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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The Addams Family Musical – Weird. Witty. Wonderful. Wacky.
Oct30

The Addams Family Musical – Weird. Witty. Wonderful. Wacky.

New Mills Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (NMAODS) will play host to a new family soon.  THE ADDAMS FAMILY, and their strange and spooky relatives, will be bringing their brand of crazy to New Mills Art Theatre next month. In the musical, the action starts when Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows. She’s fallen in love with a sweet, young man...

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The War that changed our World – new exhibition
Oct30

The War that changed our World – new exhibition

New Mills Heritage Centre – new exhibition   Commemorate the ending of World War 1 with a visit to a new exhibition at the New Mills Heritage and Information Centre – “The War that Changed our World”- a thought provoking look at the world the Great War left behind.   The exhibition opens on 30th October. Entry is free. There is a new display of the permanent collection of WW1 artefacts, including the Tor Top trench sign...

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Bele Bakery and Cafe opens in New Mills
Oct01

Bele Bakery and Cafe opens in New Mills

Located at 58 Market Street, Bele Bakery and Cafe has been open less than a month and the business is booming. Their grand opening took place only a few weeks ago with a complimentary glass of fizz on offer, free samples, a lucky dip and discounts on celebration cake orders. During the week, Bele offer a range of freshly baked cakes, shakes and specials.           Then on Sundays, they open for brunch,...

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