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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

July 2022

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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August 2022

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!

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Film: Bridge to Terabithia

23 August @ 11.00am - 12.35pm

In an abandoned treehouse, two friends dream up the magical world of Terabithia as an escape from the troubles of life.

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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!

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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!

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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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Film: Rise of the Guardians

30 August @ 11.00am - 12.30pm

An epic adventure in which well-known characters must join forces to fight an evil boogeyman trying to take over the world.

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September 2022

Object of the Month

8 September @ 1.00pm - 1.30pm

We have a very special takeover planned for September’s Object of the Month talk! In celebration of our ‘The BFG in Pictures’ exhibition, Rachel White, Collections Manager and Archivist from The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, will be joining us over Zoom to share some of the stories behind the BFG and the objects that inspired it – including the famous BFG sandal!

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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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Forgotten Chester: Engineering World Leaders

15 September @ 7.30pm - 9.00pm

A delightful lecture on the History of Engineering in Chester featuring local firms Hydraulic Engineering, Henry Wood, and Brookhirst.

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Clocks and cogs

17 September @ 11.00am - 2.00pm

Discover Chester’s clock-making past, and make your own clocks and cogs!

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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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Great Big Green Week Clothes Swap

24 September @ 10.30am - 4.00pm

Fancy a new outfit without spending a single penny? Bring the clothes you no longer wear and trade them for new and exciting pieces! Between 10.30am and 4pm, drop off your old clothes and exchange them for something new.

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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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