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.

Opening Times

2019 (11 May 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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

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      136
    • Very Good
      51
    • Average
      24
    • Poor
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    Recent Reviews:

    • A1dgj46
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Colabro
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th February 2019
      Fantastic show....this was so much better than we ever expected. These guys voices are amazing and the guest artist Kelly Ellis was such a exciting addition to the remarkable evening. The seating was... Read full review
    • 946SharonF
      Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      First visit - Lovely building. Let down by the bar
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 14th February 2019
      Went to see Jason Manford. It was my first visit to Storyhouse and I was very impressed with the lovely space and vibe of the place. The bar is really a let down though. No draught beers for sale... Read full review
    • tallantmark
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Everything in One Place
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 15th February 2019
      This is the best place in Chester. I love the library, the theatre and the cinema in the Storyhouse. It is a great place for a coffee, glass of wine or meal before you are entertained. I’ve also been... Read full review

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01244 409113

    Tel: 01244 409113

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