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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

April 2022

Medieval Chester Retold

30 April - 9 July

Step into medieval Chester and discover the story of a complex and diverse medieval city, told through everyday objects from the West Cheshire Museum’s collections.

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May 2022

2D or not 2D…the Story of Art. Works by Adrian Sumner

23 May - 14 August

An exhibition of new paintings exploring how 2D art relates to other art. Designed to challenge, entertain, amuse and expand your mind.

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£2

Medieval Merriment

31 May @ 11.00am - 2.00pm
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Every day until 2 June 2022

Explore the medieval world with us, including parchment writing, scented tuzzy muzzys and tiles!

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June 2022
£2

Medieval Merriment

1 June @ 11.00am - 2.00pm
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Every day until 2 June 2022

Explore the medieval world with us, including parchment writing, scented tuzzy muzzys and tiles!

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£2

Medieval Merriment

2 June @ 11.00am - 2.00pm
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Every day until 2 June 2022

Explore the medieval world with us, including parchment writing, scented tuzzy muzzys and tiles!

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Café Crafts

2 June @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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£2

Royal Crafts

3 June @ 11.00am - 2.00pm
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Every day until 4 June 2022

Explore what it’s like to be a royal for the day!

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£2

Royal Crafts

4 June @ 11.00am - 2.00pm
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Every day until 4 June 2022

Explore what it’s like to be a royal for the day!

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£3.00

The Golden Age of Fairy Paintings

16 June @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm

…and the reasons you should always beware Fairy Gold, and shouldn’t go with Fairies. Beautiful, Seductive, Poisonous and Deadly.

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Café Crafts

16 June @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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Chester Heritage Festival- Lecture “Firm” Foundations

17 June @ 12.15pm - 1.45pm

A lunchtime lecture introducing some key aspects of Chester’s natural heritage: its geology and physical landscape.

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Chester Heritage Festival- Lecture 3 R’s Romans, Rows & Revival

18 June @ 11.15am - 12.30pm

An illustrated lecture to provide an introductory overview of three key aspects that help give Chester its distinctive sense-of-place.

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Chester Heritage Festival – Lecture 20th -Century Chester

18 June @ 2.15pm - 3.30pm

An illustrated lecture which considers some of the key developments and changes affecting Chester during the last century.

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£10.00

Heritage Festival – Festival Finale – For Crying Out Loud!

27 June @ 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Booking essential. Join Chester’s Town Crier, David Mitchell, for a colourful and potentially noisy evening. This show will feature some of the quirkier stories from Chester’s rich history together with the humorous adventures that befall a town crier. Tickets to be booked in advance: £10 and include interval drink.

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Café Crafts

30 June @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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July 2022

Festival for the Future: Family Film and GIANT Litter Pick

2 July @ 1.00pm - 5.00pm

We’re partnering with Eco Communities to help keep our community clean and plastic-free. Enjoy a family-friendly screening of Wall-E at the Grosvenor Museum before heading out on a litter pick at nearby Grosvenor Park.

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Festival for the Future: Sustainability Festival

9 July @ 10.30am - 5.00pm

Join us for a jam-packed day of sustainability and climate action!

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Festival for the Future: Open Mic Night

9 July @ 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Booking essential. Grab a drink from the Grosvenor Museum’s pop-up bar and enjoy a sensational evening of climate-themed performances, poems, readings, short plays and more.

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£3.00

A History of Comics, Comix and Graphic Novels

13 July @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm

The greatest creation of 20th Century visual art, or cheap trash which belongs in the bin?

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Object of the Month talk

14 July @ 1.00pm - 1.30pm

Join us for our lunchtime look at our behind the scenes work, this month focussing on some fascinating glass from our archaeology collections.

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Café Crafts

14 July @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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The BFG in Pictures

23 July - 2 October

Quentin Blake’s original illustrations from Roald Dahl’s much-loved story, in an exhibition curated by the artist himself.

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Storytelling

28 July @ 11.00am - 11.30am

To celebrate our BFG exhibition, younger visitors can enjoy a magical morning of storytelling in our whimsical giants’ cavern.

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Café Crafts

28 July @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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August 2022

Art Through Time

2 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Make a mini version of a painting in the style of an historic artist!

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2D or Not 2D

3 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Make your own box of stars full of 1D, 2D and 3D objects!

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Surrealist Museum

4 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Decorate a bust in a surrealist style – the only limit is your imagination!

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Dreams Around the World

9 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Learn about how different cultures think about dreams, and make some dream-inspired crafts!

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Storytelling

11 August @ 11.00am - 11.30am

To celebrate our BFG exhibition, younger visitors can enjoy a magical morning of storytelling in our whimsical giants’ cavern.

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Café Crafts

11 August @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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Secrets and Spies

16 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Go undercover at the museum this week… Try our code-breaking trail, plus make your own spy kit to take home!

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Secrets and Spies

17 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Go undercover at the museum this week… Try our code-breaking trail, plus make your own spy kit to take home!

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Secrets and Spies

18 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Go undercover at the museum this week… Try our code-breaking trail, plus make your own spy kit to take home!

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Look Out, There Are Giants About!

23 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Transform yourself into a giant by making your own mask and huge pair of ears!

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Look Out, There Are Giants About!

24 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Transform yourself into a giant by making your own mask and huge pair of ears!

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Look Out, There Are Giants About!

25 August @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Transform yourself into a giant by making your own mask and huge pair of ears!

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Storytelling

25 August @ 11.00am - 11.30am

To celebrate our BFG exhibition, younger visitors can enjoy a magical morning of storytelling in our whimsical giants’ cavern.

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Café Crafts

25 August @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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September 2022

Object of the Month

8 September @ 1.00pm - 1.30pm

Free. Drop in.

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Café Crafts

8 September @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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Astounding Inventions

10 September @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Discover old and new gadgets and inventions, designed to make life easier!

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Roald Dahl Day

13 September @ 10.30am - 6.00pm

Celebrate Roald Dahl day with us at the Grosvenor Museum!

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Café Crafts

22 September @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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October 2022

Café Crafts

6 October @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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Café Crafts

20 October @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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November 2022

Café Crafts

3 November @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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Café Crafts

17 November @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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December 2022

Café Crafts

1 December @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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Café Crafts

15 December @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
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Every other Thursday

Join us for our regular afternoon of craft and chat. Bring along your own project or feel free to join in with one of ours.

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