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Favourite Days Out - Events

From Bluebells in the Spring, Easter Extravaganzas, Summer Festivals, to Halloween Hauntings and all the festive fun of Christmas you will always find your Favourite Day Out in Cheshire.

And with many fabulous events taking place in the school holidays and weekends, there is always a good reason to visit Cheshire's Favourite Days Out attractions.

Make sure you search for exciting things to do using our annual events calendar.

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Number of results: 95

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  1. Add Cover to Cover: Roald Dahl around the World to your Itinerary

    Cover to Cover: Roald Dahl around the World

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    Exhibition

    Add Cover to Cover: Roald Dahl around the World to your Itinerary

    A fascinating exhibition of Roald Dahl book jackets from across the world and throughout time. His first book was printed in 1953 and his stories published over 200 million times and in 51 languages including Catalan, Welsh and Icelandic.

    Dates

    From:
    19 Mar 2016to30 Oct 2016
  2. Add The Enormous Crocodile out in the Parkland to your Itinerary

    The Enormous Crocodile out in the Parkland

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add The Enormous Crocodile out in the Parkland to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    The Enormous Crocodile likes nothing more than a nice juicy child. Dare to go deep into the jungle where he’s lurking (Dairy Wood Way, signposted from the main car park).

    Dates

    From:
    25 Mar 2016to2 Oct 2016
  3. Add Matilda in the Mansion to your Itinerary

    Matilda in the Mansion

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Matilda in the Mansion to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Enter the Mansion and the curious world of Matilda Wormwood. Follow the mischief-making trail as you explore her cunning plots and practical jokes.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Mar 2016to2 Oct 2016
  4. Add Fantastic Mr Fox at the Farm to your Itinerary

    Fantastic Mr Fox at the Farm

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Fantastic Mr Fox at the Farm to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Go down to the Farm and see if you can find him in his den before the cruel and dim-witted farmers do. Gazillions of fun activities as you pick your way through Farmer Boggis’ chicken house and Farmer Bean’s apple cider cellar.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Mar 2016to2 Oct 2016
  5. Add Danny the Champion of the World in the Gardens to your Itinerary

    Danny the Champion of the World in the Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Danny the Champion of the World in the Gardens to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    'A stodgy parent is no fun at all’ and Danny thinks his Dad is the most wonderful and exciting one possible. Oodles of countryside carryings-on as you join them on a thrilling adventure to trap pheasants.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Mar 2016to2 Oct 2016
  6. Add Anne Lever: The Poetic Landscape to your Itinerary

    Anne Lever: The Poetic Landscape

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibition

    Add Anne Lever: The Poetic Landscape to your Itinerary

    Chester Centre

    An exhibition by Anne Lever, a local Cheshire artist.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Apr 2016to17 July 2016
  7. Add ChesterBoat - Fish and Chip Friday Cruise to your Itinerary

    ChesterBoat - Fish and Chip Friday Cruise

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add ChesterBoat - Fish and Chip Friday Cruise to your Itinerary

    Chester

    Our Friday night Fish & Chip cruises return once more in 2016 after proving so popular last year. The two hour cruise sails at 7.30PM from The Groves in the center of Chester.

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2016to6 May 2016
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    3 June 2016to3 June 2016
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    1 July 2016to1 July 2016
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    5 Aug 2016to5 Aug 2016
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    2 Sept 2016to2 Sept 2016
  8. Add Restoration of the Kitchen Garden to your Itinerary

    Restoration of the Kitchen Garden

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Restoration of the Kitchen Garden to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Join a member of the expert Garde Team at Tatton Park to look at the work, planting and care involved in the restoration of the Kitchen Garden.

    Dates

    From:
    11 May 2016to11 May 2016
  9. Add National Garden Scheme Open Day to your Itinerary

    National Garden Scheme Open Day

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Add National Garden Scheme Open Day to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    All garden entries and donations will be given to the National Garden Scheme which helps charities such as The Queen's Nursing Institute. Garden open 10am - 6pm (last entry 5pm). Normal charges apply.

