New Mills writer launches first Kangies book for young readers.
Jul09

New Mills writer launches first Kangies book for young readers.

David Blowers who is originally from Suffolk, has lived in New Mills for more than 20 years. Retired from a career in science, he has recently written a book that is based on a dream that he had as a child whilst staying in a caravan in Buxton (and suffering from mumps!). A bit about the book – Kangies (written and illustrated by David Blowers) Kangies centres on Johnnie and Emily (brother and younger sister) who discover that they...

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Wiseheart & Wild
Jul03

Wiseheart & Wild

Wiseheart & Wild Wiseheart & Wild is a studio for weaving, dyeing and spinning; traditional crafts for the modern world. It provides a retail space for wool and other natural fibres, and the accessories for knitting, crochet and felting. There is also a gallery of local artists and artisans, ideal for gifts or your own pleasure. Northern Alchemy We are expecting the imminent arrival of our brand of wool from the spinning mill...

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Children’s portrait session on 1 March at St George’s Parish Hall.
Feb16

Children’s portrait session on 1 March at St George’s Parish Hall.

Justin Garner is a local freelance photographer running a Children’s portrait event on 1st March in the afternoon – all ages welcome. This is a great opportunity to get some professional photographs of your little ones. These would make ideal presents for your loved ones eg for Mothers Day. To book a slot contact Justin on 07766111056....

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PANTOMIME – HANSEL & GRETEL New Mills Art Theatre –  31ST JANUARY 2020
Feb04

PANTOMIME – HANSEL & GRETEL New Mills Art Theatre – 31ST JANUARY 2020

Well, here we are again, it’s Panto time at the New Mills Art Theatre. This year it’s Hansel & Gretel, not the best known Pantomime in the professional world, however, the Friends of the Art Theatre have done a sterling job putting together a show that entertains the whole family. As the curtain goes up we are introduced to the Good Fairy ‘Bluebell’ played by Becky Towner-Yates and then the scary witch ‘Nightshade’ – an...

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The Torrs Apartments
Feb04

The Torrs Apartments

Over the last 6 years a closed and very leaky pub, albeit one loved by many locals, has been transformed. The Butterfly House at the Torrs has hosted some fantastic nights, as well as serving up terrific food during the day. You might not realise that there are three self-catering apartments with accommodation for up to 18 people on the first floor. This has all happened since Richard and Hazel Body bought the Torrs in 2013. The...

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