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Autumn Trad 2022

The 2nd annual Autumn Trad festival takes place this coming 21st-23rd October at The Vault Arts Centre, Newton Stewart, and features the absolute best in young traditional music with not one but two BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year winners! Tickets on sale now!  

28 Sep 22
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Wigtown Book Festival

Wonderful to see Wigtown Book Festival back. Running from 23rd September - 2nd October, this is one of Scotland's best cultural events featuring bestselling authors, writers and thinkers, bookshops, antiques, stargazing, outdoor cinema, dancing and whisky tasting!  

28 Sep 22
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Don't miss Stranraer Oyster Festival this weekend!

After a significant break, it is fantastic to see Stranraer Oyster Festival back. From 2nd-4th September, Stranraer Development Trust are bringing top chefs, inspiring speakers, amazing entertainers and leading oyster experts together for a fabulous seafood celebration on the shores of Loch Ryan.  

1 Sep 22
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Kelton arrives safe and sound

Many thanks to J&J Currie Ltd and the Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership for their support in ensuring that the fabulous 'Kelton' arrived safe and sound at Minnigaff Playing Fields for this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival...and doesn't he look wonderful?  

7 Jul 22
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Official programmes available from Friday 8th July

Hot off the press, the official programme for this year's festival will be available from The Vault Arts Centre from 1pm tomorrow and at the evening concert events in the new Festival Marquee.  

7 Jul 22
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Fiddle workshop with Megan Níc Fhionnghaile

Currently studying Irish Music at the Irish World Academy in the University of Limerick, Megan Níc Fhionnghaile - who is performing at the Saturday night concert - will be hosting a fiddle workshop at 10:30am on Saturday 9th July 2022 at McMillan Hall. FREE for under 25s or £12 for everyone else.  

7 Jul 22
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What's On?


21
Oct

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Eryn Rae + Michael Biggins

Fiddle player Eryn Rae is the current BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year. Multi-instrumentalist Michael Biggins won the same award in 2021. An incredible opening night for this year's Autumn Trad Festival that you simply should not miss!

Doors: 7:00pm
Tickets: £15.00 / £12.50 (Concession)

22
Oct

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Ryan Young + Binky Blue

Ryan Young's traditional Scottish fiddle playing will take you on an emotional journey and lift your spirits. Binky Blue are a brother and sister duo that have been bringing their exciting neo-trad music to audiences across Scotland since 2018.

Doors: 7:00pm
Tickets: £15.00 / £12.50 (Concession)

Trad Music Trust

The 9th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival takes place over the 7th-9th July 2023 and, after an incredible year in 2022, will continue the festival's tradition of bringing the absolute best in traditional Scottish, Irish and World music and dance to perform in Galloway. Stay tuned throughout the year for programme announcements, or grab an Early Bird Weekend Pass - on sale now - and secure your seats now for 2023!

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