Event Diary

Important events

Gruffalo Trails, Delamere Forest., on 11 April 2014 - 01 February 2015
Come and celebrate the Gruffalo's 15th anniversary. There will be party celebrations and activities throughout the year. Everyone in the family will love a search around the Gruffalo Trail!

Collider, MOSI, Manchester. 1000 - 1700, on 23 May 2014 - 28 September 2014
MOSI will be the first stop in an international tour of the Science Museum’s current and critically acclaimed Collider exhibition. The fascinating exhibition ‘transports’ visitors into the heart of one of the greatest scientific experiments of our time: the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Collider presents an immersive blend of theatre, video and sound art to create a behind-the-scenes look at the CERN particle physics laboratory in the first exhibition of its kind, offering the closest experience possible to visiting the famous site itself. NB This event is mainly suitable for OLDER CHILDREN.

SUMMER OPENING OF CONGLETON PADDLING POOL, on 24 May 2014 - 14 September 2014

Congleton Town Council  have announced the 2014 SUMMER OPENING OF CONGLETON PADDLING POOL, Park Road, Congleton, CW12 1DP. It will open daily from 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.  Admission is free, but an ‘Honesty Box’ is provided for donations towards the upkeep of this valuable facility.  Designed for Children 11 years and under, all Children must be accompanied by an Adult.  *Please note there is no car parking on Park Road or at Daneside Theatre (Private), please use Town Centre car parks.


Beatrix Potter Gallery, Hawshead. 1030 - 1700, on 23 July 2014 - 02 November 2014
Go ‘On Holiday with Beatrix Potter’. Interactive touchscreen technology can help you discover what curious items Beatrix Potter collected on her holidays around the UK (think birds eggs and cannon balls!) and see how her travels went on to influence some of her most popular tales. Audio extracts from Beatrix’s journals and letters bring her work to life and the children’s quiz helps younger visitors discover some of her classic artwork. For More Information – Telephone: 015394 36355 Email: beatrixpottergallery@nationaltrust.org.uk. Main Street, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0NS

Gathering Dust, Collecting Shadows, Acorn Bank. 1100 - 1600, on 23 July 2014 - 02 November 2014
An exhibition designed to evoke the past history of the house and the forgotten lives of the people who have occupied it over the centuries. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Access to the first floor is by stairs. More Information: Acorn Bank, 017683 61893, acornbank@nationaltrust.org.uk - Not open on Apple Day, 12 October

A handful of Oats, Wordsworth House. 1130 - 1530, on 02 September 2014 - 02 September 2014
Join us in celebration of how the oat proved to be a staple ingredient in the Georgian Cumbrian diet. Head for the kitchen to try your hand at ‘the daily grind’ of the oats which would in turn be used in the production of clap bread, the forerunner of the modern oat cake. Learn about travelling clap bread makers and experience how clap bread was made over an open fire. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled/wheelchair access. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

50 things to Do, Drop in and Play. 1100 - 1500, on 03 September 2014 - 03 September 2014
Join us, whatever the weather, for Ranger led family fun. A changing programme of, mostly, outdoor activities from among the “50 things to do before you are 11 3/4″ will be offered every Wednesday during school holidays. More Information: Acorn Bank, 017683 61893, acornbank@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

What the Ladybird Heard, The Lowry, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ, various times, on 03 September 2014 - 07 September 2014
Based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks  Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun! Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all: The Ladybird has a plan of her own!  Book early for a glittering family treat. Join the woolly sheep, the hairy hog, the fat red hen and the dainty dog in this brand new stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson Lydia Monks’ colourful farmyard adventure. With live music, puppetry, plenty of audience participation and lots of laughs!  Tickets £15.50


Highlights of William's childhood garden. Wordsworth House. 1130 - 1200, on 03 September 2014 - 03 September 2014
Meet the head gardener for a special guided tour and see what’s in season. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Disabled access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) , garden, and shop. If it is raining bring along wet weather clothing. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 04 September 2014 - 04 September 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

Nantwich Food and Drink Festival, start times vary each day, on 05 September 2014 - 07 September 2014
For one long weekend each September, Nantwich is transformed into a food lovers’ paradise, with two marquees full of top quality food and drink producers from Cheshire, all around Great Britain and the world, as well as a wide variety of street food stalls. There is something for every age, taste and wallet, and it’s easy to find your way around the Festival and enjoy beautiful Nantwich at the same time, with plenty of friendly guides around town. Opening hours 12-8.30pm Friday 5th September, with evening entertainment and surprises for all the family and 9am-6pm on Saturday 6th and 10am–5pm on Sunday 7th September. Check out www.nantwichfoodfestival.co.uk for detailed information.

