What’s on – Weekend 28th – 29th Sept

What's on 28th September

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:

Kids Club at the Curzon

Curzon, Knutsford
Sat 28th & Sun 29th Sept

Disney’s remake of Aladdin 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.


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Nails by Moi at Locktons of Knutsford on Princess Street

Jurassic Farm

Cockfields Farm, nr Ashton-under-Lyne
Sat 28th & Sun 29th Sept

Jurassic Farm is Back! Join Blue the velociraptor & Tricksy the T-Rex for another couple of days of Dinosaur Fun! Meet Tricksy & Blue during walkabouts. Meet mini & Pixi the Baby Dinosaurs. Dig for fossils , Dinosaur Bones & Gemstones. Make your own fossils to take home. Includes all day Admission to the farm and meetings all the farm animals! Click here to read our review of a previous Cockfields Farm event  Click for more details.


Charity Garage Sale Trail

Grove Park and The Ways estates (nr Bexton School), Knutsford
Sun 29th September 2-4pm

**POSTPONED due to bad weather. New date Oct 13th**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

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Maize Maze at Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm, Knutsford
Weekends through September

Our maize maze is still open weekends through September. If you haven’t had chance to take the challenge yet, come down and enjoy the maze followed by some of our delicious ice cream! Last entry 4 pm Saturday and 3 pm Sunday. Click for more details


Roald Dahl Day

Storyhouse, Chester
Sat 28th Sept

Join us for a whoopsy wiffling FREE family day celebrating author Roald Dahl – perfect for kiddles both big and small! Just collect your Little Dahl-ing Passport and visit our five, fun-themed zones featuring children’s activities and games – all inspired by the author’s best-loved children’s books. With treasure hunts and guest storytellers added to the mix, it’s a gloriumptious way to spend a Saturday! Kids’ fancy dress costume positively encouraged. Come as your favourite Dahl character! Click for more details


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Cheshire Children’s Market

Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Sun 29th Sept, 10 – 11:30am

Cheshire Children’s Market comes to Wilmslow! Grab yourself a bargain with tables full of gently used baby and children goodies, while also visiting local baby & children businesses! Entrance is only £2 per person and children go for free! Click for more details


Featured event

Dogs’s Club at The Cross Keys Hotel

Cross Keys Hotel, King St, Knutsford
Sat 28th Sept 12 – 2pm

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This Saturday, The Dogs’ Club continues at The Cross Keys Hotel on King Street in Knutsford. Those with barking fur babies are encouraged to take them in between 12pm and 2pm so owners and pooches can all socialise together. Don’t worry either if you don’t have your own four-legged friend as they aren’t compulsory. If a pub full of pooches is still your idea of a great Saturday afternoon simply pop into The Cross Keys during Dogs’ Club. Dogs’ Club will run every Wednesday 5pm to 7pm and every Saturday from 12pm to 2pm until the end of November. Click here to visit our website


Jack & the Beanstalk

The Lowry, Salford Quays
Sun 29th Sept 1&3pm

Fee Fi Fo Fum! This classic fairytale now gets the Lyngo treatment so expect lots of surprises and beautiful images as Patrick Lynch (from Cbeebies) tells the gripping story of Jack who sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds. It’s a show for the over 3’s (and their giants) with something for everyone – enormous shoes, tiny houses, showers of silver and gold and a big, leafy explosion!  Click for more details


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

Kids Cinema: Aladdin

Odeon Cinema, Barons Quay Northwich
Sat 28th & Sun 29th Sept

This weekend’s kids showing: Aladdin. 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


Pick Your Own Sweetcorn

Kenyon Hall Farm, nr Warrington
Sat 28th Sept – Sun 29th Sept

We should have sweetcorn available (10 cobs for £4!) but please check our website for availability on the day! We also have a maize maze, cafe, outdoor play area and some pigs for the kids to meet too! Click for more details.


Magical Maize Maze

Kenyon Hall Farm, Warrington
Until end September

Our Maize Maze has always been a family favourite and this year there’s a new Magical theme: a quest to find six enchanted creatures hidden in the maze! If you like wizards, unicorns, dragons & fairies then you’ll love it! No need to book – just come any time from 9am, last entry is 4.30pm. 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 22nd Sept

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!