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New Website Launched


8 Jun 22
by Nathon Jones

New look website for Trad Music Trust goes live!

It has taken a significant amount of work but we're finally LIVE! All the festival information you need; who's performing, how to book tickets, session information, where to stay, eating out and lots more.

We're still working on various sections, so please bear with us if any errors occur, however we've made sure that the key sections are complete, as we move ever closer to this year's fantastic Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival.

A huge thanks to our Project Co-ordinator and Festival Director, Nathon Jones, whose web design background has been invaluable.

If there's anything you can't find though, or if you require any additional information or advice, please do not hesitate to contact us.

In Other News


It wasn't to be...this time!

What a fantastic evening at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards on Sunday night at the Caird Hall in Dundee, and though the festival didn't come away with first prize, it was an absolute honour to be nominated alongside such incredible national events. Huge congratulations to winners HebCelt!  

7 Dec 22
Nathon Jones

Flook confirmed for @TradFestival 2023

We are absolutely thrilled to confirm Flook for next year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival - 7th-9th July 2023. Brian Finnegan, Sarah Allen, Ed Boyd and John Joe Kelly will perform on the Saturday of the festival in the Festival Marquee. Weekend passes on sale now!  

30 Nov 22
Nathon Jones

Trad Music Trust joins Green Arts Initiative

Trad Music Trust is committed to improving its environmental efforts and to reducing its carbon footprint and, to that end, has recently joined the Green Arts Initiative. We report back to the Green Arts Initiative on the efforts we've made and look at what else we can do to improve year on year.  

22 Nov 22
Nathon Jones

Trad Music Trust

The 9th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival takes place over the 7th-9th July 2023 and, after an incredible year in 2022, will continue the festival's tradition of bringing the absolute best in traditional Scottish, Irish and World music and dance to perform in Galloway. Stay tuned throughout the year for programme announcements, or grab an Early Bird Weekend Pass - on sale now - and secure your seats now for 2023!

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