Team Building in Chester

Team Building in Chester

Pizza Making

  • Create and make pizza’s
  • Learn to toss dough
  • Fun, games & competitions
  • Prosecco, dough balls, nibbles

Crystal Challenge

  • Physical & mental tasks
  • Large, full day event
  • Compete in zones
  • Crystal dome finale
Rating 5.0 of 5

Smartphone City Treasure Hunt

  • Organised city treasure hunt
  • Self-run, start anytime
  • Great value, app technology
  • Team challenges & puzzles
Rating 5.0 of 5

Chain Reaction

  • Encourages team cooperation
  • Design & build simple tasks
  • Link chain sections together
  • Produces a domino reaction

Retro Showdown

  • Variety of retro gameshows
  • TV classics from the 80s & 90s
  • Bulleye, Catchphase
  • Million Dollar Drop finale
Rating 5.0 of 5

Pub Olympics

  • Indoor pub style games
  • Air hockey, casino, darts
  • Everyone involved
  • Dry hire or event managed
Rating 5.0 of 5

Challenge 100

  • Compete in many challenges
  • Mental agility, common sense
  • Scavenger hunt tasks
  • Racing against the clock

Crime Scene Inves­tiga­tion

  • Realistic crime inves­tiga­tion
  • Scotland Yard detectives
  • Solve the murder mystery
  • Use real forensic procedures
Rating 5.0 of 5

Smartphone Pub Treasure Hunt

  • Fully organised pub quiz hunt
  • Self run – start any time
  • Test general pub knowledge
  • Hilarious team challenges
Rating 5.0 of 5

Stop The Clocks

  • Race against the clock
  • Multiple skill challenges
  • Lowest time wins
  • Mental & physical tasks
Rating 5.0 of 5

Masterpiece Challenge

  • Commu­nica­tion is key
  • Paint & create a collage
  • Fully inclusive activity
  • Fantastic indoor activity


  • Ipad stop motion animation
  • The studio comes to you
  • Creative indoor team event
  • Keep the video clips

The Escape Challenge

  • Can you escape?
  • Cryptic tasks, riddles, puzzles
  • Great indoor activity
  • Promotes logic and creativity

Escape Rooms

  • Interactive escape rooms
  • Challenges, puzzles, clues
  • Themed rooms
  • Will you escape in time?

Cocktail Making

  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • City centre venues
  • Learn the tips, tricks and techniques
  • Great for groups
Rating 5.0 of 5

Smartphone Christmas Treasure Hunt

  • Pub quiz & bar crawl in one
  • Self-run, so start anytime
  • Great value, app technology
  • Perfect for Christmas parties

Gin Masterclass

  • Learn about gin making
  • Gin based cocktails
  • Play team games
  • Can also include food

12 Games of Christmas

  • Test your skills
  • Variety of fun festive games
  • Fun festive atmosphere
  • Scrooge event host

Mission Possible

  • Become secret agents
  • Crack codes, diffuse bombs
  • Variety of challenges
  • Action packed team day

Krypton Factor

  • Competitive fun activity
  • Variety of challenges
  • Brings everyone together
  • Prize for the winning team

Superhero Challenge

  • Superhero’s are winners!
  • Variety of challenges
  • Physical, mental and skill challenges
  • Superhero assault course finale

TV Tastic Quiz

  • Ultimate quiz event
  • Classics & modern quiz shows
  • Buzzers, interactive rounds
  • Prize for the winner

The Detective

  • Thrilling crime inves­tiga­tion
  • Solve cryptic clues
  • Forensic & FBI techniques
  • Meet with informants

Around the World

  • Cultural themed challenges
  • Fully managed treasure hunt
  • Creative video challenges
  • Latest app technology
Rating 5.0 of 5

Hostage Kidnap

  • Rescue your kidnapped CEO
  • Scotland Yard Detectives
  • Surveillance & negotiating
  • Meet up with informants

