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17
Feb

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Folk Club

Join local and visiting musicians for a traditional Scottish and Irish tune/song session. Musician's very welcome and/or just come along and enjoy the music, atmosphere and the craic'.

Doors: 7:00pm
FREE EVENT

24
Feb

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Gaelic Singing Workshop with Rachel Walker

Come and try Gaelic song with Rachel Walker. A chance to learn a song or two and pick up some handy Gaelic phrases. No previous experience needed, just bring your voices!

Doors: 5:00pm
Tickets: £5.00

24
Feb

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Rachel Walker & Aaron Jones - Seachdain na Gàidhlig

Renowned Gaelic vocalist Rachel Walker and singer/instrumentalist Aaron Jones celebrate amazing Scottish women as they present their powerful new album ‘Despite The Wind And Rain’. Part of Seachdain na Gàidhlig / World Gaelic Week.

Doors: 7:00pm
Tickets: £8.00 / £5.00 (Concession)

25
Feb

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Bluegrass Picking & Song Session

Join our host - dobro, banjo and guitar player Nathon Jones - for an acoustic evening of bluegrass/americana/folk tunes and songs. Musicians of all ages and ability are very welcome or, if you prefer, just come along and enjoy the music and atmosphere. Free entry!

Doors: 7:00pm
FREE EVENT

Latest


Here's tae oor National poet

Born on this day in 1759 in Alloway, in Ayrshire, and laid to rest in Dumfries where he died on 21st July 1796, we hope you'll settle down with haggis, neeps and tatties for tea and raise a dram, and hopefully a song and/or poem or two along the way, to celebrate the life and work of Robert Burns.  

25 Jan 23
Nathon Jones

Extra days added for Early Bird discount on Weekend Passes

Due to the many requests we've had about the Early Bird discount for Weekend Passes for this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival, we have decided to extend the discount period to the end of January 2023. Simply enter "CREEHERON" at checkout and save 10%!  

18 Jan 23
Nathon Jones

AGM of Trad Music Trust

Scottish charity Trad Music Trust (SC048610) invites its members and the public to its annual general meeting on Tuesday 14th February 2023 at 6pm at The Vault Arts Centre, Newton Stewart.  

10 Jan 23
Nathon Jones

Last minute Christmas Gift - Music Concert Tickets

Still looking for the perfect gift for your loved one this Christmas? Give the gift of music with concert tickets and a choice of two fabulous festivals in Newton Stewart next year - May's SpringGrass Bluegrass Festival and July's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival.  

22 Dec 22
Nathon Jones

It wasn't to be...this time!

What a fantastic evening at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards on Sunday night at the Caird Hall in Dundee, and though the festival didn't come away with first prize, it was an absolute honour to be nominated alongside such incredible national events. Huge congratulations to winners HebCelt!  

7 Dec 22
Nathon Jones

Flook confirmed for @TradFestival 2023

We are absolutely thrilled to confirm Flook for next year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival - 7th-9th July 2023. Brian Finnegan, Sarah Allen, Ed Boyd and John Joe Kelly will perform on the Saturday of the festival in the Festival Marquee. Weekend passes on sale now!  

30 Nov 22
Nathon Jones

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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