Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival

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Get along to Moniaive this weekend!

7 May 18
Nathon Jones


Moniaive Festival Parade

Make sure you get along to Moniaive this weekend for the 17th Moniaive Folk Festival which takes place over the 10th-13th May and features, among many others, the Jarlath Henderson Band, Ross Ainslie & the Sanctuary Band and Moishe’s Bagel.

As well as the fabulous concerts and sessions there's also lots for families and children to get involved in including a Parade making workshop followed by the Festival parade which, this year, is Forest Animals Disco themed!  There's also puppets, circus skills, theatre and dancing including the family ceilidh.

Moniaive Folk Festival

New Sponsor - Merrick Group

Fantastic support from Mark Norris and everyone at Merrick Group who we welcome as the first Highland Dancing Ambassadors for this year's festival. The Scottish Highland Dancing competitions take place on the Saturday of the festival, the 7th July, and will feature over 150 dancers aged from 5-25+.


17 May 18
Billie Jones

New Sponsor - Stables Guest House

Huge thanks to Jacqui at Stables Guest House in Newton Stewart who we welcome as an official sponsor for this year's festival. The backing of local businesses and the local community is vital to the continued success of the event so it's hugely encouraging when we receive such generous support.


17 May 18
Billie Jones

Venue changed to Portpatrick

Just to update you that the Play For The Festival tour date on 30th June 2018 has changed venue to the Waterfront Hotel, Portpatrick.


16 May 18
Nathon Jones

Get yourself to Girvan this weekend

May bank holiday weekend means only one thing for us...the fantastic Girvan Folk Festival. Running from the 4th-6th May, this weekend, it's one of Scotland's longest running traditional music festivals attracting some of the biggest names in traditional music. We are, of course, going!


1 May 18
Nathon Jones

Festival Tickets Discount Vouchers

If you're heading to Craft Hotel, Wigtown, tonight - Saturday 28th April from 8pm - to see Festival Directors Rhona & Nathon Jones performing then make sure to ask about the special offer discount codes for this year's festival which are only available in person at our live gigs.


28 Apr 18
Nathon Jones

5th Anniversary Year Celebrations!

2018 sees the 5th anniversary of Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival and we're pulling out all the stops to deliver another outstanding event in Wigtownshire. This year sees us host officially registered Scottish Highland Dancing competitions and, as ever, some of the biggest names in traditional music who will be performing over the 3 days. We have the bubbly on ice and can't wait to see you all again in Galloway. The tunes last year were just mighty!

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