Knutsford Heritage Centre

90A King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire. WA16 6ED Tel: 01565 650506. Email: info@knutsfordheritage.co.uk

           

Opening Times. Summer (April - September): Tuesday-Saturday 11am - 4pm, Sunday 2pm - 5pm. Winter (October - March): Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm.

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Knutsford Heritage Centre News

EASTER EGG HUNT - Calling all young detectives!

Posted March 19 2013

Do you have any young detectives in your family?? Are they looking for something to do over the Easter holiday? Here at the Heritage Centre we will be having an Easter Egg hunt, following clues to locate the eggs. Every child who participates will receive a mini egg and the first correct entry drawn...

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February Forum 2013 presented by the Friends of Knutsford Heritage Centre

Posted December 26 2012

Plans are well underway for the Friends February Forum 2013 and we are looking forward  to introducing four knowledgeable and entertaining speakers.The talks will take place at 12 noon each Saturday in February,last about an hour, and are followed by a light lunch. Tickets for the talks are &po...

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Write A Story for Knutsford - Primary Schools Competition

Posted September 08 2012

Supported by Knutsford Guardian.   RULES AND CONDITIONS 1.    Prizes awarded for best writing, fact or fiction, based on Knutsford.... 300 words (or fewer). The work may be illustrated. 2.    Entries divided into two age categories, years...

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Jazz, Soul & Blues Fundraising Evening - September 23rd 2012

Posted August 11 2012

A Musical Evening To Enjoy - Sunday September 23rd 2012    The Friends of Knutsford Heritage Centre have booked a popular local jazz musician for their musical evening on Sunday September 23rd. Jeremy Sassoon performs a mix of jazz, blues and soul on keyboard and vocals. Seating for thi...

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The King Canute Cobbles

Posted May 26 2012

We were asked this week by a group of visitors from the Lake District about the King Canute mosaic of cobbles at the top of Heritage Way, so we thought you would all like to know.  The mosaic was designed by Lancaster artist Maggy Howarth. In 1994, the Groundwork Trust employed contractors to m...

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Knutsford Rugby Club Lends Several Hands

Posted May 17 2012

When we needed the three large oak frames that housed the tapestry removing to make way for the new frames, we knew we needed some muscle.  The oak frames are very heavy and took several people to lift them on to the wall.  So we called Knutsford Rugby Club who were more that happy to help...

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Musgrave Gallery Opening

Posted May 17 2012

 A descendant of one of the previous owners of the yard, where Knutsford Heritage Centre currently sits, has helped to unveil the attractions new gallery.  The upstairs gallery has been refurnished and sponsored by Living Ventures.  Now renamed the Musgrave Gallery and unveiled by Jea...

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Knutsford Heritage Centre Recreates 150 year old photograph

Posted March 16 2012

King Street in 1861, the novelty of a photograph attracts local traders. Mr Siddeley, stationer (in top hat) with his children, Mr Silvester the chemist (in soft hat) and Earnest Holland, the butcher seen on the right in his white overall with his ‘steel’ hanging from his waist. The 20...

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CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

 

Throughout the year, Knutsford Heritage Centre organises events which we hope will introduce children to the heritage and history of the town in a fun and enjoyable way. Below are just a couple of examples of the events we have organised in the past.

 

Upcoming Events

March 29 - June 30

Knutsford’s Crowning Glory Exhibition

Knutsford's Crowning Glory exhibition celebrates the town's 150th May Day, featuring crowns, go...

April 26 - May 11

Knutsford Crown Trail & Crowning Glory Displays

To celebrate the Knutsford's 150th May Day, shops and businesses throughout the town will creat...

April 26 - April 27

Crown Creation Workshops

Get yourself ready for Knutsford's 150th Royal May Day on Saturday 3 May by joining our glorious Cro...

Spring in our Award Winning Garden

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