Are You Ready For New Mills Festival 2021?
Sep07

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 with the much loved and long awaited ‘Festival Art Trail‘ which is a feat in itself,...

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Funding update for Visit New Mills
Jan25

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, weekly pub quizzes. so here’s a reminder of how you can help us to keep going through these tough times: Choose us as...

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Mapping out the future
Nov25

Mapping out the future

For the past few months Visit New Mills have been working alongside High Peak Borough Council to create a new town map to welcome visitors. The folded A2 map has a town map on one side and a selection of local walks on the other side (courtesy of New Mills Walkers are Welcome), also involved in creating this wonderful town asset were New Mills Festival making it a true New Mills collaboration. The paper maps will be available from...

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Only 4 more sleeps!
Sep21

Only 4 more sleeps!

New Mills is counting down the days now to the Light Up New Mills event, taking place this coming weekend all over the town. ‘Light up New Mills’ – Friday 25th to Sunday 27th September will be a weekend of creativity that everyone can take part in by lighting up their homes, shops, gardens and businesses. Light Up New Mills will bring the spirit of the Lantern Procession into our homes with an all-people-friendly,...

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Light up New Mills – 2020
Aug07

Light up New Mills – 2020

This September we’re planning to light up the whole of New Mills for an entire weekend by transforming our streets into magical, illuminated galleries! But we need your help… ‘Light up New Mills’ – Friday 25th to Sunday 27th September will be a weekend of creativity that everyone can take part in by lighting up their homes, shops, gardens and businesses. Light Up New Mills will bring the spirit of the Lantern Procession into our...

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Quiz Masters – £20K and counting !
Feb26

Quiz Masters – £20K and counting !

Organisers of a popular New Mills pub quiz group that has donated over £20,000 to local causes are celebrating its third anniversary. Quizit is the brainchild of New Mills friends Sean Whewell and Tony Audenshaw. They came up with the idea over a pint at The Rock Tavern pub on Wirksmoor Road, and the weekly sessions are due to turn three years old on Monday 5th March. The events take place at 9pm every Thursday at pubs around the...

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