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Chester Heritage Festival: Telling the story of our city and its people

22 June - 30 June
The city is the stage as walks, talks, films, exhibitions, workshops and special activities for young people bring Chester and its heritage to life.

The People of Roman Chester

26 June @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Lecture Theatre Free. A chance to learn about some of the people of Roman Chester – men and women, soldiers and civilians, young and old, slave and free. Dr Peter Carrington’s illustrated talk is based on the Grosvenor Museum’s internationally important collection of tombstones, followed by an optional tour of the Stories in Stone gallery. Part of Chester Heritage Festival

Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoon

6 July @ 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Aimed at those who enjoy a ‘quieter’ visit to the museum, including people living with autism and their families and carers.

Grosvenor Museums Explorers

16 July @ 10.00am - 11.00am
Join us for these exciting sessions based in our new Natural Cheshire gallery, aimed at ages 2-4 years.

Clay Shells

31 July @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Join us in making your very own clay shell to take home.

Voices from the Other Side

1 August @ 11.00am - 1.00pm
The Grosvenor Museum’s Youth Panel presents a light, sound and vision show to highlight Michael Sandle’s sculpture inspired by the 1982 Falklands War.

RAF Motto Badges

1 August @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Join us to make some 1980s-style RAF motto badges.

Rosettes for Race Day

2 August @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Celebrate the Chester Races with us by making your own rosette to wear and take home.

Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoon

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

Fans and Windmills

7 August @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
make a fan suitable for an important Dutch lady or a windmill just like those which Rembrandt might have seen from his window.
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