The Vault Arts Centre Closure

It is with a heavy heart that, as a result of the current public health situation with Coronavirus, we are announcing the closure of The Vault Arts Centre from the 17th March - 30th April. Our plan is to re-open on 1st May 2020, subject to advice and guidance from the Scottish government.

17 Mar 20
Nathon Jones

All our love on St Patrick's Day

Wherever you are, whatever your current situation/predicament, everyone involved at Trad Music Trust would like to wish you all the very best on this St. Patrick's Day. Our love and prayers go out to you all.

17 Mar 20
Nathon Jones

North Atlas Gig Postponed

Due to ongoing uncertainties surrounding the Coronavirus and the responsibility we have to ensure the health and well being of our audiences, volunteers, staff and of course artists, it has been decided that this weekend's gig featuring North Atlas & The Fuzzkills will be postponed to a later date.

16 Mar 20
Nathon Jones

BBC Young Trad Winner confirmed

Brilliant news! Continuing a long running tradition at Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival, we are delighted to be welcoming BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2020, piper and whistle player Alexander Levack, who will perform at this year's event.

28 Feb 20
Nathon Jones

Gráinne Brady confirmed for July

We are delighted to have secured outstanding fiddle player and composer Gráinne Brady for this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival. Gráinne will perform on Saturday 11th July at the McMillan Hall along with Ulaid. It's going to be some night!

11 Feb 20
Nathon Jones

Ulaid @TradFestival 2020

We are thrilled to announce that the superb Ulaid will be performing at this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival at the McMillan Hall on Saturday 11th July 2020. Weekend passes are on sale now. Don't miss it!

18 Jan 20
Nathon Jones

11
Jul

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

2020 Festival Online

Doors 6:00pm
DONATION OF YOUR CHOICE

10
Jul

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

Scottish Highland Dancing Competition 2021

Doors 10:00am
FREE EVENT

10
Jul

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

Solo Piping Competition 2021

Doors 10:30am
FREE EVENT

Sponsorship support from:
  • Baillie Gifford Logo

7th annual music festival

The 7th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will now take place over the 9th-11th July 2021 following the Trust's decision to re-schedule this year's event due to Covid-19. We are in negotiation with the artists booked for this year and hope to secure them all for 2021, plus a few extra surprises, so we'll be back with another packed programme of traditional music and dance next year. We hope you'll join us.

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