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Letters Home: Communications on the Front

20 July - 16 November
This poignant exhibition displays the collections gathered during the last four years during the Cheshire Great War Roadshows and reveals communications with the Front.

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

1 November 2018 - 1 September 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)
until 15 November 2018
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.

Sacrifice, Sorrow and Salvation: The Grosvenor Family, Eaton Hall and the Great War

15 November @ 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Louise Benson, Archivist for the Eaton Estate, relates the story of the Grosvenor family during the Great War.

Explore your Archive: What a Liberty!

17 November @ 10.30am - 3.30pm
Tales from the manor court rolls – from the struggle for control between church and city to bad language and betting in Boughton!

Tombs and Memorials in Chester Cathedral

19 November @ 11.00am - 12.00pm
Join Nick Fry, the cathedral’s Bedesman, for a look at some of the memorials and those commemorated in Chester Cathedral, ranging from tobacconists, aristocrats and candle merchants to the armed services and everything in between.

Funeral Fashions in Britain 1894-1998

22 November @ 7.00pm - 8.00pm
The Newman Brothers factory in Birmingham made the finest quality coffin furniture for just over 100 years, before its closure and subsequent rescue as the Coffin Works museum.

The Britishness of British Art: A Study Day with Adrian Sumner

24 November @ 10.00am - 3.30pm
Explore the astonishing breadth and depth of British art from the Neolithic to the world of tomorrow with this day of magnificently-illustrated lectures.

Tea and Talk: The History of the Working Class Movement Library

28 November @ 3.00pm - 4.00pm
The Working Class Movement Library in Salford is recognised internationally as one of Britain’s most important collections of working class history.

The Medieval Cemeteries of Poulton

29 November @ 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Excavations at Poulton, a multi-period archaeological site just outside Chester, have uncovered evidence of human population spanning thousands of years from the Iron Age through to the modern period.

Friends Film Night ‘The Post’

29 November @ 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Katherine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper. Along with editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to expose a massive government cover-up and risks career and life to do so. Based on a true story.
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