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Storyhouse

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Northgate Street
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 2HQ

Tel: 01244 409113

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Storyhouse

About

Storyhouse is Chester’s multi award-winning £37m theatre, library, restaurant and cinema. The restored and revitalised 1930s Odeon building houses an 800-seat auditorium, a 150-seat studio theatre, a restaurant and two bars plus a 100-seat boutique, independent cinema. Alongside the building, Storyhouse run a series of festivals as well as Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre and Moonlight Flicks.

Theatre
During the autumn and spring, Storyhouse welcomes the best of the UK’s and international touring work, offering a programme of dance, opera, drama, comedy and music on the theatre’s 800-seat proscenium stage. In the summer and at Christmas-time, the theatre transforms into a 500 seat thrust stage, to present Storyhouse’s home produced shows.

Library
Storyhouse’s library weaves its way across the entire building. With dedicated reading rooms, spaces to meet and study and a  creative children’s library – the Den providing spaces for storytelling and imagination. 

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre
Storyhouse also produces the award winning Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre – every Summer a corner of Chester’s Victorian park is transformed into a unique theatre- in- the- round, with a programme of Shakespeare and adaptations of children’s classics. Plus The Chester Literature Festival every November, and WayWord festival in February half term – plus a series of music concerts and film festivals throughout the year.

The Kitchen 
Storyhouse’s restaurant The Kitchen has a menu celebrating the flavours of The Levant.  Located in the heart of Storyhouse, it is a spacious in-house ground floor restaurant and bar. The Garret bar, situated on the fourth floor, boasts panoramic views across Chester.

Click here to book tickets, or visit the Chester Visitor Information Centre.

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      79
    • Very Good
      27
    • Average
      9
    • Poor
      9
    • Terrible
      3

    Recent Reviews:

    • Janet H
      Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      The Secret Seven
      4 of 5 stars
      17/01/2018
      This production took my husband and I back to our childhood reading of Enid Blyton (we are both now senior citizens!). Yes we went to a matinee performance and were surrounded by 350 primary school... Read full review
    • Jo C
      Bangor, United Kingdom
      Wonderful small cinema in the middle of a huge library/theatre/cafe/restaurant!!! Genius!
      5 of 5 stars
      14/01/2018
      We went to the cinema but if we'd been in Chester longer we would like to have eaten at Storyhouse and gone to the theatre. Wonderful social space catering for everyone, all ages, all walks of life... Read full review
    • andy203Cheshire
      Cheshire
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      What an amazing place! & Fantastic show.
      5 of 5 stars
      11/01/2018
      I was lucky to win tickets to see the Secret Seven show. My (adult daughter & myself went, unfortunately due to illness there was only the two of us. ) The seats were amazing, and the layout of the... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    2018 (11 May 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

    Awards

    • Regional and MiscellaneousMC Large Visitor Attraction of the Year MC Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2017