The Beehive Bank Holiday Beer Festival
May20

The Beehive Bank Holiday Beer Festival

Starting Friday 22 May all the way through to Monday 25 May the Beehive Beer Festival has beers and ciders from all corners of the land – Scotland, Brighton, Cornwall as well as much loved local favourites from much closer to home. As we type up the list of 40 final preparations are under way with Stella (what better name for a tea total landlady) and her team ready for a very busy four days.   Glaslyn Ale Purple Moose...

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Beer, beer, we want more beer
Mar28

Beer, beer, we want more beer

With pubs in New Mills reopening and being refurbished it’s no surprise to hear of a brewery opening up in town. Torrside Brewing is being set up by a team of three experienced local homebrewers. Chris Clough, Peter Sidwell and Nick Wright who have all been homebrewing for years, even picking up an award or two along the way. They are now looking to scale things up and share their brewing obsession with quality beer with New...

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Opening Friday the Sycamore Inn
Mar17

Opening Friday the Sycamore Inn

The revival of New Mills as the place to come and eat and drink continues on Friday with the reopening of The Sycamore Inn. After weeks of renovation, the pub has been restored to what many will remember as being it’s best days. With open fires, comfy chairs, good pub dining (including a well chosen vegetarian menu) and a great selection of beers and ciders and also back as a bed and breakfast. Perfectly placed next to the Sett...

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Rock Mill Brewery
Mar08

Rock Mill Brewery

We all know there’s been a long tradition of good pubs in New Mills, this is now going to be enhanced by the introduction over the coming months of two breweries Rock Mill Brewery and Torrside Brewing (More from Torrside Brewing soon) : Rock Mill Brewery New Mills craftsman Ray Barton has had a long established passion for brewing, that dates back to his school days in the seventies and he can often be seen sampling local brews...

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New Mills Pubs Quiz – start Thursday 5 March
Feb28

New Mills Pubs Quiz – start Thursday 5 March

Visit New Mills has teamed up with local band Write Van Men to launch a new weekly Thursday night quiz. The quiz will visit a different town centre pub each week, at the same time supporting a nominated local charity. It will take the form of a general knowledge “Bingo” quiz with a picture and music round, where the questions are less “Which bearded French author wrote ‘La Beite humaine’ in 1890?” and more “Which bearded TV sailor...

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