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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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    Type:

    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

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    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

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    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 Bollington Arts Centre Programme to your Itinerary

    Bollington Arts Centre Programme

    Add Bollington Arts Centre Programme to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Arts, music, dance and talks at Bollington Arts Centre for Autumn and Winter 2016 through to January 2017.

    Dates

    From:
    3 Sept 2016to14 Jan 2017
  7. Add Bollington Walking Festival to your Itinerary

    Bollington Walking Festival

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    Type:

    Sport

    Add Bollington Walking Festival to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    24th September - 2nd October 2016. A programme of fabulous walks exploring the scenery, heritage and wildlife of Cheshire's Peak District.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Sept 2016to2 Oct 2016
  8. Add Tatton Apple Day to your Itinerary

    Tatton Apple Day

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    Type:

    Sale

    Add Tatton Apple Day to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    A scrumptious Sunday at the Farm and in the Gardens to celebrate the wonderful apple. Join in games and children’s activities.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Oct 2016to2 Oct 2016
  9. Add Macmillan Cycletta to your Itinerary

    Macmillan Cycletta

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    Competition / Game

    Add Macmillan Cycletta to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Macmillan Cycletta is the UK’s leading series of women’s cycling sportives, hosting events across the nation which boast beautiful yet formidable routes.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Oct 2016to2 Oct 2016
  10. Add Write like Roald Dahl to your Itinerary

    Write like Roald Dahl

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    Type:

    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:
    20 Oct 2016to20 Oct 2016
  11. Add A Frightsome Halloween to your Itinerary

    A Frightsome Halloween

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add A Frightsome Halloween to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Go hunting for witches in the huge mysterious Gardens but expect gruesome surprises along the way.

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2016to30 Oct 2016
  12. Add The Food and Gift Fair to your Itinerary

    The Food and Gift Fair

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    Type:

    Sale

    Add The Food and Gift Fair to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Tickle your taste buds. Artisan food producers with tempting treats. Do not miss mini shops filled with specialist retailers from the northwest. You will find everything from art to fashion. Free admission to the fair.

    Dates

    From:
    29 Oct 2016to30 Oct 2016
  13. Add Christmas Shopping Fair to your Itinerary

    Christmas Shopping Fair

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    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Add Christmas Shopping Fair to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Christmas gifts for all the family and ideas for presents not usually found in High Street shops. Free entry to the fair in the Tenants Hall. Park car entry of £5 applies. 10:30am - 5pm.

    Dates

    From:
    5 Nov 2016to6 Nov 2016
  14. Add Adopt A Farm Animal Day  to your Itinerary

    Adopt A Farm Animal Day

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Adopt A Farm Animal Day  to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Come to the Farm and meet the rare breed animals which are up for adoption. Choose from Prancer the Reindeer, Blossom the Clydesdale Horse, Tamzin the Tamworth Pig and Frosty the Donkey. Normal charges and opening times apply.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Nov 2016to6 Nov 2016
  15. Add A Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion to your Itinerary

    A Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Add A Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Step in to the Christmas mansion and in to Roald Dahl’s magical world as his extraordinary storytelling weaves itself through the grand staterooms and into the bustling servants’ quarters.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Nov 2016to4 Dec 2016
    From:
    9 Dec 2016to11 Dec 2016
    From:
    16 Dec 2016to18 Dec 2016
  16. Add Christmas Lantern Parade to your Itinerary

    Christmas Lantern Parade

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    Type:

    Carnival

    Add Christmas Lantern Parade to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Father Christmas arrives at Tatton Park during a beautiful lantern parade-enjoy the glow and atmosphere of this wonderful welcome.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2016to25 Nov 2016
  17. Add Christmas Gift Fair to your Itinerary

    Christmas Gift Fair

    Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Add Christmas Gift Fair to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    You're sure to find that perfect gift with over 40 stalls offering a wide range of present ideas. Fri 12pm - 7:30pm; Sat-Sun 10:30am - 4:30pm.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2016to27 Nov 2016
  18. Add History Wardrobe: Fairytale Fashion to your Itinerary

    History Wardrobe: Fairytale Fashion

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Add History Wardrobe: Fairytale Fashion to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Explore the world of magical clothes as you step into your favourite fairytale stories. 

    Dates

    From:
    26 Nov 2016to26 Nov 2016
  19. Add Christmas Concerts to your Itinerary

    Christmas Concerts

    Type

    Type:

    Concert

    Add Christmas Concerts to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Tatton's Christmas concerts offer something for all tastes in the striking Tenant's Hall and includes a visit to the Gloriumptious Christmas Mansion

    Dates

    From:
    8 Dec 2016to11 Dec 2016
  20. Add Christmas Gift Fair to your Itinerary

    Christmas Gift Fair

    Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Add Christmas Gift Fair to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Looking for some seasonal gift inspiration or simply looking to treat yourself, then come along and browse our Christmas Gift Fair based in the Hunting Lodge.

    Dates

    From:
    10 Dec 2016to10 Dec 2016

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