Coming soon – Gallery 23
Jul03

Coming soon – Gallery 23

Gallery 23 is a joint venture between photographer Peter Aitchison and artist Christine Ormsby They have been running a gallery in Stalybridge for last 6 years but its time to move on to bigger and better things in New Mills. The gallery will be showing Peter’s Travel Photography work in the front gallery and Christine will have an exhibition/ studio space in another room. The hope is to continue using the gallery as a multi space...

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Derbyshire Open Arts – 26 to 28 May
May04

Derbyshire Open Arts – 26 to 28 May

Derbyshire Open Arts comes back to New Mills over the weekend of 26-28 May across 8 different venues (see map) Today we write about one of the artists who will be presenting her work at Spring Bank Arts. Adele Kime is currently very busy making her silver and colourful anodised aluminium ranges for the fantastic Derbyshire Open Arts event this May bank holiday 26th to 28th. Having taught jewellery making classes for the last 20 years...

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New Mills model railway exhibition – 17 and 18 June

On the weekend of 17 and 18 June the annual show comes back to New Mills Town Hall with many live working exhibits, trade stands and advice that can be given by local enthusiasts. The show opens daily at 10am and light refreshments are available.    ...

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Christmas and New Year
Dec05

Christmas and New Year

We have just finished uploading lots of Christmas and New Year events for New Mills : gigs, parties, exhibitions, quizzes, band nights, carols – you name it and we’ve got it. If you can’t see yours listed it’s because you haven’t been in touch. Check out the Whats On tab for a great night...

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New Mills and District Railway Modellers
Jan29

New Mills and District Railway Modellers

The club was formed in 1974 to help raise funds for the proposed New Mills Swimming Pool.  After the pool had been built, the members, having enjoyed the experience of staging the fund raising exhibitions, decided to carry on as New Mills and District Railway Modellers. Meetings were held in one of the local pubs and the first independent exhibition was organised. This proved to be a success and we were on our way. Many of those who...

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Antiques Road Show
Sep16

Antiques Road Show

The curators at New Mills Heritage Centre were delighted to be invited by the BBC to take along the museum’s  WW1 Torr Top Tunnel trench sign for filming at Lyme Park last week (10th September). The day stayed fine and was much enjoyed by the museum party made up of curators Linda Whitaker, Maureen Hall, Nicky Burgess and local resident Colin Gray. Colin generously brought along his grandfather’s letters and service papers which have...

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