Chester and Cheshire have some great events lined up for 2020.
Chester also has a finite amount of parking (being a historical city) especially for popular events in the city and a little pre-planning is advised, from hotel accommodation to parking and transport to and from the event:
Upcoming Chester Events
Corfest North 2019 – The show must go on!
The brain of radio DJ Chris Evans, Corfest North is a fan favorite on the Cheshire calendar every year, and is always on the brink with the activities of every member of the family.
Next year’s festival returns to Bolesworth Estate near Tottenhall from Friday, July 24 to Sunday, July 26, and tickets are on sale now.
The 2020 event in Cheshire, and a related festival in Hampshire, Carfest, looks to continue its mission to #GoGreen and achieve its goal of being 100% carbon neutral on its primary emissions.
While the line-up has not yet been revealed, last year’s CarFest’s highlights included breathtaking musical performances. They included Jacksons, Sister Sledge, Texas, All Saints, Kaiser Chiefs, Jack Savoretti, and Clean Bandit, as well as car shows, track races, and celebrity go-karting, for children of all ages. Kingdom and Car Feast – The ultimate family food festival
Thousands flocked to the first Deva Fest held in Chester Lakes last September; the 2020 event is even better.
This year’s festival line-up has not yet been revealed on August 14, 15, and 16 in collaboration with We Love Good Times and Taste Cheshire. Still, last year The Feeling, K Class, and Orchestra had a headline act by the collective Symphonic Ibiza.
There will be entertainment, food, drink, and more at the 2020 festival, and we can’t wait!
Cheshire Fest has returned to 2020
Although not technically in Cheshire, this is not a missed event.
Held at Manchester Rugby Club in Cheadle Hulme on May 8, 9 and 10 next year, Cheshire Fest features three days of laughter and great live music. Being performed by some of the UK’s best tributes and emerging artists and is a total rip-roaring spectacle.
The main stage in 2020 will be BoyLife, featuring their greatest combined hits, Boyzone’s Keith Duffy and Westlife’s Brian McFadden’s Nostalgic Boyband Fusion.
Castle Park Live
Castle Park, Frodsham
It includes nostalgic fairground rides, creative workshops, and food and drinks; this latest live music festival will take place in Frodsham’s Castle Park in the coming summer period.
To take place on Sat, 20th June 2020, Castle Park Live shows the potential to be a unique opportunity to indulge in nostalgia, live music, and entry.
Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival
Celeb Chefs Announced for 2020
The 2020 Taste of Cheshire Food and Drinks Festival marks the 20th year of this prestigious Easter classic, set at the award-winning Chester Racecourse, and the organizer signed one of the highest-profile groups of chefs to grace Hobbs on stage.
The organiser of the festival, Briony Wilson, says, “We aimed to bring the best chefs at every level to the festival in 2020, and I’m delighted with the line-up. The show’s prominence is the three biggest names on TV. There is nobody that has doubts that John Torode has contributed on the chefs of our nation. This is because he and Greg Wallace have hosted MasterChef since 2005. Greg has been in our program for 2 years, and we always wanted to get John as well this year. We have succeeded. John can be seen on Monday the 13th. We are thrilled that he can make it. Our star number two is the Eat Well for Come, the BBC, Best Home Cook and Food in the UK – Truth of Scare Star otherwise known as Chris Bavin.
Bavin is now one of the most essential BBC food presenters, and we are delighted to be back at Chester, with Chris appearing on April 12. Finally, by popular demand, we managed to get the Paul ranking to return on Saturday, April 11. Most people know Paul as the 1st chef to secure the first Michelin star of Northern Italiclands and later for his many appearances on Ready Steady Cook. Paul is one of the best presenters on stage in our many years of putting on this event. He easily makes excellent food while keeping us entertained with great stories of his time in business – this is our strongest line-up yet, and it makes me very proud to know that we are still bringing the very best to Chester. ”
The CEO of Taste Chesire, Stephen Wundke was also in agreement, “This is a fantastic line-up and the local chef and master chef star, Simon Wood, appearing alongside this person, Woods Restaurant at Hotel Indigo, Chester, a bake-off finalist, Same with Karen Wright. As of this year, another version of our quest to highlight and discover the Region Best Young Chef with Harthill Cookery Supermoon, Brian Heller. It’s really Is not the best line-up of performances, events, and cooking that we have ever assembled.
