What’s on – Weekend 7th & 8th March

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It’s the weekend! There’s lots going on for all ages in Knutsford and nearby.

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Royal May Day Character Choosing

Knutsford Academy, Westfield Drive
Sat 7th March

The General Characters for the 2020 Festival will be selected at the Knutsford Academy, on Saturday 7th March 12 noon until 2 p.m. Gold Card Holders will be admitted between 11.30 and 12 noon, after that time they will have to join the regular queue. Children of 5 years and up by May Day from Knutsford and surrounding areas are invited to attend. If you are unable to attend please send your details with someone who will be coming along. Tatton Perk will be on site if you need a hot drink. Click for more details


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Hedgerow Crafts

Knutsford Library
Sat 7th March 10am – 12noon

Join us at Knutsford Library for our Saturday craft session. Drop in and help decorate our hedgerow wall in the children’s library. For younger children and their parents. On Sat 7th March we will be making hedgehogs and mice. Check our Facebook page for further sessions! Click for more details


Live Lambing and Zoo Weekends

Reaseheath Mini Zoo, Nantwich
Sat 7th & Sun 8th Mar

The whole family can enjoy this unique springtime experience. There will be lots of fun children’s activities taking place on both weekends including farm competitions and colouring. The Reaseheath Zoo will also be open and the ticket price includes entrance to both the Lambing event and the Zoo. Tickets are available to buy online in advance or on the gate via cash or card. Under 3 free. Click for more details


Knutsford Music Festival 2020

Tickets now on sale!! Click for details

Grow Minis

High Legh Garden Centre
Sat 7th March 11am to 12pm

Planting up pots for Mother’s Day!! Join us we plant primroses for Mother’s Day – an ideal gift for a special mum, gran, family member or friend. Sessions are £2.00 per child or free if booked by an adult holding a valid Grow Rewards membership. Pre booking required, limited spaces. Terms and conditions apply. Click for more details


Craft & Gift Fair (with Sandart workshop!)

Plumleys Garden Centre, Plumley
Sat 7th March 10am- 3pm

We have lots of beautiful stalls , a perfect opportunity to find that unique Mother’s Day gift. For the kids we have our drop in sand art session too! We are dog friendly and even have a stall for them! Make it a day out for a delicious homemade meal cooked by our dedicated kitchen team and browse our extensive plant selection  Click for more details.


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Baby & Toddler Storytelling

Quarry Bank, nr Wilmslow
Sat 7th March various times

Bring your little ones to Quarry Bank for a special storytelling and play session just for them. Suitable for children 6 months – 4 years. Please book your tickets in advance. Click for more details


Supertato – Books are Rubbish! 

Altrincham Waterstones
Sat 7th March 10:30 & 2:30pm

A special Read and Make as part of our World Book Day celebrations featuring one of our favourite characters, Supertato! Listen to the story then enjoy a craft.  Plus lots of Supertato activities, colouring and puzzles throughout the day. This session will be run at 10:30am and 2:30pm as well. Click for more details


World Book Day – The Puffling Children’s Trail

BIddulph Grange Garden, Biddulph
Sat 7th – Sun 8th Mar

Dress up as your favourite story book character and join in the fun! Pick up a trail based on ‘Where are you Puffling?’ by Erika McGann and Gerry Daly. Search all the indoor areas around the garden to find the seaside characters and collect your sticker. Don’t forget to bring your WBD voucher to redeem for one of our £1 books. All activities are free of charge, admission fees apply. Click for more details



World Book Day with Percy the Park Keeper

Dunham Massey
Sat 7th & Sun 8th March

Celebrate World Book Day with a weekend of storytelling in the garden. Escape to Percy’s park and discover all the things that he and his woodland friends have been getting up to. Join us for interactive storytelling at various times between 12 noon and 3pm. Normal admission to the garden applies. Click for more details


Percy the Park Keeper: The Secret Path

Dunham Massey
Until 22nd March

Explore the garden for a family friendly interactive trail to help Percy the Park Keeper. Stamp your trail map at each point and don’t forget to pick up your sticker at the garden kiosk. Garden ticket required. Normal admission applies. Click for more details




Toucan Box – Ideal for children aged 3-8! 


The Lost Words Family Art Workshop

Dunham Massey
Sat 7th March 12-3pm

Get creative with the little ones on the first Saturday of each month for family friendly art workshops.Engage with nature through crafts and learn more about the natural environment around us. Return each month as the theme changes its focus to a different natural word. Meet at the Stables Activity Room. Free event, admission applies. Click for more details


All in a Day’s Work

Dunham Massey
Until 20th March

Meet historic characters, get hands-on with traditional activities and hear the stories of what it was really like to live and work at Dunham Massey during the Edwardian period. Help the servants to wash laundry, prepare meals, see where the servants sleep and there might even be a job in it for you – if you impress the 9th Earl and Countess…House and gardens ticket required. Normal admissions apply. Click for more details


£10 per person Safari

Knowsley Safari Park
Until 29th March

Spring is almost here, hurray! So it’s time for a new offer at Knowsley Safari! From 24th February to 29th March it’s £10 per person on safari!  Every Monday – Sunday until 29th March.  Click for more details.


Family Films at Barons Quay

Odeon Cinema, Barons Quay Northwich
Sat 7th & Sun 8th March

There are a few family films on over the weekend including Dolittle and Sonic the Hedgehog. There will also be a kids’ showings of Spycies, 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


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Outside the Igloo

The Lowry, Salford 
Sun 8th March

Join The Knotted Project & Hawk Dance Theatre on our interactive icy adventure for ages 4+ and their families! Pixel, Crash & Click are not your normal penguins. Safe in their igloo, they play their way through life with screens and games, whizzing and karting along until one day, the power goes off! Sitting amongst the set & performers, the children in the audience play an essential part in helping the 3 penguin friends on their amazing wintery journey. This show promises to take any young explorer on an incredible adventure they will never forget! Tickets from £6.50 Click for more details


Jawsome Sharks and Friends

Sealife Manchester
Sat 15th Feb to Sun 15th March

Calling all budding rangers! We are on the hunt for brave adventurers who are enthusiastic about all things aquatic and are totally Top Trumps mad! This Spring we are launching our new Jawsome Sharks and Friends quest to help Professor Finn find the missing Top Trumps cards, so he can teach everybody about the incredible sharks and sea creatures who live here in Manchester. 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!

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