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  • John Lewis & Partners host an artisan pop-up at their Chester store, supporting over 30 small businesses Curated Makers collaborates with over 30 small businesses to host a three-week pop-up within the John Lewis & Partners Chester branch Chester, UK Curated Makers and leading British retailer, John Lewis & Partners, have collaborated to host a three-week pop-up in their Chester branch on the Greyhound Park, which features the works of over 30 ...
  • Theatre Company celebrates 10 years of Panto fun in Chester as final preparations for latest Christmas show get underway A Chester and Wrexham based Theatre Company is celebrating 10 years of presenting Pantomimes in Chester as final preparations for one of the highlights in the City’s annual Christmas calendar get underway at a popular City Centre theatre. Book your tickets now – click here! Produced by Tip Top Productions at The Forum Studio Theatre, ...
  • Chester Zoo has released exciting new details about its annual Christmas event, The Lanterns Showcasing much-loved animal illuminations and characters from years gone by, visitors this year will journey through nine unique worlds as part of ‘The Great Christmas Expedition’. In a new underwater world, specially created for the 2019 event, visitors will dodge magical glowing jellyfish and meet a giant octopus. Other worlds – never before seen by ...
  • Brace your elves: Christmas in Chester is coming! There is no annual Christmas lights switch-on event this year, the lights will be turned on to coincide with the arrival of the Chester Christmas Market and is just one part of an extensive programme of festive activity which includes the arrival of the CheSTAR and appearances from Father Christmas and his elves. The 12 ...
  • City’s Trick or Treat trail set to return this Halloween A ‘spooktacular’ programme of family-friendly events are taking place in Chester city centre this October, in celebration of Halloween. For the 3rd year, the CH1ChesterBID Trick or Treat Trail returns, with more than 50 local businesses getting into the spooky spirit. At each of the trail locations, treats will be given out, with children also ...
  • UK’s largest habitat for world’s rarest lions opens at Chester Zoo A pride of Asiatic lions – the world’s rarest lion species – have taken their first steps into a specially-created new home at Chester Zoo. The zoo’s new conservation area is the UK’s largest habitat for Asiatic lions. The habitat is designed to recreate the environment of the Gir Forest region of India, where the last few ...
  • Africa’s rarest large mammal born at Chester Zoo Conservationists at Chester Zoo are celebrating the birth of a bongo – the rarest large mammal in Africa. First-time mum, Safi, gave birth to the critically endangered eastern bongo calf on Wednesday 4 September after a nine-month-long gestation. It is the first eastern bongo – the world’s largest forest-dwelling antelope – to be born at the zoo ...
  • An open letter from Kingdom Thenga, Proprietor of The Suburbs We would like to bring to your attention this letter from Kingdom Thenga, Proprietor of The Suburbs, Hoole. It is independent businesses like The Suburbs, that make Chester the special city that we all love.   An Open Letter from Kingdom Thenga – Proprietor – The Suburbs, Hoole   To our fantastic guests! I write with a heavy heart to inform ...
  • End the racing season the right way at Chester Racecourse this weekend The Season Finale is nearly upon us and it is not one to be missed. After an incredible racing season filled with a series of firsts, Chester Racecourse prepares to hold their final fixture this Saturday 28th September. Racegoers are set to be out in full force this Saturday as Chester Racecourse, the oldest racecourse still ...
  • All 6 of Gary Usher’s Bistros listed in Good Food Guide 2020 Chef Entrepreneur Gary Usher’s award-winning bistros have all been recognised in the Good Food Guide 2020, including Sticky Walnut in Chester, Burnt Truffle in Heswall, Hispi in Didsbury, Wreckfish in Liverpool, Pinion in Prescot and Kala in Manchester, all in the same month that Channel 4 is airing a documentary on the opening of Pinion. The ...