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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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      147
    • Very Good
      55
    • Average
      25
    • Poor
      19
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    Recent Reviews:

    • David B
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Good venue, pretentious and over priced food.
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 17th April 2019
      I'm afraid that I totally disagree with a review from a couple of days ago: "Service could have been better, more responsive and politer but food came out fast and was delicious." The service was... Read full review
    • jackiew64
      North Wales
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Joseph and the amazing technicolour dreamcoat
      2 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 18th April 2019
      Our first visit to the storyhouse, not very clearly signposted inside to tickets. Then us and another couple went to the wrong door and the staff member was quite rude! Did not tell us where to go... Read full review
    • GillianPassmore
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Wow!
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 20th April 2019
      Never been before to this theatre, what a joy, went to see 'Joseph', absolutely brilliant, well done to the cast. My friend and I ate there as well, it was rather trendy and Bohemian, two course... Read full review

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01244 409113

    Tel: 01244 409113

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