Storyhouse Chester has a packed programme of events, activities and performances this Christmas and New Year.
Chester’s flagship venue hosts The Wizard of Oz from 7 Dec – 6 Jan in the award-winning theatre.
Storyhouse’s popular outdoor cinema season Moonlight Flicks is being brought indoors this winter. Christmas Flicks will see festive-season favourites Home Alone, Die Hard, White Christmas and It’s a Wonderful Life in the majestic setting of Storyhouse’s art deco foyer, on The Kitchen (Storyhouse’s restaurant) Big Screen. Movie fans will listen to the film’s audio through headsets and the ticket price includes a glass of fizz. Films will also be played in Storyhouse’ s boutique cinema.
In partnership with CH1ChesterBID, Storyhouse’s children’s library The Den, will be transformed into a Grotto this Christmas, when children and their families are being invited to listen to story with Santa. Visit Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun between 22 November and 23 December.
Classical music fans are being catered for in an auspicious New Year’s Eve celebration. Daniel Barenboim will conduct the Berlin Philharmonic in a unique Live On-Screen broadcast in the Storyhouse cinema. Meanwhile on New Year’s Eve, a special screening of Back to the Future in the Storyhouse Garret Theatre from 8pm.
Plus, a range of arts and crafts activities for kids and adults including wreath making. Christmas carolers, charity present and food bank donation points, a replica of Dorothy’s house in Munchkin land installed in Storyhouse’s lobby and the a 20 foot Christmas tree.
Andrew Bentley, CEO Storyhouse says: “We are so excited for Christmas in Storyhouse – what an incredible year we have had, HM The Queen and HRH The Duchess of Sussex, Children in Need and a million visits!”
To find out more and book visit storyhouse.com