Take Part!
Jan18

Take Part!

At Take Part we believe that every individual deserves the opportunity to experience the magical effects and wellbeing benefits of Performing Arts. Take Part connects motivation, emotional stability, positive mind-set and self-awareness with health, energy and a sense of purpose making a difference to individuals, changing lives. Take Part is a safe community where every individual can grow, learn and flourish.Take Part is a fully...

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Just Dance Academy
Jan17

Just Dance Academy

Just Dance Academy established in 2014 Is a professional dance school with fully qualified UKA trained teachers. With years of teaching and dancing, JDA offer places from age 2-16 years old for boys and girls. Classes run weekly in the High Peak and are also available in Stockport, with several of styles such as  Ballet, Pointe, Hip Hop,  Jazz, Lyrical JDA also take part in yearly UKA exams, dance competitions all...

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New Mills Community Cinema
Jan17

New Mills Community Cinema

The New mills Community Cinema is run by volunteers in close association with St. George’s Church. We run six or seven films a year during the school holidays, as the target market is the children of New Mills, Birch Vale, Newtown, Marple, Hayfield, Little Hayfield and the surrounding area. It’s free to attend for all, we supply snacks and drinks for both children & adults plus, most importantly, show the latest film available and...

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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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Lights Switch On, Market and Fair – Saturday 30 November
Oct24

Lights Switch On, Market and Fair – Saturday 30 November

Saturday 30th  November is this year’s New Mills Christmas lights switch on, market and fair which is a key festive event in the High Peak’s run up to Christmas. The event has managed to retain a traditional look and feel, attracting thousands of family visitors from around the region every year. The family orientated event focuses around the town centre with the traditional switching on of the Christmas Tree lights in the centre...

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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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