Dougie MacLean Tickets Going Fast!

If you are planning on catching the fabulous Dougie MacLean's intimate and unique performance at the gorgeous Newton Stewart Cinema on Sunday 14th July, please make sure you book early. We've less than 50% of tickets left now so please don't leave it too late.

26 Apr 19
Nathon Jones

Jones Bros Live This Week

Tonight, Thu 25th Apr, at The Buccleuch and Queensberry Arms Hotel, Thornhill; Mill on the Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet, on Fri 26th; Star Hotel, Twynholm, on Sat 27th and The Buccleuch Arms, Moffat, on Sun 28th; Festival Director Nathon Jones and twin brother Aaron perform as part of D&G Arts Live.

25 Apr 19
Billie Jones

Buskers raise £185.17 for The Vault

If you happened to be in Newton Stewart on Saturday 20th April 2019, you'd have heard the many buskers who performed outside the former RBS building to raise funds for the proposed new arts centre project, The Vault. A fabulous £185.17 was raised taking the overall total past the £2,000 mark!

24 Apr 19
Nathon Jones

New partnership with VisitScotland

Very proud to see the festival listed in the VisitScotland Dumfries & Galloway and Greater Glasgow & The Clyde Valley 2019-2020 Guides, 100,000 of which are printed and distributed throughout Scotland and the UK as well as being available as e-Brochure downloads from the VisitScotland website.

24 Apr 19
Billie Jones

Busking fir the airts!

This Saturday 20th April, Trad Music Trust and friends will be busking from 11am - 4pm outside the former RBS building at 40 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart - the proposed new arts centre venue - to raise funds to support The Vault Arts Centre development and the work of the Trad Music Trust.

17 Apr 19
Nathon Jones

Online Registration Now Open

South West Scotland's biggest Highland dancing competition is now open for registrations and we're expecting another fantastic event at Minnigaff Playing Fields on Saturday 13th July 2019; showcasing, celebrating and championing a wonderful Scottish tradition.

15 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.)

Sponsorship support from:
  • Belhaven Brewery Logo
  • Five Kingdoms 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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