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

1 September 2017 - 1 September 2018
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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.

Irish Presbyterians and the Union: a pre-history, 1791-1829

11 October @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Irish unionism is once more in the news, in particular the politics of the Democratic Unionist Party with its origins in Ian Paisley’s brand of Presbyterian militancy.

The open-air school, its gardens and child health in early 20th- century Britain

18 October @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
In 1945 a visitor to the Cropwood Open-Air School in Worcestershire described how ‘the sleep-time garden might be the envy of princes, with its fountain in the midst of a green lawn, so that the children took their naps amid the soothing, somnolent plash of falling water’.

Fasten Your Seatbelts

21 October - 29 October
To celebrate the amazing Wales Rally GB returning to Chester we have an exclusive display of historic Chester Rally memorabilia on show.

A Better Future for the World: Ethiopia, Somalia and the establishment of the United Nations

25 October @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
The countries of the Horn of Africa played an important role in the history of the United Nations.

Techne: Creating Art

3 November 2017 - 4 February 2018
This exhibition celebrates the making of art through the work of five artists – Chris Bebbington (photography), Greg Fuller (printmaking and drawing), Tom Hignett (digital), Tabitha Jussa (photography) and Chris Millward (sculpture).

Home from the Front

4 November - 3 December
What was accessing medical assistance like before the NHS? The University of Chester’s Riverside Museum explores this through the experiences of a returning soldier from the First World War.

The Impressionists and their World: a New Study Day with Adrian Sumner

11 November @ 10.30am - 3.30pm
Looking at the French Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, and the artistic hothouse in which they flourished during the heady years of the Belle Époque in Paris.

Right Here, Right Now: 21st-Century Art

25 November 2017 - 8 May 2018
The 21st century ‘comes of age’ in 2018. Arranged around the themes of people and animals, landscapes and buildings, still life, faith and abstraction, the exhibition celebrates the quality and diversity of art made since the year 2000.

A Christmas Carol: A Folk Opera

7 December @ 7.30pm - 9.30pm
The musical duo GreenMatthews bring you a brand-new retelling of the best-loved Yuletide adventure of them all, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
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