The Lantern Procession is back! Plus Call For Entries For Festival Programme, Art Trail and Poetry Trail!
NEW MILLS FESTIVALS RETURNS FOR 2019 WITH ALL YOUR FAVOURITE EVENTS!
New Mills Festival is very pleased to announce that, after a year concentrating on volunteer recruitment and fundraising, 2019 will see the return, along with all your favourite events, of the festival Lantern Procession Finale, Art Trail and Big Weekend. New Mills Festival 2019 will be held from Friday 13 to Sunday 29 September. If you would like to take part, run an event, submit to the Art Trail or volunteer to help out at any of the events (including the lantern workshops and procession) you can find full details on our website www.newmillsfestival.co.uk. We would be very happy to hear from you. Also new for 2019 watch out for details of our ‘Friends of New Mills Festival’ scheme. With benefits including: Free entry to the Lantern Procession; Concessionary rates for Festival events; Priority booking for performances and the knowledge that your support is helping us to deliver another amazing Festival, why wouldn’t everyone want to be a friend!
NEW MILLS FESTIVALS LAUNCHES CALL FOR VISUAL ARTS
New Mills Festival is delighted to announce the return of the festival Art Trail and Big Weekend for 2019. The Trail forms part of New Mills Festival which takes place across the town from the 13th to the 29th September 2019. Submissions are now open to artists wishing to take part in the two-week long trail and weekend finale and will close at midnight 5th May 2019.
Full entry details can be found at: www.newmillsfestival.co.uk - click on the Art Trail button.
Follow the Art Trail’s progress on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - @NMFestivalArts
DO YOU HAVE AN EVENT FOR US?
Work has begun on the cultural extravaganza that will be New Mills Festival 2019 and we would love you to take part!
This year's theme is "The Elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water" (but you don’t have to go with the theme, it is just a suggestion to help with inspiration!). You can find all the details plus online submission at www.newmillsfestival.co.uk The deadline for entries is 1st June 2019. If you have any queries or want to discuss any ideas you have please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll try to help.
We hope you will want to join in our programme for this year and look forward to hearing from you!
NEW MILLS FESTIVAL & WRITE And RELEASE Poetry Trail - CALL FOR ENTRIES
For the second time, the New Mills Festival will host a poetry trail filled with verse ranging from the silly to profound. Accepted poems will be displayed in shop windows around New Mills for the duration of the festival (13 – 29 September 2019). Entries close 15th July. Full details at www.newmillsfestival.co.uk or email Randall.Horton@yahoo.com
HAZEL O'CONNOR HALLELUJAH MOMENTS TOUR
Award winning actress and singer-songwriter, Hazel O’Connor, who rose to fame in the 1980s in the film Breaking Glass and performing its accompanying soundtrack, will play in New Mills on 30th March 2019 in support of the New Mills Festival. Saturday 30 March 2019 St. George’s Church, Church Lane, New Mills (SK22 4NP). Doors open at 7.00pm. Tickets: £20 early bird, £18 concessioNS, £22 at the door. Tickets are available online at www.newmillsfestival.co.uk or at Priscilla’s Cards (60-62 Market St, New Mills, SK22 4AA) or by phone 07753842861.
THE ASKEW SISTERS
New Mills Festival and Spring Bank Arts Centre are very pleased to announce The Askew Sisterswho are making waves on the folk scene with their energetic brand of English folk music. This intimate concert event will take place at the beautifully restored Spring Bank Arts Centre, a gothic revival style church in the centre of New Mills, and will be the first in a series of collaborations and fundraisers for 2019. Details are: Friday 12th April 2019. Spring Bank Arts Centre, Spring Bank, New Mills, SK22 4BH. Doors open at 7.00pm. Tickets: £12 early bird. £15 at the door
Limited tickets are available online at www.newmillsfestival.co.uk, or in person at Priscilla’s Cards, High Street Books or Spring Bank Arts Centre in New Mills. Bookings by phone can be made by calling 07753842861