An award of £3,000 from D&G Council's Regional Arts Fund plus new funding awards from The Holywood Trust and The Galloway Association of Glasgow, combined with continued support from local and national sponsors, helped deliver 5 concerts, 9 traditional music workshops, 1 language workshop, a cinema experience, pipe band and highland dancing performances, tune and song writing competitions, instrument makers, tune and song sessions; it was another packed programme of events over 3 days.
|What We Did In 2016
|No. of Concerts
|No. of Workshops
|Organisation Spend in Wigtownshire
|Organisation Spend in Dumfries & Galloway
|Organisation Spend in Scotland
* Total amount spent by Newton Stewart Traditional Music Festival Association to deliver the festival over the 7th, 8th & 9th July 2016.
Performers & Tutors in 2016
Sean Og Graham
Mohsen Amini (BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2016)
Rhins of Galloway Pipes & Drums
Paula Herries School of Highland Dancing