Taste Cheshire Food and Drink Festival from 11 to April 13, Easter Saturday to Easter Monday and tickets are now available online – using the code EARLYBIRD40 where you can get up to 40% off door prices.
Chester’s dedicated one-day business collection
Thur March 5, 2020
10am – 3pm
Meet the best minds in business under one roof in a single day
Now returning to our new home at Crown Plaza for the 9th time in Chester, it is a unique opportunity to meet, hear, and learn from talented minds in the area and outside of business.
Attending this event is entirely free, so book your ticket today.
There are 2 dedicated seminar areas with free sessions throughout the day, as well as unlimited access to the exhibition area, and open access to networking and 8 regular business seminar sessions.
There is parking on-site, and the cafe/bistro service to the city center, along with some of the best exhibition spaces in the area, is available throughout the prestigious event throughout the day.
Rally returns to Chester in 2020
We are happy to bring the rally back to a city that has hosted the RAC rally more often than any other.
On 28/29 February 2020, the racecourse will once again come alive with the Network Q Rally Revival to the tunes of rally cars dating back 60 years.
The aim is to rekindle memories and create new ones. For both fans and crew and also for those who have probably never seen motorsport up close. Last time we had a rally GB, an additional 10,000 people came to the city to view it.
It will follow the Friday / Saturday format based on Chester Racecourse on 28/29 February 2020.
Friday evening will be seen as a synonym for the Network Queue Rack rally as cars will be flown from the famous 1995 Colin McRae location in front of the Grand lands. An image that many people can remember very clearly, this time, it will be under the floodlights. In fact, it will be the first visit since 1996 that an event has started, with a Light-Hearted Evening Buffet and Forum on Friday with some famous motorsport names.
On Saturday, there is a full-day tour, given with permissions, that will visit iconic locations such as Chiric Castle, Weston Park, Rednal Circuit, Cholmondley Castle, Oulton Park, and a secret site before returning to the racecourse. Saturday evening. We will also include The Speed and Rally Show at the Radnal racetrack.
MBNA Chester Marathon 2020
Sunday, October 4 2020
The MBNA Chester Marathon is the UK’s favourite marathon (fewer than 5000 runners-up), voted in the 2019 and 2018 Running Awards. With a fantastic start and ending at the Chester Racecourse, the route goes through all of Chester’s iconic landmarks, then goes to the countryside of Cheshire and North Wales, before returning to the banks of the Dee River for an unforgettable finish. All finishers get a, bespoke medal, technical t-shirt and a goody bag.
Just before continuing, its important to note that you are entering the MBNA Chester Marathon of the year 2020 (26.2 miles). Even if there are no refunds or deferrals after you enter, you can transfer your space to another runner. The minimum age is 18 on race day.
Deepbridge Chester Art Fair 2020
Chester Racecourse – Friday, November 13. 2020
Join us for the Chester Arts Fair 2020 from 13 to November 15 at Chester Racecourse. Coming back to the city for the eighth year, buy and view artwork from over 90 the UK and international artists at North’s leading artist art.
Whether you want to invest in a piece of artwork to illuminate your home or you are looking for a unique gift for loved ones, there is a lot to choose from. The collection includes paintings, sculpture, photography, illustration, glass, ceramics, digital art, and more, ranging from £ 40 to £ 10,000.
Besides, the fair is happy to host artwork by the finalists of the Visual Art Open. An international art competition, VAO, is designed for all practising artists in the UK and abroad, providing the ultimate platform to develop their passion and career in art. The artefacts in the exhibition at the fair have been carefully selected by a panel of art expert judges, which is an attraction on the fair’s schedule.
Along with the artwork on display, the fair will also feature a program of live art performances, artist talks, and workshops by some of the fair’s performing artists. For the younger artists, free and fun children’s area will host many arts and crafts activities to allow them to create their own masterpiece.
Parking is free for every CAF attendee at Chester Racecourse. A cafe offering hot and cold refreshments will be operating all weekend, and facilities are available for the disabled.
The fair will be open for preview evening on Friday, November 13, then 10:30 to 5 Saturdays and Sundays all weekend. Book tickets online now to avoid queuing at the door.
