Opened Saturday 30 March
Chester: A Life Story gathers and re-tells the rich tapestry of stories created in and about Chester. Of the people and the places. The tales and the spaces. About living, loving, being. Expect to be amazed, be entertained, entranced. Expect the unexpected!
1 Jan 2015
1 Jan 2017
Wellcome Trust Funding
4 Sep 2017
Life Story Staff Recruited
14 Feb 2018
Life Story Venue Acquired
Jan 2018 - Mar 2019
Development of the Life Story Idea
1 Mar 2018 - Present
Building Chester: A Life Story
We are a team of archaeology, history and educational professionals that harness the awesomeness of Britain’s past to educate, inform and inspire.
We believe that history and archaeology can be tools for making a difference in people’s lives. This can be as simple as offering opportunities for people to simply experience heritage, or as complex as bringing whole communities together or as a means of tackling issues as diverse as climate change or food poverty.
We are a full-service heritage social enterprise – so if you’re looking for something that involves engaging people with the past, then the chances are, we can help you. Please explore our website to learn a bit more about us.
Finally, as every good story must come to an end, we explore how the people of Chester have dealt with death and dying, the ways we remember and honour the dead, and what it means for all of us to live a satisfying life.