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TradFestival Programme 2023

7 Jul 23
by Nathon Jones

Festival Office 2023 at The Vault Arts Centre

After months of planning, preparation and incredible work from the volunteer Board of Trustees of Trad Music Trust, the staff and team at The Vault Arts Centre and our wonderful local volunteers, this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival gets underway this weekend!

Ciarán Ryan Band, Elizabeth Davidson-Blythe and Daniel Quayle, Amy Laurenson Trio (BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2023), Flook, Jenn Butterworth and Will Pound make up this year's programme of incredible live music and entertainment; the very best in Scottish, Irish and World traditional music.

Programmes are available throughout the town and also at the Festival Office at The Vault Arts Centre which is open Friday-Sunday, 1pm-1am.

You can also download this year's programme and venue map by selecting the following links:
Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival 2023
Venue Map 2023

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Trad Music Trust

The 10th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival takes place over the 12th-14th July 2024. It's an incredible achievement. The charity has created a viable, sustainable, event that continues to grow and develop, proudly celebrating the very best in traditional Scottish, Irish and World music. Make sure you book early for what is shaping up to be the biggest event yet!

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