Properties and events in Cheshire 2017

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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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SuperHome Open Day - Hoole, Chester

Elmwood Avenue, Hoole, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 3RH

Pioneering owners of some of the UK’s most eco-friendly SuperHomes are hosting free Open Days this September. SuperHomes are older homes…

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Congleton Bath House and Physic Garden

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

Come and see the restored late eighteenth century Bath House, a rare survivor of a private cold water plunge pool, and its associated grounds with…

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Visit All Saints’ Church and Lewis Carroll Centre at Daresbury

Daresbury All Saints Church and Lewis Carroll Centre, Daresbury Lane, Daresbury
, Cheshire, WA4 4AE

All Saints church in the village of Daresbury was originally founded as a chapel of ease to Norton Priory, over 850 years ago. The present church…

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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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St George’s Church, Hyde

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

St George's opened as a Commissioners Church in 1832. It has changed since opening on three notable occasions with changes to decor, furnishing,…

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Knutsford ‘Regina v Turing and Murray’ Quarter Sessions records

Brook Street Chapel Heritage Site, Adams Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DY

In 1952, at the Sessions House in Knutsford (now The Courthouse Hotel), Turing was prosecuted for homosexual acts in the trial Regina v Turing and…

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Knutsford ‘Run Knutsford’s Turing 2:46’

Knutsford Leisure Centre, Westfield Drive, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0BL

This community event celebrates Alan Turing’s love of running. His prowess as a long-distance runner is one of his lesser-known talents - his…

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Knutsford ‘The Brilliance of the Turing-Welchman Bombe’

The Courthouse Hotel, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0PB

PAUL KELLAR MBE is a trustee of the Turing-Welchman Bombe Rebuild Trust that rebuilt, maintains and runs the famous code-breaking machine. The…

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Knutsford ‘The Codes of Mixology’ in the Secret Bar

The Lost & Found, Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6BW

This event will have a strong 1940s feel. It will take place in The Lost & Found’s Secret Bar, which will be transformed into a WW2 era…

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Knutsford ‘The Imitation Game’ and ‘Behind the Scenes’ with Jonathan Swinton’

Curzon Cinema, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0PE

The Imitation Game (2014) is the hugely successful Academy Award-winning spy drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch that is based on the biography…

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Knutsford ‘Your Money and Good Cheer’ Street Performance

Regent Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6GR

Join Minerva Arts as they share their ‘Souling’ project in a brand new piece of outdoor performance for all the family. Since January,…

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Knutsford Bexton Croft

Bexton Croft, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 9ED

Bexton Croft, a Grade II* private home, is one of the finest Arts and Crafts houses in Cheshire. Built in 1895 by the renowned Baillie Scott, it…

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Knutsford Booths Hall

Booths Hall, Booths Park, Chelford Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8QZ

Booths Hall was the seat of the Legh family for more than 600 years until it was sold in 1917. The original hall, built as a moated timber framed…

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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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Knutsford Jonathan Swinton: ‘Life, You Will Lose a Lover When I Die’

The Courthouse Hotel, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0PB

In 1952, local character witness Max Newman told the Knutsford Sessions House that Alan Turing was not just a friend but a frequent visitor to his…

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Knutsford Methodist Church

Knutsford Methodist Church, Princess Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6BY

Knutsford Methodist Church is 152 years old and has a beautiful Rose window at the front of the worship area. The founder of Methodism Rev.…

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Knutsford Penny Farthing Museum & Courtyard Cafe

Rear of 92 King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6ED

The UK’s only museum of its kind, Knutsford's Penny Farthing Museum is housed within Grade II listed building, originally thought to have been…

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Knutsford Peover Hall and Gardens

Peover Hall, Over Peover, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 9HW

Peover Hall is a Grade II* listed Elizabethan manor and family home, situated within approx. 500 acres of landscaped 18th Century parkland. The…

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Knutsford SHIFT digital PatternCraft workshop at St Cross

St Cross Church, Mobberley Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8EL

Celebrating the early work of Alan Turing as part of Knutsford Heritage Open Days, Gemma May Latham is leading PatternCraft workshops in coding…

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Knutsford SHIFT digital: PatternCraft workshop at Tatton Park

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN

Celebrating the early work of Alan Turing as part of Knutsford Heritage Open Days, Gemma May Latham is leading PatternCraft workshops in coding…

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Knutsford St Cross Church

Mobberley Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8EL

St Cross is situated on high ground to the north east of Knutsford Town Centre. It is a fine example of the Architects Paley and Austin’s work,…

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Knutsford Tabley House Collection

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

The Tabley House Collection is housed in the finest Palladian mansion in Cheshire. The estate was home to the Leicester family for 700 years,…

