ALADDIN Pantomime Get-Together/Auditions
Aug14

ALADDIN Pantomime Get-Together/Auditions

ALADDIN What: Pantomime Get-Together/Auditions When: Monday, 4 September at 7.30pm Where: New Mills Art Theatre Take a Magic Lamp, a Princess, a couple of Genies and a very bad baddie and you have the story of Aladdin – the 2018 pantomime at New Mills Art Theatre. This is your chance to perform on the beautiful Art Theatre stage so before auditions, a Panto Get-Together will be held at 7.30pm on Monday, 4 September at New Mills Art...

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New Mills Festival
Aug17

New Mills Festival

There is less than a month to go before the annual New Mills Festival when New Mills will once again be throwing open its doors, windows and streets with over 70 events, exhibitions and happenings. This years theme is Toys and Games it’s a bumper year with the addition of many more events aimed at younger people, an Art Trail featuring artwork displayed in shop windows across the town and opening the Festival with a bang, the...

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What a pantomime
Aug15

What a pantomime

The pantomime season is not too far away (oh no it isn’t) and preparations start now for Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs to be staged at The Art Theatre, New Mills, in January and February 2016. If you are interested in being in the panto – come along to the GET-TOGETHER at The Art Theatre, Jodrell Street, New Mills, SK22 3HJ on Monday, 7 September at 7.30pm. At the Get-Together you will meet the Director and production...

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The Beehive Bank Holiday Beer Festival
May20

The Beehive Bank Holiday Beer Festival

Starting Friday 22 May all the way through to Monday 25 May the Beehive Beer Festival has beers and ciders from all corners of the land – Scotland, Brighton, Cornwall as well as much loved local favourites from much closer to home. As we type up the list of 40 final preparations are under way with Stella (what better name for a tea total landlady) and her team ready for a very busy four days.   Glaslyn Ale Purple Moose...

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Retro train – 11 July from New Mills Central to Carlisle
Apr24

Retro train – 11 July from New Mills Central to Carlisle

All aboard the New Mills 150 Special – taking you via the scenic Cumbrian Coast to the border city of Carlisle on Saturday 11th July. Details of how to book are here This very special tour, which is being run in conjunction with Visit New Mills and the Friends of New Mills and Marple stations is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the two stations. The train will serve both New Mills and Marple , before proceeding to Hyde...

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Flora and fauna – Ouzels
Apr21

Flora and fauna – Ouzels

In my book there are wild creatures, and there are WILD creatures. The former include bluetits, rabbits, robins, blackbirds and so on…the sort we see every day, but the latter, they are the ones that haven’t seen much of humankind. They spend most of their lives in wild, sometimes desolate places and scarper at the slightest disturbance. Fieldfares and redwings, our winter-visiting thrushes, curlews, wheatears and other birds of the...

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