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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.

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.

Café Crafts

7 February @ 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.

An Apt Person for the Job: The Work of an Anatomical Pathology Technician

12 February @ 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Jane Ruskin began her career as an APT in 1980, aged just seventeen. Since then she has cared for many thousands of deceased patients, run a busy mortuary single-handed, assisted in many murder investigations, and sought to further aesthetic developments in the post-mortem process.

My Funny Valentine

13 February @ 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Join us for a romantic night with a difference! Comedians from up and down the country will become professors and comment on the museum’s collections, filling you in on what they actually are.

Make Do and Mend!

14 February @ 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join us for an afternoon of making, doing and mending, inspired by the creative resourcefulness of people during wartime.
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