Dance the Distance for The Vault

Emma Louise Dance Club is fundraising to support The Vault Arts Centre in Newton Stewart by hosting Dance the Distance on 2nd June 2019. Dance the Distance is a unique fundraising event - a dance fitness class that's equivalent to a 5km run!

9 May 19
Nathon Jones

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 4th June 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

9
Nov

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

Kasama Live +Support (tbc)

From 7:00pm
£7.50 (Full) / £Free (Conc.)

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 (Conc.)

11
Jul

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

Scottish Highland Dancing Competition

From 10:00am
Free Entry

Sponsorship support from:
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  • 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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