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THE ORAL HISTORY OF KNUTSFORD – A major new project by the Knutsford Heritage Centre  Oral history is the recording of people’s memories, experiences and opinions. It is: A living history of everyone’s unique life experiences An opportunity for those people who have been ‘hidden from history’ to have their voice heard A rare chance […]

Echoes of Canute

‘Echoes of Canute’ concert to feature songs from Canute  to Abba and The Beatles Rare performance of song attributed to King Canute – the earliest chronicled verse in English The oldest known song in English will be a highlight of the ‘Echoes of Canute’ concert, part of Knutsford Heritage Centre’s King Canute Millennial Festival. The […]

Schools Writing Competition

Our annual schools writing competition is now in its 5th year and has been a great success involving 6 local schools. Over 400 entries last year competed for 6 prizes donated by Waterstones and Mr Simms Sweetshop! The theme this year is King Canute and The Vikings – Fact, Fiction, Legend, and Myth. 300 – […]

Heritage Open Days

“KHC is taking part in the Heritage Open Days weekend between 8th and 11th September 2016” “Knutsford Heritage has been invited to take part in the National “Heritage Open Days” (HOD) programme between Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th September 2016.

We are open on Sundays!

We will be opening again on Sundays, commencing Easter Sunday afternoon.


Welcome Days in the Knutsford Heritage Centre
21st and 22nd April 2017

If you want to know what your local Heritage Centre is all about, then come along to one of our two Welcome Days this April. Discover our treasures at the Heritage Centre, not least our amazing Millennium Tapestry and Lady Jane Stanley’s sedan chair.

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Knutsford Heritage Centre – AGM


We will be opening again on Sundays, commencing Easter Sunday afternoon


Upcoming Events
Fri 02

Knutsford Walking Tours

June 2 @ 2:00 pm
Fri 09

Knutsford Walking Tours

June 9 @ 2:00 pm
Fri 16

Knutsford Walking Tours

June 16 @ 2:00 pm

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.


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

Tel: 01565 650506

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