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Businesses excited by Heritage Centre opportunities

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

‘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.

Today’s Businesses – Tomorrow’s Heritage

Our New exhibition will run from Tue 18th July through to Sat 16th Dec

Come and visit our exhibition and find out about the rich history of the businesses in Knutsford, their stories, their place in the community and the premises they occupy.


England’s favourite heritage festival at Knutsford Heritage Centre

Heritage Open Days at the Knutsford Heritage Centre will include Heritage Tours, Tapestry Talks and Spinning Demonstrations; see the daily events programme below for more information

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The Knutsford Promenades Heritage Open Days (HODs) Events Programme is now available to collect from the Knutsford Heritage Centre

The Knutsford Promenades Heritage Open Days (HODs) Events Programme is now available to collect from the Knutsford Heritage Centre

Make Knutsford Heritage Centre your “one-stop shop” for collecting information about Heritage Open Days in Knutsford this September.

In addition to collecting our new Heritage Centre HODs Events Programme you can now also pick up the Promenades HODs events programme too. Just ask one of our volunteers for a copy.

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Cheshire East Mayor launches Business Exhibition

Guest of honour at the recent opening of the Knutsford Heritage Centre’s ‘Knutsford Means Business’ exhibition was Councillor Arthur Moran, Mayor of Cheshire East Council.

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You can read more about the Business Exhibition launch and see more pictures on our Events page


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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.


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

Tel: 01565 650506

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