Forest Fairies, Tegg's Nose Macclesfield. 1000 - 1230, on 06 September 2014 - 06 September 2014
Follow the fairy trail, build a beautiful fairy house, make a fairy wand, fairy wings and a beautiful woodland crown to wear as we discover the magical world of the little people that live in the forests. Booking and payment in advance is essential. Cost £5.

House Detectives on the loose, Wordsworth House 1100 - 1600, on 06 September 2014 - 07 September 2014
Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing home and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled and wheelchair access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) and garden and shop. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 06 September 2014 - 06 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 09 September 2014 - 09 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 09 September 2014 - 09 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Highlights of William's childhood garden. Wordsworth House. 1130 - 1200, on 10 September 2014 - 10 September 2014
Meet the head gardener for a special guided tour and see what’s in season. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Disabled access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) , garden, and shop. If it is raining bring along wet weather clothing. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 11 September 2014 - 11 September 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

Wilmslow Prep Open Morning, 1100-1300, on 13 September 2014 - 13 September 2014
Wilmslow Prep Open Morning on 13th September 1100-1300 gives parents and children the chance to experience this lovely co-ed School, its warmth, atmosphere and caring environment.You’ll have the opportunity to meet the Headteacher, the staff and of course current pupils and hear first hand what makes Wilmslow Prep so special.We’d be delighted to welcome you to the School. To register your interest or to make a general enquiry please head to the website by clicking here.

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 13 September 2014 - 13 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Baby & Childrens Market, Macclesfield. 1000 - 1200, on 14 September 2014 - 14 September 2014
Our markets provide an excellent opportunity to buy and sell quality pre loved baby and children's items including toys, books, nursery furniture and equipment, clothes and much, much more. Sellers get to keep 100% of their profit on the day and buyers get to purchase quality goods at bargain prices. Our markets are also attended by local business showcasing their unique baby and children's products. Stall Bookings now being taken. Pre loved stalls £12, business stalls from £18. Admission £1, children free. Contact susanne@babyandchildrensmarket.co.uk. 07834686414.

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 16 September 2014 - 16 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 16 September 2014 - 16 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Highlights of William's childhood garden. Wordsworth House. 1130 - 1200, on 17 September 2014 - 17 September 2014
Meet the head gardener for a special guided tour and see what’s in season. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Disabled access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) , garden, and shop. If it is raining bring along wet weather clothing. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 18 September 2014 - 18 September 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

Wilmslow Art Trail, on 20 September 2014 - 21 September 2014
Wilmslow is going to be showing off the wealth of its creative talent this September with the first ever Wilmslow Art Trail. Taking place over a weekend in September – 20/21st – 30 local artists and craftspeople are taking part and will be demonstrating their talents around the town. Other Wilmslow Art Trail events will be taking place, including the opportunity to see Art Trail artist Lindsay Hill painting a pet portrait in Barkers – and of course the Artisan Market will be on too. So there really will be something for everyone! Put the date in your diary and come along and join in the fun. Maps can be picked up from participating venues around Wilmslow nearer the time, or email wilmslowarttrail@outlook.com for a digital copy to print at home. For further updates on participating artists and venue opening times, please go to Twitter: @WilmslowArt or Facebook: Wilmslow Art Trail.

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 20 September 2014 - 20 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Funkikids Market at Funtime Kids, on 21 September 2014 - 21 September 2014
Come along to Funtime Kids from 10:30-12:30 on Sunday 21st September to shop at Funkikids Market for new and preloved Childrens clothes, books, toys and more! Only £1 admission per person and if you choose to stay on for a play at the centre £1 will be refunded per payable child from the entry fee. Sellers book a table for only £10 by emailing funkikidsmarket@yahoo.co.uk

St Ann's Hospice Mad Hatters Tea Party, on 21 September 2014 - 21 September 2014
Sunday 21st September 2014, 1pm - 3pm at Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre, Portway, Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 1QW. Magician, entertainment and children’s games £5.00 per adult £2.00 per child Includes tea, coffee and cake. For more details please contact Helen Laycock 0161 498 3631 or email hlaycock@sah.org.uk

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 23 September 2014 - 23 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Highlights of William's childhood garden. Wordsworth House. 1130 - 1200, on 24 September 2014 - 24 September 2014
Meet the head gardener for a special guided tour and see what’s in season. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Disabled access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) , garden, and shop. If it is raining bring along wet weather clothing. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 25 September 2014 - 25 September 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

Springboard Poynton, on 27 September 2014 - 28 September 2014
A music festival featuring both local and visiting acts of all shapes,  sizes and genres, Springboard Poynton truly is designed to be a melting pot of tastes and culture. More information soon.

