Chester Heritage Festival

Chester Heritage Festival

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  1. Add Chester Ghost Tour to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Northgate Street, Chester

    A frightfully good evening of fun and phantoms exploring many haunted places in the 2000-year-old city from the Rows to the River.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to22 June 2019Open 19:30 -
    From:
    28 June 2019to29 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  2. Type

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    During Chester Heritage Festival make use of this trail to visit eight of Chester’s oldest buildings, which are now pubs, and discover their origins as town houses and coaching inns.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019
  3. Add Oyez – The Author to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Chester

    Chester’s town crier announces the start of Chester Heritage Festival at The Cross. Then he makes his way to the Visitor Information Centre to make a short presentation about his book, ‘The Word on the Street.’

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 12:00 -
  4. Add Festival Exhibition at the Wesley to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Chester

    Chester’s Waterways and Bridges: The history of the River Dee and the Chester Canal feature in many of this year’s festival events. This exhibition by Chester Photographic Survey illustrates the stories that will unfold.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  5. Add Discover My Roots to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    History & Heritage

    , Chester

    During Chester Heritage Festival a family history buddy will be on hand to help you find more about your ancestry. All are welcome to drop-in, whether starting their research or needing to overcome a `brick wall`.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  6. Add Chester’s Water Supply to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Talk

    Chester

    Illustrated presentation looking at the history, since Roman times, of drinking water in Chester and the importance of the River Dee in its provision. Drinks served after the talk.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  7. Add Chester Racecourse Tour to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Guided Tour

    Chester

    River, Romans and Racing: an entertaining tour around a Roman port and a racecourse that has been in operation since 1539.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 10:30 -
  8. Add Chester Earl’s Eye Meadows to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Chester

    A stroll beside the River Dee introducing the history of Chester Meadows and the work of the Friends of the Meadows to protect and enhance the Meadows for future generations.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 17:30 -
  9. Add Chester at Work - Guided Walk to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Frodsham Street, Chester

    A walk looking at the remains of the industrial heritage in the canal side area: corn mills, warehouses, remains of the lead works and hydraulic engineering. Learn about the role canal transport played in these industries.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 14:30 -
  10. Type

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    Family Friendly

    Chester

    Fun activities to explore Chester’s heritage through old and modern images, spotting the difference on period maps of Chester and a crossword.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019
  11. Add Step Back in Time to your Itinerary

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    Workshop

    Grosvenor Street, Chester

    Experts will be standing by to offer a free research service to look up your family history. Drop in for assistance, whether your research is just beginning, or it has ground to a temporary halt.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019Open 11:00 - 16:00
    From:
    25 June 2019Open 11:00 - 16:00
    From:
    28 June 2019Open 11:00 - 16:00
  12. Add Visit Chester Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Chester

    Dual Textile Exhibition and Chester Cathedral in Lego

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  13. Add Festival Exhibition at Lache Library to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Lache, Chester

    Chester at Work: The story of work and industry in Chester: a spotlight on an often overlooked aspect of the city’s history and its legacy, curated by Lache and Westminster Local History Group and the Library.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  14. Add Exhibitions at The Grosvenor Museum to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Chester

    Going the Distance: Celebrating 480 years of racing at the Roodee, this exhibition presents objects and images from the Chester Race Company and Grosvenor Museum to explore the origins and heritage of the oldest racecourse still in operation in...

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  15. Type

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    Family Friendly

    Chester

    Stories of people who have called Chester home over the last 2,000 years: stories shared in unexpected ways: stories to explore and experience: witches’ cats, half eaten rats, a flying latrine and a dance machine.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  16. Add The Chester Tour – with a View of the River to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Chester

    Twice daily at 10:30am and 2:00pm, this 90-minute tour is a perfect way to hear the 2000-year story of Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Open 10:30 -
  17. Add Roman Tours to your Itinerary

    Chester

    Established in 1997 with some of the only full time Romans in Britain, Roman Tours offer a unique and exciting service throughout the year.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  18. Add Lego: building the city to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Hunter St (off Northgate St) , Chester

    As part of the Chester Heritage Festival, the Cheshire Society of Architects will be on hand to help budding young architects and designers to develop their ideas using a favourite design tools - Lego.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 11:00 -
  19. Add Victorians at Leisure to your Itinerary

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    Type:

    History & Heritage

    Chester

    Drop in to the Bandstand where the Youth Panel offer the chance to handle (and play with!) toys, games and accessories that would have been popular for a day by the river, in Victorian Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 16:00 - 17:00
  20. Add Victorian Brass Band to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Chester

    Music at the bandstand on the Groves, to transport the audience back in time to the Victorian period. Macclesfield Brass will entertain and be dressed for the occasion.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 14:00 - 16:00

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