Robinson Crusoe -First Night Review

Once again, we found ourselves at the opening night of the Friends of the Art Theatre pantomime in New Mills and, as usual, we were not disappointed.  It was a great traditional family show with humour for the adults as well as the children, in fact some jokes even made me laugh and I thought I’d heard them all! Apart from some first night nerves, which is understandable, the show opened with what seemed to be the whole cast on...

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Latest newsletter from New Mills, Marple and District Rotary Santa’s Sleigh Collections were a great success!
Jan08

Latest newsletter from New Mills, Marple and District Rotary Santa’s Sleigh Collections were a great success!

In November our President (Mike Coleman) spent several weeks touring Australia where he met up with many members of his family. Whilst in Australia he took the opportunity to visit the Rotary Club of Dalby, Queensland where he presented their President with our Club banner and was made very welcome. We provided 30 tickets for The Addams Family show at the Art Theatre, New Mills which was produced by the New Mills Amateur Operatic and...

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International Opera Singers to perform a Christmas Opera Gala in New Mills
Dec12

International Opera Singers to perform a Christmas Opera Gala in New Mills

GLOSSOPERA are to return to Spring Bank Arts Centre on Thursday 20 December with their hugely successful ‘Christmas Opera Gala’. GLOSSOPERA was formed in 2013 by the Glossop-based opera singer and artistic director of Glossop Music Festival, Claire Surman, with the aim of bringing world-class opera and lighter classics to the High Peak. The GLOSSOPERA gala is promoted by Spring Bank Arts, a wonderfully, welcoming community arts...

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DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project
Dec03

DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project

Stories and memories of students who have visited DCC’s White Hall Outdoor Education Centre since it opened almost 70 years ago are being collected to create a film about its history in a £10,000 project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The centre opened in 1951, and is recognised as a leading influence in the development of outdoor education in the UK and across the world.  New Mills’ very own Spring Bank School (now...

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Calling all Derbyshire artists & makers, Derbyshire Open Arts 2019 is now open for applications
Nov14

Calling all Derbyshire artists & makers, Derbyshire Open Arts 2019 is now open for applications

Derbyshire Open Arts, the annual county-wide Open Studio arts event is now taking applications from artists. Now in its 13th year is home to over 250 artists around Derbyshire over the Spring Bank Holiday (25-27 May 2019). The event enjoys visits from thousands over the weekend exploring art, watching demonstrations, buying wonderful pieces and enjoying tea & cake! Artists can register via www.derbsyhireopenarts.co.uk to take part...

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