Free Coffee Mornings with talk on Chester’s history & heritage

The first Wednesday of each month from September 4th 10am to 11am We are launching a free coffee morning with talks on history & heritage in Chester.The events are open to anyone to attend, any age, please come on your own or with friends. Each month we will have a different topic and you can […]

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What’s in a story?’- ParentFolk team up with Chester: A Life Story for creative family event. August 23rd

As a new family experience we’re excited to team up with ParentFolk, the cool family event experience creators for a special summer holidays event. Introducing Chester: A Life Story. A cutting edge new Chester attraction that pushes the boundaries of engaging people with the past. Combining some incredible digital technology with historical archives and artefacts […]


Drinkable Potion Making with The Alchemist – August 18th 11-2

There will be free potion making on August 18th with the incredibly creative Alchemist bar & restaurant. Children will be able to make their own potion, which they can then drink. In true Chester: A Life Story style, we will also show you some of the horrible things our ancestors would have drunk and potions […]


Sewer Slime Making – August 9 & 24 11-2 – free activity

Lets talk slime….sewer slime. We will be making slime for all children as part of a visit to our venue. Techniquest the Science & Discovery centre from Wrexham will be with us helping children to make their own slime which they can then take home in their own pot. They will also learn the science […]


Pop Up Shop – Cowboys & Angels Children’s Clothes

We are very pleased to welcome Cowboy’s & Angels who will be visiting us on July 18 – 21st 10am to 5pm. Cowboys & Angels was originally a very successful boutique shop in West Kirby, Wirral selling children’s clothing and accessories but now offers pop up shops so this is a great opportunity for Chester […]


Spencer’s Friends – Back to School Shoes – Pop Up Shop

We are delighted to be hosting a pop up shop with Spencer’s Friends on August 22, 23, 24 10am to 5pm. Spencer’s Friends will be displaying their range of back to school shoes and providing a full fitting service. There will be well known brands such as GEOX and Primigi. Booking an appointment is recommended […]


Tell us what you love about your life!

Here at Chester: A Life Story we’re on a misson to find out what our visitors love most about their lives.


Announcing our exciting Horrible Histories competition!

Win a family ticket to both the Horrible Histories stage show in Crewe and Chester: A Life Story


The true account of Brave St George & the Frightful Dragon

23rd April 2019, 3pm – A short and untidy romp through the St George legend in rhyming couplets for peasants and their grubby families.


The stars of the stunt!

Bemused by our Life Story stunt? Find out who the stars of the show really were, and read all about their life stories in Chester.


Life Story Supporters

Grateful thanks go to our amazing supporters who helped make Chester: A Life Story become a reality, and continue to support us today.