Knutsford Heritage Open Days

Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 September 2016

Treasure our treasures and celebrate 1,000 years of Knutsford history from Canute to Richard Harding Watt, Elizabeth Gaskell to Sir Henry Royce

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Thursday 8 September

See the full programme including Rolls-Royce events and a very special lecture on ‘Cheshire and the Viking World’

Friday 9 September

See the full programme including music at the Assembly Rooms and a chance to reminisce about your favourite childhood reading

Saturday 10 September

See the full programme – highlights include a stunning GII* listed Arts and Crafts House and characters from the past at Tatton Park’s Knutsford Gate

Sunday 11 September

See the full programme including Elizabeth Gaskell events in her garden and at her graveside

Knutsford Promenades Community Association

Read about how the Knutsford Promenades began and the association’s past events

Special events - including Canute's Crossing

See the full programme of special events from Canute’s Crossing to ‘ A Taste of Cranford’ and more!

Write your name in Danish Runes!

Help us create a Knutsford ‘Tree of Life’ festooned with banners – check out our easy to follow instructions by artist Russell Kirk

Sponsors and supporters

Thanks to all our sponsors and supporters – without you, Knutsford Heritage Open Days wouldn’t happen!

Join Canute's Crossing on Saturday 10 September

Be one of 1,000 people to walk in Canute’s footsteps and ‘ford’ the River Lily

to mark the 1,000 year celebration of the King’s visit to Knutsford in 1016.


Help artist Russell Kirk create a thousand-piece community art installation on the Moor.

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