@TradFestival 2013


The Jones family are well known for days/nights of music, songs and the craic' and in 2013 we had another fantastic get together with friends, family and neighbours. Frustrated by the lack of traditional music opportunities and arts programming in Wigtownshire, combined with a desire to engage more people in traditional music learning, composing and performing, it was at events like this that the idea to create a music festival began to take shape.

A beautiful, hot, sunny Summer's day in glorious Dumfries & Galloway being enjoyed by friends, family and neighbours with outdoor music, BBQ, camping for the children and, when the sun had set, us all retiring to the Summer room where the music and songs continued late into the night.

 

 

Sponsorship support from:
  • Belhaven Brewery Logo
  • Merrick Real Estate
  • Creebridge House Hotel
  • Baillie Gifford Logo

6th annual music festival

The 6th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over 12th-14th July 2019 and, after another outstanding programme of events in 2018 which saw us hosting Scottish Highland Dancing competitions and, as ever, some of the biggest names in traditional music, it looks set to be another packed programme and is really living up to it's reputation as one of the best rural arts festivals in Dumfries & Galloway.

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