New Home Awaits for Bowden Theatre Works
Jul07

New Home Awaits for Bowden Theatre Works

There’s no place like (a new) home. Bowden Theatre Works are pleased to announce that from September 2021 they will be moving to New Mills Art Theatre. They will be expanding their current timetable and offering a selection of Musical Theatre, Acting & Singing classes for all age groups. Class timetable and more information COMING SOON!...

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Flora and fauna – eagles or doves ?
Jul04

Flora and fauna – eagles or doves ?

Eagles or Doves? Aquilegia is a really common and splendid sight at the moment on roadside verges. Originally a wild flower, there are also many cultivated varieties in gardens and many of these have escaped back into the wild leading to a confusing picture! Original wild varieties are deep blue but can also be pink or white. The name possibly derives from the Latin for eagle with the petals supposedly resembling an eagle’s...

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Where to park your bike in New Mills
Jun29

Where to park your bike in New Mills

After much searching and photographing we now have a full list of all the bike racks in New Mills – if you know of others please let us know so we can add it to the map. The map also shows the cafes which have ‘bike bags’ – these are bags full of bike stuff you need in emergencies; everything from bike pump to...

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The diving Goosander – flora and fauna
Jun26

The diving Goosander – flora and fauna

An exciting yet reasonably regukar visitor to New Mills the Goosander is a medium-sized duck and a member of a group called the ‘sawbills’ because of their long, narrow bills with saw-like ‘teeth’ which are excellent for gripping fish, especially the brown trout found in the River Goyt. This long sleek, streamlined bird, is perfectly shaped for swimming after fish. Goosanders are gregarious birds, forming...

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Quizit – July’s Quizit venues
Jun25

Quizit – July’s Quizit venues

This month we are off to New Mills Golf Club for the first time and throughout the month we will be supporting Stockport...

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