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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Carnival fundraiser with Evie Ladin and Keith Terry
May23

Carnival fundraiser with Evie Ladin and Keith Terry

Multi-talented singer, songwriter, clawhammer banjo player and step-dancer Evie Ladin is a truly sensational live performer. She grew up surrounded by traditional folk music in the North Eastern USA. Playing banjo from the age of 8 and clogging since she was just 5, Evie is steeped in Appalachian music and dance, but also brings an urban edge and contemporary vision to her music, both in the Evie Ladin & Keith Terry Duo (&...

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Coming soon to New Mills
Feb26

Coming soon to New Mills

Really excited to get Evie Ladin and Keith Terry to visit New Mills as part of their tour. Most of the UK tour dates are now out for Evie Ladin & Keith Terry (check out their page Evie Ladin / Band) – more details on the poster below. Evie and Keith put on a simply breathtaking live show, with superb singing, musicianship (on banjo, bass & percussion) and spectacular dancing – Appalachian clogging & “body...

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Compton and Newberry – 4 February – St George’s Church
Jan27

Compton and Newberry – 4 February – St George’s Church

Calling all real music lovers O’ Brothers (and Sisters) Where Art Thou? Exciting times are a comin’ to New Mills, which will become an honorary part of Appalachia and the centre of the bluegrass world for one very special night, next Saturday 4th Feb. I’m not usually one to rely on Wikipedia as a reliable source of information but, on this occasion, I think I can quote it with absolute confidence: “Mike Compton...

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Compton and Newberry
Jan14

Compton and Newberry

New Mills keeps on growing as far as music is concerned. On February 4th the very popular Compton and Newberry join us at St Georges Church as part of their UK tour. Compton & Newberry are acclaimed as two of the finest artists on the bluegrass and Americana scene. Celebrated mandolinist Mike Compton took up the instrument as a teenager and was heavily influenced by “father of bluegrass” Bill Monroe. Mike’s musical CV is long and...

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