Properties and events in Knutsford 2017

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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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