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A beautiful village with a rich history

Close to Solihull and a stones throw from rolling fields and the Grand Union Canal, our historic centre is full of attractive buildings.

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Support Local

Our village is packed with strong independent businesses. Thank you for supporting Knowle’s businesses.

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Welcome to Visit Knowle

Knowle is a haven for independent shops, salons, restaurants, cafes and businesses.

Events

As a village we look forward to some fabulous community events through the year. We share news of community events on our social media pages. Follow @visitknowle on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date.

Spring

Knowle Beer Festival

Join Knowle and Dorridge Round Table for an atmospheric afternoon and evening of Gin, Prosecco and Beer often with live music.

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Knowle Fun Run

Organised by Knowle and Dorridge Lions this popular event has hundreds of runners taking part in a 5k or 10k run around Knowle. It’s always a well supported and popular event with food and stalls at Arden Academy and locals lining the streets cheering on the runners.

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Summer

Heart of England Bike Ride

Take part in the annual Heart of England Bike Ride organised by Knowle and Dorridge Lions. Enjoy the family 20k (12m) route, a more challenging 30k (18m) leisure ride or the new extended 100k (60m) through Warwickshire Countryside all for good causes.

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Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days in September brings together Knowle Society, Knowle History Society, Knowle Church, Visit Knowle and other organisations to celebrate and share Knowle’s heritage.

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Dorridge Day

Hosted by Knowle and Dorridge Round Table is a truly community event that offers a range of attractions, activities and stalls for the local community to enjoy.

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Autumn

Fireworks Display

There are a number of local fireworks displays, including the very popular Arden Academy Parents Association Fireworks Display traditionally held on the Saturday and Knowle CofE Primary Academy Parents Association Fireworks Display held on the Sunday evening.

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Remembrance Parade

Knowle village and many of its community groups turn out to mark Remembrance Day with laying of wreaths the week before Remembrance Sunday, and the Parade on Remembrance Sunday.

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Winter

Christmas Light Countdown and Switch On

One of the favourite events of the year is the countdown to switching on the Christmas Lights. Traditionally held on the last Wednesday in November, Father Christmas joins Knowle Parish Church to lead the community countdown to the lights switching on.

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Late Night Shopping Night

The late night shopping event is an evening of nibbles, drinks, special offers and shopping with many of our independent businesses. It’s always a popular evening.

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Santa’s Sleigh

Knowle and Dorridge Round Table kindly helps Father Christmas visit the roads around Knowle. Details of the route can be found on their Facebook pages.

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Festive Walk

Blow away the cobwebs, enjoy new walks, meet your neighbours and stop at local venues along the route with the annual Festive Walk just a few days after Christmas. Just turn up, choose your walk and enjoy the local countryside. Details can be found at Knowle and Dorridge Lions.

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