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!!
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
Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June
Toy Story 4 and Aladdin will be showing at various times over the weekend. Click for more details.
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
Pretty Muddy Kids
Tatton Park, Knutsford
Sat 22nd June 9:45am
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
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
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
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
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!