rampaging Romans, dancers, comedians, mathematicians, zine-makers, ukelele-players, theme-tune singers, animation creators, den-builders puppeteers and volunteers!

Wednesday at WayWord

Cinema Arcadia (12A)

1 hr 28 | Scouring 100 years of archive footage, BAFTA-winner Paul Wright constructs an exhilarating study of the British people’s shifting — and contradictory — relationship to the land.

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Cinema The Piano (15)

2 hrs 1 | The 25th anniversary re-issue of Jane Campion’s acclaimed and multi-award-winning film. British composer Michael Nyman provided the hypnotic soundtrack.

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Cinema Fistful of Dollars (15)

1 hr 36 | Sergio Lenone’s classic ‘spaghetti western’ back on the big screen in a new 4K digital restoration with the unforgettable score by Ennio Morricone.

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Cinema Lift to the Scaffold (PG)

1 hr 28 | Louis Malle’s debut crime drama starring Jeanne Moreau as a femme fatale. Miles Davis composed and recorded the film’s original jazz score.

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Cinema Leave No Trace (PG)

1 hr 49 | A riveting and complex drama about an army vet living off-grid in the American Wilderness with his 13 year old daughter Tom. From the director of Winter’s Bone.

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Mary Shelley (12A)

2 hrs 1 | The biopic of Mary Shelly, 200 years on from the publication of her extraordinary novel Frankenstein.

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Sing (U)

1 hr 48 | In a world populated by animals a singing contest is launched in the hope of boosting the fortunes of an old theatre and its Koala bear owner.

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Cinema McQueen (15)

1 hr 51 | Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is told in this intimate documentary of McQueen’s own world, celebrating his profound influence.

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Cinema Ocean’s 8 (12A)

1 hr 50 | Debbie Ocean is ready to assemble the perfect all-woman team to pull off the diamond heist of a life-time. A stellar cast brings glitz, glamour and bags of style to the normally male-dominated genre.

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Cinema 2001: A Space Odyssey (U)

2 hrs 30 | The 50th anniversary re-issue of Stanley Kubrick’s ground-breaking science fiction. Touching on major themes of human existence, evolution, technology and artificial intelligence, this classic film still feels extremely modern.

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