What’s on – Weekend 18th – 19th May

Tatton country fair

Tatton Park Country Fair

There’s lots happening in Knutsford itself this weekend including a free family theatre performance at the library, Tatton Park country fair and Flash Fashion Knutsford, the town’s first fashion event! Further afield we love the sound of Adventures in Neverland at Cockfields Farm!

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How to Train your Dragon 3 at the Curzon

Curzon, Knutsford
Sat 18th May 10:30am

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is showing at the Curzon for Kids Club (£3 tickets!) on Saturday morning.  Click for more details.

Under Different Skies

Knutsford Library
Sat 18th May 11:30am – 12:15pm

Head to Knutsford Library for this free theatre performance for children and their families! Using storytelling, mask, music and puppetry, Goofus presents tales full of magic and enchantment for all ages to enjoy. Travel with us to worlds full of forgotten caves, deep dark seas, brave sons and wives, frightening seahags, talking animals, forest monsters and even to the moon itself…Aimed at children aged 2-10 years. No need to book! Click for more details.

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Maths and English tuition for all ages and abilities. Click above or call Sue on 01565 621142

Flash Fashion Knutsford

Knutsford town, various retailers
Sat 18th May

Head to participating retailers in Knutsford this Saturday for fizz, cupcakes, fantastic offers and style inspiration!!  There will also be live models and pampering opportunities! We’ve rounded up all the details in our guide to Flash Fashion Knutsford.

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Villagers Day

Blakemere Village, Northwich
Sat 18th May 11am – 5pm

A fun day out celebrating 25 years of Blakemere Village….This will be a fun, interactive family day out with lots of free activities:  face painting, live entertainment, garden games and colouring competition, craft zone with Reaseheath College, circus skills and lots more, ALL FREE! We’ll also have some great offers in our shops. Free Entry all you need to do is register when you arrive in the Visitor information centre. Click for more details

Inner Strength

Tatton Park Country Fair

Tatton Park, Knutsford
Sat 18th & Sun 19th May 10am – 5pm

This family Country Fair will have something for everyone including Equestrienne Horse Stunt Team Wild West Show, birds of prey displays, children’s entertainer, bottle feeding lambs and kids, children’s petting pens, historical re-enactment on horseback and much more. Plus demonstrations of rural skills for you to enjoy! There will be arts, crafts, food, drink and gifts marquees as well as outside trade stands. On Sunday there will be The Fun Family Companion Dog Show so bring along a canine friend and have a go (all proceeds from entries go to Marie Curie Caner Care). Buy tickets online for discounted rates, or tickets available on the gate. Tatton Car Entry Fees also apply.  Click for more details

Egerton Pre School Open Day

Egerton Preschool, Knutsford
Sat May 18th 10am – 12pm

This Saturday we are having an Open morning for any new families that wish to attend Egerton Pre-school from September 2019. Staff and Committee will be available to answer any questions and show families around our rather special pre-school. We are situated on the Egerton Primary site off Bexton Road just come to the front of the school and along our path. Click for more details. 

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Music in the Garden at Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey
Sat 18th & Sun 19th May (and selected May/June weekends) 12-2:45pm

Relax with live music in the garden as tulips and bluebells spring to life. Dig out your picnic blanket, top up your glass and let the music carry you away! Booking not needed. Free event but normal admission applies. Click for more details.

Adventures in Neverland

Cockfields Farm, Ashton-under-Lyne
Sat 18th & Sun 19th May

Join Peter, Wendy, Nana and all their friends as they head off to Neverland for a swashbuckling adventure this May. Yo ho ho, this is a family friendly pantomime you sure not need miss! You can also join in all the daily activities including meeting the chicks, cuddling guniea pigs, grooming bunnies,  bottle feeding the goats, meeting the snakes and washing a pig! Don’t miss out on our jumping pillow and indoor and outdoor play areas too!! Pantomime included in Farm Admission price but you need to book a time slot to guarantee seat! Each show lasts 45 minutes and Showtimes are 11am 12pm 1pm & 2pm. Click for more details and click here to read Knutty Mums’ review of Cockfield’s Farm’s Easter event.

Astbury May Day at Glebe Farm

Glebe Farm, Astbury
Sunday 18th May from 12noon

Head down to Glebe Farm this Saturday for the Astbury May Day! There will be maypole dancing, a giant sand pit, fire engines, games, crafts, a dog show, live music, barbecue, bar, cakes and much more! Click for more details 

Polly Pig Trail

Blakemere Village,  Northwich
Sat 27th April – Sun 16th June

Find Polly’s Piglets this summer! Once upon a time in the village of Blakemere there was a pig called Polly who had six mischievous Little piglets who all decided to hide… Can you help Find them? Join in this fun activity trail to find Polly’s piglets and complete the activities along the way. Purchase your activity pack for just £3 per child from the Visitor Information Centre from 10.00am – 4.00pm weekdays and 10.30am -4.00pm weekends. A great trail for 3 – 11yrs Click for more details

Mill Trail: Become a Factory Inspector

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow
17th May – 31st August

Become a factory inspector and have a go at our family trail around the mill created by children’s author Philip Ardagh. Join factory inspector Augustus Snout and his assistant Scuttle on an inspection of the mill. Have a go at different jobs throughout your journey and experience the dangers of working in a cotton mill. Pick up your mill trail at the mill entrance. 50p per trail. Booking not needed. Admission applies. Click for more details

Monsters Inc Pyjama Club

Treehouse, Altrincham
Sat 18th May 6:30 – 8:30pm (entry to play area from 5:30pm)

Every fortnight we run a pyjama club so you can enjoy date night in style! You can enter the play area from 5:30pm (included in cost) then kids can enjoy 30 minutes of supervised play or activity with our hosts, followed by a 90 minute children’s film. This week we will be playing Monsters Inc! The special activity involves the kids making a hanging monster! Popcorn and drinks included.  Parents/Carers can then enjoy a delicious dinner & drinks in our restaurant! Please check our terms and conditions.  £8 per child, Recommended age is 4+, however we accept 3 year olds at parental discretion. Click for more details

Days out inspiration

Check out our days out page for ideas including  museums, galleries, farms, zoos, and other indoor and outdoor fun! Click here to see the full list. Please make sure to check seasonal opening times!

Cafés with things for kids to do

Fancy going for a coffee/brunch/lunch this weekend? Click here to see our list of child friendly cafés and pubs in Knutsford and nearby which have a play area/toys/animals to occupy the little ones!

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