Thornsett Festival – A celebration of food, drink, crafts and music
Apr05

Thornsett Festival – A celebration of food, drink, crafts and music

Thornsett Festival.  •We have live music playing from 2pm till finish with local beer from Torrside, Rockmill, Wincle, Intrepid  and Chapel-en-le-Frith craft brewing. •Gin & Prosecco from Raise The Bar Events  •Live music from Cameron Hinchcliffe, Mia Moon, The Gally Canters and Recover  •Hot and cold food vendors, locally produced foods to eat on site or take home.  •Local crafters and artists  •...

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30th Birthday Celebration at New Mills Heritage and Information Centre
Mar21

30th Birthday Celebration at New Mills Heritage and Information Centre

It’s our 30th Birthday Bash Come and join us for a full day of activities Saturday 6th April 10.45 to 4pm at Rock Mill Lane, New Mills SK22 3BN All day The steam roller will be stationed on Rock Mill Lane. In the Centre will be two exhibitions – a “Memory Lane Photographic Display” and a first gifts exhibition of Heritage Objects donated to the Centre, including everyday objects and some curiosities 10.45 – 11.30 New Mills Brass...

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High Peak Young Artists  All the information you need to enter!
Mar12

High Peak Young Artists All the information you need to enter!

High Peak Young Arts is an open exhibition taking submissions from artists aged 14 – 20 years. The exhibition will take place on the bank holiday weekend, 25th, 26th and 27th of May at Spring Bank Arts Centre New Mills.It is an open submission accepting artwork in any form, drawing, painting, film, sculpture, photography etc. We want to see how creative you can be! For £5 you can submit up to 5 artworks. It’s a great opportunity to be...

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International Opera Singers to perform a Christmas Opera Gala in New Mills
Dec12

International Opera Singers to perform a Christmas Opera Gala in New Mills

GLOSSOPERA are to return to Spring Bank Arts Centre on Thursday 20 December with their hugely successful ‘Christmas Opera Gala’. GLOSSOPERA was formed in 2013 by the Glossop-based opera singer and artistic director of Glossop Music Festival, Claire Surman, with the aim of bringing world-class opera and lighter classics to the High Peak. The GLOSSOPERA gala is promoted by Spring Bank Arts, a wonderfully, welcoming community arts...

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DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project
Dec03

DCC collecting ‘White Hall’ stories for heritage lottery funded project

Stories and memories of students who have visited DCC’s White Hall Outdoor Education Centre since it opened almost 70 years ago are being collected to create a film about its history in a £10,000 project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The centre opened in 1951, and is recognised as a leading influence in the development of outdoor education in the UK and across the world.  New Mills’ very own Spring Bank School (now...

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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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