31 July 2023

ChooseDay Film Club Coming Soon

  The highly anticipated opening of the Picturehouse cinema at Chester Northgate has taken a major step towards completion. Contractors have resumed the fit-out of the six-screen cinema and Picturehouse are anticipating opening for business in late autumn. As part of the run-up to the opening,

Read More

26 July 2023

Chester Market introduces ChooseDay offers every Tuesday

Traders in the new Chester Market have come together to offer customers a range of discounts to choose from every Tuesday starting from 1 August. Recognising the challenging cost of living increases, the offers cover both goods, produce and food stalls to give customers a wide choice of options to

Read More

18 July 2023

Chester Market set to welcome Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo will soon be opening a stall at the new Chester Market – subject to contract – this will be the zoo’s first retail outlet outside of its home in Upton. The 510 sq. ft. stall will occupy a prominent position near the main entrance. The new stall will offer a wide range of

Read More

25 May 2023

Love Your Local Market fortnight

The celebrations don’t stop following the one millionth visitor to the new Chester Market as markets across the borough have also been celebrating Love Your Local Market fortnight. Over 24 countries worldwide celebrate The Love Your Local Market fortnight between 12 to 27 May. Cheshire West and

Read More

24 May 2023

Chester Market celebrates its first Million Visits

Since opening at the beginning of November 2022, Chester’s new market has now welcomed over one million visitors in under six months. Already a big hit with residents, visitors from across the UK and internationally are also discovering the delights of the new market where you can shop local and

Read More

16 May 2023

From Chester Market to Venice, market trader films selected for prestigious Biennale exhibition

Films commissioned by Cheshire West and Chester Council and made by artist Patricia MacKinnon-Day to celebrate the opening of the new Chester Market, have been selected for the 2023 Time Space Existence Venice Biennale exhibition. The films titled ‘The Start of All Imaginings’, are a series of

Read More

17 March 2023

Chester Market celebrates the best of Cheshire and welcomes two new traders

As part of the Cheshire Day celebration on 30 March, Chester Market will be holding a Cheshire Weekend from Friday 31 March to 2 April, where goods and food traders will be highlighting their fantastic local suppliers and producers. In addition, two new traders, RKM Wools and Deva Deli, have

Read More

24 February 2023

The Market’s Vegan House awarded best in North West

Vegan House have been named the ‘Best Takeaway in the North West’ at the Just Eat Awards in London and received a £1,000 cash prize. Sasha Alexander, owner of Vegan House, said: “Our entire menu is 100% plant based and we carefully select our suppliers and work closely with other

Read More

02 February 2023

Book a Valentine’s Day table at the new Chester Market and help end homelessness

Looking for somewhere different for a Valentine’s Day meal this year; somewhere with fantastic food and drink to suit every taste within Chester’s latest foodie destination? A small number of tables are now available on a first come basis to book from 7 – 10pm, on Tuesday 14th February within

Read More

07 December 2022

Chester’s new market tops 300,000 visits within first month of opening

Since fully opening on November 8, the new market has seen a huge influx of visitors during its first four weeks and a more than trebling of the peak pre-pandemic footfall in the old market, which closed in October. The new ‘modern traditional’ market is open every day except Monday and offers

Read More