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Our Future Fest – Week 2

We are now on the second week of the University of Chester Our Future Festival.

Our Future Festival is a collection of events, organised by the Sustainability Team, aimed to improve understanding, and inspire action on climate change. The festival runs until Friday 24 March with a mixture of events online and in-person.

You can view the full list of events via this link or check out some of our highlights below:

🎫 Sustainability Roadshow
📅 Monday 20 March
⏰ 11am-2pm
📍 Queen’s Park, Chester
🔗 Book Here

Meet the Sustainability Team and find out more about sustainability at the University of Chester. At the roadshow there will be a number of activities such as Letter’s to the Earth and a chance to win a £30 M&S voucher!

🎫 Dr Bike Workshop
📅 Tuesday 21 March
⏰ 11am-2pm
📍 Remond House, Warrington
🔗 Book Here

Bring along your bike for basic maintenance repairs – booking required.

🎫 Climate Change on the Big Screen: How environmental issues are embedded within popular film & TV
📅 Wednesday 22 March
⏰ 12.15pm-12.45pm
📍 CBK106/1, Exton Park & Online
🔗 Book Here

In this session we explore how themes of sustainability are embedded within popular film and TV and this can influence our everyday activities.

🎫 Clothes Swap-Shop
📅 Thursday 23 March
⏰ 11am-2pm
📍 Shrewsbury SU Space

No booking required – just turn up and swap!

🎫 Community Clean-Up
📅 Friday 24 March
⏰ 3pm-4pm
📍 Meet outside binks

Bring your friends along and spend some time litter-picking in the local area. Meet the Sustainability Team outside Binks to pick up your litter picker and bag. No booking required – just turn up and get involved.

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Balancing Parenting and Studies

Key Event Information

Start Date: 21 March 2023 12:00 pm

Start End: 21 March 2023 1:00 pm

Location: Online

We are delighted to announce the first of our Balancing Parenting and Studies sessions aimed at all students who have parenting or caring responsibilities or those who might currently be pregnant.

Join us for this in conversation style session where Dave Clarke from Student Services and Psychology’s Kate Miller talk about their experience of juggling parenthood with studying. They will be sharing hints and tips and also answering any questions you may have about how to manage the balance.

Click bit.ly/wbsession to find the link to join the session.

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University of Chester Riverside Museum – Heritage Open Day

Key Event Information

Start Date: 9 September 2023 10:00 am

Start End: 9 September 2023 4:00 pm

Location: Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society’s Riverside Museum will be open between 10am and 4pm for students, staff and other visitors. Based at the University’s Wheeler Building on Castle Drive, it contains a permanent collection of curiosities from the world of medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, in addition to an original letter written by Florence Nightingale from Balaclava. The First World War: Returning Home exhibition provides an insight into what a soldier invalided back from the Front would have found on his return to Cheshire.

Using local examples wherever possible, the exhibition covers aspects such as medical advances, the psychological effects of war, volunteering and volunteer nurses, a doctor’s country practice, home life, working women and social welfare. This exhibition has been created by the Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society volunteers and refurbished with the generous help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Heritage. Visitors with an interest in health and social care or local and social history are always welcome to visit the Museum and find out more from the volunteers, many of whom have a healthcare background.

Please maintain social distancing and hand-hygiene and do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have tested positive for Covid19 in the last seven days. If you do decide not to wear a face covering, please respect others who choose to do so, especially in the confined space of the museum. There is no need to book for the standard opening times but group bookings for six or more people can be made at other times by prior arrangement.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk or 01244 512126. Access is via main Wheeler Building reception (formerly County Hall) opposite the River Dee. Please use city centre car parks or public transport and the address is: University of Chester, The Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL. For all the latest programme details, please visit here.

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University of Chester Riverside Museum – Chester Heritage Festival

Key Event Information

Start Date: 17 June 2023 10:00 am

Start End: 17 June 2023 4:00 pm

Location: Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society’s Riverside Museum will be open between 10am and 4pm for students, staff and other visitors. Based at the University’s Wheeler Building on Castle Drive, it contains a permanent collection of curiosities from the world of medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, in addition to an original letter written by Florence Nightingale from Balaclava. The First World War: Returning Home exhibition provides an insight into what a soldier invalided back from the Front would have found on his return to Cheshire.

Using local examples wherever possible, the exhibition covers aspects such as medical advances, the psychological effects of war, volunteering and volunteer nurses, a doctor’s country practice, home life, working women and social welfare. This exhibition has been created by the Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society volunteers and refurbished with the generous help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Heritage. Visitors with an interest in health and social care or local and social history are always welcome to visit the Museum and find out more from the volunteers, many of whom have a healthcare background.

