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Glossop charity worker embarks on marathon Christmas trek to Bosnia

By Matthew Corrigan on Wednesday, 22 November, 2017

For the last twenty-one years, former engineer and businessman Rod Howat has visited Bosnia and Herzegovina to help victims of the war that raged across former Yugoslavia throughout the 1990s. Though the fighting officially ended more than two decades ago, much of the populace is still suffering from its effects. For those unable to leave, poverty is a way of life. Children are particularly affected.

St. Martin’s Church Christmas Tree Festival

By on Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

Trees can be viewed before or after the concert on the evening of Friday 1st December. The concert will start at 7:00 pm, and the church will be open from 6:30 pm. Tickets are £6.00 for adults, £1.00 for children and this includes mulled wine or a soft drink, and mince pies in the church hall after the concert. Some of the craft stalls may also be open on Friday evening so that you can do some Christmas…

New Mills Christmas lights switch

By Sean Whewell on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Saturday 25th November is this year’s New Mills Christmas lights switch on, market and fair which over the years has become a key event in the High Peak’s run up to Christmas. It manages to retain a traditional look and feel, attracting thousands of family visitors each year.

Magical evening in Chapel

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Friday November 24 is the night when elves and fairies will magically appear alongside Father Christmas as he makes his grand entrance in Chapel.

Federal Mogul Christmas Market

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Bells will ring, choirs will sing and a brass band will bring even more festive cheer to the Christmas market at Federal Mogul (Ferodo) on Sunday November 26.

Chapel Christmas Tree Festival

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

The centuries old St Thomas Becket Church in the heart of Chapel is opening its doors for a week-long seasonal spectacle.

Gingerbread Festival - 'a wonderful family day out'

By on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

The Gingerbread Festival (now in its 3rd year) will be held at Whaley Bridge Uniting Church from 10am - 3pm on January 13th 2018.

This year's Jarva Gallery exhibition set to be 'best yet'

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Stunning bronze sculptures, beautifully patterned glassware, vivid landscapes, wildlife pictures, contemporary scenes and more besides are on show in Jarva Gallery's Christmas exhibition.

Lanterns light the way to Christmas

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

LANTERNS will light the way as Whaley Bridge begins its Christmas countdown.

Furness Vale Christmas light switch on

By Mike Wallbank on Tuesday, 14 November, 2017

Furness Vale will switch on to the festive season in time honoured fashion with carols, coffee and mince pies.