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Going the Distance: 480 Years of Racing at the Roodee

1 June - 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.

Lion Masks

30 July @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Using the stone carving in the museum’s portrait of Prince Charles as inspiration, create your own mask to take home.

Make a Rainbow

31 July @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Help to create rainbow, which will hang from our first floor landing.

Make your own Masterpiece

1 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Take inspiration from our Open Art Exhibition and create your own masterpiece to take home.

Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoons

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

Hobby Horses

6 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Chester is well known for its racecourse and love of horses.  Join us and make your own horse to race on.

Race Day Hats

7 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Make and decorate your own stylish race day hat.

Victorian Parasols

13 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Make a large fixed paper parasol and decorate it with lace, just as the Victorians liked to ornament their parasols.

Shiny Beetle Bags

14 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Take inspiration from our WonderFull exhibition and make your own iridescent bag to take home.

Cuneiform Tablets

15 August @ 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Come and make your own clay tablet with your name on it in cuneiform.
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