Play For The Festival @ Craft Hotel


7 Apr 18
by Nathon Jones

Join us for tunes and songs this weekend!

We're back on the road again this evening, Saturday 7th April, this time at Craft Hotel, Wigtown, from 8:30pm for more tunes and songs from the festival committee, family and friends to raise funds for this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival.

​As well as all the usual shenanigans, there'll also be promotional discount codes available for tickets for this year's festival so don't miss it!

Play for the Festival Tour
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 gaelic 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.

Play For The Festival @ Craft Hotel

In Other News


Cancelled - Emily Smith Concert

It is with deep regret that, due to poor ticket sales, we're having to announce the cancellation of the Emily Smith Songs For Christmas concert due to be held this coming Saturday 15th December at Our Lady & St Ninian's Church. All bookings so far will, of course, receive a full refund.

10 Dec 18
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Registration Open for 2019

Registration is now open for Scottish Highland dancing competition, SOBHD Competition BJ4, on Saturday 13th July 2019 at Minnigaff Playing Fields, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.

8 Dec 18
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Latha Naomh Anndra sona dhuibh!

Everyone at Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival would like to wish you all a very happy St. Andrew's Day.

30 Nov 18
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Sponsorship support from:
  • Belhaven 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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