Category Archives: Chester

Storyhouse Announce Film Academy for Aspiring Young Filmmakers In The Region

Storyhouse have partnered with University of Chester and Reel Solutions to deliver a British Film Institute (BFI) Film Academy, an intensive course for young filmmakers.   Aspiring creatives across Chester and the borough will have the opportunity to learn from industry-leading figures and gain a range of practical production skills.   The course offers participants…
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Chester Castle Revealed

Chester Castle Revealed Chester Castle opens this summer. From 20 July to 3 September visitors will be able to enter free of charge, wander around the site and experience the views. Chester Castle was founded by William the Conqueror in 1070 and became the administrative centre of the Earldom of Chester. The Agricola Tower and…
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Chester Zoo reveals new long-term plans

Chester Zoo has unveiled its new long-term vision for the future of the UK’s most popular zoo. • Proposed improvements will reflect zoo’s vital worldwide conservation work • Zoo hopes to create habitats for species including pygmy hippos and Western lowland gorillas by 2030 • Development will enhance Chester Zoo’s position as world leading tourist…
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Bedwyr Williams’ New Work for Storyhouse Invokes Past & Present Day Chester Through Gathered & Imagined Tales

BEDWYR WILLIAMS’ NEW WORK FOR STORYHOUSE INVOKES PAST AND PRESENT DAY CHESTER THROUGH GATHERED AND IMAGINED TALES Storyhouse, Chester’s £37m theatre, cinema and library which opened in May, is pleased to announce that its inaugural visual arts commission is with award-winning artist Bedwyr Williams and will launch October 2017.   Encompassing performance, sculpture, painting and…
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