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 27 September 2014 - 27 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 30 September 2014 - 30 September 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Highlights of William's childhood garden. Wordsworth House. 1130 - 1200, on 01 October 2014 - 01 October 2014
Meet the head gardener for a special guided tour and see what’s in season. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Disabled access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) , garden, and shop. If it is raining bring along wet weather clothing. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 02 October 2014 - 02 October 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 04 October 2014 - 04 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 07 October 2014 - 07 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 09 October 2014 - 09 October 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 11 October 2014 - 11 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 14 October 2014 - 14 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 16 October 2014 - 16 October 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

FROZEN event, Brookside Pottery, Brookside Garden Centre, Poynton 10.00-12.00, on 18 October 2014 - 18 October 2014
Your child will glaze a frozen themed item - choose from a princess photo frame,  castle money box, hand mirror, hair brush or crown trinket box.  There will also be light refreshments, a chance to win a hamper of FROZEN  goodies and  to meet a special guest from the Kingdom of Arenelle! Arrive 10 am for a 10.30 start.  The event will last approx 1.5 hours. Costs £27.50. Limited to 20 children so booking essential with a £15 non refundable deposit required per child . Call 07946637499 to book . Mention Mums in the Know and receive 10% off the event.

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 18 October 2014 - 18 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 21 October 2014 - 21 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 21 October 2014 - 21 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 23 October 2014 - 23 October 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

House Detectives on the loose, Wordsworth House 1100 - 1600, on 25 October 2014 - 26 October 2014
Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing home and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled and wheelchair access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) and garden and shop. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Pumpkin Festival & Trails, Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AH, on 26 October 2014 - 26 October 2014
Spooky fun for all the family at Cholmondeley with our Pumpkin Festival and Trail.

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 28 October 2014 - 28 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Hard at Work for the Wordsworths, Wordsworth House. Various Times, on 28 October 2014 - 28 October 2014
Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. £2 per talk. Booking Advisable 01900 824805. Normal Admission Charges Apply. If it’s raining bring along wet-weather clothing! Check site for talks various times. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

A taste of Townend, Toutbeck. 1330 - 1600, on 30 October 2014 - 30 October 2014
From Clap bread to cleaning products dating back to the 17th century. Join us for an afternoon of cooking where we’ll try to recreate some of the recipes. For More Information: Emma Wright, 015394 32628, emma.rudkin@nationaltrust.org.uk Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Address: Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LB For More Information see here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/townend/

The Snowflake Sisters Grand Halloween Ball, on 31 October 2014 - 31 October 2014
Come and join The Snowflake Sisters for their Grand Halloween Ball! 31st Oct 5:00-7:00 at Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre Food for the children, Live Performance, Spooky Activities, Disco Tickets £15 - one child and one accompanying adult Email: Kerri.davies@Hotmail.co.uk for tickets

House Detectives on the loose, Wordsworth House 1100 - 1600, on 01 November 2014 - 02 November 2014
Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing home and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled and wheelchair access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) and garden and shop. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

House Detectives on the loose, Wordsworth House 1100 - 1600, on 08 November 2014 - 09 November 2014
Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing home and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled and wheelchair access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) and garden and shop. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

House Detectives on the loose, Wordsworth House 1100 - 1600, on 15 November 2014 - 16 November 2014
Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing home and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled and wheelchair access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) and garden and shop. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

House Detectives on the loose, Wordsworth House 1100 - 1600, on 22 November 2014 - 23 November 2014
Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing home and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled and wheelchair access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) and garden and shop. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

House Detectives on the loose, Wordsworth House 1100 - 1600, on 29 November 2014 - 30 November 2014
Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing home and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled and wheelchair access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) and garden and shop. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

House Detectives on the loose, Wordsworth House 1100 - 1600, on 06 December 2014 - 07 December 2014
Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing home and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. Children welcome. Disabled and wheelchair access to first floor of house and cafe (lift available) and garden and shop. Address - Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX Find out more here - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house/visitor-information/

Jack & the Beanstalk, The Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, Barrington Rd, WA14 1HZ, various times, on 19 December 2014 - 04 January 2015

The Garrick has built up a reputation over the years for its sell out traditional family pantomime, and this year will be no exception with plenty of laughs, songs and audience participation in this GIANT of a favourite adventure packed story. Jack, the cow, the beans, the stalk and a glamorous wedding are all here in this wonderful new version of the popular tale. Matinees 1:30pm / Early Evenings 5:30pm / Evenings 7:30pm.  Adults/Full Price £15.00 / Concessions £13.00 / Children under 16 (including babies & infants) £10.00.  There is an additional £2.00 transaction fee for each individual payment made by telephone 0161 928 1677 or Book Online

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