November Happenings

Hi Chester Culture Fans!
My name is Meghan and I am one of your new bloggers 🙂
I would like bring you some up-to-date info on the Happenings in this beautiful city of ours, review some of those events and basically share the love about Chester! 
Enough of that….get  your diaries and phones start taking note of the great things going in November : It’s going to be a busy month!! 


The Little Theatre of Chester – The Chester Theatre Club
November Production:
California Suite a delightful comedy by Neil Simon
Saturday Nov 16, Monday the 18-23 November.
Tickets  are £8.50
available via the website – have a look they go quickly!
The Chester Theatre Club will also hold open auditions in November for their March 2014 production of Honour. See the web site for dates and times!

– Tip Top Productions :
BOUNCERS- a hilarious commentary of 80’s Night Life 
November 14-16 & 22-
at 7:30pm and 
Sat the 23rd at 5pm and 8:30pm
At the Forum Studio Theatre
tickets are £10
Or call 01244-341296 for tickets

Stock Head Peter
Presented by The Black Box Theatre Company
 and The Hammond
Box Office : 01244-305362
28-30th November 1pm and 7pm , 1pm only on Saturday

Drama  Workshop based on The Lark by Jean Anouilh, The Story of Joan of Arc
5 & 12th of November 
Chester Theatre Club, The Little Theatre, Gloucester St, Tel. 020 8742 3685

The Snow Queen – presented by Theatre in the Quarter- will begin on December 5th. Tickets are on sale now for this fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.



The Chester Film Society – the only cinema in town!
Join them for three dates in November the 5, 9 and 26.
Please check their web site for details – guest tickets are available for £3,50 in advance online or call 01244 371750.
The films are shown at St Mary’s Centre, St Mary’s Hill, The Little Theatre and The Steam Mill.
Chester Zoo— Photography Workshop
11th November. , 9:30am-4:30pm

Remember Remember the 5th of November / celebrated on Saturday November 2nd


Spectacular Fireworks Evening
Saturday 2 November 2013
Chester Racecourse – The Roodee
Held at the usual location of Chester Racecourse. Gates are open from 4.30pm. The Toddlers event starts at 6.45pm
 ( no loud noises for the little ones)
with the main event at 7.30pm. Please be there ahead of time otherwise you will miss the start! Tickets are £5 each with 6 years and under free.

On Bonfire Night, November 5th
 Telford,’s Warehouse  is hosting a  Bonfire Burlesque Night starting at 7:30pm
Tickets available at the door or check the website 


The Handel’s Court Gallery , Northgate Street. 
The gallery has been renovated and  opened now to include the old butcher shop on 
Northgate Street. 
Beautiful Art exhibits- walk in anytime to have a look around!
Handel’s Court-
— An exhibit of nudes  starting on 16. November until 14 Dec
A collection of works by: Alexi Petrenko, Tatiana Rymorenko, and Tatiana & Peter Ilitzky
Life Drawing classes every Wednesday Eve, 2 hour classes 
£ 16 — all materials and instruction included.
Please email Jane for more info :

November 6
At Alexander’s,Rufus Court,
You will usually find this is a great music venue and restaurant 
but tonight you can laugh away as
   Laughter Yoga begins at Alexander’s on Wednesday, November 6th, from 5:30 – 7:30pm
A little physical, gentle exercise, but a torrent of laughter gets endorphins moving and creates a strong sense of well being and relaxation. 

November 15-17
at the Chester Racecourse
A showcase of International Artistic Talent
The 2nd annual  Chester Arts Fair is an event not to be missed!
This amazing display presents painting, sculpture, photography and visual arts from over 40 UK and international galleries.——————————————————————————————————–
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  •  CEILIDH 2013
  • NOV 16, 2013
  • 8pm , Hoole Community Centre, The Full House Ceilidh Band
  • and caller Martyn Harvey
  • Tickets £8 available at the door – includes hotpot supper
  • see their web site
  • 23rd November 10-12pm at Cheshire Military Museum
    Mabel’s War Taster Session
    Join Minerva Arts,
  • The Grosvenor Museum and the Military Museum for a fun, free drama workshop introducing the Mabel’s War Project.
  • This is a project for children aged 7-11 exploring the stories collected by Mabel, a Cheshire nurse working in the First World War.


Language Meet -UP

The next meeting is on Sat Nov 30th

A German language Conversation Group have a meeting once a month in Chester. The group meets to enjoy casual conversation along with a cuppa….   New members are welcome.

Please see their MEET UP

page for more information.

Deutschsprachige in Chester

Chester, GB
119 Deutschsprachige

All abilities and ages welcome, come for a coffee and a conversation in German for a couple of hours

Next Meetup

Abendessen im Nord Wales am 10ten Juni

Friday, Jun 10, 2016, 7:30 PM
7 Attending

Check out this Meetup Group →

The next meeting is on sat Nov 30th at The Mad Hatter Tea Room,

Bridge Street  11:00a.m.


Christmas Lights

Hoole– the lights in Hoole will be switched on on the 16th of November– always a fun evening with music and more!
The Chester Lights Parade and Spectacular takes place on the 21st.
A true community event with a parade filled with locals , amazing costumes and music. This is a Chester tradition not to be missed! The streets are tradition filled — and the atmosphere wonderful!

Starting on November 21
There will be a traditional Christmas Market just outside the Town Hall.  
This will host of 40 stalls offering a wide range of sweets and treats!
The market will be open every day 10am-6pm Sunday -Wednesday and from 10am-8pm on Thursday- Saturday.
There will be many new vendors this year .

The Chester Racecourse will host a Winter Wonderland  as well! 
This will include stalls , food and gifts, a real ice rink, Amusements, an Alpine Beer Bar and a Vodka Ice Bar. There will also be a Santa’s Grotto, Santa Letter writing workshop and a festive 
3-d movie room. 


  • November 27 to December 1 – Celtic Christmas Fayre, Broughton, Chester.
  • Broughton Retail park will host a celtic christmas fayre with around  1000 stalls!! These will include Arts, Crafts, Food and drinks….
  • Opening times are WED- Sat 9:30-18:00 and Sunday from 9:30-17:00
A traditional Christmas with The Lord Mayor of Chester
23rd November- 21st December
2-4pm, every Saturday
Town Hall, Northgate St, 
– part of the Christmas Celebrations- To support The Lord Mayor’s Charity fund for Adoption Matters Northwest – there is a suggested donation of £1. You can enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie with The Lord Mayor herself.


—– many more Christmas events to look out for in December. Watch this space!

The Music Scene
 in Chester is huge as most of you are aware!
Have a look at Dan “beautiful” Schott’s  Weekly  music updates  on this blog and also at some of the websites for the latest news…..
Telfords Warehouse:
Alexander’s :
The Live Rooms (  they taken over the Laugh Inn building)
—- Motown’s own  Martha Reeves will be playing there on Saturday December 7th!

If you have an event you would like added to the list please just let us know!


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