Storyhouse

Hunter Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2AR

Tel: 01244 409113

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The Art Deco exterior of Storyhouse
  • The Art Deco exterior of Storyhouse
  • Inside the theatre at Storyhouse. c. Mark Carline
  • Storyhouse’s restaurant The Kitchen has a menu celebrating the flavours of The Levant.
  • Inside the Cinema at Storyhouse

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About Us

Storyhouse is Chester’s multi award-winning £37m theatre, library, restaurant and cinema. The restored and revitalised 1930s Odeon building houses an 800-seat auditorium, a 150-seat studio theatre, a restaurant and two bars plus a 100-seat boutique, independent cinema. Alongside the building, Storyhouse run a series of festivals as well as Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre and Moonlight Flicks.

Theatre
During the autumn and spring, Storyhouse welcomes the best of the UK’s and international touring work, offering a programme of dance, opera, drama, comedy and music on the theatre’s 800-seat proscenium stage. In the summer and at Christmas-time, the theatre transforms into a 500 seat thrust stage, to present Storyhouse’s home produced shows.

Library
Storyhouse’s library weaves its way across the entire building. With dedicated reading rooms, spaces to meet and study and a  creative children’s library – the Den providing spaces for storytelling and imagination. 

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre
Storyhouse also produces the award winning Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre – every Summer a corner of Chester’s Victorian park is transformed into a unique theatre- in- the- round, with a programme of Shakespeare and adaptations of children’s classics. Plus The Chester Literature Festival every November, and WayWord festival in February half term – plus a series of music concerts and film festivals throughout the year.

The Kitchen 
Storyhouse’s restaurant The Kitchen has a menu celebrating the flavours of The Levant.  Located in the heart of Storyhouse, it is a spacious in-house ground floor restaurant and bar. The Garret bar, situated on the fourth floor, boasts panoramic views across Chester.

Click here to book tickets, or visit the Chester Visitor Information Centre.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      124
    • Very Good
      43
    • Average
      20
    • Poor
      16
    • Terrible
      10

    Recent Reviews:

    • deej3008
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Try to book tickets
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 12th November 2018
      What a mish mash of a place,after pushing my way through a school party to the ticket machine only to find it was complicated,i noticed that if i asked at the cafe someone would help me,i waited for... Read full review
    • Y3349NHkevinp
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Dave spikey
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 12th November 2018
      First time after mega refit,I must say how impressed I was at what has been done,and good to see it kept in the some areas the Art Deco theme Went to the theatre to see Dave spikey,excellent... Read full review
    • Christine16o
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Chester Literary Festival
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th November 2018
      Went to the ‘Wolf Hall’ production on Sunday afternoon. Brilliant. The original musicians played the soundtrack from the BBC production interspersed by excerpts from the novel read by Anton... Read full review

    Awards

    • Regional and MiscellaneousMC Large Visitor Attraction of the Year MC Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2017
    • Regional and MiscellaneousMarketing Cheshire Best Tourism Marketing Project - 2018 Marketing Cheshire Best Tourism Marketing Project - 2018 2018

    Opening Times

    2018 (11 May 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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