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

1 February - 1 September
|Recurring Event (See all)
until 27 March 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.

CALL TO ARTISTS – THE GROSVENOR MUSEUM’S OPEN ART EXHIBITION

1 February - 27 April
Chester’s Grosvenor Museum announces its 13th Open Art Exhibition. This will present the best in contemporary art from the region, giving artists in the area a chance to show their work and providing a diverse and stimulating exhibition for the public.

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

2 March - 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.

Dead Normal: A Pop-Up Archive

27 March
Horrible Handwriting! Decipher a 17th-century remedy for the plague.

Ashes into Glass: Contemporary Commemorative Jewellery

28 March @ 7.00pm - 8.30pm
Ashes into Glass is the leading creator of ashes jewellery in the United Kingdom and worldwide. They produce fine jewellery for you to connect with your loved one by wearing it or just holding it in your hand.

Carry On with Cake

3 April @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Join us for a Carry On film, some cake, and a short talk on the importance of farce in British culture.

Café Crafts

4 April @ 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.

Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoons

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

The Story of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

11 April @ 2.00pm - 3.00pm
The Hospice of the Good Shepherd, which provides palliative and end of life care to people living with a progressive life limiting illness, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

Death is Not the End: Preparing for Eternity in Ancient Egypt

17 April @ 2.00pm - 3.00pm
The modern perception of ancient Egypt is that its inhabitants were morbidly obsessed with death.
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