Category Archives: Chester

Discoberfest at Chester Town Hall

Last weekend, Chester Town Hall played host to Discoberfest - an alternative Bavarian celebration. The iconic Town Hall opened its doors opened at 7pm on Saturday 21st October and the traditional Oktoberfest style festivities began - combined with a little 70’s disco! Guests were greeted on arrival by a traditional Apfelkorn shooter and some fun…
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Travel Trade

This month we have been busy focusing on FAM trips into Chester. We were delighted to host a Chinese FAM trip on Saturday 14th with Hainan Airlines and Marketing Manchester. The group enjoyed a tour of the city followed by dinner at The Chester Grosvenor and an overnight stay at The Queen Hotel. On Thursday…
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Christmas in Chester

The Chester Christmas campaign for 2017 focuses on the idea that Chester offers a more nostalgic, less commercialised destination for a festive break. The Christmas market opens on 16th November and due to popular demand will stay open until 20th December. The market will showcase 70 independent retailers, surrounded by the boutique stores on the…
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Chester Cathedral lends sculpture to Grosvenor Museum

A German Baroque sculpture of the Ascension of Christ has been lent by Chester Cathedral to the city’s Grosvenor Museum.   The oval high-relief sculpture, in carved and partly gilded limewood, was made in South Germany around 1700, possibly in or near the cities of Salzburg or Passau.  Comparable high-relief wooden panels can be found…
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