Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral is an ancient abbey and is a treasure of international importance that has played a significant part in shaping the history of the City. It still plays an important part in the spiritual, cultural and civic life of Chester and beyond.

Lord Mayor of Chester, Councillor Hugo Deynem, officially launches Heritage Open Days at Chester Cross. Pictured L-R: Nick Fry (George Marsh 500th anniversary), Linda Greatwich (400th Anniversary Bishop Lloyds Palace), The Lord Mayor of Chester Cllr Hugo Deynem, Roger Croston (Thomas Brassey 175 years Chester Railways), The Lady Mayoress Deb Deynem, James Latham (70th anniversary end of World War II), Cyril Morris (European Architectural Heritage Year), Doreen King (Chester Civic Trust)

Chester Heritage Open Days features 60 buildings, tours and guided walks

Programme of events unveiled for this year's architectural feast from September 10-13

A view of Chester from the Cathedral at Heights tour

Major tourism boost for Cheshire as record visitor figures are released

Millions of people visited Cheshire West and Chester during 2014

Chester Cathedral Lego project in full swing

Ten thousand bricks have already been laid

Chester lap dancing club to become burlesque show bar

Platinum Lounge on Bridge Street Row loses licensing battle but says it will continue to hold fully nude events once a month

Cheshire places of worship have almost 300 items stolen from them in three years

Lead items top of the list when it comes to thefts from churches

LOOK: Behind the scenes at new Falconry Centre at Chester Cathedral

Chronicle had first look at new tourist attraction

Cheshire West and Chester Council to get tough on legal highs, rough sleeping and begging

Busking will also be covered in the new Public Space Protection Order covering Chester City Centre, Newtown and Boughton

The Chester Festival Chorus join Manchester Camerata for a performance of Haydn's The Creation at Chester Cathedral on July 11

Chester Cathedral to host Manchester Camerata and Chester Festival Chorus

MBNA Chester Music Festival stages extra event with performance of The Creation on July 10

Renowned Italian chef to host fine dining evening at Chester Cathedral

Francesco Gotti set to get guests tastebuds tingling

10 things to do in the Chester area this weekend

Chester Races, orchestral concert, ghost hunting and much more happening on June 27-28

Terry Wogan in Chester filming a BBC programme called Terry and Mason's Great Food Trip June 22. Tweeted by Chester Tours

Sir Terry Wogan in Chester to film new BBC2 show

TV and radio legend visits city as part of new series with Mason McQueen of A Cabbie Abroad fame

Seventeen-year-old violin virtuoso David Shaw will be performing with the Chester Philharmonic Orchestra on June 27

Chester Cathedral welcomes Chester Philharmonic Orchestra

Youth and Russia are the themes of concert on June 27

Wrexham sculptor Simon O'Rourke creating the lion

LOOK: Lion to take centre stage at Babygrow Appeal ball

Simon O'Rourke's sculpture will be auctioned to raise cash for the Countess of Chester Hospital’s Babygrow Appeal

WATCH: Scout parade in Chester city centre

County Scout Sunday event attracts hundreds to Chester

Guests take their seats at the tables at Chester Cathedral as the 2014 Cheshire Business Awards prepares to get under way

Cheshire Business Awards 2015 scheme gets under way

The search is on for the best in the business throughout the county

Princess Charlotte, who will be christened at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham on July 5

Princess Charlotte to be christened in same church as late Countess of Chester

Princess Charlotte will be christened at same church as Princess Diana

14 Chester staycation days out and places to go

Fun things to do when staying or living in Cheshire

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