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Grosvenor Museum

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27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
01244 972197http://grosvenormuseum.westcheshiremuseums.co.uk/

Upcoming Events

February 2020
£8.00

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

1 February - 31 October
|Recurring Event (See all)
until 22 February 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.

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Treasure

1 February - 22 March

Why do we value certain things and want to keep them, hoard them, show them off and hand them down?

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Made in Chester: Art by Nicky Thompson

1 February - 15 March

The Grosvenor Museum is delighted to display the new series of 1930s-style art pieces featuring iconic Chester views.

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£2.00

Social Butterflies

22 February @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Crochet, knit, collage or craft a butterfly to add to our big Social Butterflies installation!

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Say what?

29 February - 23 March

From the earliest times, humans have needed to communicate. It’s been a long journey from simple cave paintings to complex satellites out in space. The Museum’s Learning Team have been working with Dorin Park Special School to create a fun exhibiton about communication in all of its diverse forms, such as Makaton and Braille.

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March 2020
£3.00

The hidden history of plants in the Stone Age

4 March @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm

With Dr Barry Taylor- We associate the early human past with the use of stone tools but it was plants that provided many of the materials of daily life. From nettle cord fishing lines or birch bark containers to elm bows and lime canoes, early prehistoric communities made use of a wide range of plants, often using certain species for specific tasks.

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£3.00

Café Crafts

5 March @ 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.

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Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoons

6 March @ 3.00pm - 4.30pm

For those who enjoy a ‘quieter’ visit to the museum, including people living with autism, their families and carers.

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£2.00

Museum Explorers

9 March @ 9.50am - 11.00am

Especially for ages 2-4, although younger siblings are also welcome.

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£3.00

Forgotten in Britain? Remembering the German Dead of the two World Wars

11 March @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm

With Professor Tim Grady- Almost 7,000 Germans – military and civilians – were laid to rest in Britain during the two World Wars. The British initially buried these dead in cemeteries scattered throughout the country, including in Chester.

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£2.00

Museum Explorers

13 March @ 9.50am - 11.00am

Especially for ages 2-4, although younger siblings are also welcome.

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£3.00

Change in a Historic Landscape: The Lost Buildings of Port Sunlight

18 March @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm

With Dr Rebecca Andrew- Founded in the 19th century by William Hesketh Lever, to house ‘Sunlight Soap’ factory workers, Port Sunlight is a thriving tourist destination, containing 900 Grade II listed buildings.

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£3.00

Café Crafts

19 March @ 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.

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April 2020
£3.00

Café Crafts

2 April @ 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.

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Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoons

3 April @ 3.00pm - 4.30pm

For those who enjoy a ‘quieter’ visit to the museum, including people living with autism, their families and carers.

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Vibrant City: Multicultural Chester

4 April - 28 June

For nearly two thousand years, Chester has been enriched by people and ideas from Britain, Europe, Asia and beyond. Early Cestrians included Roman soldiers from Ukraine, Vikings from Norway who ran a mint on Lower Bridge Street, and Medieval traders from all over the Mediterranean.

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£2

Easter activities

7 April - 16 April

Easter bonnets, egg hunts, dragons, unicorns and much more!!

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£2

Make do and Mend

14 April @ 3.00pm - 4.30pm

An afternoon of tea and rag rug making! Dementia – Inclusive

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£3.00

Café Crafts

16 April @ 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.

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Children’s Ghost Tour

25 April @ 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Children’s Ghost Tour guided walk with Tour Guide Ann Coward Meet at the Visitor Information Centre, Town Hall Square 5.30-7.00pm. Adult ticket £8, pay guide on day, but booking essential on 01244 972115. Walk for children under twelve years old, accompanied by an adult. Not a scary tour. This tour includes steps. Up to two children go free with a responsible adult.

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Grosvenor Park Archaeological Excavation

30 April - 29 May

Visit Grosvenor park annual archaeology students training dig!

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£3.00

Café Crafts

30 April @ 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.

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May 2020

Grosvenor Museum ‘Quiet’ Afternoons

1 May @ 3.00pm - 4.30pm

For those who enjoy a ‘quieter’ visit to the museum, including people living with autism, their families and carers.

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£2

VE Day

8 May

Activities for all the family!

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£2.00

Museum Explorers

11 May @ 9.50am - 11.00am

Especially for ages 2-4, although younger siblings are also welcome.

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£3.00

Café Crafts

14 May @ 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.

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£2

May Half-term activities

26 May - 28 May

Be a spy, make your own mini garden, helmet or headdress!

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£3.00

Café Crafts

28 May @ 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.

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