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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The War that changed our World – new exhibition
Oct30

The War that changed our World – new exhibition

New Mills Heritage Centre – new exhibition   Commemorate the ending of World War 1 with a visit to a new exhibition at the New Mills Heritage and Information Centre – “The War that Changed our World”- a thought provoking look at the world the Great War left behind.   The exhibition opens on 30th October. Entry is free. There is a new display of the permanent collection of WW1 artefacts, including the Tor Top trench sign...

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Bele Bakery and Cafe opens in New Mills
Oct01

Bele Bakery and Cafe opens in New Mills

Located at 58 Market Street, Bele Bakery and Cafe has been open less than a month and the business is booming. Their grand opening took place only a few weeks ago with a complimentary glass of fizz on offer, free samples, a lucky dip and discounts on celebration cake orders. During the week, Bele offer a range of freshly baked cakes, shakes and specials.           Then on Sundays, they open for brunch,...

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New Mills Art Theatre Panto get together
Aug25

New Mills Art Theatre Panto get together

Pirates … Aargh! – Sea Spirits, a Desert Island and a talking Parrot mixed with a little Hocus Pocus are all to be found in the swashbuckling pantomime Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates – the 2019 panto at New Mills Art Theatre. Find out more about Auditions for this year’s panto at their Get-Together on Monday, 3 September at 7.30pm at New Mills Art Theatre, Jodrell Street, SK22 3HJ.  Everyone is welcome to come along, meet...

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Can you help ?
Jul09

Can you help ?

Date: Thursday 12th July Time: Interviews start at 13.10 (if you could come to the school for about 12:45 so that we can run through the interview process with all the volunteers) and will finish by 15:10. Address: New Mills School, Church Lane, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 4NR The mock interviews are a great event for the students to get real, practical experience of facing a realistic work experience situation and be able to get...

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Shield Tree Wood
Jul07

Shield Tree Wood

Shield Tree Wood is a Viking themed Forest School and outdoor woodland at Thornsett Fields Farm, New Mills on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District. They are passionate about getting children and adults back outside where they are happiest. At Shield Tree Wood they use exploration, den building, woodland crafts, tool use, campfire cooking, woodland games and story-telling to support the emotional development of our learners....

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