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  1. The Festival of Ideas is a programme of free, inclusive and accessible public events on a wide range of themes in and around Chester, co-created by the University of Chester and external stakeholders and city partners.  These events may include; speakers, discussion panels, theatre, pop-up exhibitions, interactive events, music, readings, guided walks and many more!
    1. Chester raft race
      The Chester Raft Race is an annual charity event taking place every July in the Groves on the River Dee.
      1. Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre
        Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre is back! Pop the prosecco and come together again, finally, for an extended summer of joyful theatre in the park.
        1. 9 Aug 20241 Sep 2024
        2. 19 Jul 202431 Aug 2024
        3. 27 Jul 202422 Aug 2024
      2. Moonlight Flicks open air cinema finds a brand new home for summer 2024: Grosvenor Park!
        1. 13 Jul 202426 Aug 2024

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      1. Add The Geology of Cheshire Salt to your Itinerary

        The Geology of Cheshire Salt

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        Exhibition

        Chester

        Harry Young, BSc Geography & Natural Hazards, was joint national winner of the Museum + Heritage Award for volunteering, following his work at the Lion Salt Works during the pandemic.

        Dates

        From:
        2 Apr 2024to14 July 2024
      2. Add Native: The Incredible World of British Wildlife to your Itinerary

        Native: The Incredible World of British Wildlife

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        Type:

        Exhibition

        Upton-by-Chester

        A breath-taking 360° immersive experience, showcasing some of the most iconic species in the British Isles.

        Dates

        From:
        1 May 2024to31 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00
      3. Add Kaleidoscope Festival to your Itinerary

        Kaleidoscope Festival

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        Type:

        Workshop

        Chester

        Storyhouse’s hugely popular Kaleidoscope Festival returns to Chester this summer for its fifth edition.

        A weeklong celebration of neurodiversity, inclusion and the talents of those living with a disability.

        Dates

        From:
        8 July 2024to12 July 2024Various Opening Times
      4. Add Murder 57 Presents - Midsummer Murder to your Itinerary

        Murder 57 Presents - Midsummer Murder

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        Event

        Christleton

        A strange circle of stones has been found on land belonging to Killinton resident, Amos Wheatley.

        Dates

        From:
        12 July 2024
      5. Add Ibiza Classics Evening & Soul Sunset Racing to your Itinerary

        Ibiza Classics Evening & Soul Sunset Racing

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        Music

        Chester

        Move to the rhythm of racing and summer beats at Chester’s Summer Music Weekend, featuring an Ibiza Classics Evening on the Friday and Soul Sunset Racing on the Saturday. Get into the groove for two fabulous occasions, with racing on the Saturday…

        Dates

        From:
        12 July 2024to13 July 2024
      6. Add Chester Town Hall Ghost Hunt w/ Haunted Rooms to your Itinerary

        Chester Town Hall Ghost Hunt w/ Haunted Rooms

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        Type:

        Guided Walk

        Chester

        Join expert Ghost Hunters from Haunted Rooms and enjoy a night exploring the depths of Chester Town Hall!  

        Dates

        From:
        13 July 2024
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        10 Aug 2024
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        21 Sept 2024
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        19 Oct 2024
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        23 Nov 2024
      7. Add Street Food Weekend to your Itinerary

        Street Food Weekend

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        Family Friendly

        Chester

        Join us to kick off the summer season with two FREE days of food, drink and sunshine at Grosvenor Park.

        Dates

        From:
        13 July 2024to14 July 2024Open 12:00 - 18:00
      8. Add Moonlight Flicks to your Itinerary

        Moonlight Flicks

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        Type:

        Outdoors

        Chester

        Moonlight Flicks open air cinema finds a brand new home for summer 2024: Grosvenor Park!

        Dates

        From:
        13 July 2024to26 Aug 2024
      9. Add Race Day Bottomless Brunch to your Itinerary

        Race Day Bottomless Brunch

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        Competition / Game

        Chester

        Our ultimate Race Day Bottomless Brunch includes a glass of juice, croissant basket, overnight oats or fruit pot, plus, one cooked brunch option served with unlimited prosecco or draught beer for 90 minutes.

