Moniaive Folk Festival This Weekend

The 18th Moniaive Folk Festival takes place this weekend over 10th-12th May and, as ever, it's another outstanding line-up including Kinnaris Quintet, Oakes, Bews & Thorpe, Aidan O'Rourke and Kit Downes, Findlay Napier, Sheelanagig, Cera Impala, Calum McIlroy, Samson Sounds and more. Don't miss it!

8 May 19
Nathon Jones

Learn Photography with David Moses

Starting on 28th May 2019 in Newton Stewart, from 6pm-8pm, over 6 weeks you'll learn camera skills, exposure, composition, editing, post processing and more from one of Dumfries & Galloway's most sought after photographers. The course costs £45.00 (over 25's) or FREE for under 25's.

7 May 19
Nathon Jones

Stall Holder Opportunity 13th July

The Highland dancing competition and family fun day takes place at Minnigaff Playing Fields on Sat 13th July from 10am-5pm and includes inflatables, rides, entertainment and food/drink. Covered market stalls are available for £20.00 per stall or £15.00 per stall if you have your own gazebo/cover.

2 May 19
Nathon Jones

Play For The Festival Tour

We're back on the road with the Play For The Festival Tour in May and June, performing live to raise funds for Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival and Trad Music Trust. Catch us at Portpatrick this Fri 3rd May, Newton Stewart on 24th May and Portpatrick again on 1st June.

1 May 19
Nathon Jones

Resonate Dumfries & Galloway

Paragon Music will be facilitating a series of workshops in Newton Stewart entitled 'Resonate Dumfries & Galloway' at the ARC, Newton Stewart, on May 13th, 20th, 27th & June 3rd 10th and the opportunity to meet new friends and enjoy creating and discovering music, dance and visual art.

1 May 19
Nathon Jones

Girvan Folk Festival 3rd-5th May

Don't miss the 45th Girvan Traditional Folk Festival this weekend. That's right, 45 years of outstanding traditional music and one of the best festivals on the circuit. As ever, it's a fantastic line-up of guests along with tune and song sessions that are always a big part of the Girvan weekend.

29 Apr 19
Nathon Jones

12
Jul

Creebridge House Hotel, Creebridge, Minnigaff. DG8 6NP

Fiddle Workshop with Benedict Morris

From 4:00pm
£10.00 (Full) / £Free (Conc.)

12
Jul

Festival Marquee, Creebridge House Hotel, Minnigaff. DG8 6NP

Steph Geremia Trio / Kitty Macfarlane / Benedict Morris Trio

From 7:30pm
£15.00 (Full) / £12.50 (Conc.)

12
Jul

Central Bar, 2 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart. DG8 6BT

FUSKIE

From 9:00pm
Free Entry

13
Jul

Minnigaff Playing Field, Kirroughtree Avenue, Minnigaff. DG8 6PF

Scottish Highland Dancing Competition

From 10:00am
Free Entry

13
Jul

Festival Marquee, Creebridge House Hotel, Minnigaff. DG8 6NP

Piping Competition

From 10:30am
Free Entry

13
Jul

The McMillan Hall, Dashwood Square, Newton Stewart. DG8 6EQ

Come & Try Harp with Rachel Hair

From 1:00pm
£10.00 (Full) / £Free (Conc.)

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  • Merrick Real Estate
  • Creebridge House Hotel
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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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