Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival

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Traditional Music Workshops


This year we have another packed programme of traditional music workshops featuring our performing artists from Friday and Saturday.

Guitar Workshop with Tim Edey

Creebridge House Hotel, Creebridge
Minnigaff
Saturday 8th July / Doors 12:00pm
£10.00 (Full) / £0.00 (Concession) BUY

Talk about the opportunity of the year - a guitar workshop with the unbelievably talented Tim Edey. Please book early as this will very likely be well subscribed (I'm definitely going!). As ever, all of our workshops are free for under 25's.

Highland Dancing Workshop with Paula Herries

Creebridge House Hotel, Creebridge
Minnigaff
Saturday 8th July / Doors 12:00pm
Free Entry

Learn highland dancing with local dance instructor Paula Herries School of Highland Dancing. This is a free event, open to all ages and levels of experience.

Harp Workshop with Becky Hill

Newton Stewart Centre, Church Street
Newton Stewart
Saturday 8th July / Doors 1:30pm
£10.00 (Full) / £0.00 (Concession) BUY

Harp workshop with one of Scotland's finest young harp players, Becky Hill; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland student and a fantastic all-round musician.

Fiddle Workshop with Charlie Stewart

Newton Stewart Centre, Church Street
Newton Stewart
Saturday 8th July / Doors 2:30pm
£10.00 (Full) / £0.00 (Concession) BUY

Learn fiddle from BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017, the fantastic Charlie Stewart. A wonderful opportunity to be taught by one of Scotland's brightest young talents.

Piping Workshop

Festival Marquee, Creebridge House Hotel
Minnigaff
Saturday 8th July / Doors 2:30pm
Free Entry

Introduction to piping with Rhins of Galloway Pipes & Drums straight after their performance at the Festival Marquee with Paula Herries School of Highland Dancing. This workshop is free and open to all ages and experience.

An Introduction to Scots Gaelic

Newton Stewart Centre, Church Street
Newton Stewart
Saturday 8th July / Doors 4:00pm
£10.00 (Full) / £0.00 (Concession) BUY

Learn Scots Gaelic with Gaelic speaker and local tutor Andrew Wilson from Wigtown who we're delighted is supporting us again this year by facilitating another Introduction to Scots Gaelic language workshop.

It's so close now!

Less than a month now until the 4th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival which, this year, is being held on the weekend of the 7th - 9th July 2017. Jarlath Henderson Band, Tim Edey, Emily Smith, Jamie McClennan, ATLAS, Fáilte, Charlie Stewart, Becky Hill...are you as excited as we are?

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