Battle of Olympus

  • Olympic inspired event
  • Variety of fun filled activities
  • Head to head challenges
  • Teams represents a country

Bridge Build

  • Design & engineer a bridge
  • Teams build each section
  • Creates one long bridge
  • Remote controlled car finale

Den of Dragons

  • Develop a new product
  • Design & build the product
  • Business themed activity
  • Pitch to the Dragons

Commercial Teambreak

  • Create an TV advert
  • Good for team bonding
  • Camera’s & props included
  • Prizes and awards to be won


  • Dodge, duck & dive
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Variety of games
  • Sports venue hire included

Electric Shock Football

  • Latest crazy football game
  • Electric shock each other
  • Hilarious fun
  • Venue hire included

Classic English Garden Games

  • Fun outdoor games
  • Fully managed event
  • Comical compere
  • Includes energisers

Go Karting

  • Fun driving event
  • Practice laps & races
  • Different race options
  • Trophy presentation

Goggle Football

  • Funny activity for everyone
  • Crazy binocular goggles
  • Includes venue hire
  • Compete in teams

High Ropes Course

  • Tree climbing adventure
  • High up course
  • Swings, zip lines, nets
  • All year outdoor activity

It's a Knockout Team Challenge

  • Wacky multi team game
  • Based on the hit TV show
  • Large groups only
  • Wet, wild & funny

Life Drawing

  • Nude male or female life model
  • Private city centre venue
  • All drawing materials included
  • Not to serious art class

Hunt the Apprentice

  • Latest tablets & technology
  • Leadership & creativity skills
  • Create, market and pitch
  • Interaction across all teams

Luxury Cocktail Making

  • Luxury Cocktail Masterclass
  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • 3 cocktails each
  • Contemporary Luxury Venue

Mobile Cocktail Making

  • Learn to mix & shake cocktails
  • Professional bartenders
  • Drinks, glassware, ice, etc
  • Run in offices, hotels, venues

Perfume Making

  • Create your own fragrance
  • Profes­si­onally run
  • Choose from 21 blends
  • Interactive & educational

Restaurants & Meals

  • Restaurants for groups
  • Pre-pay all in advance
  • Branded restaurants
  • Many cuisine choices

Retail Challenge

  • High street business game
  • Insight into the marketplace
  • Range of retail industry tasks
  • Tablets & GPS technology

Spy School Smartphone Challenge

  • Spy themed challenges
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest technology
  • GPS and image recognition


  • Giant Monopoly board
  • Indoors or outdoors
  • Includes all equipment and props
  • Costumed compare to host

Street Olympics Challenge

  • Quirky sport challenges
  • Video challenges & photos
  • Use your smartphone
  • Compete in teams

Turbo Cricket

  • Short Ten10 cricket match
  • Bats, balls, stumps
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Scorecard

The Ultimate Treasure Hunt

  • Mixture of the best hunts
  • Huge variety of challenges
  • GPS tablets & app technology
  • Gets everyone involved

Zorb Bubble Games

  • Classic games like bulldog, relay races
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Zorb Bubbles
  • Fun forfeits to play

Crafty Workshop

  • Variety of creative events
  • All materials and craft
  • Presentation boxes
  • Ideal for larger groups

Movie Madness

  • Create your own movie
  • Fun and engaging event
  • Encourages people to think outside the box
  • All equipment included

Scrum Challenge

  • Rugby World Cup Challenge
  • Cultural tasks from parti­cipating countries
  • Many different games
  • Tablets included

Old School Sports Day

  • Classic school sports games
  • Small or large groups
  • Sack race, egg & spoon
  • House team colours

Bubble Football

  • Inflatable bubbles
  • Footballs, bibs and goals
  • Pitch hire included
  • Event Co-ordinator / Referee


  • Unique active sport
  • Challenges and games
  • Fully event managed
  • Suitable for all group sizes

Escape The Box

  • Escape room style activity
  • Crack codes & puzzles
  • 12 challenging stages
  • Use logical thinking

