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Storyhouse

Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2HQ

Tel: 01244 409113

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About Us

Storyhouse is Chester’s multi award-winning £37m theatre, library, restaurant and cinema. The restored and revitalised 1930s Odeon building houses an 800-seat auditorium, a 150-seat studio theatre, a restaurant and two bars plus a 100-seat boutique, independent cinema. Alongside the building, Storyhouse run a series of festivals as well as Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre and Moonlight Flicks.

Theatre
During the autumn and spring, Storyhouse welcomes the best of the UK’s and international touring work, offering a programme of dance, opera, drama, comedy and music on the theatre’s 800-seat proscenium stage. In the summer and at Christmas-time, the theatre transforms into a 500 seat thrust stage, to present Storyhouse’s home produced shows.

Library
Storyhouse’s library weaves its way across the entire building. With dedicated reading rooms, spaces to meet and study and a  creative children’s library – the Den providing spaces for storytelling and imagination. 

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre
Storyhouse also produces the award winning Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre – every Summer a corner of Chester’s Victorian park is transformed into a unique theatre- in- the- round, with a programme of Shakespeare and adaptations of children’s classics. Plus The Chester Literature Festival every November, and WayWord festival in February half term – plus a series of music concerts and film festivals throughout the year.

The Kitchen 
Storyhouse’s restaurant The Kitchen has a menu celebrating the flavours of The Levant.  Located in the heart of Storyhouse, it is a spacious in-house ground floor restaurant and bar. The Garret bar, situated on the fourth floor, boasts panoramic views across Chester.

Click here to book tickets, or visit the Chester Visitor Information Centre.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      99
    • Very Good
      34
    • Average
      16
    • Poor
      12
    • Terrible
      5

    Recent Reviews:

    • David T
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      A great experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 20th April 2018
      We went here to watch Evita which was brilliant but was really surprised by the refurbishment. It was modern in a very artisti c way and its facilities open and inviting. The library, restaurant... Read full review
    • bluelizard
      N Wales
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Coffee and a book
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 17th April 2018
      Popped in for a nose and stayed for a coffee in the library area. Drinks reasonably priced but they were lukewarm and arrived on a dirty tray so we didn't have a second. Ticket prices feel expensive... Read full review
    • Susan L
      Chester, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Sue
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 13th April 2018
      First time at this theatre ,we went to see Gangster Granny, The theatre and show excellent,We have booked again next week to see Evita Read full review

    Awards

    • Regional and MiscellaneousMC Large Visitor Attraction of the Year MC Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2017

    Opening Times

    2018 (11 May 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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