Scottish Highland Dancing Competition 2022

Scottish Highland Dancing Competition 2022

Saturday 9th July 2022 / Doors 10:00am

Minnigaff Playing Field, Kirroughtree Avenue
Minnigaff DG8 6PF


Join traditional Scottish Highland dancers at Minnigaff Playing Fields on Saturday 9th July 2022 for a fantastic day of competition featuring dancers from all over Scotland, the UK and Ireland and International competitors. There'll also be market stalls, bouncy castles, children's entertainment, BBQ and the festival bar available throughout the day for a brilliant day out for all the family.

This will be the second Highland dancing competition we've hosted and it follows on from the huge success of 2019's competition which saw 47 outstanding young dancers competing throughout the day accompanied by the brilliant Gregor Norris on pipes.

You can find out all about the competition on the Scottish Highland Dancing Competition page including details of what will be available at the park in 2022.


Minnigaff Playing Field

Kirroughtree Avenue

Minnigaff Playing Field is located just north of the B7079 New Galloway Road which runs from the A712 and A75, to the West, over the Creebridge to meet the A714 which runs directly, north/south, through Newton Stewart.

Supported by:
  • Kilgallioch Community Fund Logo
  • The Holywood Trust Logo
  • Baillie Gifford Logo

8th annual music festival

The 8th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over the 8th-10th July 2022 and plans are already underway for a HUGE comeback event featuring, as ever, the very best in traditional music. We're delighted that the Damien O'Kane & Ron Block Band, Sarah Markey Band and GrĂ¡inne Brady are already confirmed and thrilled to also announce Irish fiddler player Megan Nic Fhionnghaile! It's going to be an incredible weekend, not to be missed.

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