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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 Girls & Boys Come out to Play to your Itinerary

    Girls & Boys Come out to Play

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Add Girls & Boys Come out to Play to your Itinerary

    Congleton

    GIRLS AND BOYS COME OUT TO PLAY – Memories of Childhood, Exhibition of Toys, Activities and Games - 2pm.

    Dates

    From:
    5 Mar 2016to31 July 2016
  2. 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
  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 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Add Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Wedding Gowns from the Collection to your Itinerary

    Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Wedding Gowns from the Collection

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Add Something Borrowed, Something Blue: Wedding Gowns from the Collection to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    An exhibition of Wedding dresses and accessories from the Macclesfield Museums collection alongside archive photographs of Macclesfield weddings

    Dates

    From:
    9 Apr 2016to3 July 2016
  8. Add Preparing for Midsummer to your Itinerary

    Preparing for Midsummer

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Preparing for Midsummer to your Itinerary

    Congleton

    Midsummer was the time that the Tudors gave thanks for the sunshine ans water that nourished the crops and there are plenty of activities going on to celebrate. 

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2016to17 June 2016
  9. Add Amazed by Science at the Farm to your Itinerary

    Amazed by Science at the Farm

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

    Amazed by Science 2016 - Birds in the Garden

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    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
  11. Add Sheep Shearing at the Farm  to your Itinerary

    Sheep Shearing at the Farm

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    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
  12. Amazed By Science

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    Type:

    Festival

    Cheshire

    Come and join in the fun at the Cheshire-wide festival focusing on science, technology, engineering and maths, in one of the most science rich areas of the UK.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2016to5 June 2016
  13. Add Geronimo to your Itinerary

    Geronimo

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    Type:

    Festival

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    Knutsford

    This May Bank Holiday it's time for Geronimo!, the largest children's festival in the North-West.

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2016to29 May 2016
  14. Add Antiques and Collectors Fair to your Itinerary

    Antiques and Collectors Fair

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    Fete / Fair

    Add Antiques and Collectors Fair to your Itinerary

    Knutsford

    Shepherd & Williams are very proud to present The Knutsford Antiques & Collectors Fair, a fantastic day out in the picturesque Cheshire village, and the ideal opportunity for you to find something perfect to complement your home and collection.

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2016to29 May 2016
  15. Add Classic Car Show to your Itinerary

    Classic Car Show

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Add Classic Car Show to your Itinerary

    Macclesfield

    Visit Capesthorne Hall to see a great range of classic cars and motorcycles. 

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2016to30 May 2016
  16. Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Bee Backpack to your Itinerary

    Amazed by Science 2016 - Bee Backpack

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Bee Backpack to your Itinerary

    Holmes Chapel

    **Part of the Amazed by Science Festival**
    Get your bee backpack on and follow the trail with activities to do along the way!
    Can you do the waggle dance? How does a bee see? Explore the life of a honey bee as you make your way around the gardens.

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2016to3 June 2016
  17. Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Live Beekeeping Demonstrations to your Itinerary

    Amazed by Science 2016 - Live Beekeeping Demonstrations

    Type

    Type:

    Demonstration

    Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Live Beekeeping Demonstrations to your Itinerary

    Holmes Chapel

    **Part of the Amazed by Science Festival**
    Live Beekeeping Demonstrations – Visitors are able to closely view the hive inspections from behind the netted screen of the Apiary

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2016to3 June 2016
  18. Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Cheshire Beekeepers Stand to your Itinerary

    Amazed by Science 2016 - Cheshire Beekeepers Stand

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Cheshire Beekeepers Stand to your Itinerary

    Holmes Chapel

    **Part of the Amazed by Science Festival**
    An opportunity to talk to real Beekeepers and learn about the ancient craft of Beekeeping and the wonderful life of the honeybee. Find out what you can do to help our busy little friends!

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2016to3 June 2016
  19. Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Destination Space - Hands on Science to your Itinerary

    Amazed by Science 2016 - Destination Space - Hands on Science

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    Type:

    Lecture

    Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Destination Space - Hands on Science to your Itinerary

    Holmes Chapel

    **Part of the Amazed by Science Festival**
    British astronaut Tim Peake has spent the last six months on board the International Space Station. Come and explore what life has been like for him while he has been there in this hands on session for all

    Dates

    From:
    31 May 2016to3 June 2016
  20. Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Meet the Expert to your Itinerary

    Amazed by Science 2016 - Meet the Expert

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Add Amazed by Science 2016 - Meet the Expert to your Itinerary

    Holmes Chapel

    **Part of the Amazed by Science Festival**
    Kids have an endless fascination with science and have all kinds of questions they want answering. This session gives them the chance to speak to a real expert!

    Dates

    From:
    31 May 2016to3 June 2016

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