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Properties and events in Cheshire 2018

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Knutsford Promenades presents ‘From Station to Station’ performed on a train!

Chester train station, Chester, Cheshire

'From Station to Station' is specially commissioned by Knutsford Promenades. It features Elizabeth Gaskell and Alison Uttley: two strong,…

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Poulton Research Project

Poulton Research Project, Milking Parlour, Poulton, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 9EE

Multi- period site which has produced 12,000 years of finds, notably a large Iron Age Settlement, Roman period landscape & medieval chapel…

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St. John the Baptist’s Church

St. John the Baptist's Church, Little St. John Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1SN

Oldest and finest Norman building in Chester, founded as a Saxon minster in AD689. Cathedral and Collegiate Church of the city from 1075 until…

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Congleton Bath House & Physic Garden

Congleton Bath House & Physic Garden , Colehill Bank, Congleton , Cheshire, CW12 3AD

The Bath House is a rare example of a private cold-water plunge pool with an upper chamber; and we have developed the grounds to create great…

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Little Moreton Hall

National Trust, Little Moreton Hall, Newcastle Road, Moreton, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4SD

While modern life rushes by on the busy road outside, Little Moreton Hall, encircled by a moat, survives as a Tudor fantasy, transporting visitors…

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St. Peter’s Church Congleton

St. Peters Parish Church, Chapel Street, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4AB

Congleton's Georgian town church, on the site or an earlier medieval chapel, will be open with displays and talks about its history, the…

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Hooton Park Historic WWI RAF Base

The Hooton Park Trust, The Hangars, Airfield Way, Hooton, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 1BQ

Come and experience Hooton Park Airfield, many of the original buildings still exist including three Belfast Truss Hangars, which dominate the…

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National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port

Canal & River Trust, South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4FW

Sitting where the Shropshire Union Canal meets the Manchester Ship Canal and the River Mersey, volunteers, funders and Trust colleagues have…

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St Laurence Parish Church, Frodsham

St Laurence Parish Church, Church Road, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7DU

St Laurence Parish Church, Frodsham is a Grade I listed sandstone church of Norman origin, with some pre-Norman, Perpencular and late medieval…

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St George’s Church, Hyde

St George's Church, Church St, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 1JZ

St George's is an early Commissioners Church which opened in 1832 due to the growing population and lack of seats. It has many original features…

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‘From Station to Station’ performances at Brook Street Chapel

Brook Street Unitarian Chapel, Adams Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DY

'From Station to Station' is specially commissioned by Knutsford Promenades. It features Elizabeth Gaskell and Alison Uttley: two strong,…

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‘From Station to Station’: Alison Uttley, a 21st century re-appraisal of her life and work.

Tabley House , Tabley Lane, off Northwich Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HB

Alison Uttley was a scientist and author; a woman of contrasts and surprises. Born on a hill farm in Derbyshire at the end of the 19th century,…

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‘From Station to Station’: Joan Leach’s Walk

Unitarian Chapel, Adams Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DY

Joan Leach was a Knutsfordian through and through, and one of the town’s most popular ‘Extraordinary Women'. Largely self-taught, her…

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‘From Station to Station’: Miss Matty’s Tea, Tour and Talk at The Belle Epoque

La Belle Epoque, 60 King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6DT

This Grade II* building was opened in 1907. As originally built, it had the triple function of being council offices, coffee house and memorial to…

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‘From Station to Station’: Modern Extraordinary Women at The Ruskin Rooms

Forum of Private Business, Ruskin Chambers, Drury Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6HA

The Ruskin Recreation Rooms, as they were originally called, form the key part of the remarkable Drury Lane development designed by Richard…

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‘From Station to Station’: Mrs Gaskell and Alison Uttley as seen by their artists

Knutsford Library, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0PG

Both Gaskell and Uttley were famous authors who lived and worked in Knutsford and produced some of their most interesting and important books…

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‘From Station to Station’: Mrs Gaskell’s garden

17 Gaskell Avenue, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0DA

Elizabeth Gaskell immortalised Knutsford - her 'dear little town' - in her novel 'Cranford'. Heathwaite House was Elizabeth's childhood home. It…

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‘From Station to Station’: Mrs Gaskell’s Picnic

Tabley House Collection Trust, Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Chester Road, Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HB

Elizabeth Gaskell’s love of picnics is well-documented, and many picnics and garden parties feature in her books. To celebrate the time that Mrs…

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‘From Station to Station’: St John the Baptist Church

St. John the Baptist Parish Church, Church Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6DH

St John's Church was commissioned under the architect John Garlive, who designed Booths Hall for Peter Legh. The church was built in Georgian…

