Mark Radcliffe flies flag for Knutsford heritage festival

Mark Radcliffe flies flag for Knutsford heritage festival

Flying the flag for Knutsford Heritage Open Days is BBC Radio 6 Music DJ and Knutsford resident Mark Radcliffe. Organisers of the four-day town-wide festival which takes place from Thursday 8 September to Sunday 11 September, the Knutsford Promenades Community...
Friends of The Moor campaign for new River Lily crossing

Friends of The Moor campaign for new River Lily crossing

A KNUTSFORD voluntary group is campaigning for a new ‘safer’ crossing across the River Lily to the Moor. Friends of The Moor, which has joined in the crossing of the Lily, is hoping to get the bridge replaced which links King Street car park to Moorside. Members of...
Knutsford pupils team up with artist for King Canute project

Knutsford pupils team up with artist for King Canute project

HISTORICAL figures from the past 1,000 years of Knutsford’s history will be celebrated during the four-day long Heritage Open Days festival. Buildings designed, visited or lived in by the likes of Richard Harding Watt, Henry Royce, Alison Uttley, Baillie Scott,...
Not everyone liked Richard Harding Watt!

Not everyone liked Richard Harding Watt!

Nikolaus Pevsner said about King Street: “It is an attractive street, though without highlights, unless one is prepared to call the Gaskell Memorial Tower and King’s Coffee House of 1907-1908 a highlight.” Designed by Richard Harding Watt, Pevsner...
Knutsford Heritage Open Days programme is out!

Knutsford Heritage Open Days programme is out!

The full programme for Knutsford Heritage Open Days organised by the Knutsford Promenades Community Association is now available and being distributed across the town and Cheshire. Download your own copy to help you plan your full visit. Knutsford Heritage Open Days...
Timeline of events to celebrate Knutsford’s heritage revealed

Timeline of events to celebrate Knutsford’s heritage revealed

An extensive programme of events celebrating 1,000 years of Knutsford heritage has been announced. From Canute to Richard Harding Watt, Elizabeth Gaskell to Sir Henry Royce, Knutsford Heritage Open Days is running 30 events at sites across the town from Thursday,...

Why ‘treasure’ Sir Henry Royce?

Helping to spread the word about Knutsford’s treasures, Sarah Flannery shared the reason why she chose Sir Henry Royce and was featured at the National Launch of Heritage Open Days...
Treasure your Treasures on video!

Treasure your Treasures on video!

Help spread the word about Knutsford’s treasures by being featured at the National Launch of Heritage Open Days 2016! As part of the national launch of Heritage Open Days 2016, the organisers want to feature people talking about their personal treasures on...