Chester Heritage Festival

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  1. Add Roman Tours to your Itinerary

    Roman Tours

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    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.

  2. Add The Chester Tour to your Itinerary

    The Chester Tour

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Chester

    Be enthralled by the tales and anecdotes of those who have contributed to the rich heritage of this much-loved city, beginning in Roman times, through the vibrant Medieval expansion period, the desperation of the Civil War, the Georgian elegance and…

  3. Add Chester Heritage Festival Trail to your Itinerary

    Chester Heritage Festival Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Northgate Street, Chester

    Chester's history often is not neat and tidy. You are in a city where Roman, Medieval, Tudor, Stuart, Georgian & Victorian influences jostle for position along streets nearly 2000 years old - sometimes these influences happily rub shoulders in the…

  4. Add Chester Millennium Festival Trail to your Itinerary

    Chester Millennium Festival Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Northgate Street, Chester

    Welcome to the Chester Millennium Festival Trail, laid down in 2000 as part of the city's '2000 years of Building' Millennium Festival.

  5. Add ChesterBoat - Half Hour City Cruises to your Itinerary

    ChesterBoat - Half Hour City Cruises

    Type

    Type:

    Boat Trip

    The Groves, Chester

    This tranquil half-hour cruise long the River Dee departs from The Groves. From there, you will be taken upstream, under the suspension bridge, past Grosvenor Park and the Earl’s Eye, then you’ll follow the long sweep of the Meadows to the city…

  6. Add Chester Ghost Tours to your Itinerary

    Chester Ghost Tours

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Northgate Street, Chester

    Chester Ghost Tours have been delving into haunted happenings for over 30 years in a city renowned for its action-packed past.

  7. Add ChesterBoat - Two-Hour Iron Bridge Cruise to your Itinerary

    ChesterBoat - Two-Hour Iron Bridge Cruise

    Type

    Type:

    Sightseeing

    The Groves, Chester

    Step aboard the Mark Twain or the Lady Diana for a two-hour cruise that’s a real treat. Get comfortable and enjoy a drink from the bar as you glide through rural Cheshire, along the beautiful River Dee.

  8. Living Memory: A Talking Tour of Chester

    Type

    Type:

    Virtual Event

    Cheshire Archives and Local Studies has produced an audio tour using voices from their collections.

    Dates

    From:
    18 June 2021to28 June 2021
  9. Add Book Conservation Demonstration – heritage skills at work to your Itinerary

    Book Conservation Demonstration – heritage skills at work

    Type

    Type:

    Demonstration

    Chester

    Drop in to the Cathedral and watch as Cathedral Conservator and volunteers work on conserve the Bishop Jacobson Collection – a nineteenth century collection of 1,200 books which are being cleaned and bound to conserve for future generations.

    Dates

    From:
    18 June 2021to25 June 2021Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Add Mosaic Restoration – heritage skills at work to your Itinerary

    Mosaic Restoration – heritage skills at work

    Type

    Type:

    Demonstration

    Chester

    Drop in and watch Cathedral Conservator, Naomi Watts-Kitto as she continues work on restoring the Cathedral’s Baptistry floor mosaic. Any questions, feel free to ask.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2021to25 June 2021Open 10:00 - 16:00
  11. Add Dean Bennett Exhibition Library Tour to your Itinerary

    Dean Bennett Exhibition Library Tour

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Tour

    Chester

    Join Professor George Brooke for a tour of the Dean Bennett Exhibition in Chester Cathedral Library.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2021Open 10:30 - 15:00
  12. Chester’s Civil War, 1642-46: regional capital or damp squib?

    Type

    Type:

    Virtual Event

    This talk explores the role which it might therefore have played and was expected to play in the civil war, assessing its potential and value to the king’s cause and its threat to the parliamentarians.

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2021Open 14:00 -
  13. Brassey: A life in 21 Monologues

    Type

    Type:

    Virtual Event

    Thomas Brassey, 'the greatest railway builder in the world', was born just outside Chester in 1805.  

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2021to29 June 2021Open 19:30 -
  14. Add Medieval Masonry Guided Tour to your Itinerary

    Medieval Masonry Guided Tour

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Tour

    Chester

    Join us for an exclusive 60-minute tour of Chester Cathedral – ‘Understanding the building from a Stonemason’s perspective’.


    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2021Open 11:00 -
  15. Add Stonemasonry demonstrations – heritage skills at work to your Itinerary

    Stonemasonry demonstrations – heritage skills at work

    Type

    Type:

    Demonstration

    Chester

    Drop in and watch as Cathedral Stonemason, Tom Livingstone demonstrates his heritage craft skills, and talks about his work in the Cathedral.


    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2021Open 12:00 - 17:00
  16. Children's Crafts with Cheshire West & Chester Libraries

    Type

    Type:

    Virtual Event

    Two children’s crafts will be available to view on our Cheshire West and Chester Library Facebook page at 10.30 on the both Saturdays of the Chester Heritage Festival.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2021Open 10:30 -
  17. Virtual Tour of Chester's Roman Amphitheatre

    Type

    Type:

    Virtual Event

    The history of Chester’s amphitheatre site goes back over 8000 years, and for this year’s Festival the Chester Archaeological Society (CAS) produced a Covid-19 safe virtual tour that outlines the key features of the site.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2021Open 10:00 -
  18. Add Ashton Grange Open Gardens to your Itinerary

    Ashton Grange Open Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Open Day

    Ashton Heyes, Chester

    Explore impressive gardens, woodlands and a wildflower meadow. There will be a well stocked plant stall.

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2021Open 12:00 - 17:00
  19. Northgate Development - The Archaeological Response

    Type

    Type:

    Virtual Event

    This talk will describe the archaeological background to the redevelopment of the city centre Northgate area.

    Dates

    From:
    28 June 2021Open 19:30 - 20:30
  20. Global Histories

    Type

    Type:

    Virtual Event

    Modern, thriving and quirky, the bustling 21st century Chester we see today has been built around history. The city’s ancient cathedral, medieval walls, Roman amphitheatre and gardens, and the 13th century Rows, all keep us in touch with Chester’s…

    Dates

    From:
    28 June 2021Open 17:00 -

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