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5 things to do in Cheshire this weekend

PUBLISHED: 18:09 12 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:03 20 November 2017

Spend the weekend in Cheshire

Spend the weekend in Cheshire


Some inspiration for your weekend entertainment.

25th November

2017 Northwich Christmas Extravaganza

The grand Christmas Light Switch coincides with the Northwich Christmas Extravaganza which includes Reindeer, Santa’s Grotto, Fairground Rides and a Firework Display.

Northwich Town Centre


25th November

Macclesfield Christmas Light Switch On

As well as the switch-on, the event will include a Christmas Craft fair in the Town Hall, Christmas Market, Street Entertainers, Fairground Rides plus the usual favourites like food and drink, Santa and fireworks.

Macclesfield Town Centre


25th -26th November

Christmas at Capesthorne

While walking around the house you will be entertained by local musicians and school choirs. A large craft and gift marquee will be outside and festive treats will be on sale in the Butler’s Pantry.

Capesthorne Hall, Siddington


25th November

A Brief History of Christmas

GreenMatthews and Jude Rees will entertain with music, songs and carols, beginning in the Middle Ages and ending in the 20th century. It’s a whistle-stop tour of the origins of our festivities, featuring musicians, unusual instruments and humour. The event is followed by a festive tea, provided by the Friends of Macclesfield Silk Heritage.

The Old Sunday School, Macclesfield


16th November - 20th December

Chester Christmas Market

Enjoy a mulled wine or a hot chocolate as you browse over 70 wooden chalets offering festive treats and gifts.

Chester City centre

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