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Northgate Street

Tel: 01244 409113

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Storyhouse is Chester’s brand new £37m theatre, library, cinema and arts centre. The restored and revitalised 1930s Odeon building now houses an 800-seat auditorium, a 200-seat studio theatre, a restaurant and two bars and a 100-seat boutique cinema.

Summer will see an opening season of four productions – The Beggar’s Opera, Alice in Wonderland, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Julius Caesar – from the team that brought you Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre – taking the atmosphere of the park and bringing it to the brand new stage. Autumn brings a season of nationally-acclaimed touring shows, spanning music, drama, comedy and dance. Christmas will also see a Storyhouse-produced production.

Alongside the stage, the100-seat cinema will feature a programme of screenings including the latest blockbuster releases, the best of British theatre live on screen, world cinema, classic films and more.

A programme of music will also fill the building with the likes of Manchester Camerata, Gran Caffe Venezia, Kabantu and Craig Charles.

Storyhouse has a spacious in-house ground floor restaurant and bar, accompanied by a separate upstairs bar with panoramic views of Chester. Chester Library has moved in and the books thread their way throughout the building, with a dedicated reading room and children’s den providing spaces for storytelling and imagination.

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




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    Recent Reviews:

    • relocatingBerkshire
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      We are so lucky in chester to have storyhouse
      5 of 5 stars
      Wonderful facility. Children's library is fab for kids a proper den and there really is something for everyone here. The food nice in cafe downstairs I had very nice salmon although not that cheap as... Read full review
    • monkswalesmold
      The Kitchen @ Storeyhouse
      5 of 5 stars
      Loved everything about our Tuesday evening visit to The Kitchen. Menu varied and interesting, particularly the children's menu which included pasta , chicken skewers, Welsh rarebit etc- not a chicken... Read full review
    • JDHChester
      Trip Type:
      Alice in wonderland
      5 of 5 stars
      What a fabulous performance today - it had children and adults alike enraptured. This was my first visit to theatre in Grosvenor park and I can't wait to book for another play. Read full review

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    Opening Times

    2017 (11 May 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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