    Dates

    From:
    11 May 2016to11 May 2016
  10. Add The Tatton Park Country Show to your Itinerary

    The Tatton Park Country Show

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Add The Tatton Park Country Show to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Join the fun at this family-orientated country show with something for everyone. Open 10am - 5pm. Adults £7.50, Concessions £6, Children (5-16) £3, Family (2 adults and 3 children) £19.

    Dates

    From:
    14 May 2016to15 May 2016
  11. Add National Mills Weekend: Vintage Power to your Itinerary

    National Mills Weekend: Vintage Power

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add National Mills Weekend: Vintage Power to your Itinerary

    Cheshire

    1-5pm. Hydrams, cogs, cams, clutches, hoists, gears, torque and talk: join us in the national celebration of wind and watermills and expect a more technical tour with a focus on vintage power.

    Dates

    From:
    14 May 2016to15 May 2016
  12. Add Chorales For A Spring Evening to your Itinerary

    Chorales For A Spring Evening

    Type

    Type:

    Concert

    Add Chorales For A Spring Evening to your Itinerary

    Chester Centre

    Chester Music Society Choir performs choral works by Haydn, Mozart, Pergolisi and Lauridsen. They are joined on this evening by guest recitalist Morwen Blythin who will play a programme of music for the harp.

    Dates

    From:
    14 May 2016to14 May 2016
  13. Add Commanding Views: A History of Landscape Art to your Itinerary

    Commanding Views: A History of Landscape Art

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    Type:

    Lecture

    Add Commanding Views: A History of Landscape Art to your Itinerary

    Chester Centre

    Lecture Theatre - 1.30-3pm - £3, pay at the door.
    The history of landscape painting is like a map of our attitude to, and relationship with, nature.


    Dates

    From:
    18 May 2016to18 May 2016
  14. Add Swing Band and BBQ Cruise to your Itinerary

    Swing Band and BBQ Cruise

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Swing Band and BBQ Cruise to your Itinerary

    Chester

    Join the Neuromuscular Centre for a relaxing three-hour cruise along the River Dee, taking in all the City Centre sights including the Duke of Westminster's stunning Eccleston Estate.

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2016to19 May 2016
  15. Add Workhouse Living History Day to your Itinerary

    Workhouse Living History Day

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Add Workhouse Living History Day to your Itinerary

    Northwich

    11am-4pm, drop-in £1.50 per child. Join us for a fun packed day of family activities. Follow in the footsteps of paupers, take a lesson in the schoolroom, and help inmates with chores.

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2016to21 May 2016
  16. Add Get Going Together: Wearpurple Creative Walks to your Itinerary

    Get Going Together: Wearpurple Creative Walks

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Get Going Together: Wearpurple Creative Walks to your Itinerary

    Northwich

    Meet in the café at Lion Salt Works. 10-11am. Free, for over 50s.
    Ever feel it would be good to be a bit more active and creative and get some fresh air?

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2016to21 May 2016
    From:
    18 June 2016to18 June 2016
  17. Add Making Energy From Waste to your Itinerary

    Making Energy From Waste

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Making Energy From Waste to your Itinerary

    Widnes

    Come to Catalyst and join us on our journey of discovery, finding out how we get from wast to energy with fun chemistry experiments and even some bangs and flashes too! Workshops at 11.30am and 2.00pm.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2016to31 May 2016
  18. Add Amazed by Science at the Farm to your Itinerary

    Amazed by Science at the Farm

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Add Amazed by Science at the Farm to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    **Part of the Amazed by Science Festival**
    Tatton Dale Farm is participating in Amazed by Science 2016! Each day there is a different workshop for you to enjoy. You can learn about farm life, technology, agriculture or the animals.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2016to5 June 2016
  19. Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Birds in the Garden  to your Itinerary

    Amazed by Science 2016 - Birds in the Garden

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Birds in the Garden  to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    **Part of the Amazed by Science Festival**

    Visit Tatton Park for interactive science workshops during Amazed by Science week. On 28th May, a nature walk into the gardens spotting and identifying birds.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2016to28 May 2016
  20. Add Sheep Shearing at the Farm  to your Itinerary

    Sheep Shearing at the Farm

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    Type:

    Demonstration

    Add Sheep Shearing at the Farm  to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Come along from 1.30pm to see the sheep being sheared ready for the start of summer.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2016to29 May 2016

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