Please maintain social distancing and hand-hygiene and do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have tested positive for Covid19 in the last seven days. If you do decide not to wear a face covering, please respect others who choose to do so, especially in the confined space of the museum. There is no need to book for the standard opening times but group bookings for six or more people can be made at other times by prior arrangement.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk or 01244 512126. Access is via main Wheeler Building reception (formerly County Hall) opposite the River Dee. Please use city centre car parks or public transport and the address is: University of Chester, The Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL. For all the latest programme details, please visit here.

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University of Chester Riverside Museum

Key Event Information

Start Date: 6 December 2023 1:00 pm

Start End: 6 December 2023 4:00 pm

Location: Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society’s Riverside Museum will be open between 1pm and 4pm for students, staff and other visitors. Based at the University’s Wheeler Building on Castle Drive, it contains a permanent collection of curiosities from the world of medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, in addition to an original letter written by Florence Nightingale from Balaclava. The First World War: Returning Home exhibition provides an insight into what a soldier invalided back from the Front would have found on his return to Cheshire.

Using local examples wherever possible, the exhibition covers aspects such as medical advances, the psychological effects of war, volunteering and volunteer nurses, a doctor’s country practice, home life, working women and social welfare. This exhibition has been created by the Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society volunteers and refurbished with the generous help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Heritage. Visitors with an interest in health and social care or local and social history are always welcome to visit the Museum and find out more from the volunteers, many of whom have a healthcare background.

Please maintain social distancing and hand-hygiene and do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have tested positive for Covid19 in the last seven days. If you do decide not to wear a face covering, please respect others who choose to do so, especially in the confined space of the museum. There is no need to book for the standard opening times but group bookings for six or more people can be made at other times by prior arrangement.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk or 01244 512126. Access is via main Wheeler Building reception (formerly County Hall) opposite the River Dee. Please use city centre car parks or public transport and the address is: University of Chester, The Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL. For all the latest programme details, please visit here.

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University of Chester Riverside Museum

Key Event Information

Start Date: 1 November 2023 1:00 pm

Start End: 1 November 2023 4:00 pm

Location: Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society’s Riverside Museum will be open between 1pm and 4pm for students, staff and other visitors. Based at the University’s Wheeler Building on Castle Drive, it contains a permanent collection of curiosities from the world of medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, in addition to an original letter written by Florence Nightingale from Balaclava. The First World War: Returning Home exhibition provides an insight into what a soldier invalided back from the Front would have found on his return to Cheshire.

Using local examples wherever possible, the exhibition covers aspects such as medical advances, the psychological effects of war, volunteering and volunteer nurses, a doctor’s country practice, home life, working women and social welfare. This exhibition has been created by the Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society volunteers and refurbished with the generous help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Heritage. Visitors with an interest in health and social care or local and social history are always welcome to visit the Museum and find out more from the volunteers, many of whom have a healthcare background.

Please maintain social distancing and hand-hygiene and do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have tested positive for Covid19 in the last seven days. If you do decide not to wear a face covering, please respect others who choose to do so, especially in the confined space of the museum. There is no need to book for the standard opening times but group bookings for six or more people can be made at other times by prior arrangement.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk or 01244 512126. Access is via main Wheeler Building reception (formerly County Hall) opposite the River Dee. Please use city centre car parks or public transport and the address is: University of Chester, The Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL. For all the latest programme details, please visit here.

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University of Chester Riverside Museum

Key Event Information

Start Date: 4 October 2023 1:00 pm

Start End: 4 October 2023 4:00 pm

Location: Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society’s Riverside Museum will be open between 1pm and 4pm for students, staff and other visitors. Based at the University’s Wheeler Building on Castle Drive, it contains a permanent collection of curiosities from the world of medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, in addition to an original letter written by Florence Nightingale from Balaclava. The First World War: Returning Home exhibition provides an insight into what a soldier invalided back from the Front would have found on his return to Cheshire.

Using local examples wherever possible, the exhibition covers aspects such as medical advances, the psychological effects of war, volunteering and volunteer nurses, a doctor’s country practice, home life, working women and social welfare. This exhibition has been created by the Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society volunteers and refurbished with the generous help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Heritage. Visitors with an interest in health and social care or local and social history are always welcome to visit the Museum and find out more from the volunteers, many of whom have a healthcare background.

Please maintain social distancing and hand-hygiene and do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have tested positive for Covid19 in the last seven days. If you do decide not to wear a face covering, please respect others who choose to do so, especially in the confined space of the museum. There is no need to book for the standard opening times but group bookings for six or more people can be made at other times by prior arrangement.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk or 01244 512126. Access is via main Wheeler Building reception (formerly County Hall) opposite the River Dee. Please use city centre car parks or public transport and the address is: University of Chester, The Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL. For all the latest programme details, please visit here.

