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Visit Knowle Spring Ball

Save £5 on Spring ball tickets - just £60 per person with our early bird offer

Join us at our Spring Ball on April 27th 2024 at Copt Heath Golf Club.

Tickets include welcome drink; 3 course meal & music from DJ Keith Slater

Early bird offer ends 29th February 2024

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Welcome to Visit Knowle

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 and follow all the community groups listed below for their latest news.

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 at Knowle British Legion.

 

This year (2023) the festival runs over Friday 17th and Saturday 18th March.

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Coronation Celebration

Community Organisations come together once again to organise a traditional village celebration to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III.

The event is in the early stages of planning but will include an artisan market, entertainment, street food, games and activities in the church grounds.

Organisations working together include Arden Academy, Love Knowle Park, Knowle and Dorridge Lions, Knowle, Dorridge and Bentley Heath Neighbourhood Forum, Knowle Society, Knowle Parish Church and Visit Knowle. If you'd like to get involved as a sponsor, or volunteer, then get in touch.

More details of the celebrations can be found at Knowle Coronation Celebrations – Visit Knowle

 

If you'd like to look back at last years' jubilee event, read our review.

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Visit Knowle Inaugural Spring Ball

Join us on Saturday 1st April at Copt Heath Golf Club for our fabulous Spring Ball.
Tickets are just £55 per person and include:
  • Welcome Drink
  • Three Course Meal
  • Live Music from Keith Slater
All funds raised will contribute to our work in supporting the centre of Knowle, including events. To find out more about our work, visit our About Us page on our website.
We hope to see you at our very first Spring Ball!
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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.

2023's Fun Run will be Sunday 21st May.

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Summer

Knowle Academy Summer Fayre

Knowle Academy Parents Association hosts the family favourite annual summer fayre in the grounds of Knowle Academy. This year, gates open at 12 noon on Saturday 8th July for food, drinks, games and a chance to catch up with friends. Running until 2.30pm, the fayre makes for a great afternoon just before the end of the summer term. For more details, visit their Facebook page.

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Knowle Lions Bikeathon

2023 sees the return of a popular cycle event 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. Traditionally taking place in September, follow Knowle and Dorridge Round Table to be the first to hear the date for the 2023 event.

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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. For 2023, Knowle Academy's Fireworks event will be on Sunday 5th November, with gates opening at 4.30pm.

Visit the websites for dates for the current year.

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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.

 

Images: Visit Knowle and Knowle Society

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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.

2023's Festive Walk will take place 27th December.

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