Festival

New Mills Carnival – 11 June

This years New Mills Carnival (our first since 2019 because of the pandemic) is on 11 June and is set to be a great family day for everyone. The parade starts at 1pm from Market Street, winding its way through New Mills to the Carnival field where you will find food, drink, market stalls, entertainment …

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The ‘Festival Sessions’ is coming to Hayfield

The ‘Festival Sessions’ is coming to Hayfield after successfully securing funding from Arts Council England, National Lottery. The festival is a series of sessions that will run from 2nd – 4th September you can buy individual tickets to events or a weekend ticket which gives you entry to all. We’re bringing to the High Peak a varied programme …

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Are You Ready For New Mills Festival 2021?

Just 3 more sleeps then it all kicks off in New Mills with (quite probably) the best and biggest festival of the High Peak, ever! Music, art, comedy, drama, walks, talks, exhibitions, workshops, straw bears (yes, really), scything and bread!! It’s difficult to know where to begin, there’s so much going on so let’s start …

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Funding update for Visit New Mills

If you enjoy your visits to our Facebook page and website, and you value what us volunteers do for our community, please do think about how you can help us to continue to run them. Our biggest fundraising events which in normal times would keep us ticking over, have been cancelled: Carnival, Lights Switch on, …

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New Mills Christmas Lights Switch On

Last Saturday, in front of crowds of local people out for the evening to enjoy the fun, the stars of New Mills Art Theatre pantomime, Hansel & Gretel, switched on the Christmas Tree lights to mark the seasonal celebrations at New Mills Christmas Lights, Market and Fair.  On the way through the market Hansel and …

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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 …

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