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The Melting Pot of Malaysia

10:30 am, Wed 10th October 2018

The Arts Society North East Cheshire hosts a talk by the author, journalist and lecturer, Viv Lawes, at the Brookdale in Bramhall at 10:30 am on Wednesday the 10th October. The talk is entitled: "The Melting Pot of Malaysia: Modern and Contemporary Fine Art as the Identity of a Developing Nation".

Free to members, £5 to visitors. Visitors please contact Maggie on 0161 427 9451 or before attending.
Lucy’s Ladies Dinner – Breast Cancer Now

On Saturday 13 October 2018, a charity event will be held in memory of Lucy Smith-Guy, a young woman who lost her brave battle with triple negative breast cancer in 2015.

Donations from businesses for the auction or raffle to help raise as much money as possible for the charity would be most welcome.

Places are limited, so contact Babs at if you would like to attend the evening.

Donations can be made via Just Giving at or by contacting Babs at
Saint Martin’s Low Marple Heritage Trust Programme 2018-19

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS Saturday 17 November, 2.00 to 4.30

THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT Study afternoon led by Anthony Burton

Saturday 24 November, 11.00 to 12.30 CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP – Christmas Tree Decorations. Make twinkly decorations using pictures of artifacts in the church. 

Saturday 13 April 2019, 2.00 to 4.30 THE ARTISTIC RELIGIOUS ENVIRONMENT  Study afternoon.  Some religious traditions like artistic settings for their observances, others need simplicity.

Thursday 25 April at 7.30 THE HUDSON FAMILY Talk by Mark Hudson

Monday 6 May 2019 COACH TRIP To visit St Peter’s, Alstonefield and St John Baptist, Elkstone (pre-Victorian Anglicanism) and St Giles’ church (RC), Cheadle, Staffs (medievalism bursts out, A. W. N. Pugin, 1846).

Friday 7 June 2019 at 7.30 ARTS AND CRAFTS TEXTILES: Tapestry, embroidery, printed fabrics Lecture by the Rev Ann Hyde

For more information ring Ann Sayer:  0161 427 2542.

Fit for the young at heart

Get active with great people at the dance party workout that moves at your pace.

10am Tuesday

Marple Senior Citizens' Hall

Charity Quiz Night

Tuesday 29th January 7.30pm

Pride of the Peaks Pub, New Mills

Entry £2 per person. Amazing prizes, including a meal for two at Pride of Peaks Pub! Raffle with fantastic prizes!

All proceeds go to Action for Youth Africa's Aljamdou Village Projects in the Gambia.

Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates

The cast of Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forward to seeing you at New Mills Art Theatre in February - Aaaaaaarrhh!

Tickets for the panto are on sale now - book early to get the best seats - Matinees sell out very quickly and are always full houses: TICKETS:  Adults £10 - Under 16's £8 - Boxes (5 x seats) £50

Online: (bookings fees apply)

Tickets are also on sale in the centre of New Mills at A Allen & Son, 45 Union Road - no booking fees. For more information on Box Office opening times, group bookings etc. Tel: 07983 344 862  or Email:

PERFORMANCES: 1st, 8th & 9th February at 7.15pm 2nd, 3rd & 9th February at 2.15pm