Panto Time at New Mills Art Theatre – Cinderella!
Jan04

Panto Time at New Mills Art Theatre – Cinderella!

Coming to New Mills Art Theatre from 28th January, here’s the latest press release from the Art Theatre, telling you everything you need to know: “The cast at New Mills Art Theatre wish you a Happy New Year and can’t wait to tell you the story of Cinderella, in panto style – of course.  One of the greatest fairy tales of all time, poor Cinders is having such a bad time with her two Ugly Sisters when the...

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Flora and fauna – almost bobbing along
Dec23

Flora and fauna – almost bobbing along

Since the middle of October our garden has been home for a one-footed robin; two legs but one foot, and I’ve no idea how it lost the other. It gets chucked mealworms and crumbs of cheddar from time to time and seems to do well on them, but does struggle perching, preferring to rest itself on the ground. As you’ll know robins are with us all year round, but some extras come to us from the north for winter and others leave us, heading...

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Women’s Health at Heart of Christmas Raffle
Dec03

Women’s Health at Heart of Christmas Raffle

‘Local Woman Launches Christmas Countdown Fundraiser for Women’s Gynecological Health‘ Maddy Howarth, a young woman living in Birch Vale is advocating for women’s gynecological health through her page ‘Let’s Change It. Period.’ Following a 7 year battle with the NHS for diagnosis and treatments for adenomyosis and endometriosis, Maddy says: ‘I’m advocating so women don’t have to suffer in silence anymore and that starts...

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Cinderella Panto Auditions at New Mills Art Theatre
Aug17

Cinderella Panto Auditions at New Mills Art Theatre

Here’s the latest Press Release about New Mills Art Theatre’s Get-Together on Monday, 6 September at 7.30pm. “Could this be your chance to tread the boards on the Art Theatre stage?   Our next panto is Cinderella by Alan Frayn – a classic tale given the full pantomime treatment! To find out more about our panto and meet the production team – come along to our Get-Together on Monday, 6 September at 7.30pm at New...

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Flora and fauna – the holly and the ivy
Dec22

Flora and fauna – the holly and the ivy

A favourite for our feathered friends Holly and ivy can be found all over our New Mills hedgerows and woodlands, some woudl even say it’s teh ivy that is holding New Mills together. Both plants are evergreen which led to beliefs that they were magical; in pagan times, they were used in winter festivals as a symbol of new life to come. Christian belief later linked the holly’s spikes to Jesus’ crown of thorns and the berries to...

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Easyfundraising news update
Dec11

Easyfundraising news update

Thank you to everyone for raising donations for Visit New Mills with #easyfundraising! If you haven’t signed up yet, it’s easy and completely FREE. 4,400 shops and sites will donate to us when you use easyfundraising to do your everyday online shopping – at no extra cost to you! Every donation you raise makes a difference to us so please sign up & share...

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