An evening with Manchester United Legends in Chester
March 20, 2020
About this event
An evening with Manchester United Legends
‘Man Audience with the Manchester United Legends Tour for the Evening with’ event for you ‘Evening with Limited’ in Chester 2020. This extraordinary ordinary event will be hosted by a top host to be announced later.
Manchester United fans need no introduction from our legend for this tour as we both celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 94 Double Winning season and the 1999 treble winners as well as other significant achievements in the Alex Ferguson’s era.
Each event will host 3 legends at least and anything up to 6 legends in attendance. The names of the tour are as follows
Brian Robson – Captain Marvel and the highly decorated 2 Premier League, 3 FA Cup, and a European Cup Winners’ Cup
Lee Sharp – 1993–94 Double Winner
Gary Pallister 1993 -94 Double Winner
Wes Brown – Treble Winner in 1999
Brian McLair – 1993 to 1994 Double Winner
Paul Parker – 1993 to 1994 Double Inner
David May – the European Cup Winner of 1999
Dwight York – 1999 Treble Winner
Andy Cole – 1999 Treble Winner
More names to be confirmed.
Names for each event may change for each event based on availability.
Each event will host 3 legends and anything up to 6 legends in attendance.
The select show will feature an interview known as LIVE & UNSCRIPTED, remembering about those fantastic memories of football and a real-life insight behind the scenes of the clubs they play. Who knows when Manchester United Legend hit the stage to keep you away from the stories of the camera’s life and career.
Setting the superstar scene:
- Arrive at the venue and check and find out your allotted seating
- Enjoy the King’s Suite
- Welcome to the event by host
- Fantastic Manchester United award-winning opportunities at the event
- The super walk-on video showing The Legends most excellent football match ever
- LIVE & UNSCRIPTED On-Stage Interview
- The special audience Q&A session
- Superstar speakers exclusive live auction boasting great past and present games
- Full bar and business use.
Superstar Platinum Package:
Includes: Meet and Greet Sessions Inc. Legends + signature and photo with unique legends frame
- Early access to a private Platinum guests only to enjoy a Meet & Greet session with the Legend at 6.30 pm
- Legends will autograph an item that you can bring from home (no painting)
- Professionally taken a 6×9 photo of you and The Legends, which will be prepared for the night to be taken and made digitally available after the show on our Facebook page.
- Stunning exclusive Manchester United legend themed photo frame
- Platinum section seating (best house seats)
Superstar Gold Package:
- Access from 7 pm
- A photo of you and The Legends, which will be prepared for the night to be taken and made digitally available after the show on their Facebook page.
- Golden block allotted show seating
European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security
June 25, 2020 – June 26, 2020
This event is recommended for professionals working or living in the European region. If you are interested in topics touching on cyberwar, then this is the event for you. The cool thing is that if you submit a paper to this conference, you will get a chance to get published in the Journal of Cyber Warfare.
It has been 19 years since the European Conference on Cyber Conference, and Security was founded. It has been hosted in Germany, Ireland, Finland, Greece, Estonia, Portugal. Its only a few countries have mentioned it. The event will attract an exciting combination of academic scholars, physicians, military personnel, and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of the cybersecurity community. ECCWS is usually attended by participants from more than 30 countries. The Journal of Information Warfare regularly publishes several papers presented at this conference.
Key topics will include:
- Critical Infrastructure Protection
- Accident response strategies
- Risk Analysis and Modeling
- Simplification strategy for awareness/education and training
- Cyber conflict
- Cyber terrorism
- Information warfare
- Information Warfare and Security Education
- Information Assurance
- Digital forensics
- Psychological warfare
Transport in Chester
If you’re planning to attend an event in Chester this year, the easiest way is by Taxi. At Chester Taxis we provide transportation services to all events and festivals from all around Chester. Our fleet includes latest model cars and mini-bus taxis to accommodate larger groups.
When you need reliable transfer service to and from the airport or railway station, we can accommodate you. Hackney Carriages or Black Cabs, offer safe service and are an excellent choice for sightseeing journeys around the city.
Our Chester Black Cabs feature ramps that make it easy to access luggage and load and unload a pram or wheelchair. Chester is famous for its vibrant nightlife, bars, and pubs. After a day at the Boodles May Festival, we can transport you to your favourite nightspot and deliver you safely home at the end of the evening.
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