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University of Chester Riverside Museum

Key Event Information

Start Date: 6 September 2023 1:00 pm

Start End: 6 September 2023 4:00 pm

Location: Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society’s Riverside Museum will be open between 1pm and 4pm for students, staff and other visitors. Based at the University’s Wheeler Building on Castle Drive, it contains a permanent collection of curiosities from the world of medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, in addition to an original letter written by Florence Nightingale from Balaclava. The First World War: Returning Home exhibition provides an insight into what a soldier invalided back from the Front would have found on his return to Cheshire.

Using local examples wherever possible, the exhibition covers aspects such as medical advances, the psychological effects of war, volunteering and volunteer nurses, a doctor’s country practice, home life, working women and social welfare. This exhibition has been created by the Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society volunteers and refurbished with the generous help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Heritage. Visitors with an interest in health and social care or local and social history are always welcome to visit the Museum and find out more from the volunteers, many of whom have a healthcare background.

Please maintain social distancing and hand-hygiene and do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have tested positive for Covid19 in the last seven days. If you do decide not to wear a face covering, please respect others who choose to do so, especially in the confined space of the museum. There is no need to book for the standard opening times but group bookings for six or more people can be made at other times by prior arrangement.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk or 01244 512126. Access is via main Wheeler Building reception (formerly County Hall) opposite the River Dee. Please use city centre car parks or public transport and the address is: University of Chester, The Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL. For all the latest programme details, please visit here.

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University of Chester Riverside Museum

Key Event Information

Start Date: 2 August 2023 1:00 pm

Start End: 2 August 2023 4:00 pm

Location: Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society’s Riverside Museum will be open between 1pm and 4pm for students, staff and other visitors. Based at the University’s Wheeler Building on Castle Drive, it contains a permanent collection of curiosities from the world of medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, in addition to an original letter written by Florence Nightingale from Balaclava. The First World War: Returning Home exhibition provides an insight into what a soldier invalided back from the Front would have found on his return to Cheshire.

Using local examples wherever possible, the exhibition covers aspects such as medical advances, the psychological effects of war, volunteering and volunteer nurses, a doctor’s country practice, home life, working women and social welfare. This exhibition has been created by the Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society volunteers and refurbished with the generous help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Heritage. Visitors with an interest in health and social care or local and social history are always welcome to visit the Museum and find out more from the volunteers, many of whom have a healthcare background.

Please maintain social distancing and hand-hygiene and do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have tested positive for Covid19 in the last seven days. If you do decide not to wear a face covering, please respect others who choose to do so, especially in the confined space of the museum. There is no need to book for the standard opening times but group bookings for six or more people can be made at other times by prior arrangement.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk or 01244 512126. Access is via main Wheeler Building reception (formerly County Hall) opposite the River Dee. Please use city centre car parks or public transport and the address is: University of Chester, The Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL. For all the latest programme details, please visit here.

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University of Chester Riverside Museum

Key Event Information

Start Date: 5 July 2023 1:00 pm

Start End: 5 July 2023 4:00 pm

Location: Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society’s Riverside Museum will be open between 1pm and 4pm for students, staff and other visitors. Based at the University’s Wheeler Building on Castle Drive, it contains a permanent collection of curiosities from the world of medicine, nursing, midwifery and social work, in addition to an original letter written by Florence Nightingale from Balaclava. The First World War: Returning Home exhibition provides an insight into what a soldier invalided back from the Front would have found on his return to Cheshire.

Using local examples wherever possible, the exhibition covers aspects such as medical advances, the psychological effects of war, volunteering and volunteer nurses, a doctor’s country practice, home life, working women and social welfare. This exhibition has been created by the Faculty of Health and Social Care Historical Society volunteers and refurbished with the generous help of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Heritage. Visitors with an interest in health and social care or local and social history are always welcome to visit the Museum and find out more from the volunteers, many of whom have a healthcare background.

Please maintain social distancing and hand-hygiene and do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have tested positive for Covid19 in the last seven days. If you do decide not to wear a face covering, please respect others who choose to do so, especially in the confined space of the museum. There is no need to book for the standard opening times but group bookings for six or more people can be made at other times by prior arrangement.

Please contact: fhsc.histsoc@chester.ac.uk or 01244 512126. Access is via main Wheeler Building reception (formerly County Hall) opposite the River Dee. Please use city centre car parks or public transport and the address is: University of Chester, The Wheeler Building, Castle Drive, Chester CH1 1SL. For all the latest programme details, please visit here.

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