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‘From Station to Station’: Tabley House’s Women of Significance

Tabley House Collection Trust, Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Chester Road, Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HB

Tabley House is a Grade I site, the finest Palladian mansion in Cheshire. The estate was home to the Leicester family for 700 years, until the…

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‘From Station to Station’: The Art of Illustrating Amazing Women

Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Chester Rod, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0EZ

Nicky Thompson is a gifted illustrator and graphic designer who was commissioned by Mid-Cheshire Community Rail Partnership to produce…

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‘From Station to Station’: The Genius of Charles Frederick Tunniciffe OBE RA

Knutsford Town Council, Council Offices, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6TA

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe grew up on a small farm at Sutton Lane Ends, just outside Macclesfield, and showed an early talent for art. In the…

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‘From Station to Station’: The Old Vicarage, Alison Uttley’s former home

Chafes Hague Lambert Solicitors, 131 King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6EJ

This lovely Grade II late 17th century building was once the home of Alison Uttley and it is thought that Mrs Gaskell had this building in mind…

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‘From Station to Station’: The Whitfield Collection display

Unitarian Chapel, Adams Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DY

The Whitfield Collection is Mrs Gaskell’s private collection of books, letters and cuttings. Visit Brook Street Chapel to see selected items…

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‘From Station to Station’: The Whitfield Collection Talk

Unitarian Chapel, Adams Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DY

This fascinating talk will include early copies of the biography, various letters to and from Patrick Brontë, and photographs. The Whitfield…

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Extraordinary Women - A guided tour by Caroline Sherwin

Knutsford Heritage Centre, 90A King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6ED

Caroline is the Team Leader of our Guided Tours team. Commencing at the Heritage Centre, Caroline will lead us on a guided tour of Knutsford,…

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Extraordinary Women - A talk by Margaret Holbrook, East Cheshire Authoress

Knutsford Heritage Centre, 90A King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6ED

Margaret's poems and short stories have been published in several anthologies and magazines. Margaret also writes plays, and in October 2012, was…

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Knutsford Brook Street Heritage Site

Brook Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DY

Brook Street Heritage site comprises a Grade I listed Chapel built in 1687 - Knutsford's oldest place of worship - and exhibition rooms featuring…

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‘From Station to Station’: Marble Arch, Knutsford

Marble Arch Cottage, Marble Arch, King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6HD

It remained The Angel until about 1710: the mounting block can still be noted. Fans of Mrs Gaskell will be interested to know that in…

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Knutsford Promenades: A fresh look at Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA at Macclesfield Library

Cheshire East Council, Macclesfield Library, Jordangate, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1EE

Charles Tunnicliffe is well known for his beautiful studies of birds created later in his life. However, less is known about his early career and…

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St Alban’s Roman Catholic Church

Chester Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8DJ

One of Macclesfield's hidden gems, St Alban's was designed by Augustus Welby Pugin and is the only church designed by him in the Shrewsbury…

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Northwich Library Past and Present

Cheshire West and Chester Council, Northwich Library, Witton Street, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 5DR

The library will be hosting special tours of the public areas of the library, talking about the history of this listed building. Tours last half…

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St Helen’s Church Northwich

Church Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 5PB

For more than 700 years St Helen’s has been at the heart of the local communities of Witton, Rudheath and Northwich. Over the centuries, the…

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St Martin’s Church

St. Martins Church, Brabyns Brow, Marple Bridge, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 5DT

An outstanding opportunity to view "Marple's hidden gem". St Martin's Church, Marple, was built in 1870 at the time of the Arts and Crafts…

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Cairo Street Chapel

4 Cairo Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1ED

The earliest dissenting chapel in Warrington, part of the 1662 ejection. Monuments to pupils of Warrington Academy and prominent families of the…

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Church of St John the Evangelist

Old Chester Road, Higher Walton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6TF

The church stands in the model village of Walton, in walking distance of the Greenall's family home, Walton Hall. It sits between the Bridgewater…

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Museum of Policing in Cheshire Open Day

Cheshire Constabulary, Warrington Police Station, Arpley Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1LQ

Housed in the Victorian cells in Warrington Police Station the Museum of Policing collects, preserves and exhibits artefacts spanning the history…

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Quarry Bank, National Trust

National Trust, Quarry Bank Mill, Quarry Bank Road, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4LA

The early Industrial Revolution changed our world forever. At Quarry Bank you can discover a complete industrial community and experience the very…

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Winsford Brunner Guildhall - Open Days

Brunner Guild Hall, High Street, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2AU

The Brunner Guildhall in Winsford is a Grade II listed building, opened in 1899 and given to the people of Winsford by the then-MP Sir John…

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