Chester's now annual Giants Parade was held on the 4th June to coincide with the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Included in the parade were 60 giant Queens.
The second Chester Marathon. Run from Chester Race Course into the city, across the Dee at the old Dee Bridge, through Huntingdon and out into the Welsh countryside. Back into England over the Dee at Holt/Farndon then back into Chester and the finish at the race course, via Sandy Lane and The Groves.
As part of the years Chestival season. A shortened version of one of the Chester Mystery Plays was performed for the second year in the Amphitheatre. This time it was the Creation cycle. A sequence using a backdrop of a large video screen with dance, music and song.