Arts Derbyshire


The New Mills Lantern Procession – ticketing update

As you know, tickets went on sale for the first time in June at the New Mills Carnival.

We now have two more ways of buying your tickets for the 2022 New Mills Festival Lantern Procession (taking place on Saturday 24th September 2022). These are:

  1. New Mills Post Office – Saturdays 10am to 12:30 while stocks last
  2. Online:

We are asking a minimum donation of £1 per person and tickets are for available for the following times:

  • 6.30pm Twilight walk for younger children.
  • 7.00pm Slower pace for those with reduced mobility.
  • 7.30pm, 8pm, 8.30pm to experience the full beauty of the lanterns after dark

Check out the New Mills Festival website for more detail and remember:

  • Walking to the start or taking public transport is recommended. Trains run to New Mills Central or New Mills Newtown from surrounding towns.
  • The Town centre car parks will be closed but there are four Festival car parks set up (see the website).
  • The theme this year is Places and Spaces

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