Mapping out the future
Nov25

Mapping out the future

For the past few months Visit New Mills have been working alongside High Peak Borough Council to create a new town map to welcome visitors. The folded A2 map has a town map on one side and a selection of local walks on the other side (courtesy of New Mills Walkers are Welcome), also involved in creating this wonderful town asset were New Mills Festival making it a true New Mills collaboration. The paper maps will be available from...

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Only 4 more sleeps!
Sep21

Only 4 more sleeps!

New Mills is counting down the days now to the Light Up New Mills event, taking place this coming weekend all over the town. ‘Light up New Mills’ – Friday 25th to Sunday 27th September will be a weekend of creativity that everyone can take part in by lighting up their homes, shops, gardens and businesses. Light Up New Mills will bring the spirit of the Lantern Procession into our homes with an all-people-friendly,...

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Light up New Mills – 2020
Aug07

Light up New Mills – 2020

This September we’re planning to light up the whole of New Mills for an entire weekend by transforming our streets into magical, illuminated galleries! But we need your help… ‘Light up New Mills’ – Friday 25th to Sunday 27th September will be a weekend of creativity that everyone can take part in by lighting up their homes, shops, gardens and businesses. Light Up New Mills will bring the spirit of the Lantern Procession into our...

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Quiz Masters – £20K and counting !
Feb26

Quiz Masters – £20K and counting !

Organisers of a popular New Mills pub quiz group that has donated over £20,000 to local causes are celebrating its third anniversary. Quizit is the brainchild of New Mills friends Sean Whewell and Tony Audenshaw. They came up with the idea over a pint at The Rock Tavern pub on Wirksmoor Road, and the weekly sessions are due to turn three years old on Monday 5th March. The events take place at 9pm every Thursday at pubs around the...

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The Willows playing at St Georges Church
Jan07

The Willows playing at St Georges Church

The Willows a folk band hailing from Cambridge, UK. “…straddle the worlds between Americana and English roots music and do it in a very very deft way…” Mike Harding Folk Show “…Absolutely gorgeous sound, a lovely album…” Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2 “… a breath of fresh air to the folk music community… “Maverick Magazine “…outstanding!” The Telegraph, With stories at the heart of...

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It’s Festival time in New Mills!
Sep05

It’s Festival time in New Mills!

 This September, New Mills will host a variety of activities for people of all ages to get involved in. From an afternoon foraging for fungi, spending a sunny morning chasing giant bubbles in High Lea Park to a family day out at a lantern making workshop, there will be something to tickle everyone’s fancy. New Mills Festival is a two week annual celebration of community spirit, which includes a diverse range of activities. Featuring...

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