PostHeaderIcon Diwali Weekend, Chester 2013

Chesetrv Diwali 2013

Some Images of Chester's Hindu Community celebrating Diwali in Chester city centre on the 19th October. Also a few other observations made on the same afternoon.

PostHeaderIcon Chester Raft Race 2013

Chester Raft Race 2013

The 38th annual Rotary Club Raft Race on the River Dee. Held on the 7th July 2013. In aid of the Chester Childbirth Appeal. Rafts launched from the Dee Meadows.

PostHeaderIcon Midsummer Watch Parade 2013

Chester's Midsummer Watch parade held over the weekend of 22-23 June 2013. Featuring some new additions and the inclusion of figures from Carlisle.

PostHeaderIcon Giants Parade 2013

Giants Parade 2013

Held on the 2nd of June. The third annual Giants Parade spent four and a half hours circulating around the city centre.

PostHeaderIcon Giants Parade 2012

Giants Parade 2012

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.

PostHeaderIcon Roman Weekend 2012

Roman Weekend 2012

Chesters annual Roman Weekend promised to be bigger and better than ever this year. Unfortunately the second day of the event (June 3rd) proved to be a bit of a wash out.

PostHeaderIcon Olympic Flame visits Chester

The Olympic Torch on it's 70 day relay around the UK visited Chester on the night of the 29th May.

PostHeaderIcon The Queen at Chester Zoo

The Queen at Chester Zoo

As part of her Diamond Jubilee tour of Britain the Queen made a fleeting visit to Chester Zoo where she officially opened the new entrance gates, part of the "Diamond Jubilee Quarter".

PostHeaderIcon Chester Day of Dance

Chester Day of Dance

Three groups of folk dancers descended on Chester on the 24th March 2012 for what was billed as the Chester Day of Dance.

PostHeaderIcon Cheese Rolling 2012

Marking the launch of the annual Chester Food and Drink Festival. The Chester Cheese rolling competition was held in Bridge Street on a sunny February 21st.

PostHeaderIcon Chester January Sales 2012

January Sales 2012

That time of year again. A frenzy of post Christmas shopping frenzy. No shortage of people in the city centre despite the recession.

PostHeaderIcon Chester Christmas 2011

Chester Christmas 2011

Christmas in Chester was a reduced affair this year.

PostHeaderIcon Winter Watch Parade 2011

Winter Watch Parade 2011

The Winter Watch Parademakes it's annual pre-Christmas way around the streets of the city centre. Perhaps a little smaller than last years event.

PostHeaderIcon Chester Marathon 2011

Chester Marathon 2011

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.

PostHeaderIcon Kite Festival

The 10th annual Chester Kite festival held on Chester Race Course over the weekend of 17-18 September 2011.


Chester Photograph Galleries

Setting the Scene

Chester: The walls

Chester: The rows


Chester Zoo Gallery

Chester: River and Canal

More gallery information

Video presentation of a selection of gallery content

Useful Links

The official Chester tourist guide

The official Chester tourist site

Chester a virtual stroll around the walls

An information packed site about the heritage of Chester and guided walks

River boat trips and open top bus tours of Chester

River trips and open top bus tours of Chester

Chester wiki

More information about modern and historical Chester


Photo Blog Directory

Photo Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

Photo Store

Chester photo store

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link to ls-EYEWORKS

For more pictures go to

Polperro-a portrait

or take a look at our portrait of Polperro in Cornwall