From Joan Leach’s Walk to Marble Arch, explore Knutsford’s rich heritage by visiting these sites with open days and events taking place throughout the Knutsford Promenades festival.
All the General interest events taking place as part of the Knutsford Promenades Festival 2018 are listed below:
Download the PDF programme to see all events taking place throughout the Knutsford Promenades festival KnutsfordProms2018 DL 8pp
Further information about all the General interest events throughout September 2018 are detailed below.
Marble Arch Cottage, Marble Arch, King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6HD This is one of the most iconic buildings in Knutsford. The blue plaque outside proclaims ‘This was once a coaching inn, thought to have been known as The Mermaid. It then became The Angel...read more
Knutsford Methodist Church, Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6BY Knutsford Methodist Church is more than 152 years old and has a beautiful Rose window at the front of the worship area. The founder of Methodism, Rev. John Wesley, preached in Knutsford on the...read more
Cheshire East Council, Macclesfield Library, Jordangate, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1EE Visit Macclesfield Library to discover more about local artist Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, the internationally renowned naturalistic painter of British birds and other...read more
Knutsford Town Council, Council Offices, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6TA A keynote presentation in which Ken Broughton, Secretary & Editor of The Charles Tunnicliffe Society, shares his extensive knowledge of Tunnicliffe’s life and work. Charles Frederick...read more
Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Chester Rod, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0EZ Join artist Nicky Thompson, who created the illustrations for the ‘Amazing Women by Rail’ project. Nicky Thompson is a gifted illustrator and graphic designer who was commissioned by Mid-Cheshire...read more
Tabley House Collection Trust, Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Chester Road, Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HB Visit the magnificent Grade I former home of the Leicester family and enjoy a fascinating insight into three strong women of Tabley, whose lives and successes...read more
Forum of Private Business, Ruskin Chambers, Drury Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6HA A unique opportunity to see one of Richard Harding Watt's most iconic buildings and a display of Modern Extraordinary Women The Ruskin Recreation Rooms, as they were originally...read more
Knutsford Town Council, Council Offices, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6TA Visitors can see a display of Women leading the Town Council and the history of the Grade II Town Council building. Designed by the Lancaster architect Edmund Sharpe and built in 1844 as...read more
Unitarian Chapel, Adams Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DY Joan Leach MBE, known to one and all as Mrs Knutsford, was the town’s popular historian and author of many books who founded The Gaskell Society in 1985. Joan Leach was a Knutsfordian through and through, and...read more