        Dates

        From:
        13 July 2024Open 10:00 - 12:00
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        27 July 2024Open 10:00 - 12:00
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        4 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 12:00
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        31 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 12:00
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        13 Sept 2024Open 10:00 - 12:00
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        14 Sept 2024Open 10:00 - 12:00
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        21 Sept 2024Open 10:00 - 12:00
      10. Add EUROS 2024 FINAL to your Itinerary

        EUROS 2024 FINAL

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        Type:

        Indoor

        ABode Chester, Grosvenor Rd, Chester CH1 2DJ, Chester

        Join us in our newly reopened ground floor Brasserie ABode Bar for the finals of Euros 2024!

        Dates

        From:
        14 July 2024Open 12:00 - 23:50
      11. Add Family Fun Market from JDL to your Itinerary

        Family Fun Market from JDL

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        Type:

        Family Friendly

        Christleton

        Join JDL Mini Markets at Mercure Chester Abbots Well this Summer for a fun filled day for all the family.

        Dates

        From:
        14 July 2024Open 11:00 - 15:30
      12. Add Tuesday Lunchtime Concert to your Itinerary

        Tuesday Lunchtime Concert

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        Type:

        Concert

        Chester

        Recital from 12.45pm to 1.35pm. See www.wesleychester.co.uk for performer and programme details. Retiring collection

        Dates

        From:
        16 July 2024Open 12:20 - 13:40
      13. Add D&S Productions present Ghost: The Musical to your Itinerary

        D&S Productions present Ghost: The Musical

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        Event

        For the first time community theatre company, D&S Productions, are bringing their own magical production of Ghost: The Musical to Storyhouse! 
        Adapted from the hit film by the Academy Award-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, Ghost:The Musical…

        Dates

        From:
        17 July 2024Open 19:30 -
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        18 July 2024Open 19:30 -
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        19 July 2024Open 19:30 -
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        20 July 2024Open 19:30 -
      14. Add Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre 2024 to your Itinerary

        Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre 2024

        Type

        Type:

        Festival

        Chester

        Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre is back! Pop the prosecco and come together again, finally, for an extended summer of joyful theatre in the park.

        Dates

        From:
        19 July 2024to31 Aug 2024
        From:
        27 July 2024to22 Aug 2024
        From:
        9 Aug 2024to1 Sept 2024
      15. Add Summer Camp 2024 to your Itinerary

        Summer Camp 2024

        Type

        Type:

        Celebration

        Hawarden

        Running for three long weekends in July and August, Summer Camp is a chance to escape.

        Dates

        From:
        19 July 2024to22 July 2024
        From:
        26 July 2024to29 July 2024
        From:
        2 Aug 2024to5 Aug 2024
      16. Add SoundBox presents: Igloo Hearts to your Itinerary

        SoundBox presents: Igloo Hearts

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        Type:

        Performance

        Off Castle St, Chester

        Katie and James' musical journey began 15 years ago at an open mic in Wrexham, where they instantly connected over their shared love for music (and the TV series 'The Office'!). Fast forward 7 years, and they tied the knot, solidifying their bond…

        Dates

        From:
        19 July 2024Open 19:00 - 22:10
      17. Add The Great Zoo Games at Chester Zoo to your Itinerary

        The Great Zoo Games at Chester Zoo

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        Type:

        Outdoors

        Upton-by-Chester

        Who can run the fastest? Lift the most? Jump the furthest?

        Test your agility and go head-to-head with a cheetah, with animal inspired activities and games.

        Dates

        From:
        20 July 2024to1 Sept 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
      18. Add 50% off Entry Tickets to your Itinerary

        50% off Entry Tickets

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        Type:

        Outdoors

        Tattenhall

        End National Ice Cream Month and kick off Summer with a sweet deal at The Ice Cream Farm with 50% off Entry Tickets* between 20th and 31st July.

        Dates

        From:
        20 July 2024to31 July 2024
      19. Taste Cheshire Farmers Market

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        Type:

        Sale

        Chester

        On the third Saturday of each month, the Taste Cheshire team can be found outside Chester Town Hall for the monthly Taste Cheshire Farmers Market.

        Dates

        From:
        20 July 2024Open 09:30 - 16:30
        From:
        17 Aug 2024Open 09:30 - 16:30
      20. Add MALUDI to your Itinerary

        MALUDI

        Type

        Type:

        Music

        Malpas

        Our mini music festival. For 2 days we convert the Lion carpark into a mini music festival featuring back-to-back bands and musicians on the big stage, all day BBQ, gin bar, ice cream stand and face painting.

        Dates

        From:
        20 July 2024to21 July 2024

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