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About Cheshire's Peak District

What's On in Cheshire's Peak District

If you're looking for culture, look no further than Cheshire's Peak District, with an eclectic events calendar offering everything from rural opera, experimental jazz and open air theatre, to stand up comedy and a world class art biennial.

Many events are staged in the historic houses that are dotted across the region, adding a unique atmosphere to the variety of performances.

Gawsworth Hall stages an impressively diverse open air theatre programme, and Tatton Park's picnic concerts feature world class artists and fabulous fireworks, located in a stunning lakeside setting.

Visit concerts, festivals and farmers’ markets, dress to impress for an opera performed in a unique rural opera theatre or call in at an exhibition about the area’s fascinating silk weaving history.

Here you'll find full listings of what's on in Cheshire's Peak District throughout the year.

There’s something for everyone...

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  1. Add The Sleep Walk at Little Moreton Hall to your Itinerary

    The Sleep Walk at Little Moreton Hall

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    Participatory Event

    Add The Sleep Walk at Little Moreton Hall to your Itinerary

    Congleton

    Calling all sleep-deprived families of the world – head to this unique tumbling Tudor manor house to experience a Sleep Walk adventure trail around the hall and gardens from Wild Rumpus.

    Dates

    From:
    28 Apr 2017to29 Oct 2017
  2. Add The Dreamer is Still Asleep to your Itinerary

    The Dreamer is Still Asleep

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add The Dreamer is Still Asleep to your Itinerary

    Congleton

    International sound artist & composer Scanner brings a new contemporary outdoor installation to the hall.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2017to29 Oct 2017
  3. The Silk Route: A Never-Ending Journey

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Threadmill, a group of artists from the North West, formed in 1995 to promote stitch and textiles through displays and workshops.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2017to10 Nov 2017
  4. Add John Stafford's Favourite Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby to your Itinerary

    John Stafford's Favourite Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby

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    Exhibition

    Add John Stafford's Favourite Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797) is well-known for his paintings of scientific discovery and industry but he was also a successful portrait painter.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Oct 2017to6 Jan 2018
  5. Add Goosfest 2017 to your Itinerary

    Goosfest 2017

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    Type:

    Festival

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    Holmes Chapel

    Goosfest is a "not for profit" arts and music festival held each year in October at various venues in and round the village of Goostrey in Cheshire.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Oct 2017to22 Oct 2017
  6. Add Tegg’s Nose Halloween Trail to your Itinerary

    Tegg’s Nose Halloween Trail

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    Competition / Game

    Add Tegg’s Nose Halloween Trail to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Spooky visitors are visiting the park this half-term! Can you explore the park and find them all? Maps 50p from Tegg's Nose Tea Room.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017to5 Nov 2017
  7. Add A Hidden Halloween to your Itinerary

    A Hidden Halloween

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    Participatory Event

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    Knutsford

    Secret Hauntings at the Old Hall: Reputed as one of the most haunted buildings in the country – step into the ghostly Old Hall if you dare! Discover paranormal activity and secret legends, on a frightening trail in the Medieval home of Tatton’s...

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017to29 Oct 2017
  8. Add Hallowtide to your Itinerary

    Hallowtide

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    Participatory Event

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    Congleton

    Explore a time of superstition and fear throughout October. Discover how the Tudors tried to protect themselves with marks and precious stones and how they stayed safe during the night.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017to29 Oct 2017
  9. Add Bedtime Stories to your Itinerary

    Bedtime Stories

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    Participatory Event

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    Congleton

    Come and join us at Congleton Library for a special evening of half-term Bedtime Stories. Wear cosy pyjamas, bring a favourite teddy and share some gorgeous stories over milk and biscuits. Free, but please book in advance.

