Nominations open for DG Life Awards

You may recall that the festival was shortlisted as finalists in the Tourism Champion category at last year's Dumfries & Galloway Life Awards, thanks to the quality of your nominations. Can we go one better in 2019? Nominations are open now.

27 May 19
Nathon Jones

Best Festival finalists at E Awards

Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Best Festival category at E Awards 2019, Scotland's events and festivals industry awards which showcase excellence in Scottish events and festivals.

27 May 19
Billie Jones

Tunes and songs for The Vault

We're hitting the road again tonight, Friday 24th May from 8:00pm, this time at The Bruce Hotel, Newton Stewart, for an evening of songs and tunes to raise funds for The Vault Arts Centre project. Please bring your instruments and voices and join us!

24 May 19
Nathon Jones

Weekend Pass...what's included?

This year's Weekend Pass gives you access to 4 outstanding concerts over 3 days, featuring live performances by Benedict Morris, Kitty Macfarlane, Steph Geremia, Binky Blue, Rose Byers, Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy, Duncan Chisholm and the wonderful Dougie MacLean.

21 May 19
Nathon Jones

Introducing...Steph Geremia

Headlining the Festival Marquee, Creebridge House Hotel, on Friday 12th July we are delighted to be welcoming Irish American multi-instrumentalist and singer Steph Geremia to the festival for what promises to be an outstanding opening night concert.

14 May 19
Nathon Jones

Kirroughtree Duathlon raises £707!

A lung-busting 10km run through the woods and a leg-busting 18km cycle straight afterwards - at this year's Galloway Hillbillies Kirroughtree Duathlon on Sunday 12th May - raised an unbelievable £707 for The Vault Arts Centre. A huge thank you to everyone who donated.

13 May 19
Nathon Jones

26
Oct

The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart. DG8 6BT

TVYP Open Mic Night!

From 7:00pm
£3.00 (Full) / £Free (Concession)

9
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart. DG8 6BT

Kasama Live +Support (tbc)

From 7:00pm
£7.50 (Full)

30
Nov

The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart. DG8 6BT

Kate Kyle +Support (tbc)

From 7:00pm
£5.00 (Full) / £3.00 (Concession)

10
Jul

Festival Marquee, Minnigaff Playing Fields, Minnigaff. DG8 6PF

Damien O'Kane & Ron Block Band +support

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

11
Jul

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

Scottish Highland Dancing Competition

From 10:00am
FREE EVENT

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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