Soap Box Derby

  • Design soap box cars
  • Construct & build
  • Test & develop
  • Head to head races

Ultimate Game Show

  • Game show experience
  • Entertaining rounds
  • Professional host
  • Interactive games

Chocolate Making

  • Choice of Chocolate workshop
  • Expert chocolatiers
  • Temper, pipe, mix
  • Take your treats home

Roller Coaster

  • Construct & build activity
  • Roller coaster contraption
  • Link sections together
  • Creates large roller coaster

Generation Game

  • 20 energising activities
  • Game show format
  • Comical game host
  • Retro theme

Get in The Zone

  • Over 100 fun challenges
  • Physical, Mental, Creative
  • Professional host
  • Includes energisers

The Trading Floor

  • Creates high energy
  • Business themed activity
  • Sell & buy stocks & shares
  • Improves decision making

Casino Themed Evenings

  • Feeling lucky?
  • Classic casino games
  • Managed by us
  • Giant dollar signs, cards etc.

Cocktail Bar Hire for Christmas Parties

  • Pop up cocktail bars
  • Professional bartenders
  • Variety of drink packages
  • Flair bartenders

Interactive Conference Challenge

  • 4 conference features in 1
  • Interactive with delegates
  • Voting features, q&a sessions
  • Instant feedback

Wacky Wheels

  • Earn sponsorship money
  • Learn to design the car
  • Build your wacky racer
  • Mini head to head races

Dance Classes

  • Variety of dance themes
  • Fun chore­og­raphed routine
  • Can build confidence
  • Free venue finding service

Ready Steady Bake

  • GBBO inspired activity
  • 3 baking challenges
  • Expert chefs on hand
  • Baking station per team

Venue Explorer

  • Interactive way to showcase a venue
  • Great for a break-out or evening activity
  • Challenges setup for your venue
  • Photo & video tasks

Chester Team Building Ideas

Team energisers can transform your team building in Chester. And if that’s what you’re looking for you are in the right place with a huge variety of amazing indoor and outdoor event experiences. Whether you want something classic like pizza making, or unique like battle of Olympus they are all equally as beneficial for staff morale and retention alike. There is a huge list of activities and ideas that are perfect for Chester businesses and teams traveling to the Cheshire area.

Top 10 Team Building Activities in Chester

1. Crime Scene Inves­tiga­tion

Immerse your team into a realistic CSI experience as you work together in groups using forensic procedures and techniques like real detectives in order to solve a thrilling murder mystery case.

2. Chain Reaction

See if your colleagues have got what it takes to building one faultless chain reaction by working in smaller groups to build individual sections of the chain in this challenging team building activity.

3. Stop the Clocks

Put your team under a time pressure and test their nerves as they split into groups and battle it out across a variety of construction challenges, relays and puzzles whilst against the clock!

4. Pizza Making

Get creative in an Italian restaurant as you and your colleagues toss dough, pour sauce and use fresh Italian ingredients to create your own personalise, fresh and delicious pizza, with a glass of prosecco!

5. Smartphone City Treasure Hunt

Explore Chester in a way you never have before with your team as you use a smartphone app to hunt clues, complete challenges & trivia related to Chester to gain points & move up the live score board.

6. Challenge 100

Take the team out of the office & get them competing against each other in dozens of fun & challenging games that test people both mentally & physically, with the aim to gain the most points.

7. Mission Possible

Crack codes, complete a variety of challenges under pressure and hunt down a bomb and diffuse it before it’s too late as you and your colleagues transform into bomb disposal experts for the day.

8. Smartphone Pub Treasure Hunt

Enjoy some beer with your team as you go on a unique and entertaining bar crawl in Chester answering pub based trivia and complete challenges all from a smartphone device!

9. Battle of Olympus

Challenge your colleagues to a multitude of Olympic themed team building activities such as tug of war and assault courses to test their colla­bora­tion and team work skills in a unique and thrilling way.

