What’s on – Weekend 14th – 15th Sept

Market Hall

Support Knutsford Market Hall at their Open Day on Saturday!

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:

Dumbo at the Curzon

Curzon, Knutsford
Sat 14th & Sun 15th Sept

Dumbo will be showing at various times over the weekend.  Click for more details.

Baby & Toddler Storytelling

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow 
Sat 14th Sept, various times am

With storytelling, games, toys and sensory elements, our special baby and toddler sessions are a fun way to start your weekend. Must be booked in advance, one ticket (£1.50) for each child.  Click for more details.

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Click to view our timetable and book on now!

Knutsford Market Hall Open Day

Knutsford Market Hall
Sat 14th Sept 

Join us for our open day for fun, games, samples and promotions! There’s Breakfast with Woody (almost sold out, pre payment & booking essential, contact tmcknutsford@gmail.com),  sweeties and glitter tattoos, an eco living talk and Q&A with Plastic Free Weigh, wine samples, food samples plus 20% off the new Autumn range at Style Loft Boutique! Click for more details.

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

Heritage Open Days

Various locations
Fri 13th – Sun 22nd September

Places across the country are opening their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history, welcoming visitors for FREE. Open days nearby include some local churches, Quarry Bank Mill, Dunham Massey, Little Moreton Hall, Biddulph Grange Gardens and many more. Please check website for dates.  Click for more details

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Click for more details and get in touch to book!

Kenyon Hall Farm Family Fun Day & Craft Fair

Kenyon Hall Farm, Warrington
Sat 14th – Sun 15th Sept

A great weekend at Kenyon Hall Farm with lots of activities for all the family featuring childrens entertainment, donkey rides, birds of prey, childrens rides, slides and lots lots more. Come and see our lovely crafts and gifts stalls in the Old Barn. Click for more details

OVO Energy Tour of Britain: Altrincham

Sat 14th Sept

Stage eight of the 2019 OVO Energy Tour of Britain starts in Altrincham on Saturday 14 September. This fun family friendly spectacle is free to attend, and a great chance to watch the world’s best riders in action! 9:00 AM Teams arrive. 9:30 AM – 10:50 AM Team presentation. 11:00 AM Stage start: Market Street. Click for more details

Harvest Festival at the Farm

Tatton Park Farm, Knutsford
Sat 14th – Sun 15th Sept

A chance to celebrate the annual harvest by joining in with the Farm’s harvest festival. See the steam engine running, have a go at scarecrow making and spinning. Make your own corn doll and woodturning demos. Harvest Blessing at 2pm. Normal farm admission applies.  Click for more details

Featured event

Sunday Roast with Unlimited Yorkshire Puddings & Bottomless Gravy

Cross Keys Hotel, Knutsford
Sun 15th Sept

Yorkshire Puddings

Recently re-opened following a huge renovation, The Cross Keys Hotel on King Street in Knutsford is the perfect place to spend a Sunday afternoon with the family. It has introduced its new look Sunday menu which includes unlimited Yorkshire Puddings and bottomless gravy. Other new finds on the menu include dirty fries, fish and chips, a loaded burger and a selection of starters and snacks such as pigs in blankets and Mac ‘n’ Cheese bites. For more information, to see the full menu or to book visit: https://www.crosskeysknutsford.co.uk


Wildlife Connections Festival

Chester Zoo
Sat 14th – Sun 15th Sept

Get closer to nature than ever before at our FREE 2019 annual Wildlife Connections Festival! Now in its FOURTH year, we have two jam-packed days with amazing activities that will have you enthralled by the wildlife found right on our doorstep, all set in our stunning Nature Reserve. Delve into all things flora and fauna with interactive storytelling sessions and get hands-on with bird feeder building and other crafty creations. You can relax and enjoy live music from a variety of local acts, or play the pollination game with our horticulturists! You can even get stuck in to conservation work with our scientists. Click for more details

Pyjama Club

Treehouse, Altrincham
Sat 15th Sept from 5:30pm

Film showing: Disney’s Up. Bring the kids in their pyjamas, we’ll make sure they have a brilliant time for 2 hours whilst you catch up with friends and enjoy dinner and drinks! Kids get: Free entry to play area from 5:30, Make your own Disney’s Up decoration from 6:30, Watch Disney’s Up from 7pm, Popcorn, milkshakes & beanbag. £8 a head! Add a lunch box for £5 including sandwich, crisps, lunch sticks, gingerbread man & a drink. Call 0161 989 7777 or private message on Facebook to book! Click for more details

Kids Cinema: Horrible Histories

Odeon Cinema, Barons Quay Northwich
Sat 14th & Sun 15th Sept

This weekend’s kids showing: Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans. 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

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

Augmented Reality (AR) Sandbox

Dunham Massey
Sat 14th Sept 11am – 4pm

The AR Sandbox is a family friendly, interactive visualisation tool that shows how topography affects water moving through a catchment. Get stuck in to create real life catchments in the sand. Hover a hand above the sand to ‘make it rain’ and watch how the virtual water flows though the catchment in real time and explore how changes in land use affect flooding. Normal admission applies 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


Cheshire Showground, Knutsford
Sat 14th  – Sun 15th Sept

Truckfest is the must-see show for enthusiasts, families and the road haulage industry, showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American to jaw-dropping customised vehicles! There will also be Monster Truck Car Crushing Action, Motorcycle Stunt Display, Family Fun Fair and Inflatable Zone, Minions and Paw Patrol characters, mini super trucks and more! 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!