What’s on weekend 5th & 6th January

photo of a toast

After all the Christmas madness, it’s a pretty quiet one this weekend!! There are still a few wintery activities going on, including your last chance to do The Snowman trail at Media City! Or why not make the most of some great January dining offers at Knutsford restaurants?! Please check details with the venue before you go.

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Family films at the Curzon

Curzon, Knutsford
Sat 5th – Sun 6th Jan

Mary Poppins Returns is showing at various times and Small Foot is showing for Kids Club (£3 tickets!) on Saturday morning.  Click for more details  

Knutsford January Dining Offers

Various restaurants in Knutsford

Several Knutsford restaurants have some great offers in January (up to 50% off!) so why not treat the family or get a babysitter for date night! Make sure to check the terms and conditions, most require prebooking and some exclude Friday and Saturday. Take a look at offers by: Lost and Found, Evuna, Gusto, Piccolino, The Botanist and Giovanni’s (starting on 7th).

Winter Woolies Family Trail

Dunham Massey
Sat 5th Jan – Tues 26th Feb

Oh no! The Finch Family have missed their flight south and are stuck in England during the winter. Can you help them? Keep an eye out for the birds tiny hats, scarves, jumpers and mittens which are lost amongst the trees and bushes as you explore the gardens. Spot some ‘Feathery Facts’ along the way to learn more about birds and their habitats.  Pick up a trail from the garden kiosk. Complete the trail and collect a prize at the end! This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Click for more details

Walking with The Snowman

Media City, Salford
Until 6th Jan

Walking with The Snowman is a free Christmas sculpture trail around MediaCityUK to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs’ classic picture book The Snowman. This family-friendly trail will feature twelve giant sculptures inspired by the song The Twelve Days of Christmas. A collection of smaller Snowman sculptures will be displayed inside The Open Centre at MediaCityUK, the Lowry Outlet and The Lowry. They will be designed by local children and young people and will be displayed from 8 December 2018 until 13 January 2019. Click for more details

Winter Safari £20 per car

Knowsley Safari Park, Knowsley
Until 15th Feb

This winter it’s just £20 per car onto the safari drive and FREE entry to the foot safari! So what does that mean? For just £20, a car full of up to 7 people (seated in a car seat) can come along on safari for an adventure around the safari drive! No car? The foot safari will be free to enter all winter. This is where our Brand New Amur Tiger Trail is situated! Open Weds – Sun and every day in school holidays, except Christmas/Boxing/New Year’s Day. Click for more details

Once upon a Winter’s Day

Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow
Until Sun 6th Jan

Explore the mill, gardens and houses to re-discover festive classics such as A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker and The Snow Queen. In the mill, have a go at family activities, or wander through the indoor woodland to find the secret story corner. In the garden, follow The Snow Queen and Jack Frost on their adventures, or head to the Apprentice House for a special Christmas tour. With festive music, storytelling, tours and activities, there is something for all the family. Free event but normal admission applies. Click for more details

Wizard of Oz

Storyhouse, Chester

STILL AVAILABILITY FOR THIS WEEKEND! This Christmas, we’re off on a wonderful journey! Coming to Storyhouse this Christmas: based on the classic MGM motion picture, featuring the beloved songs Somewhere Over The Rainbow and We’re Off To See The Wizard. Tickets are on sale now from £15. Click for more details

Days out inspiration

Check out our days out page for ideas including woodlands, halls and gardens, museums and galleries and indoor and outdoor fun! Click here to see the full list. Please make sure to check seasonal opening times!