Events

Christmas in the Lord Mayor’s Parlour

To get you into the Christmas Spirit, the Lord Mayor of Chester and her helpers invites you to enjoy the festive splendours of the Parlour whilst learning about the history of the Lord Mayor, Chester’s regalia, why the city has a sword and mace and what it is like to be a Lord Mayor.

The Lord Mayor will be opening her Parlour and, together with her Attendant and helpers, will be delivering regalia talks on:

  • Saturday, 9 December – 12noon and 3pm
  • Saturday, 16 December – 12noon and 3pm

Tickets

  • £5 per ticket (two under 16s free with each paying adult)

Cost includes mince pie, mulled wine or soft drink.

All proceeds will go towards the Lord Mayor’s Charity Fund.

Chester Visitor Centre is managing the bookings for this event so please telephone 01244 405340.

Tickets are limited so please book early. The Centre is open seven days a week from 9am until 5pm Monday to Saturday and 10am until 4pm on Sundays.  Alternatively call into the Visitor Centre located on Chester Town Hall Square.


Christmas Story Time with the Lord Mayor of Chester

Join the Lord Mayor of Chester and her helpers as they read magical Christmas stories at Chester Town Hall. The Lord Mayor will captivate the audience with festive tales, jovial jokes and good wishes to all! Each session will last around 20 minutes and children will be provided with a soft drink, a cookie and leave with a small festive goodie bag from The Lord Mayor’s elves. There will also be opportunities to help make reindeer food in preparation for the big arrival on Christmas Eve.

Sessions are suitable for children 10 years and under and both children and enthusiastic adults alike are welcome to have their photographs taken in Lord Mayor’s Christmas sleigh.

  • Saturday, 9 December – 11am and 2pm
  • Saturday, 16 December – 11am and 2pm

Tickets

  • £4 per child

All proceeds will go towards the Lord Mayor’s Charity Fund.

Chester Visitor Centre is managing the bookings for this event so please telephone 01244 405340.

Tickets are limited so please book early. The Centre is open seven days a week from 9am until 5pm Monday to Saturday and 10am until 4pm on Sundays.  Alternatively call into the Visitor Centre located on Chester Town Hall Square.


A Festive Chester Town Hall – Come and deck the Town Halls with us!

Chester’s Town Hall Keeper invites you to join him on a festive tour of the Town Hall to learn about its history, its connections to the Civic Life of the City of Chester and its architecture.

Before you enjoy the delights of Chester’s Christmas markets come inside and learn about the history of the building; from its opening in 1869, right up to modern day uses and events. You might even spot an elf or two!

Today, Chester Town Hall has maintained its beauty for over 150 years and continues to proudly serve the Lord Mayor and their civic functions. It also provides space for local residents to host community and charity events and is available to hire for a number of private events.

  • Saturday, 9 December – 12.45pm and 3.45pm
  • Saturday, 16 December – 12.45pm and 3.45pm

Tickets

  • £4.50 per ticket (two under 16s free with each paying adult)

Chester Visitor Centre is managing the bookings for this event so please telephone 01244 405340.

Tickets are limited so please book early. The Centre is open seven days a week from 9am until 5pm Monday to Saturday and 10am until 4pm on Sundays.  Alternatively call into the Visitor Centre located on Chester Town Hall Square.