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  1. Add Historic Pub Walk to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    A walk exploring the architecture and social history of Chester’s famous – and not so famous – historic pubs. Imbibing optional!

    Dates

    From:
    23 June 2019Open 18:30 -
  2. Add Chester's River to your Itinerary

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    Guided Tour

    Chester

    This walk tells the story of Chester’s history through the River Dee: the bridging point of Romans, the route of King Edgar to St John’s, water power for Chester’s past industries, and the place of leisure for the Victorians.

    Dates

    From:
    23 June 2019Open 11:00 -
  3. Add Concert: St John’s Festival Orchestra to your Itinerary

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    Music

    Chester

    The first weekend of Chester Heritage Festival closes with this concert at St John’s church when the Festival Orchestra plays Haydn’s Drumroll Symphony and Brahms’s Piano Concerto in E flat.

    Dates

    From:
    23 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  4. Add Chester Music Festival to your Itinerary

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    Festival

    Chester

    Chester Music Festival returns to Storyhouse this summer with a series of inspiring musical events and interventions across the venue. 

    Dates

    From:
    23 June 2019to24 Aug 2019
  5. Add What the Medieval Guilds did for Chester to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Watergate Street, Chester

    This Chester Heritage Festival walk, led by a member of today’s Guilds on behalf of the Civic Trust, looks at the buildings and considers the events that are associated with the 800-year history of Chester’s Guilds.

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2019Open 14:30 -
  6. Add Waterways’ Ramble to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    This 4½ mile exploration of the River Dee and canal, celebrates Chester Rambling and Hill Walking Club’s centenary.

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2019Open 18:30 -
  7. Add Watergate Street Past & Present to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Watergate Street, Chester

    Explore the street that embraces much of Chester’s history, walking between the city and its former port.

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    From:
    24 June 2019Open 10:00 -
  8. Add Meet the Author of `The Little Cheshire Book' to your Itinerary

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    Talk

    Chester

    Roger Stephens introduces his book in a short talk before answering questions and signing copies of his book, a compendium of frivolous, fantastic or just quite strange information.

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  9. Add A Crack Through Time to your Itinerary

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    Performance

    Hunter St (off Northgate St) , Chester

    Come and hear from people of Chester’s past. These ten-minute monologues, a different one each day, span two thousand years and take place in and around the Kitchen at Storyhouse.

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2019to29 June 2019Open 13:00 -
  10. Add Heritage Cruise with Live Commentary to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Souters Lane, Chester

    This special two-hour cruise for Chester Heritage Festival includes live commentary about the importance of the River Dee to Chester’s 2000-year history. Sail from The Groves upstream to Aldford Iron Bridge.

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2019Open 12:00 -
  11. Add Storyhouse Tour to your Itinerary

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    Guided Tour

    Chester

    Be guided through this 1936 Odeon building, now extended and renovated into Chester’s innovative, award-winning, cultural centre. The tour covers the history of the building, the background to Storyhouse and all that goes on there.

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    From:
    24 June 2019Open 10:00 -
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    26 June 2019Open 10:00 -
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    28 June 2019Open 10:00 -
  12. Add The Port of Chester - Guided Walk to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Nuns Road, Chester

    A walk unravelling the story of the Port of Chester and its role in the history of the city through almost 2000 years. Be guided through the sites of the Roman and Medieval harbours, the Old Port Area and lastly the Canal Basin.

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019Open 14:30 -
  13. Add The King's Shilling to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    This walk, through Chester, focuses on places relevant to World War One including the Town Hall, Cathedral, Roodee and Castle. It finishes at the Albion Inn, which has a huge display of memorabilia from the war.

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019Open 11:00 -
  14. Add Secrets of the Wall to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Chester

    A walk to explore the lesser known aspects of the city wall, sometimes on the wall, sometimes off the wall, from within or without.

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019Open 17:30 -
  15. Add Meet the Author of `City of Ghosts` to your Itinerary

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    Talk

    Chester

    In this ten-minute talk Mary Ann Cameron introduces her book which has fascinating stories of ghost activity in over 50 buildings, in the most actively haunted city in the country!

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019Open 12:15 -
  16. Add Charles Kingsley Exhibition - Open Day & Talks to your Itinerary

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    Exhibition

    Chester

    This exhibition looks at the contributions to national and local debates of Charles Kingsley, Christian Socialist, Natural Historian and Canon at Chester Cathedral. The exhibition curator will give four short presentations during the day.

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Add Archaeological Finds to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Chester

    Come and watch as archaeologists clean the finds from the annual training excavation for archaeology students in Grosvenor Park in May. This is not just an exercise: it is at this stage finds may become exciting finds.

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2019to27 June 2019Open 17:00 -
  18. Add Grosvenor Rowing Club - Heritage Quiz to your Itinerary

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    Participatory Event

    Chester

    The Chester Heritage Festival Quiz is taking place at Grosvenor Rowing Club as part of the club’s 150th anniversary celebrations. A short talk about the illustrious history of our hosts proceeds an opportunity to test your knowledge of the city.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 19:30 -
  19. Add The River Dee: a journey through records to your Itinerary

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    History & Heritage

    Chester

    Drop-in to the Record Office and navigate unique and original documents. Let Chester’s archives reveal the story of the River Dee and its importance to the story of Chester; a theme flowing through several Chester Heritage Festival events.

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019Open 17:00 - 18:30
  20. Add The Heritage of Christleton Village to your Itinerary

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    Guided Walk

    Christleton

    For the second year Chester Heritage Festival visits Christleton. During this walk, through this historic village and to the Shropshire Union Canal, stories will unfold: stories of buildings, the pond, boatyards, education and a Civil War battle

    Dates

    From:
    26 June 2019to27 June 2019Various Opening Times

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