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Friends of Knutsford Heritage Centre

Who are the Friends?

The Friends comprise families and individuals who appreciate the history and distinctive character of Knutsford and wish to support the Heritage Centre in its efforts to preserve this heritage and share it with the community. The fundraising activities of the Friends raise money to support the Centre by providing enhancements and responding to requests made by the Trustees.


Become a Friend of Knutsford Heritage Centre

Joining between June and August 2017: £5
From September 2017 onwards: £15 single membership; £25 joint membership.

To become a Friend of Knutsford Heritage Centre please fill in and return this form


Forthcoming Friends’ Events

Summer Outing to Gawsworth Hall 11 June 2018
The Friends summer outing will be a visit to Gawsworth Old Hall on Monday, June 11th, meeting there at 1.30pm.  This is an exclusive visit, as the House will not be open to the public on that day.
Gawsworth Hall is an old timber-framed house, built around1480. It has been the home of the Richards family since the 1930s and our visit will begin with an introductory talk by a member of the family. We will then be free to wander round this beautiful house and gardens at our leisure, before meeting up in the attractive tea rooms for coffee and tea, with scones, jam and cream.

Tickets will be available after Easter and will be £14 to members of the Friends. You are welcome to bring guests at £16 a ticket.


Recent Events

AGM October 2017

After a welcome by Lord Ashbrook and the chairman’s report, the accounts for 2016-7 were approved; the value of donations made to the Heritage Centre amounted to £1579. A summary of the year’s events was followed by the re-election of the officers and the committee.

The AGM was followed by an entertaining and illuminating talk by George Williams (Trustee and Volunteer) with the title: ‘Everyone’s a Winner’: a magical journey through the world of competitions.


10th Annual Quiz Night November 2017

Once again the quiz evening, held at Toft Cricket Club, was a sell-out. There were plenty of tantalising questions, some involving the number ten, superb food and good comraderie all round. The 11th Quiz is already being planned.


February Forum 2018

Our annual series of four Saturday lunchtime talks, held at 2 p.m. in the Tapestry Gallery:
3 February       Lord Egerton in Kenya
10 February     Peover Hall and the Mainwarings
17 February     May Day Memories
24 February     Richard Harding Watt
Ticket prices: £7.20 each for Friends; £8 for visitors. £28 for all four talks.

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Knutsford Heritage Centre opened in 1989 and is run entirely by Volunteers. It collects , displays and interprets the history of Knutsford for the benefit of both local people and visitors.

CONTACT

90A King Street, Knutsford,
Cheshire, WA16 6ED

Tel: 01565 650506
Email: info@knutsfordheritage.co.uk

Copyright 2016 by Knutsford Heritage Centre | Registered Charity No. 1076917