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Knutsford The Belle Époque

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

Richard Harding Watt (1842-1914) was a local philanthropist and idealist with a passion for building, who made his fortune from glove making in…

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Knutsford The Extraordinary Ordinaries

Courtyard Coffee House & Penny Farthing Museum, Rear of 92, King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6ED

Penny Farthings were originally known as ‘Ordinaries’. Glynn Stockdale is a renowned expert on the history of bicycles and the Penny Farthing…

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Knutsford The Old Croft

The Old Croft, Legh Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8NR

Richard Harding Watt (1842-1913) was an amateur designer and wealthy glove merchant who transformed the townscape of Knutsford with a series of…

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Knutsford The Old Laundry

13 Drury Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6HA

Richard Harding Watt (1842-1914) was a local philanthropist and idealist with a passion for building, who made his fortune from glove making in…

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Knutsford The Weaver Valley WI Choir perform at Tabley House

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

Formed in 2003 as a result of amalgamation, The Choir now has more than 80 members from more than 20 different WIs in Cheshire. This very popular…

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Knutsford Turing’s Mechanical Calculator

Tabley House Collection, Tabley Lane, Chester Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0EZ

Until recently, this calculator was on display at the Museum of Science and Industry. It is owned by The University of Manchester and is on loan…

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UNSUNG STORIES: ‘Regina v Turing & Murray’ Performance

The Courthouse Hotel, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0PB

‘Regina v Turing and Murray’ has been commissioned by Heritage Open Days to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation…

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UNSUNG STORIES: ‘Regina v Turing and Murray’ Exhibition & VR

The Courthouse Hotel, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0PB

This new immersive work from creative company RE-DOCK (working with the local community and LGBTQ artists across Greater Manchester) will combine…

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Christ Church. An Engineering Marvel

Christ Church, Bridge Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6EG

Christ Church is a magnificent Georgian building with a huge interior including an encircling gallery. The large space is particularly enthralling…

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Wybunbury Tower

Main Road, Wybunbury, Nantwich, Cheshire

Climb to the top of the beautiful leaning tower and survey Cheshire Plane, Peak District, Shropshire Hills, and Snowdonia if its clear. Many…

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Northwich Library Past and Present

Cheshire County Council, Northwich Library, Witton Street, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 5DR

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

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Salting the Sea-Arts Weekend!

Canal & River Trust, Anderton Boat Lift Operations Centre, Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW

Salting the Sea written by Lee Thompson, is a new play commissioned for Heritage Open Days. When Salt Barge Captain, Fuller discovers a member of…

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St Helen’s Church Northwich, OPEN DAYS

Church Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 5PB

Visitors will see the oldest and most beautiful building in Northwich. Parts of the fabric of St Helen’s Church date back to the mid fourteenth…

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St George’s Church

Buxton Road, Heaviley, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 6NU

At your leisure you can discover the magnificent architecture, furnishings and history of this neo-gothic Grade I listed church - "The finest…

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Cairo Street Chapel Warrington Heritage Open Day

Cairo Street Unitarian 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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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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St Oswald’s Church Winwick   Warrington

Golborne Road, Winwick, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8TA

The church building has been closed for some 7 years due to deathwatch beetle in the ceilings; the building has been reordered and was reopened on…

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Our Favourite Hymns

St. Marie's, Lugsdale Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6DB

St Marie’s Heritage Group will welcome former parishioners, heritage buffs & lovers of singing into our beautiful, atmospheric venue to discuss…

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Talks, Walks and Family History

The Catalyst Science Discovery Centre and Museum , Mersey Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 0DF

Visit Catalyst Science Discovery Centre and Museum on Sunday 10th Sept to discover all about the rich heritage of the area. Prior to the…

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The Bridges to Prosperity and Freemasonry in Widnes

Widnes Masonic Hall, Kingsway, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7QH

2017 is an important year for Freemasonry. It is the 300th anniversary of the formation of the first Grand Lodge of England (the oldest in the…

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Norcliffe Chapel, Styal

Altrincham Road, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4JE

Originally founded in 1823 by Samuel Greg, the owner of Quarry Bank Mill as a gift to the villagers. The chapel was originally Baptist, but later…

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Winsford - A town built from salt. Talk by Tony Bostock

Cheshire West & Chester, Winsford Library, High Street, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2AS

Talk by local historian Tony Bostock on the fascinating history of Winsford and its development during the salt mining heydays. If all the salt…

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Worth its salt: an exhibition of Winsford’s mining legacy at Winsford Library

Cheshire West & Chester, Winsford Library, High Street, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2AS

Exhibits from Winsford’s Local Studies Collection showing the history of salt and the development of the local towns and chemical…

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