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Guided Walking Tours of Chester with the Guild of Chester Tour Guides

1 November 2018 - 1 September 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)
until 21 January 2019
Your guide will lead you on a captivating journey through 2,000 years of history, taking in all the main sites along the way, including the Rows, Walls, River and the exterior of the Cathedral.

The Victorian Way of Death

22 January @ 2.30pm - 4.00pm
From horse-drawn hearses to jet jewellery, the Victorians lavished much more money on their funerals than on their weddings.

Voices from the Holocaust

23 January @ 7.30pm - 8.30pm
A moving opportunity to see and discuss original correspondence written by prisoners while they were living and, often, dying in Second World War Nazi concentration camps including Auschwitz, Dachau and Theresienstadt.

Café Crafts

24 January @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Join Tracey Todhunter, freelance knitwear designer and author of Woman’s Weekly Guide to Crochet, for an afternoon of craft and chat in our 1940s café.

Craft and Chat

25 January @ 10.30am - 12.30pm
Meet like-minded crafters, learn a new skill, and enjoy a cup of tea in the relaxed setting of Weaver Hall Museum’s café.

Craft and Chat

25 January @ 10.30am - 12.30pm
Meet like-minded crafters, learn a new skill, and enjoy a cup of tea in the relaxed setting of Weaver Hall Museum’s café.

Tea and Talk: Liquid Pleasures

30 January @ 3.00pm - 4.00pm
Coffee, chocolate and tea were introduced to Britain in the 17th century. This talk looks at the social history of these new drinks and the effects they’ve had then and since.

To Kill a King: The Regicide of Charles I

30 January @ 7.30pm - 8.30pm
At 2pm, on Tuesday 30 January 1649, King Charles I stepped onto a wooden scaffold outside Whitehall’s Banqueting House, knelt down in front of an audience of thousands and was publicly beheaded as a traitor.

Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoons

1 February @ 3.00pm - 4.30pm
For those who enjoy a ‘quieter’ visit to the museum, including people living with autism, their families and carers.

Charles Kingsley: Christian Socialist and Natural Historian

5 February - 10 December
This exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Kingsley (1819-1875).
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