What’s on – weekend 16th & 17th March

You won’t need to leave Knutsford this weekend as there’s plenty going on in town including Dads Club, a charity family fun day, and two events at Tatton!

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Dads Club

The Welcome, Knutsford
Sat 16th March 10am – 12pm

Come along to Dads’ club on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Bring the kids down for a play and a craft activity (this month will be messy play!). Free toast and juice for the kids. Sausage or bacon butties at a bargain price of £1.50. Mums are welcome too although this could be a good chance to have a lie in! Click for more details

Wreck-it Ralph 2 at the Curzon

Curzon, Knutsford
Sat 16th March 10:30am

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2 is showing at the Curzon for Kids Club (£3 tickets!) on Saturday morning.  Click for more details  

Fresh Start Baby Bank at the Market

Knutsford Market Hall
Sat 16th March 10am – 3pm

Fresh Start Baby Bank is a new initiative working with the local community to offer pre-loved and new donated baby & children’s clothing, blankets, and specific equipment to those families who need it in the south Manchester area. We will have a stall at the market to accept donations and also to promote the Baby Bank. Please come and chat with us to find out abut the group and what we do to help struggling families. Click for more details

Charity Family Fun Day

Fuschia School of Dance, Knutsford
Sun 17th March 2:30 – 5pm (drop in any time)

Everyone is welcome at this Family Fun Day to raise funds for the Grace Kelly Childhood Cancer Trust. The day includes children’s games, mini manicures, prosecco bar, facepainting, pop up shop by Folk Interiors, Body Shop stall, refreshments and cakes  (including Tatton Perk’s orange van!) and lots more! There is also a raffle with fabulous prizes including vouchers for Knutsford restaurants (Piccolinos/April’s Kitchen/Wine and Wallop), term of pilates classes, hair dressing vouchers and more!! £1 entry includes entry into a prize draw. Please note the entrance to Fuschia School of Dance can be found down the steps behind Zane Lewis and Bikes n Gear or up the hill from the Moor.

Secret Science Lab Week at the Farm

Tatton Park Farm
Sat 16th & Sun 17th March 11am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)

Secret Science Lab in honour of British Science Week! Can you find the Secret Science Lab? Help us carry out experiments and solve puzzles that will help you discover more about the journey ‘from field to fork.’ Normal Farm admission applies (Child £5, Adult £7). National Trust members receive half price only on production of a valid NT card. £7 vehicle park entry applies to all. Click for more details

Adopt a Farm Animal Day

Tatton Park Farm
Sun 17th March 11am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)

Come along to the Farm and meet our special, rare breed animals which are up for adoption. Choose from Prancer the Reindeer, Blossom the Clydesdale Horse, Tallulah the Tamworth Pig and Frosty the Donkey.  Normal farm entry charges and opening times apply. Click for more details

Servants in Springtime

Dunham Massey
Sat 16th – Weds 20th March 11am – 4pm

Discover the springtime rituals of Dunham’s servants as you journey through the servants quarters. Find out about spring cleaning then and now and have a go yourself. Come and see the servants courtyard, laundry, dairy, kitchen, butler’s pantry and dining room. The main house will be closed until Saturday 23rd March. House & Garden ticket required. The event is free but normal admission charges apply. Click for more details

Percy the Park Keeper – One Springy Day

Dunham Massey
1st March – 9th June

Join Percy the Park Keeper and his woodland friends on the first of four seasonal activity trails across the year. Based on the new book ‘One Springy Day’ by Nick Butterworth. Complete the trail around the park, garden and house (open days only) and collect a sticker. Pick up your free trail from the garden kiosk. Normal admission to the garden (and car park if using) applies. Click for more details

Prints for Mother’s Day

Riverside Organic, Davenham
Sat 16th March 11am – 3pm

Head to Crafting Corner at Riverside Organic to create a gorgeous gift from little ones for Mother’s, Grandmothers, Aunties, Sisters – whoever you like! Make an appointment to create paint prints (from £10) or imprints (from £20) or alternatively you can purchase gift vouchers! Get in touch if you would like to book in with your little one… Click for more details

Big Cats made with LEGO® Bricks

Chester Zoo, Chester
13th Feb – 30th April

We’re bringing you an incredible collection of BIG CATS to the zoo, made completely out of LEGO® bricks! You’ll be able to explore the BIG CATS exhibition and discover more about these incredible species, as well as boosting your brick-building skills by having a go at creating your own animal model. Plus there will be plenty of playful cat-themed events and activities for you to get involved in! There are also be ten endangered brick animals hidden around the zoo for you to discover in our LEGO Brick Trail, with a chance for you to WIN your own in our competition! Normal admission applies.  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!


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