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

1 July 2019 - 31 October 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)
until 24 January 2020
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 Public Archaeology of Treasure: The 5th University of Chester Archaeology Student Conference

31 January @ 9.30am - 4.30pm
Lecture Theatre Free. Archaeologists work with and debate treasure in legal, ethical and research terms. But what is ‘treasure’ and how is it understood in contemporary society? This conference will explore how public archaeologists foster education and engagement with treasure, but also critically evaluate treasure-related misconceptions, abuses, unethical and illegal practices. Can public archaeologists create new archaeological strategies and stories that promote the ethical, responsible and culturally respectful discussion of rare and unique items from the human past? Can they…

LBGT History Exhibition and Film festival

1 February - 1 March
Now in its third year Weaver Hall Museum hosts another exhibition and film festival organised by Silver Rainbows, a social network for older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Cheshire.

Café Crafts

6 February @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Join us for an afternoon of craft and chat in our 1940s café. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours. Everyone is welcome – whether you’re a master or a beginner.

Sir John Brunner

13 February @ 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Join Dr Diana Leitch MBE, FRSC to examine the life and achievements of Sir John Brunner.

Carry on Curating

19 February @ 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Back for a fourth time by popular demand, comedians will once again become curators and give fake academic talks on some of the objects in the Grosvenor Museum.

Café Crafts

20 February @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Join us for an afternoon of craft and chat in our 1940s café. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours. Everyone is welcome – whether you’re a master or a beginner.

Brine, steam and rust: industrial landscapes of Northwich

22 February - 1 June
An exhibition of paintings by Richard Edmunds, reflecting the powerful presence of Cheshire’s Industrial Age.

Social Butterflies

22 February @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Crochet, knit, collage or craft a butterfly to add to our big Social Butterflies installation!

THE JELLYMAN’S DAUGHTER

22 February @ 7.15pm - 10.00pm
Scottish duo The Jellyman’s Daughter lands squarely in the middle of an intriguing crossroads between bluegrass, post-rock, folk and soul. Mixing their unique vocal harmonies with wild and visceral cello, driving guitar and sweet mandolin, Emily and Graham write their songs together with a focus on doing something new.
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