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  1. 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.’

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    21 June 2019Open 12:00 -
  2. Add Chester’s Water Supply to your Itinerary

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    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.

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    21 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  3. Add History of Wesley’s Church and Organ to your Itinerary

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    Music

    Chester

    As part of Chester Heritage Festival, organist at The Wesley, Brian Heald, will give a short talk about the history of the church and its organ prior to an organ recital given by Philip Rushforth, Director of Music at Chester Cathedral.

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    From:
    22 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  4. Add Meet the Author of `Chester at War` to your Itinerary

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    Chester

    Mike Royden introduces his book in a short talk before answering questions and signing copies of his book, which tells the story of the home front in Chester through both the First and Second World Wars.

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    23 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  5. Add Meet the Author of `The Little Cheshire Book' to your Itinerary

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    Chester

    Roger Stephens introduces his book in a short talk before answering questions and signing copies of his book, a compendium of frivolous, fantastic or just quite strange information.

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    24 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  6. Add Charles Kingsley Exhibition - Open Day & Talks to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Chester

    This exhibition looks at the contributions to national and local debates of Charles Kingsley, Christian Socialist, Natural Historian and Canon at Chester Cathedral. The exhibition curator will give four short presentations during the day.

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    25 June 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  7. Add Meet the Author of `City of Ghosts` to your Itinerary

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    Chester

    In this ten-minute talk Mary Ann Cameron introduces her book which has fascinating stories of ghost activity in over 50 buildings, in the most actively haunted city in the country!

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    25 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  8. Add Meet the Author of `A War-Torn Chester Parish` to your Itinerary

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    Chester

    Belgians, Australians and Americans in Chester are the subject of this short talk by Ann Marie Curtis as she introduces some of her research for St Werburgh’s WW1 book.

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    26 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  9. Add Oscar Deutsch Entertains Chester to your Itinerary

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    Lecture

    Hunter Street, Chester

    Talk in Storyhouse, originally an Odeon cinema built by the chain’s proprietor, Oscar Deutsch. Roger Shannon will discuss how Oscar Deutsch, with others, entertained our nation, including Chester, whilst helping create a national film industry.

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    26 June 2019Open 18:00 -
  10. Add Meet the Author of `A War-Torn Chester Parish` to your Itinerary

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    Chester

    Chester and St. Werburgh’s in 1914 are the subject of this short talk by Gerard Tighe as he introduces a chapter of St Werburgh’s WW1 book.

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    27 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  11. Add Chester’s Bridges to your Itinerary

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    Chester

    This talk by Paul Tudor, City Walls Manager, about the history and conservation of Chester’s bridges will be illustrated by images from the Festival Exhibition, Chester’s Waterways and Bridges, in the same venue.

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    27 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  12. Add Meet the Author of `Ships of The Chester River` to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Chester

    Richard Martin introduces his book in a short talk before answering questions and signing copies of his book, which delves into the rich history of shipbuilding on the River Dee from 1800 to 1940.

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    28 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  13. Add History of St John’s to your Itinerary

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    Chester

    The story of the Church of St John the Baptist, Chester’s first Cathedral, is told by the Revd David Chesters.

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    28 June 2019Open 15:30 -
  14. Add Meet the Author of `A-Z of Chester` to your Itinerary

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    Talk

    Chester

    In this book Mike Royden takes his reader on an A-Z tour to reveal the places, people and history that make Chester a fascinating city. What better book could complete the Meet the Author sessions during Chester Heritage Festival?

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    From:
    29 June 2019Open 12:15 -

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