Tree Dressing Festival at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Sarah Gaffney-Lang, Families Editor
A large autumnal tree. Part of the Tree Dressing Festival.

Tree Dressing Festival at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield 1 December 2019 Tickets from £6.50 — Book now

Ever wondered why we dress trees at Christmas? Visit Jodrell Bank for their Tree Dressing Festival, and find out about this ancient tradition of community, heritage and culture. You’ll make your own tree decorations, including willow stars, leaf garlands and clay faces to join in the tree festivities.

Jodrell Bank are taking part in the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s #ThanksToYou celebrations. From Monday 25th November – Sunday 1st December, admission to Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre will be free to National Lottery Players to say thanks for helping to raise funds awarded for their First Light Project.

Tree Dressing Festival at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield 1 December 2019 Tickets from £6.50 Book now

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Nether Alderley Mill

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Cheshire
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Cheshire
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Barristers Restaurant & Bar

The in-house restaurant for The Courthouse in Knutsford, serves high-end but pleasingly traditional food with a fantastic range of drinks for the thirsty traveller.

Cheshire House Bar and Grill
Cheshire
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Cheshire House Bar and Grill

Based in the heart of Knutsford, Cheshire House Bar and Grill combines a beautiful location with top-level cuisine and a superb range of drinks.

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West Park Museum

West Park Museum was purpose built to house the Egyptian collections of Victorian explorer Marianne Brocklehurst, daughter of the Macclesfield mill owner, John Brocklehurst.

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Picturedrome

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