What’s on – Weekend 22nd & 23rd June

Music on the Moor

Drumroots will be holding a drumming workshop at Music on the Moor

It’s the Knutsford Music Festival this weekend, with lots happening across the town including the free family event, Music on the Moor, on Saturday!! There are other events happening nearby in Cheshire too including a Silent Disco on Friday, Arley’s Garden Festival and a family fun day in Great Warford!!

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Please check details with the venue before you travel.

Silent Disco at the Farm

Red House Farm, Dunham Massey
Fri 21st June 5:30pm – 7pm

As the light begins to fade we will turn the music up on our silent disco headsets and let the good times roll. Kick back with friends and family and relax your way into the weekend at this beautiful outdoors venue. Included in your ticket price is food for the kids, glass of fizz for the adults and a silent disco to get the barn rocking! Of course the play area and sand pit will be open with access to picnic tables and seating. Bring along rugs and blankets to snuggle up under the sunset and enjoy the music and dancing. Click  for more details.

Toy Story 4 & Aladdin at the Curzon

Curzon, Knutsford
Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June

Toy Story 4 and Aladdin will be showing at various times over the weekend.  Click for more details.

The perfect gift for your teacher this year!

Knutsford Music Festival

Venues around Knutsford
Thurs 20th – Sun 23rd June

Knutsford Music Festival is back! There will be some fabulous music events at venues across the town, all of which are family friendly! You can see the full list of events here. Highights include:

Friday Night Blues

Join father and daughter duo Michael and Sadie Roach for a rich programme of jazz and blues. Fri June 21st from 7pm at St John’s Church. Click for more details.

Music on the Moor 

FREE Family friendly outdoor live music event, part of Knutsford Music Festival. Featuring a drumming workshop Drumroots Ltd and a make your own instruments craft session with Kate’s Craft Parties! Bring  picnic blanket and enjoy this event hopefully in the sunshine! Click for more details.

Classical at The Courthouse

Headlined  by rising stars String Infusion – an all-girl string-crossover group who perform an exciting mixture of classical and modern pieces on electric LED string instruments. It is guaranteed to be a really entertaining event! Sun June 23rd from 3:45pm at The Courthouse. Click for more details.

Arley Garden Festival

Arley Hall & Gardens, Nr Northwich
Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June

Join us at Arley for one of the highlights of the horticultural year in the North West! There will be plant nurseries in the Floral Marquee and show ground, flowerbeds created by local schools, as well as Garden tours and talks. There will also be craft and food stalls, classic cars, a jazz band, facepainting, childrens rides and our adventure play zone with an exciting zip wire and Discover Tree Climbing sessions (for an additional charge)! Click here for more details

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Pretty Muddy Kids

Tatton Park, Knutsford
Sat 22nd June 9:45am

Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for life-saving research! There are Pretty Muddy 5k and 10k races for adults later in the day and also Race for Life 5k & 10k races at Tatton on Sun 23rd June. Click for more details

Family Fun Day

Mary Dendy Playing Fields, Great Warford
Sun 23rd June 11:30am – 4pm

An afternoon of all-round family fun to raise funds for the David Lewis Centre! There will be live bands and dancing, delicious food and drinks, artisan market, children’s games, fork lift truck racing, bouncy castle, tea cup roundabout, wild birds, vintage car and tractor display, fire engine and much more! Please note the Mary Dendy Playing Field is accessed from the David Lewis Centre, SK9 7UD. Entry £5 for family (up to two adults and 3 kids). Click for more details

Percy the Park Keeper – The Treasure Hunt

Dunham Massey
Until 4th September

Percy the Park Keeper is planning a Treasure Hunt. His animal friends are so excited they can’t wait for the hunt to begin! Join them all on this nature inspired trail around the garden to discover nature’s treasure. Booking not needed. Normal admission to the garden (and car park if using) applies. Click for more details

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Knutsford Civic Sunday Parade

Knutsford town centre
Sun 23rd June from 1:20pm

Come to see your new Mayor Cllr Andrew Malloy during his Civic Sunday parade. The parade sets off at 1.20pm from King St car park before working its way along King St, Minshull Street, Tatton St, Canute Place, Princess St, then down Church Walk, crossing King Street and the car park across the Moor arriving at 1.50pm at St Cross Church, where the Civic Service will take place. The Parade will be led by the ATC 2056 Squadron Air Cadets Band and include dignitaries and Mayors as well as community groups such as Scouts. Click for more details

Music in the Garden at Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey
Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June 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.

Ice Age Pyjama Club

Treehouse, Altrincham
Sat 22nd June 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 Ice Age! 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

Predators at Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo, Chester
25th May – 8th September

Step back in time to meet the most fearsome creatures of the prehistoric world! Where a shark’s bite was three metres wide and giant snakes ate crocodiles for breakfast! Discover 13 life-sized animatronic predators in this world premiere exhibition from the creators of Dinosaurs! at Chester Zoo. You’ll come face to face with a massive megalodon, a terrifying terror bird and a gigantic giant bear.  And, it’s your chance to see some of your old dinosaur favourites too. But beware, they’re still hungry! Normal admission applies.  Click for more details.

Archery Taster at Speke

Speke Hall, Liverpool
Sun 23rd June and other selected dates

Fancy yourself as the next Robin Hood? Take part in archery taster sessions on selected dates between May and August. Challenge the whole family to see who’s the best, while learning a brand new skill. There is a small charge of £1 per go for 6 arrows. Admission applies. Click for more details.

Wind in the Willows Trail

Hare Hill, Over Alderley
Until 1st September

Follow the adventures of Ratty, Mole, Toad and Badger with this fun interactive trail at at Hare Hill. Featuring original images by E.H. Shepard. £1 per trail. 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!

Have you seen Knutty Mums’ latest blog post about our lunch at Chilli Banana? Click here to read our review!

Music on the Moor
Drumroots will be holding a drumming workshop at Music on the Moor