What’s on…Weekend 12th & 13th October


It’s the weekend!! We’ve rounded up everything happening to entertain the kids around Knutsford, Northwich, Altrincham and the rest of Cheshire. Make sure you’re following Knutty Mums on Facebook to stay up to date to everything happening for families nearby!

For more inspiration, check out our Days Out and Cafes with things for kids to do pages too.

Please check details with the venue before you travel.

On this weekend:

Disney on Ice

Manchester Arena
Weds 9th to Sun 13th Oct

Head to Manchester for Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic! With over 50 different characters and 30 unforgettable songs, this enchanting spectacle is not to be missed! Click for more details

Kids Club at the Curzon

Curzon, Knutsford
Sat 12th Oct

The Secret Life of Pets 2 will be showing at for Kids Club at the Curzon (Adults & kids £3 each, adults must be accompanied by a child).  Click for more details.

Be Fit Be Happy 2
Click to book online!

Parent and Toddler Ice Skating

Planet Ice, Altrincham
Sat 12th Oct 11am

Join us every Saturday for our Parent & Toddler sessions! Only £5.30 (1x Adult & 1x Toddler). Learn together and have fun together! Click for more details

Magical Woodland

Blakemere Village, Northwich
Sat 12th Oct to Sat 2nd Nov

See the woods come alive and be amazed by an enchanting and interactive outdoor light show experience with dazzling lights and sound in the heart of a Cheshire woodland. Book your tickets now! Click for more details

Pumpkin Path
Not long to go until Knutsford’s Pumpkin Path! Click to view the Facebook event

Pick Your own Pumpkin – Red House Farm

Red House Farm, Dunham Massey
Sat 12th – Sun 13th Oct 10am – 4pm (last entry 3:30pm)

No need to pre-book, just turn up any day it is open (see below)! There’s no entry price for pumpkin picking – you pay per pumpkin (prices dependant on size). You can pay cash or card. Open:  Weekend of 12th/13th Oct, Every day Sat 19th – Sun 27th Oct, Every day from Mon 28th Oct (availability dependent). Click here for more details.

Charity Garage Sale Trail

Grove Park and The Ways estates (nr Bexton School), Knutsford
Sun 13th Oct 2-4pm

Come along to our charity garage sale trail around “The Ways” estate near Bexton School (Summers Way, Grassfield Way, Valley Way, Highland Way etc) and the Grove Park estate. It is running from 2 – 4pm, with various houses holding garage sales on their driveways. Each house is giving a donation which will go to the British Heart Foundation, with the event being held to coincide with World Heart Day. Houses taking part will have red balloons, and providing maps so people can go around the stalls! People plan to sell things such as books, toys, clothes, cakes, hot dogs etc. For more details please contact eastwoodnina@gmail.com

Pick Your own Pumpkin – The Ice Cream Farm

The Ice Cream Farm, Tattenhall
Fri 11th to 31st Oct

Come and join us in the build up to Halloween by picking your own pumpkins for our pumpkin patch! You can choose your perfect shape and style and then take it home to carve. There’s no booking required and prices will vary depending on the size of pumpkin. Click here for more details.

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Dance classes for all ages – visit our website for our class timetable

Welly Walk & Nature Needs You

West Park, Macclesfield
Sat 12th Oct 10am – 2pm

Giant storytelling tepee den, creepy crawlies, bushcraft, marshmallow toasting, welly clue hunt around the park, face painting, seed planting, nature crafts, lavender bag making, bird watching and more. Most activities are FREE! No need to book. Click for more details

Autumn Pumpkin Trail

Biddulph Grange Garden
12th Oct to 25th Oct

Enjoy the autumn colour in the garden while searching for the hidden pumpkins that have a letter on. Make a secret password with the letter to collect your activity bag from Visitor Reception. £2.50 per trail (includes activity bag prize). Admission fees apply.  Click for more details

Northwich Nearly New Sale
NCT’s next Nearly New Sale in Northwich – click for more details

Kids Cinema – Angry Birds 2

Odeon Cinema, Barons Quay Northwich
Sat 12th & Sun 13th Oct

This weekend’s kids showing: Angry Birds 2. The Odeon at Barons Quay offer kids showings on weekends with tickets from just £3.25 each for adults and kids! Look out for the green “Kids” symbol next to the showtime on their listings. Click for more details

Pumpkin Parade & Carving

Kenyon Hall Farm, nr Warrington
Sat 12th Oct onwards

*Check website for latest info especially in bad weather* Unfortunately most of our own pumpkins have not grown and we don’t have a genuine pumpkin patch to pick from. Instead, we have a ‘pumpkin parade’ – an outdoor field with rows of harvested pumpkins laid out for you to choose from!  We have a huge range of pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colours! From Saturday 12th we will also have a pumpkin carving area open. Entry to the parade area is free; pumpkins vary in cost from £2 to £10+. Entry to the carving area costs £3 per pumpkin and includes carving equipment, design ideas and no mess at home! Click for more details.

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Click to view our timetable and book on now!

Northwich Artisan Market

Sat 12th Oct 10am – 4pm

We’re back in Northwich this Saturday so join us for an awesome artisan line up including sensational street food and fantastic live music! Click for more details

Find the Lost Words

Dunham Massey
Until 3rd April 2020

Visit Dunham Massey and be part of a creative harvesting of words and illustrations inspired by The Lost Words, by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris. Pick up a booklet for £2.50 and explore the park, ticking off the Lost Words as you go. Normal admission applies. Click for more details

Percy the Park Keeper – After the Storm

Dunham Massey
Until 10th November

There’s been a stormy disaster and now Percy the Park Keeper’s animal friends don’t have anywhere to live! Help Percy devise a plan to find his little friends a new home this autumn. Explore the garden and deer park on this interactive trail to help Percy’s friends. Get your trail map stamped at each point, and don’t forget to pick up your sticker from the garden kiosk at the end! Garden ticket required. Normal admission applies. Click for more details

Tots Caterpillar Trail in the Gardens

Tatton Park Gardens,  Knutsford
Until 26th October

A caterpillar has been munching its way through our Walled Kitchen Gardens! Collect your trail sheet from the garden entrance and find out what it’s been eating. Once you’ve finished, head over to the Potting Shed and have a go at planting something to grow at home. Free trail but normal admission applies. Click for more details

Polly Pig Trail

Blakemere Village,  Northwich
Until 13th Oct

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

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

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!