Category Archives: Family Fun

Storyhouse’s Festival of Languages described by participants as ‘life-affirming’

Storyhouse’s Festival of Languages described by participants as ‘life-affirming’ A brand-new festival took place at Storyhouse last week: the Storyhouse Festival of Languages explored and celebrated the city’s diverse speaking cultures. Primary school pupils opened the festival last Monday, sixteen schools from Cheshire West and Chester took part in a public speaking competition that explored…
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Return of the best-dressed scarecrows in town at Tatton Park

It’s scarecrow time again! February half-term marks the return of the best-dressed scarecrows in town at Tatton Park! This year’s theme is inspired by Heroes and Villains.  Tatton Park’s education and gardening teams have put together a fun-to-follow scarecrow trail – and some great activities too. Head Gardener Simon Tetlow says, “It’s that time of…
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This year’s theme is inspired by Heroes and Villains. Tatton Park’s education and gardening teams have put together a fun-to-follow scarecrow trail – and some great activities too. Head Gardener Simon Tetlow says, “It’s that time of year again, and we are busy recruiting new scarecrows. It’s a tough selection process for these ragged and…
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First names announced for Chester Literature Festival

First names announced for Chester Literature Festival as it prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary in the city. Michael Morpurgo, Roger McGough and Benjamin Zephaniah are the first names to be announced for Chester Literature Festival taking place at multi-award winning Storyhouse between 9 - 30 November. One of the UK’s oldest Literature Festivals it…
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