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  1. Add Exhibitions at The Grosvenor Museum to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Chester

    Going the Distance: Celebrating 480 years of racing at the Roodee, this exhibition presents objects and images from the Chester Race Company and Grosvenor Museum to explore the origins and heritage of the oldest racecourse still in operation in…

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  2. Add Festival Exhibition at Lache Library to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Lache, Chester

    Chester at Work: The story of work and industry in Chester: a spotlight on an often overlooked aspect of the city’s history and its legacy, curated by Lache and Westminster Local History Group and the Library.

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  3. Add Roman Tours to your Itinerary

    Chester

    Established in 1997 with some of the only full time Romans in Britain, Roman Tours offer a unique and exciting service throughout the year.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019to29 June 2019Various Opening Times
  4. Add King Charles I Return to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Chester

    A first for Chester Heritage Festival: King Charles 1 returns to Chester. He is expected to appear at 12:30 in or around the Visitor Information Centre, to join the Midsummer Watch parade, and then desert us again. Hoorah for the King!

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 12:30 -
  5. Add Roman Storytime to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Off Bridge Street, Chester

    Enter a Roman world and listen to myths and legends in this short storytelling session, intended for primary school aged children.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019to23 June 2019Open 11:30 -
    From:
    29 June 2019to30 June 2019Various Opening Times
  6. Add Heritage Crafts at Great Boughton Library to your Itinerary

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    Workshop

    Chester

    A drop-in session for children of four years and over to explore Chester’s heritage through crafts, reflecting the focus of this year’s Heritage Festival on the waterways of Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
  7. Add Heritage Crafts at Upton Library to your Itinerary

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    Workshop

    Chester

    A drop-in session for children of four years and over to explore Chester’s heritage through crafts, reflecting the focus of this year’s Heritage Festival on the waterways of Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
  8. Add Lego: building the city to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Hunter St (off Northgate St) , Chester

    As part of the Chester Heritage Festival, the Cheshire Society of Architects will be on hand to help budding young architects and designers to develop their ideas using a favourite design tools - Lego.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 11:00 -
  9. Add Victorians at Leisure to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Chester

    Drop in to the Bandstand where the Youth Panel offer the chance to handle (and play with!) toys, games and accessories that would have been popular for a day by the river, in Victorian Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 16:00 - 17:00
  10. Add Victorian Brass Band to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Chester

    Music at the bandstand on the Groves, to transport the audience back in time to the Victorian period. Macclesfield Brass will entertain and be dressed for the occasion.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 14:00 - 16:00
  11. Add Medieval Trade to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    27 Grosvenor Street, Chester

    Drop in to the Grosvenor Museum where the Youth Panel will bring the medieval Guilds back to life and offer the chance to explore the skills of different craftsmen and women, try some of their crafts, and match their tools to their trade.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 11:30 - 13:00
  12. Add Medieval Times - Minstrels’ Court to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Chester

    Throughout the day at St John’s Church, re-enactors and musicians will show how medieval people lived and worked. Also, at around 13:00, in a tradition dating back to 1204, minstrels will receive their Licence to play music in Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  13. Add Lens on Landscape to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Northgate Street, Chester

    For the curious, time-travel Town Hall Square to glimpse Chester’s multi-layered cityscape. Pointers to revealing Chester’s past are above, below and all around. Detectives wanted!

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 10:00 -
  14. Add History of Wesley’s Church and Organ to your Itinerary

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    Music

    Chester

    As part of Chester Heritage Festival, organist at The Wesley, Brian Heald, will give a short talk about the history of the church and its organ prior to an organ recital given by Philip Rushforth, Director of Music at Chester Cathedral.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  15. Add Children’s Ghost Tour to your Itinerary

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    Family Friendly

    Northgate Street, Chester

    This walk through Chester, in search of ghosts, is for children under twelve, accompanied by a responsible adult. It’s not scary – most of Chester's ghosts are very friendly.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 17:00 -
  16. Add Chester’s Town Halls to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    This special walk is Chester Heritage Festival’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of Chester Town Hall. It will include a short tour of the Town Hall, before exploring other places associated with democracy in Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 10:00 -
  17. Add Chester Station Heritage Tour to your Itinerary

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    Guided Tour

    Chester

    This tour tells the story of Chester Railway Station from construction, by Thomas Brassey and his workforce, up to today. Take advantage of this opportunity to look at the historic features of this impressive station.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 14:00 -
  18. Add The Minstrels'Court to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Little St John's Street, CHESTER

    The oldest event in the City of Chester that is still extant.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  19. Add Midsummer Watch Parade to your Itinerary

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    Carnival

    Chester

    Chester’s Midsummer Watch Parade is one of the oldest and most colourful events in the country. Don't miss this major summer spectacular.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019to23 June 2019Open 14:00 -
  20. Add Riverside Museum - Open Day to your Itinerary

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    Open Day

    Chester

    A special opening for Chester Heritage Festival: an opportunity to view curiosities from medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, a First World War exhibition and a new display on the influenza epidemic of 1918–1919.

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00

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