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Chester Races

Chester Races

Best places to shop and dine

Play in Chester

Chester is renowned for its rich history and heritage, amazing architecture and attractive cobbled streets providing a picture perfect setting for shopping, eating and drinking.

With a wealth of things to do, from the majestic city centre Cathedral to the picturesque Groves at the River Dee; from the Roman amphitheatre to walking the city walls - it really does pay to explore Chester. 

Chester also has a variety of exciting events taking place throughout the year for you to discover.

Check out our calendar of events offering you a detailed breakdown of what’s on in Chester through the year.

So, whatever you fancy – it’s time to experience Chester! 

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Number of results: 91

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  1. Add The Beggar's Opera to your Itinerary

    The Beggar's Opera

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    Performance

    Add The Beggar's Opera to your Itinerary

    The Beggar's Opera heralds Storyhouse's arrival with a bang. A filthy, hilarious version of the first ever popular musical, highwayman Mack the Knife juggles the affections of both Polly Peachum and Lucy Lockit in 18th century Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    11 May 2017to19 Aug 2017
  2. Add ARK Sculpture Exhibition to your Itinerary

    ARK Sculpture Exhibition

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    Exhibition

    Add ARK Sculpture Exhibition to your Itinerary

    ARK is the largest free to enter modern sculpture exhibition to be held in the North West of England and features 90 works of art by more than 50 celebrated sculptors including Damien Hirst and Antony Gormley. ARK is for everyone.

    Dates

    From:
    7 July 2017to15 Oct 2017
  3. Add Alice in Wonderland - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre to your Itinerary

    Alice in Wonderland - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

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    Performance

    Add Alice in Wonderland - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre to your Itinerary

    The team behind the much-loved shows The Wind in the Willows and Stig of the Dump bring you a heartfelt, joyful production of Lewis Carroll's classic tale.

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2017to20 Aug 2017
  4. Add Chester Castle Revealed  to your Itinerary

    Chester Castle Revealed

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    Participatory Event

    Add Chester Castle Revealed  to your Itinerary

    Chester Castle is reopening to visitors, who may wander around the site, explore the 12th century Agricola Tower and learn about the history of the Castle.

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2017to3 Sept 2017
  5. Add A Midsummer Night's Dream - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre to your Itinerary

    A Midsummer Night's Dream - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

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    Performance

    Add A Midsummer Night's Dream - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre to your Itinerary

    On midsummer night, four young lovers flee Athens and lose themselves in woodland wilderness, falling under the spell of the outrageous and unpredictable fairy king and queen and magical world.

    Dates

    From:
    21 July 2017to27 Aug 2017
  6. Add LEGO Brick Adventure Exhibition to your Itinerary

    LEGO Brick Adventure Exhibition

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    Participatory Event

    Add LEGO Brick Adventure Exhibition to your Itinerary

    Start your LEGO® brick adventure at Grosvenor Shopping Centre. Build your own creations in the brick pit or embark on a journey across the globe with the FREE adventure theme exhibition.

    Dates

    From:
    27 July 2017to1 Sept 2017
  7. Iconic Victoria & Albert Museum Pop Art in Print Exhibition

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    Event

    One of the pre-eminent national collections of Pop Art prints, primarily from the 1960s, will go on show at Chester’s former Library Building from 28th July – 22nd October, featuring some of the most famous works from the genre.

    Dates

    From:
    28 July 2017to22 Oct 2017
  8. Add Julius Caesar - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre to your Itinerary

    Julius Caesar - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

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    Performance

    Add Julius Caesar - Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre to your Itinerary

    In an age of political uncertainty and controversial leaders, Shakespeare's immortal thriller is given new relevance and a contemporary twist. Loyalty collides with ambition in the ultimate tale of popular leadership, rise to power and winning over...

