Fundraising night at Cree Inn


6 Feb 19
by Nathon Jones

Festival band performing in 2017 in the Festival Marquee

This Saturday 9th Feb, Trad Music Trust will host an evening of live music and entertainment to raise funds for the proposed new arts centre in Newton Stewart. There will be live music from the Board of Trustees, family and friends plus a charity raffle with some amazing prizes up for grabs!

Doors are from 7:30pm with live music from 8:30pm plus there will be an open session at the end which we would encourage you to bring your instruments and voices for.

We'd like to say a huge thank you to all of the businesses who have, so generously, donated some fantastic prizes for the charity raffle:

1 Night's Indoor Accommodation - Balloch O' Dee Campsite
Luxury Hamper - Rowan Glen
Beer Gift Pack - Five Kingdoms Brewery
Illustration - Little Dot Creations
Box of Milk Tray - Co-op
Hairdressing Voucher - Blackburn's
Meal Voucher - Scent of Galloway
Car Products - Allison Motors
Scarf - Inspirations
Lemonade Making Kit - Imagination Beauty
Box of Chocolates - Karen-Marie Keenan
2 x £10 Vouchers - Avocet
+various bottles of wine & spirits

We'll also be doing pre-registration for music lessons so if you, or someone you know, would like to learn a musical instrument or improve your singing we'd be delighted to add you to the list of students for the proposed April launch.

Looking forward to seeing you all there and hope that you'll all give generously on the night. 

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