Trad Music Trust
In August 2018, Newton Stewart Traditional Music Festival Association's application to become a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, under the new name Trad Music Trust, was approved by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). The aim of the organisation is to encourage, develop, support and promote traditional music, dance and language learning and performance in Wigtownshire, Dumfries & Galloway.
Trad Music Trust's charitable purposes are:
4.1. the advancement of education in traditional music, dance and language by encouraging, supporting, delivering, developing and promoting traditional music, dance and language learning and education through a range of workshops, talks, training days and other educational events and opportunities;
4.2. the provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended;
4.3. the advancement of the arts, heritage and culture of Scotland and other Celtic nations