Newtown station bridge
Feb12

Newtown station bridge

You will have no doubt noticed the scaffolding and workmen busy on the platform bridge at Newtown station. The bridge and stairs are 157 years old and were in need of some TLC to restore them to their former glory. The Grade-II listed Victorian structure was originally built in 1863, six years after the station opened and as with the bridge at Central station is a beautiful reminder of our railway heritage here in New Mills Access to...

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Just Dance Academy
Jan17

Just Dance Academy

Just Dance Academy established in 2014 Is a professional dance school with fully qualified UKA trained teachers. With years of teaching and dancing, JDA offer places from age 2-16 years old for boys and girls. Classes run weekly in the High Peak and are also available in Stockport, with several of styles such as  Ballet, Pointe, Hip Hop,  Jazz, Lyrical JDA also take part in yearly UKA exams, dance competitions all...

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New Mills Community Cinema
Jan17

New Mills Community Cinema

The New mills Community Cinema is run by volunteers in close association with St. George’s Church. We run six or seven films a year during the school holidays, as the target market is the children of New Mills, Birch Vale, Newtown, Marple, Hayfield, Little Hayfield and the surrounding area. It’s free to attend for all, we supply snacks and drinks for both children & adults plus, most importantly, show the latest film available and...

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Thornsett Band
Jan17

Thornsett Band

For the first time, this years Xmas Light Switch included Thornsett Band in their classic red jackets. What do they do in their band room in Thornsett? A typical brass band rehearsal will involve playing a mixture of new and familiar pieces as Matt Gee, the musical director, works with the players to build up a concert programme focusing on improving the playing. What might surprise a newcomer is the level of laughter there is, the...

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New Mills Christmas Lights Switch On
Dec06

New Mills Christmas Lights Switch On

Last Saturday, in front of crowds of local people out for the evening to enjoy the fun, the stars of New Mills Art Theatre pantomime, Hansel & Gretel, switched on the Christmas Tree lights to mark the seasonal celebrations at New Mills Christmas Lights, Market and Fair.  On the way through the market Hansel and Gretel stopped to say hello to the wonderful Christmas Tree and The Snow Queen stilt walkers. New Mills Art Theatre...

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