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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 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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    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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    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

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    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

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    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 Group 62: Making Space to your Itinerary

    Group 62: Making Space

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    Exhibition

    Add Group 62: Making Space to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    The latest exhibition from the internationally renowned 62 Group of Textile Artists. This selected exhibition of members’ work investigates spaces small and large; interior and exterior; personal and public; intimate and interstellar.

    Dates

    From:
    17 June 2016to3 Sept 2016
  7. Add Warrington Art Group Exhibition to your Itinerary

    Warrington Art Group Exhibition

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    Exhibition

    Add Warrington Art Group Exhibition to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Now in its twelfth year, the exhibition celebrates local art and encourages artistic talent in the community. Vote for your favourite piece of art work in the People’s Choice competition. Paintings for sale. Open 10.00am - 4.30pm

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2016to4 Sept 2016
  8. Add Traditional Country Weekend at the Farm to your Itinerary

    Traditional Country Weekend at the Farm

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    Participatory Event

    Add Traditional Country Weekend at the Farm to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    A terrific celebration of country life. Visit the farm for a weekend of traditional English fayre and fun. Take part in the egg and spoon race or show your strength in the Farm's tug of war.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Aug 2016to29 Aug 2016
  9. Add Cheshire Game and Country Fair to your Itinerary

    Cheshire Game and Country Fair

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    Show / Display

    Add Cheshire Game and Country Fair to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Cheshire Game and Country Fair; a three day extravaganza over the August bank holiday and a fantastic day out for you and your family.


    Dates

    From:
    27 Aug 2016to29 Aug 2016
  10. Add “Dotty the Dragon” outdoor children’s theatre  to your Itinerary

    “Dotty the Dragon” outdoor children’s theatre

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    Performance

    Add “Dotty the Dragon” outdoor children’s theatre  to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Dotty the Dragon is a fantastic new outdoor show brought to life by acclaimed Blunderbus Theatre, this big-hearted tale of true friendship is told with magical songs, enchanting music and exquisite puppetry.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Aug 2016to29 Aug 2016
  11. Add Potion-making with George to your Itinerary

    Potion-making with George

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    Workshop

    Add Potion-making with George to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Learn about potions and spells in Roald Dahl's books and brew up your own concoction. Book on line www.tattonpark.org.uk or 01625 374428

    Dates

    From:
    30 Aug 2016to30 Aug 2016
  12. Add Cheshire Tour of Britain to your Itinerary

    Cheshire Tour of Britain

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    Sporting Event

    Add Cheshire Tour of Britain to your Itinerary

    Congleton

    Stage 3 - Tuesday 6th September 2016 - Congleton to Tatton Park - 120km - Route to be confirmed.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Sept 2016to6 Sept 2016
  13. Add Evening Organ Recital with Jonathan Scott to your Itinerary

    Evening Organ Recital with Jonathan Scott

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    Concert

    Add Evening Organ Recital with Jonathan Scott to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Born in Manchester, Jonathan studied piano and organ at Chetham's School of Music before gaining a scholarship on both instruments to attend the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM).

    Dates

    From:
    8 Sept 2016to8 Sept 2016
  14. Add Outdoor Cinema Weekend to your Itinerary

    Outdoor Cinema Weekend

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    Show / Display

    Add Outdoor Cinema Weekend to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Open air cinema comes to Tatton Park this summer, as The Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Sept 2016to11 Sept 2016
  15. Add Roald Dahl Big Picnic Day to your Itinerary

    Roald Dahl Big Picnic Day

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    Participatory Event

    Add Roald Dahl Big Picnic Day to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Pack a picnic and come and settle down in our gorgeous Parkland as we celebrate a 100 years of Roald Dahl. There’ll be whoopsy-wiffling activities to take part in as you enjoy a lazy late summer afternoon.

    Dates

    From:
    11 Sept 2016to11 Sept 2016
  16. Add Willy Wonka Outdoor Cinema to your Itinerary

    Willy Wonka Outdoor Cinema

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    Show / Display

    Add Willy Wonka Outdoor Cinema to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Enjoy a late summer evening screening of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” starring the legendary Gene Wilder. Grab your golden ticket and bring a picnic. Book online www.thelunacinema.com

    Dates

    From:
    11 Sept 2016to11 Sept 2016
  17. Add The Cheshire Decorative Antiques & Art Fair to your Itinerary

    The Cheshire Decorative Antiques & Art Fair

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    Fete / Fair

    Add The Cheshire Decorative Antiques & Art Fair to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Features fifty leading antiques and fine art dealers from across the UK offering for sale a wide range of antiques and art with a strong emphasis on rarity and quality.

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2016to18 Sept 2016
  18. Add Harvest Festival at Tatton’s Home Farm to your Itinerary

    Harvest Festival at Tatton’s Home Farm

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    Festival

    Add Harvest Festival at Tatton’s Home Farm to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    A chance to celebrate the annual harvest by joining in with the farm's very own harvest festival. Harvest Blessing at 2pm with Preston Brook brass band. Please feel free to bring your own pets to be blessed.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Sept 2016to18 Sept 2016
  19. Add Walk of Hope to your Itinerary

    Walk of Hope

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    Competition / Game

    Add Walk of Hope to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    This is the 10 year anniversary of The Christie’s Walk of Hope, a gentle evening stroll through Tatton to honour the courage of loved ones battling cancer and those who have lost their fight.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Sept 2016to17 Sept 2016
  20. Add Write like Roald Dahl to your Itinerary

    Write like Roald Dahl

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    Workshop

    Add Write like Roald Dahl to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    A creative writing workshop for adults with a former Cheshire poet laureate, inspired by Roald Dahl's life and works. Book on line www.tattonpark.org.uk or 01625 374428

    Dates

    From:
    22 Sept 2016to22 Sept 2016
    From:
    20 Oct 2016to20 Oct 2016

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