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Chester Heritage Festival

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Various Locations throughout the city, Chester, Cheshire

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About Us

Between 22nd and 30th June, Chester Heritage Festival has over 60 events taking place in and around Chester. 

The Festival tells the story of our city and its people, how the past shapes Chester today. The city is the stage as walks, talks, films, exhibitions, workshops and more bring Chester and its heritage to life.   

The events are grouped by themes here. Whether you are a resident or visitor, young or old, we hope you find plenty to enjoy.

 

Opening Times

Festival (22 June 2018 - 30 June 2018)

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What's Nearby

  1. Escapism Chester

    Escapism Chester is a live escape room experience. You will be locked in a room for 60...

    0.09 miles away
  2. Storyhouse

    Storyhouse is Chester’s multi award-winning £37m theatre, library, restaurant and cinema....

    0.1 miles away
  3. Chester Falconry & Nature Gardens

    Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens are located within the walls of Chester. A...

    0.1 miles away
  1. Chester Town Hall

    The town hall is much regarded as the symbolic expression of civic government, having...

    0.1 miles away
  2. Chester Walls Walk

    Follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers, medieval archers and elegant Georgian...

    0.11 miles away
  3. The Rows Revealed

    This winter, locals and visitors alike can take a walking tour of Chester city centre...

    0.11 miles away
  4. Chester Cathedral

    Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an...

    0.14 miles away
  5. Chester Cathedral for Groups

    Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an...

    0.14 miles away
  6. Chester Cathedral at Height Tour

    This guided tour will take you take you behind the scenes at Chester Cathedral -...

    0.14 miles away
  7. Secret Chester Tour

    The Secret Chester Castle Tour takes you to some of the hidden glories of the city and...

    0.13 miles away
  8. The Chester Tour

    The perfect way to start any visit to Chester, your guide will lead you on a captivating...

    0.13 miles away
  9. Town Crier Proclamation at the Cross

    A unique regular midday proclamation in Chester's historic centre, where Bridge Street...

    0.13 miles away
  10. Roman Amphitheatre - Chester

    Chester Amphitheatre is the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain.

    0.13 miles away
  11. Water Tower Gardens

    Adjacent to the old Water Tower, facilities include bowls, tennis, putting and children's...

    0.13 miles away
  12. Chester Running Tours

    Looking for a different way to see and learn about Chester? Then why not take a 5K or 10K...

    0.16 miles away
  13. Chester Ghost Tours

    Come and enjoy a Chester Ghost Tour, featuring a frightfully good evening of fun and...

    0.16 miles away
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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Tuesday, 26th June 2018

Thursday, 28th June 2018 - Friday, 29th June 2018

Chester Mystery Plays Tour
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Sunday, 24th June 2018

Midsummer Watch Parade
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Sunday, 24th June 2018 - Sunday, 24th June 2018

Heritage Film Night @ Chez Jules
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Chester Cathedral in LEGO
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Thursday, 21st June 2018 - Thursday, 21st June 2018

Launch of Chester Heritage Festival 2018
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Cheshire Military Museum
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Sunday, 24th June 2018 - Sunday, 24th June 2018

Historic Pub TourHistoric Pub Tour
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Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

River Dee Walk
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Sunday, 24th June 2018 - Sunday, 24th June 2018

Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

2000 Years of Building
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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Monday, 25th June 2018

Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Stories through Images
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Sunday, 24th June 2018

Lego building the city
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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Monday, 25th June 2018

Cheshire West on Film - SOLD OUT
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Thursday, 28th June 2018 - Thursday, 28th June 2018

Chester Racecourse
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Children’s Ghost Tour
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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Monday, 25th June 2018

The King's Shilling
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Saturday, 19th May 2018 - Sunday, 7th October 2018

Michael Sandle: Monumental Rage
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Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Thursday, 28th June 2018

Views from Chester Castle - In Partnership with English Heritage
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Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Saturday, 14th July 2018

c. Mark CarlineChester Mystery Plays
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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Monday, 25th June 2018

Morris Dancing
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

History of Wesley’s Church and Organ
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Tuesday, 26th June 2018 - Tuesday, 26th June 2018

The People of Roman Chester
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Sunday, 24th June 2018 - Sunday, 24th June 2018

Chester 1918 & The Story of Joseph Chambers
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Tales from the City: The Uncovering of St Werburgh
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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Monday, 25th June 2018

Tales from the City: The Manx Connection
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Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

Tales from the City: Of Gates and Gatekeepers
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Thursday, 28th June 2018 - Thursday, 28th June 2018

Tales from the City: Dark Lanes and Darker Rows
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Friday, 29th June 2018 - Friday, 29th June 2018

Tales from the City: The Sick, the Silly and the Condemned
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Riverside Museum
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

77 Poppies
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Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

The Suffragettes: from Hard Sell to Hard Cell
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Discover My Roots
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Sunday, 1st July 2018

The Collectors’ Cabinet
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Chester Celebrates
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Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

Cosmopolitan Chester 1914 - 1918
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Roman Tour - Children Go Free
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Tuesday, 26th June 2018 - Tuesday, 26th June 2018

Handbridge: Hive of Industry
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Thursday, 28th June 2018 - Thursday, 28th June 2018

Heritage Walk around Historic Christleton
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

The Chester Tour
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Heritage Crafts at Blacon Library
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Heritage Crafts at Great Boughton Library
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Heritage Crafts at Lache Library
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Heritage Crafts at Upton Library
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

What the Freemen did for Chester
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Tudor Tour
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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Monday, 25th June 2018

Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

The Story of the Rows
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Tuesday, 26th June 2018 - Tuesday, 26th June 2018

Friday, 29th June 2018 - Friday, 29th June 2018

Civil War Tour
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Thursday, 28th June 2018 - Thursday, 28th June 2018

Historical Tour of Chester Station
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Canal Heritage Walk
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Lens on Landscape
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Tuesday, 26th June 2018 - Tuesday, 26th June 2018

Thursday, 28th June 2018 - Thursday, 28th June 2018

A Place on the Edge: Understanding Chester’s Amphitheatre
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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Monday, 25th June 2018

The Crossing Place
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Literary Tour
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Friday, 22nd June 2018

Concert: Sierra Vocal Arts Ensemble
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Medieval Times
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Medieval Minstrels’ Court
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Lache Library: The Story of Our Area
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Sunday, 24th June 2018 - Sunday, 24th June 2018

Concert: St John’s Festival Orchestra
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Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

Lunchtime Recital
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Wednesday, 27th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

The Story of a Street
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Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

History of St John’s & Organ Recital
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Friday, 29th June 2018 - Friday, 29th June 2018

Chester Archaeological Society Conference
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Tuesday, 26th June 2018 - Tuesday, 26th June 2018

Cheshire Cheese: Its History & Tasting
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Thursday, 28th June 2018 - Thursday, 28th June 2018

A Pop-up Archive: Chester Mystery Plays
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Friday, 22nd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Friday, 29th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Chester Ghost Tour
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Lunchtime Recital, Chester Outskirts

Friday, 29th June 2018 - Friday, 29th June 2018

Conservation in Action
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Wesley Church Coffee Bar, Chester Centre

Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

St John the Baptist ChesterMusic @ St John’s
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Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Saturday, 23rd June 2018

The Siege of Chester
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