Latest news!

As part of Cheshire’s Great War Commemoration programme CHH will be holding a free event on Saturday 16 August entitled Oh What a Lovely War from 11am - 5pm. Come along and experience what it would have been like in Chester on 16 August 1916. Try a taste of trench tea and write a soldier’s letter. With a wartime wedding, music and songs, all brought to life with the re – enactment group Cheshire Pals.

There are other events planned in Cheshire to commemorate the Centenary of the beginning of the Great War. For further details please go to

Chester History and Heritage is extending its opening hours during the summer to include the first Saturday of the month from April to August, Heritage Open Days Weekend and the first Saturday in October.
2 August 12-4pm
13 September (HODS) 11-4pm
4 Oct 12-4pm