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2017to27 Aug 2017
  9. Add Pride Celebrations to your Itinerary

    Pride Celebrations

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    Workshop

    Add Pride Celebrations to your Itinerary

    The Pride event takes over the castle to create a quiet acoustic area as part of their celebrations.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2017to19 Aug 2017
  10. Add ARK Masterclass | Chainsaw carving to your Itinerary

    ARK Masterclass | Chainsaw carving

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    Workshop

    Add ARK Masterclass | Chainsaw carving to your Itinerary

    As part of the ARK Public Education Programme, over the course of four weeks, local artist Simon O’Rourke will work with a tree trunk to create a sculpture of an angel.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2017to19 Aug 2017
    From:
    26 Aug 2017to26 Aug 2017
  11. Add ARK Workshop | Den Building to your Itinerary

    ARK Workshop | Den Building

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    Workshop

    Add ARK Workshop | Den Building to your Itinerary

    Using natural resources such as wood, sticks, leaves and mud, this workshop will equip attendees with the skills to build a communal shelter or den of their very own.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2017to19 Aug 2017
    From:
    26 Aug 2017to26 Aug 2017
  12. Add Moonlight Flicks - Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them to your Itinerary

    Moonlight Flicks - Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

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    Show / Display

    Add Moonlight Flicks - Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them to your Itinerary

    With JK Rowling as writer you are guaranteed a magical evening. Newt Scamander (Redmayne) is a young wizard arriving in New York from England with a strange cargo packed into his suitcase.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2017to19 Aug 2017
    From:
    22 Aug 2017to22 Aug 2017
  13. Add Chester Pride 2017 to your Itinerary

    Chester Pride 2017

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    Festival

    Add Chester Pride 2017 to your Itinerary

    Celebrating 5 years of Chester Pride.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2017to19 Aug 2017
  14. Add New Play Facilities Opening to your Itinerary

    New Play Facilities Opening

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    Fete / Fair

    Add New Play Facilities Opening to your Itinerary

    New play facilities opening at Water Towers Gardens. Official ribbon cutting, pop up cafe, additional children's activities. Everybody welcome. 

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2017to20 Aug 2017
  15. Add St George to your Itinerary

    St George

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    Performance

    Add St George to your Itinerary

    Russell Kirk brings you St George, an exciting performance with audience participation. Music, costumes, props and puppets included.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2017to20 Aug 2017
  16. Jac Butt Art Exhibition

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    Exhibition

    Jac Butt was born and raised in Manchester, spending happy times playing in the Northern streets, with, what she refers to today as the Little People (children) and the two up, two downs, displaying their Smokey Tops.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2017to21 Aug 2017
  17. Add Chester Vegan Festival to your Itinerary

    Chester Vegan Festival

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    Festival

    Add Chester Vegan Festival to your Itinerary

    The Queen Hotel and Carriage Shed will be hosting 80 stalls serving delicious homemade food, healthy drinks, quirky clothes and accessories, and speaking to you about their inspiring charities.

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2017to20 Aug 2017
  18. Add FREE Summer Film Screening - Beauty and the Beast to your Itinerary

    FREE Summer Film Screening - Beauty and the Beast

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    Show / Display

    Add FREE Summer Film Screening - Beauty and the Beast to your Itinerary

    Free screening of Disney live action Beauty and the Beast at The Grosvenor Museum, Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    22 Aug 2017to22 Aug 2017
  19. Add ARK Workshop | Felt Sculpture   to your Itinerary

    ARK Workshop | Felt Sculpture

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    Workshop

    Add ARK Workshop | Felt Sculpture   to your Itinerary

    This workshop is an introduction to felt making for beginners. Participants will work through the stages of making and produce simple pieces of their own.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Aug 2017to23 Aug 2017
    From:
    30 Aug 2017to30 Aug 2017
  20. Add ARK Lecture | Simon O’Rourke to your Itinerary

    ARK Lecture | Simon O’Rourke

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    Lecture

    Add ARK Lecture | Simon O’Rourke to your Itinerary

    The ARK Lecture series features some of the art world’s leading practitioners and academics.


    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2017to24 Aug 2017

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