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Got An Event for 2020? Get Involved in New Mills Festival!

Work has begun on the cultural extravaganza that will be New Mills Festival 2020 and we would love you to take part.

This year's theme is "Vision" (but you don’t have to go with the theme, it is just a suggestion to help with inspiration!). It's taking place from Friday 11th September until Sunday 27th. 

Glossop Bookfest 2020

Glossop Bookfest 2020 is planned for August (exact dates to be decided) and we need three or four more volunteers to make it a success. The venue will be close to Glossop’s town centre.

We plan to have stalls at which local authors can offer their books for sale, workshops on aspects of writing, and activities for children. Our volunteers will be asked to direct authors and visitors to the right rooms and to help with providing refreshments.

Matlock Storytelling Café if proud to present Dominic Kelly telling The Hero Light

Dominic Kelly is a powerful dynamic and entertaining storyteller with an international reputation, having told not only across the country but around the world from India to the Icy wastes of the Arctic Circle.

Come along on Friday the 6th of March and hear him tell, The Hero Light.

The Hero Light retells the extraordinary tales of the Ulster Cycle –“The Irish Ilead”, it weaves together stories of Loyalty, Love and Betrayal that are still startlingly relevant today.

Fabric of the North Exhibition at Cromford Mills

In May, Cromford Mills, of Cromford, near Matlock, will host a stunning exhibition from the British Tapestry Group. Fabric of the North brings together works by over 30 weavers, combining regular, three-dimensional and mixed-media tapestries, large and small, with a single theme: our Northern heritage.