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

1 April - 1 September
|Recurring Event (See all)
until 20 May 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.

David Ferry: The Invader’s Guide to the Museum (and other places)

1 April - 2 June
Guide books on travel, history, gardening, cooking, knitting have provided David Ferry with material for his collages that explore our national heritage. Alongside his prints and books, this exhibition gives alternative interpretations of the Grosvenor Museum’s collections, through David’s selected interventions throughout the museum.

Going the Distance: 480 Years of Racing at the Roodee

20 April - 6 October
Once likened to racing on ‘green velvet’ by jockey Lester Piggott, Chester’s hallowed Roodee turf is uniquely positioned at the heart of the city.

The Grosvenor Museum’s 13th Open Art Exhibition

10 May - 18 September
Discover the wealth of local creative talent in this diverse and stimulating exhibition, selected from hundreds of entries in open competition.

Cheshire’s Civil War: three months of action, three years of stalemate

22 May @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
In the second of three lectures examining the English civil war of 1642-46 in this region, Professor Peter Gaunt explores the civil war within Cheshire.

Britain in the Fifties

23 May @ 3.00pm - 4.30pm
A chance to enjoy a nostalgic look at Britain during the 1950s in the comfort of our Lecture Theatre. Film show, plus handling session with artefacts from the decade and 1950s-themed refreshements.

King of all Balloons

28 May @ 7.30pm - 10.00pm
Mark Davies’ talk will be full of the hot air as he describes the exciting event in 1785 when three manned balloon flights took off from the City of Chester.

North Wales’s Civil War: there’s a war on, but where’s the fighting?

29 May @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
In the third of three lectures examining the English civil war of 1642-46 in this region, Professor Peter Gaunt looks west, across the border, to reassess the standing and nature of royalism in northern and mid Wales.

North Wales’s Civil War: there’s a war on, but where’s the fighting?

29 May @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Professor Peter Gaunt looks at the standing and nature of royalism in northern and mid Wales during the civil war of 1642-46.

Café Crafts

30 May @ 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.
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