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017to23 Oct 2017
  10. Add Tales of Terror - The Festival of Fear to your Itinerary

    Tales of Terror - The Festival of Fear

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    Guided Walk

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    Macclesfield

    Join ghostly hosts for a family night of phantom fun with ghoulish games, ghastly goings on and a torchlight walk in the park. The night will end with a hot drink and a spooky snack...if you survive that long.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2017to24 Oct 2017
  11. Add Spooky Trip Down the Mines!!! to your Itinerary

    Spooky Trip Down the Mines!!!

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    Participatory Event

    Add Spooky Trip Down the Mines!!! to your Itinerary

    Alderley Edge

    Join Derbyshire Caving Club for a Halloween tour of underground Alderley Edge. Come and see the some of the oldest copper mines in Great Britain and hear some of the stories of real people who lived worked and DIED there.....Do you dare???

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2017to24 Oct 2017
  12. Add Nothing but the Roof to your Itinerary

    Nothing but the Roof

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    Performance

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    Macclesfield

    NOTHING BUT THE ROOF is a comedy drama about three friends who find themselves in the same place at the same time. That place being, the rooftop of a block of flats.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2017to28 Oct 2017
  13. Add Family Stargazing Night to your Itinerary

    Family Stargazing Night

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    Participatory Event

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    Macclesfield

    Families are invited to visit Jodrell Bank for an unmissable after-hours evening of stargazing at Jodrell Bank. -A wonderful opportunity to get started in astronomy.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2017to26 Oct 2017
    From:
    2 Nov 2017to2 Nov 2017
  14. Add Spooky Tours to your Itinerary

    Spooky Tours

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    Walking Tour

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    Cheshire

    Visit if you dare for an even scarier, interactive spooky tour of the Mill, performed by the nrg theatre company and students from Staffordshire University.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2017to28 Oct 2017
  15. Add Concert by Budapest Café Orchestra to your Itinerary

    Concert by Budapest Café Orchestra

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    Concert

    Add Concert by Budapest Café Orchestra to your Itinerary

    Holmes Chapel

    The Budapest Café Orchestra has won legions of fans through its infectious and captivating performances.

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2017to28 Oct 2017
  16. Add Halloween Happenings to your Itinerary

    Halloween Happenings

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    Workshop

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    Macclesfield

    Bring pumpkin, knife and nightlight to craft a lantern for a spooky walk down the Park. Seasonal crafts and activities with the Bollin Valley Rangers, spooky dress optional.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Oct 2017to29 Oct 2017
  17. Add Creepy Capers to your Itinerary

    Creepy Capers

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    Participatory Event

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    Macclesfield

    Put on your fancy dress and visit Capesthorne Hall for a Spooky Woodland Trail to collect the clues and win a prize. Enjoy the spooky activities and, for the brave, join the Ghost Walk through the Hall from 3:30pm.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Oct 2017to29 Oct 2017
  18. Add Opera GALA to your Itinerary

    Opera GALA

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    Type:

    Performance

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    Congleton

    A variety of well loved opera arias and duets, and some musical theatre number, in a well established operatic prelude to Christmas.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Nov 2017to11 Nov 2017
  19. Add Foodies Festival Christmas to your Itinerary

    Foodies Festival Christmas

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Add Foodies Festival Christmas to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Foodies Festival brings the festive spirit to Tatton Park in Cheshire for the first time with top chefs and MasterChef Winners, a brand new Gin Alley, Artisan Christmas Market, Live Music Stage, Cakes & Desserts Theatre & Festive Masterclasses to...

    Dates

    From:
    17 Nov 2017to19 Nov 2017
  20. Add Concert by Ruisi String Quartet to your Itinerary

    Concert by Ruisi String Quartet

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    Type:

    Concert

    Add Concert by Ruisi String Quartet to your Itinerary

    Holmes Chapel

    Winners of the Royal Philharmonic Society award for Young British String Players and YCAT Finalists in 2015, the Ruisi Quartet has quickly established a reputation as one of the leading British quartets of its generation, delivering performances...

    Dates

    From:
    18 Nov 2017to18 Nov 2017

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