Chester Heritage Festival

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  1. Add The Port of Chester - Guided Walk to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Nuns Road, Chester

    A walk unravelling the story of the Port of Chester and its role in the history of the city through almost 2000 years. Be guided through the sites of the Roman and Medieval harbours, the Old Port Area and lastly the Canal Basin.

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019Open 14:30 -
  2. Add The King's Shilling to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    This walk, through Chester, focuses on places relevant to World War One including the Town Hall, Cathedral, Roodee and Castle. It finishes at the Albion Inn, which has a huge display of memorabilia from the war.

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019Open 11:00 -
  3. Add Meet the Author of `City of Ghosts` to your Itinerary

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    Talk

    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!

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  4. Add Archaeological Finds to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Chester

    Come and watch as archaeologists clean the finds from the annual training excavation for archaeology students in Grosvenor Park in May. This is not just an exercise: it is at this stage finds may become exciting finds.

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019to27 June 2019Open 17:00 -
  5. 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:
    25 June 2019Open 11:00 - 16:00
    From:
    28 June 2019Open 11:00 - 16:00
  6. Add Heritage Quiz – Grosvenor Rowing Club to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    Chester

    The Chester Heritage Festival Quiz is taking place at Grosvenor Rowing Club as part of the club’s 150th anniversary celebrations. A short talk about the illustrious history of our hosts proceeds an opportunity to test your knowledge of the city.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  7. Add The River Dee: a journey through records to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Chester

    Drop-in to the Record Office and navigate unique and original documents. Let Chester’s archives reveal the story of the River Dee and its importance to the story of Chester; a theme flowing through several Chester Heritage Festival events.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 17:00 - 18:30
  8. Add The Heritage of Christleton Village to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Christleton

    For the second year Chester Heritage Festival visits Christleton. During this walk, through this historic village and to the Shropshire Union Canal, stories will unfold: stories of buildings, the pond, boatyards, education and a Civil War battle

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019to27 June 2019Various Opening Times
  9. Add The Amphitheatre, Prequel and Afterlife to your Itinerary

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    Guided Tour

    Chester

    This tour of the amphitheatre tells Chester’s history in a nutshell. An ever-popular tour during Chester Heritage Festival, the tales told change as experts improve their understanding of the amphitheatre and its history.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019to27 June 2019Various Opening Times
  10. Add Meet the Author of `A War-Torn Chester Parish` to your Itinerary

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    Talk

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  11. Add Literary Walk to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Northgate Street, Chester

    A two-hour walk with many stops between the North Wall and River Dee. At each stop there will be a reading from what well-known visitors have written about Chester in that area.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 14:30 -
  12. Add Churches and Chapels to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    A two-hour walk through the city centre visiting churches and chapels, past and present.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 10:00 -
  13. Add St John’s Wednesday @ One Recital to your Itinerary

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    Music

    Chester

    As part of St John’s series of recitals, The Nowotarski String Quartet will be playing Haydn and Borodin. An opportunity to listen to music in a historic setting during Chester Heritage Festival, with refreshments on sale.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 13:00 -
  14. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 18:00 -
  15. Add Mockbeggar Morris to your Itinerary

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    Performance

    Chester

    This ladies Morris side start their evening in St John St, outside the Wesley Church Centre, as people arrive for the Chester Heritage Festival talk on Chester’s Bridges. They will then move onto The Cross and finally dance outside the Town Hall.

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2019Open 19:00 - 20:00
  16. Add Meet the Author of `A War-Torn Chester Parish` to your Itinerary

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    Talk

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  17. Add Dewa Roman Experience to your Itinerary

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    Guided Tour

    Chester

    A special adults-only, half-hour tour during Chester Heritage Festival of the remains of the legionary fortress discovered by archaeologists in 1991 and left open to provide a rare opportunity to view what lies beneath Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2019Open 15:00 -
  18. Add Chester's Canal to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    The Ellesmere and Chester Canal, its history and installations in Chester, is the focus of this two-hour Chester Heritage Festival walk.

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2019Open 10:00 -
  19. Add Chester’s Bridges to your Itinerary

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    Talk

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  20. Add Archaeological Conference - Postponed to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Chester

    **Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances the conference has been postponed until October**

    Dates

    From:
    28 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times

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