10. Hostage Kidnap

Your CEO has been kidnapped and its up to your team to save them with the help from Scotland Yard Detectives. Use surveillance techniques, negotiation skills and pay cash ransoms!

Why Choose Chester for Team Building Activities?

Team Building Activities in Chester

However, Chester is also a top city for a team event with a difference, and we would know seen as it’s our hometown! For years, Funktion Events HQ has been stationed right in the middle of Chester on St John’s Street.

We’ve seen an impeccable variety of team building activities and events that breeze through the city at all different times of the year.

Chester is bursting with team building workshops in between its walls, from Wacky Wheels to classy Cocktail Making. And the historic and cultural richness of the quaint city is what makes team development here a little different from the rest. We also offer remote team building activities for businesses needing virtual games.

Whether you’re travelling from somewhere afar or Chester is just a stone’s throw away, it’s definitely worth a visit. Especially if you’re looking to make new relati­on­ships or break the ice within your team by trying something new.

Competitive Team Building Activities in Chester

Team Development in Chester

Being such a small city definitely has its perks for Chester, and one of these is how easy it is to get around the central areas.

Most of our team building events will be held in or around the city centre, and all of that can be explored on foot.

This saves booking a big coach for the day, or even driving in twenty separate cars and trying to conduct some sort of parking in the centre.

From strolling to the Roman Gardens to touring around the famous Walls and even having a look at the River Dee.

The small size of Chester makes it easy to make a full day of your time here, not just enjoying the team building workshop you have planned.

You surely won’t fall short of competitive team building activities in this historic city of the North West.

As team building in Chester is packed out with experiences that will help bring out everyone’s competitive streaks.

These team building activities Chester, such as Go Karting or Stop the Clocks, balance competition with a fun and interactive team building event to make sure your day is effective and worthwhile.

Chester Team Away Day

Chester Team Away Day

At Funktion, we know how important it is to get the right venue for your team building activities, no matter what the case.

To combat this, we offer a whole host of different venues to cater for every team, whether you need one small room or you’re looking for a whole hall to host a conference.

We use unique venues that are handpicked for your team building in Chester, and are in contact with an array of outdoor and indoor venues for you to use at your disposal. And if you don't need a venue we can also provide you with virtual team activities or virtual Christmas parties for the festive season.

Reviews for Chester

Rating 5.0
Julie Whinn
5th November 2019
We loved the event, everything ran smoothly and all the participants thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thanks very much.
Rating 5.0
Graham Ireland
19th September 2019
We had a great time at this event
Rating 5.0
Jenny Young
14th August 2019
The event ran very smoothly thank you and everyone enjoyed the evening, thank you.
Rating 5.0
Tanya Sankey
6th June 2019
everything went well and we all enjoyed the treasure hunt.
Rating 5.0
Bristol-Myers Squibb
25th April 2019
Things went well and we had a great event. Please extend my thanks to Denischa for her help and support. The commu­nica­tion was clear, frequent and helpful.
Rating 5.0
29th January 2019
The event was a great success thank you!

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it, I believe it became quite competitive! I have had some really good comments back.

Thanks again for your patience throughout and I would definitely recommend and use you guys in the future.
Rating 5.0
Don Irwin
28th November 2018
Everything was fantastic on the day thank you! The team were really great and took all the banter in good heart!! Was a very successful event – thoroughly enjoyed by all the Dept. As you can probably imagine – it was just the tonic we needed before the busy run in to Christmas trading in our Stores! Please send a big thank you to Tom & the boys for looking after us so well on the day. And thank you, for all you did to organise and liaise with the hotel to ensure it all ran smoothly.
Rating 5.0
Emma Griffin
9th November 2018
The activity was really good the team enjoyed it a lot !
Rating 5.0
Laura Pearson
2nd November 2018
we did enjoy it and look forward to doing it again.
Rating 5.0
Nicky Wilkinson
2nd October 2018
The event went really well. Technology all worked fine and we had a great time and got quite competitive with each other! Really good fun and definitely recommend!