Come on a magical lantern procession through The Torrs Riverside Park. Walk over the famous Millennium Walkway flanked by impressive fire sculptures and see hundreds of hand-made lanterns light up the evening. Bring your very own lantern – made at a lantern-making workshop. Procession ends with a Street Party in Market Street.
Procession duration approximately 30mins walking – unless congested. Start at The Rock Tavern, Wirksmoor Road SK22 3HW entrance via Jodrell Street ONLY- keep going in one direction.
LANTERN PROCESSION – TICKET INFORMATION
Entrance by TICKET ONLY available from – New Mills Post Office, Torr Top Street – Saturdays 10am – 12.30pm Entrance by TICKET ONLY in timed slots: 6.30pm Twilight walk for younger children 7.00pm Slower pace for those with reduced mobility 7.30pm, 8pm, 8.30pm Lanterns after dark
STREET PARTY, NEW MILLS TOWN CENTRE 5PM – ‘TIL LATE
ADMISSION FREE and FAMILY FRIENDLY
Join in the celebrations at the Street Party before and after the Lantern Procession. Sample delicious foods from all over the world from authentic ‘street food’ vendors, enjoy live music and marvel at the fire eaters, jugglers, stilt-walkers and other performers who will be entertaining you throughout the evening. Many of our local shops, restaurants and cafes will also be opening their doors late into the evening.
ART TRAIL AND THE BIG WEEKEND
FRIDAY 13 – SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER, FREE EVENT
NEW MILLS FESTIVAL ART TRAIL, ACROSS THE TOWN, OPEN ALL HOURS
ALSO SEE EVENTS DURING THE BIG WEEKEND FRI 27 – SUN 29
More than 150 artists and 70 venues turn the town into a gallery! Artists from across the UK display their work in windows across New Mills for the duration of the two-week festival. See below for printable trail maps.
View Printable Programme – Artists
View Printable Programme – Events
NEW MILLS FESTIVAL CIC 12094919, 13 HALL STREET, HIGH PEAK, ENGLAND, SK22 3BR, 07753842861 INFO@NEWMILLSFESTIVAL.CO.UK