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Knutsford.Net: Welcome to KnutsfordVisitors to Knutsford.Net will most certainly be romanced by the historic ambience that encompasses the town.  At the same time they be delighted with the many charms there is to see and do.  Princess Street (also known locally as Top Street) and King Street lower down (also known as Bottom Street), form the “hub” and can boast of a large number of restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, boutiques, antique shops and art galleries. At the top end of King Street is the pedestrian entrance to Tatton Park. The Tatton estate was formerly home to the Egerton family, and has given its name to Tatton parliamentary constituency.knutsford.net

In 2017, Knutsford was awarded the best place to live in the North West beating Kendal, Lymm, Saddleworth and West Kirby on the Wirral.  The accolade was given by the Sunday Times (dated 19th March 2013) which stated that the little attractive town, surrounded by country fields is about earning a living and lifestyle.  It even enjoys a Curzon Cinema, antiques galore and three luxury car dealerships (including the busiest Bentley showroom in the country).  The paper went on to say, a minor outcry was the opening of an Aldi in the town. However, all was forgiven when the locals found a taste for it’s very reasonably priced caviar. So much so, Aldi was had to build an extension to the store, all within a year of it opening.  

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Selection of Knutsford ‘Royal’ May Queen for 2018

The selection for the 2018 Knutsford ‘Royal’ May Queen will take place at the Knutsford Academy, Westfield Drive, Knutsford WA16 0EA, on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 at 7.p.m. Admission £1.

Applications are invited from girls who have previously been candidates for Maids of Honour whether selected or not and whose ages are 11,12 and 13 on Thursday 1st February 2018.

All candidates must have been characters at least twice since being candiates for Maid of Honour. All must be resident within the boundaries of the Knutsford Town Council.

No child shall be eligible if her sister has previously been a May Queen.

Applications in writing stating years you entered for Maid and characters you have been in the intervening years to be forwarded to Mrs K. Steer, 131 Warren Avenue, Knutsford WA16 0AL. Telephone: 01565 649399.

Selection of Maids of Honour for 2018

Maids of Honour to be chosen at Knutsford Academy, Westfield Drive, Knutsford WA16 0EA on Tuesday 23rd January at 7.p.m. Admission £1.

Candidates are invited as Maids of Honour for the above Festival who are 8 or 9 years of age on Thursday 1st February 2018 and who must have taken part in two previous Festivals prior to being selected.

All entrants, who should enter on the night, must be resident within the boundaries of the Knutsford Town Council.

No child shall be eligible for selection if her sister has previously been a May Queen.

Selection of General Characters for May Day 2018

The general characters for the 2018 Festival will be chosen on Saturday 3rd March 2018 at Knutsford Academy, Westfield Drive. 12 -2pm.  Only children who will be 5 years or over by May 5th 2018 will be eligible to take part.


RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park

RHS Flower Show RHS Flower ShowThe RHS Flower Show is returning for another year to the magnificent deer parkland of Tatton Park. Once again as in previous years, the 2017 RHS Flower Show offers an [...]

St Oswald Church (Lower Peover)

St Oswald (Lower Peover) St Oswald (Lower Peover) can be found in an attractive village via a cobbled lane.  The church remains one of the best examples of half timbered frames in the country.  Built in the fourteenth century, the chapels [...]

Lions Centenary Fair on Knutsford Heath

Lions Centenary Fair to be held on Knutsford Heath Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2017 As part of their centenary celebrations, Knutsford Lions will be holding their annual fun filled day on Knutsford Heath from 11am - 4pm.  It [...]

Middlewich Folk and Boat (FAB) Festival

Middlewich FAB Festival 16th - 18th June Middlewich Folk and Boat (FAB) Festival: With amazing headline artists already announced, Middlewich FAB Festival 2017 promises to be even bigger and more popular than ever.  Having historically attracted an estimated 25,000 visitors [...]

Knutsford Music Festival 2017

Knutsford Music Festival Knutsford Town Council is excited to announce the dates for the inaugural Knutsford Music Festival which launches in June this year. The three-day event will take place from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th June and feature a variety of [...]

Quarry Bank Mill and Country Park

Quarry Bank Mill and Country Park Quarry Bank Mill is in Styal, approximately 10 miles from Knutsford. It is one of the best preserved textile mills of the Industrial Revolution and is a museum of the cotton industry. Recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building, it inspired [...]



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