CHESHIRE farmers are being encouraged to help reduce the amount of pesticides going into watercourses in and around Northwich. …read more
The Heritage Centre’s Welcome Days on 21/22 April attracted praise from both Knutsford businesses and families. Visitors were specially intrigued by rarely seen items from the Centre’s local history archives. Attending the event were representatives of town centre businesses including Arthur Lee Interiors, the Real Fruit Creamery, Piccolino restaurant, Weightmans solicitors, Cranford Café, The Cross […]
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’ 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 […]
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 – […]
“The Tatton Garden Society exhibit at the RHS Tatton Park Show 2016, portrays how the River Lily in Knutsford might have looked in 1016 where, according to legend, King Canute is said to have forded the river. He ruled from 1016 as the King of England, as well as Denmark, Norway and part of Sweden […]
We would like to thank all our visitors for all their generous comments and for voting us into 3rd place in the Trip Advisor rankings of the most popular attractions in Knutsford.
“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.