Spring Bank Arts Centre operates for all the community in New Mills. In an exquisite Grade 2 listed former church, next to the landmark Almshouses, the property has been restored and refurbished to the highest standard. There is now a generous performance space, a meeting room, kitchen area plus a pretty pollinator garden designed and managed by local volunteers. All parts of the venue are available to hire. See website for details.
Run by volunteers the Centre is a busy place seven days a week. There are regular concerts, theatre productions, film shows, exhibitions of art and of local heritage. It is home to an extensive range of activities including Science Club, Yoga, creative arts workshops, Salsa Dance and groups for French, Photography, Philosophy, and Tai Chi.
Visitors are more than welcome to call in and look round the stunning interior either during office hours or by appointment for an out-of-hours tour.
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Tuition available in guitar, bass, ukelele, drums, saxophone, clarinet, singing, and music theory. Rehearsal space with PA, drums, and backline provided £10p/h. Accessory and instrument shop. Sound systems, staging, lighting and bands available for corporate functions, festivals, weddings, and occasions. Email with recording requirements.
The Shrub Club is a brand new bar and soon to be restaurant located in the iconic Torr Vale Mill nestled in the Torrs Ravine in the middle of New Mills. We offer up Torrside Beer, beautifully crafted cocktails, and small plate food coming in late January to early February. We are extremely proud to have the opportunity to operate out of Torr Vale Mill and provide the wider community with a unique social experience. Our philosophy at The Shrub Club is all about being community focused, using local suppliers, creating a great environment with excellent service and products, providing a space for live music to flourish and being inclusive to all.
Open from 11am to 11pm.