Thornsett Band
Jan17

Thornsett Band

For the first time, this years Xmas Light Switch included Thornsett Band in their classic red jackets. What do they do in their band room in Thornsett? A typical brass band rehearsal will involve playing a mixture of new and familiar pieces as Matt Gee, the musical director, works with the players to build up a concert programme focusing on improving the playing. What might surprise a newcomer is the level of laughter there is, the...

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SOLD OUT – The Small Glories at Torr Vale Mills
Oct30

SOLD OUT – The Small Glories at Torr Vale Mills

Friday 6 December see’s Canadian roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories performing at Torr Vale Mill in New Mills as part of a world tour. The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a musical tour-de-force partnership planted on the Canadian Prairies with a stage banter striking a unique balance between slapstick and sermon, these veteran singer-songwriters have a way of making time disappear, rooms shrink,...

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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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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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One World Festival 2018
Jul03

One World Festival 2018

One World Festival is on Saturday 7 July. The free open air festival, which celebrates the themes of peace, the environment, cultural diversity, community and world development, will be taking place this Saturday 7th July 2018, from 12 noon until 6 pm at High Lea Park, St Mary’s Road, New Mills. The theme for this year’s festival is “Make New Mills fantastic, try to use less plastic”. A wide range of bands and...

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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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