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!
Please check details with the venue before you travel.
On this weekend:
Dumbo at the Curzon
Sat 7th & Sun 8th Sept
Dumbo will be showing at various times over the weekend. Click for more details.
Coffee Morning & Baby/Child Nearly New Sale
Knutsford Methodist Church
Sat 7th Sept 10am – 1pm
Coffee Morning and Nearly New sale in the Community Hall this Saturday. There will be tea, coffee and toasted tea cakes and sales tables for baby and child items. All proceeds to KMC Refurbishment projects. Click for more details.
Knutsford Dog Show
The Lambing Shed, Knutsford
Sat 7th Sept from 12pm
Head to The Lambing Shed on Saturday for a great family day out at the Knutsford Dog Show! Sponsored by Holly House Veterinary Surgery with all proceeds going to local animal charities. There are a variety of classes including best puppy, waggiest tail and dog who looks most like their owner! Classes £1.50 per dog. There will also be stalls and refreshments will be available from The Lambing Shed (eat in menu and takeaway) Click for more details
Vulture Awareness Day
Gauntlet Birds of Prey Park, Knutsford
Sat 7th Sept
Come join us to raise awareness and funds for these beautiful animals! We’ll have a bouncy castle, facepainting and a jam packed timetable: 12pm – Vulture restaurant 12.30pm – Flying demonstration 1pm – Egg and Spoon race with Mr Lucky 2pm – Meet & Greet 2.30pm – Meerkat Bingo with Dave the Meerkat 3pm – our biggest Flying demonstration of the year with CARCASS FEED! Click for more details
Kids Cinema: Aladdin
Odeon Cinema, Barons Quay Northwich
Sat 7th & Sun 8th 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
Last Weekend of Predators at Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo, Chester
Until 8th September
Step back in time to meet the most fearsome creatures of the prehistoric world! Where a shark’s bite was three metres wide and giant snakes ate crocodiles for breakfast! Discover 13 life-sized animatronic predators in this world premiere exhibition from the creators of Dinosaurs! at Chester Zoo. You’ll come face to face with a massive megalodon, a terrifying terror bird and a gigantic giant bear. And, it’s your chance to see some of your old dinosaur favourites too. But beware, they’re still hungry! Normal admission applies. Click for more details.
Discover Tree Climbing
Arley Hall, Arley
Sun 8th Sept
Magical Maize Maze
Kenyon Hall Farm, Warrington
Until end September
Pick Your Own Berries & Onions
Kenyon Hall Farm, nr Warrington
Sat 7th Sept – Sun 8th Sept
We should have raspberries, blackberries and onions available 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.
The Lowry, Salford
Sat 7th – Sun 8th Sept
Tabby McTat is a cat with the loudest of meee-ews and a best friend with a guitar! From the team behind Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales and Zog, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Tabby McTat is a heart-warming tale of friendship and loyalty interwoven with original songs and a sprinkling of magic. Suitable for children and families of all ages. Tickets from £16.50 Click for more details
Percy the Park Keeper – After the Storm
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
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!