There’s lots to do nearby this weekend, including National Trust activities, a Snowdrop walk, meeting mermaids and two storytelling sessions for the little ones! If nothing takes your fancy why not get some ideas from our days out or family friendly cafe pages?!
Please check details with the venue before you go.
Baby and Toddler Storytelling and Play Session
Quarry Bank Mill, Wilmslow
Sat 9th Feb 9:30 – 10:15am (other sessions sold out)
*Limited tickets remaining* With storytelling, games, toys and sensory elements, our special baby and toddler sessions are a fun way to start your weekend. Sessions last 45 minutes. Please book a ticket for each child – £1.50 per child. Up to 2 adults can attend the session with each booked child – adults free. These sessions take place in our Learning Space – please make your way to the mill yard and follow directional signage on the day. Click for more details
Missionary Coffee Morning
St John’s Church, Church Hill, Knutsford
Sat 9th Feb 10am – 2pm
Cornerstone (St John’s group for adults with learning disabilities) invites you to their annual missionary coffee morning. There will be plenty of cakes, bric-a-brac, cards and bacon butties served until they run out! There will also be a silent auction including Manchester City and Manchester United memorabilia and much more! Proceeds will go to various missionary causes. Contact the church on 01565 755160 for more details or click here to learn more about Cornerstone.
Rode Hall, Scholar Green
Sat 2nd Feb – 3rd March, Tues – Sun 11-4pm
Experience one of the UK’s most popular walks here at Rode Hall & Gardens. A beautiful end of winter walk for all the family with a wonderfully diverse landscape and over 70 varieties of Snowdrops. Admission £5/Children £2/Under 5’s Free. Dogs on leads welcome. Click for more details
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Sat 9th & Sun 10th Feb
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is showing at various times over the weekend at Curzon, Knutsford. Click for more details
Make a Bird Feeder
Sat 9th Feb – Sun 24th Feb 12-3pm
Encourage birds to your garden over winter by making your own bird feeder to take home! Find out some ‘Feathery Facts’ about birds and their habitats. Suitable for all ages. This event is free, but normal admission charges apply. Garden ticket required. Click for more details
The Snail and the Whale
Tytherington Family Worship Church
Saturday 9th Feb 10:30 – 11:10am
Interactive storytelling by Open The Door with music, songs & actions for everyone. This lovely Julia Donaldson story with its rhyme & rhythm brings lots of laughter & family fun. Join us with babies, young children, & the whole family. There’ll be colouring & craft too in our StoryBasket so everyone has the opportunity to make something to take home. Booking ahead is essential £5 per child & up to 2 accompanying adults go free. Sibling discount available on request. Individual/extra adults £2.50. Click for more information and contact details to book
Chinese New Year Trail
Biddulph Grange Garden
6th Feb – 28th Feb during garden opening times
Follow the lanterns around the garden to the Chinese Garden and see if you can find some iconic Chinese plants. Can you also spot the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac hidden around the garden? £1 per trail (including fortune cookie prize) and normal admission also applies. No need to book. Click for more details.
The Jungle Book Pyjama Club
Sat 9th Feb 6:30 – 8:30pm
Every fortnight we run a pyjama club so you can enjoy date night in style! Kids can enjoy 30 minutes of supervised play or activity with our hosts, followed by a 90 minute children’s film. This week we are taking you back with the much loved Disney classic The Jungle Book! Popcorn and drinks included. Parents/Carers can then enjoy a delicious dinner & drinks in our restaurant! Please check our terms and conditions. £8 per child, ages 4+. Click for more details
Meet the Mermaids
Sea Life Manchester, intu Trafford Centre
Sat 9th & Sun 10th Feb 12pm – 3pm
Come and meet the SEA LIFE mermaids! We have some very special visitors with us between 12pm &3pm on the weekends 9th/10th Feb and 9th/10th March. The real life mermaids will join our sea turtles Cammy & Ernie in our ocean tank for a magical time! This event is included in the standard admission price, however we anticipate this to be a very popular event so advise booking ahead. Click for more details.
Winter Safari £20 per car
Knowsley Safari Park, Knowsley
Until 15th Feb
*LAST FEW DAYS* 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
Tickets are now on sale for Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park, Knutsford!!! Click here for tickets
Pub in the Park at the Lambing Shed will feature 2 Michelin star food for a fiver, live music acts (including Texas, Will Young, Fun Lovin’ Criminals and more!), a shopping village and lots to keep the kids entertained!