Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival

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Play For The Festival @ Bruce Hotel

29 Mar 18
Nathon Jones


Join us for tunes and songs this weekend!

Join the festival trustees and friends for an afternoon of music on Sunday 1st April 2018 from 2:30pm at the Bruce Hotel, Newton Stewart, and please bring your instruments and voices! There'll also be promotional discount codes available for tickets for this year's festival so don't miss it!

It's the Easter holidays and Spring is in the air so why not come out and join us at the Bruce Hotel this Sunday for some tunes, songs and the chance to save up to 15% on your tickets for this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival - the 5th anniversary year!

The music starts around 2:30pm and you'll be made most welcome, particularly if you are a musician (and have your instrument with you!).

If you'd like an afternoon of live traditional Scottish/Irish/Americana/Bluegrass music at your venue and would like to support the festival and the development of traditional music, dance and language in Wigtownshire then please contact Chairperson Billy Jones on 07519 125564 or you can e-mail festival@tradmusic.com.

We ask for a minimum £150.00 donation for which you'll receive a full afternoon or evening of live music entertainment which we'll promote here on the official website and also on our social media channels.

The Bruce Hotel

Festival organisation now a charity

On the 8th August 2018 we were delighted to receive news from the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) that our application for Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) status had been approved under the new name of the Trad Music Trust SC048610.


14 Sep 18
Nathon Jones

Dumfries & Galloway Life Awards

With the closing date for nominations fast approaching on Monday, September 3, 2018 we hope you'll spare a couple of minutes of your time to nominate Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival for a Dumfries & Galloway Life Award this year.


28 Aug 18
Nathon Jones

What's on at the park in 2019?

Delighted to confirm that Little Penguin Paints will be joining us at Minnigaff Playing Fields next year for the second Scottish Highland Dancing competition event on Saturday 13th July 2019 from 10am.


12 Aug 18
Nathon Jones

Festival Gallery 2018 on Facebook

We've just uploaded some of the best pictures from this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival to the official festival Facebook page. Huge thanks to everyone who came and to David Moses Photographer for such outstanding photographs throughout the weekend.


26 Jul 18
Nathon Jones

Weekend Passes 2019 - On Sale Now!

Weekend passes for the 6th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival are on sale NOW and if you enter discount code SUPEREARLYBIRD19 at checkout you'll save 20% on the standard weekend pass price until January 2019!


24 Jul 18
Nathon Jones

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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