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What's On Guide


As well as the four festivals the charity now hosts every year, it also manages and runs a year-round programme of events at its dedicated live music and performing arts venue, The Vault Arts Centre, which is a social enterprise project that supports the work of charity.

17
Feb

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Folk Club

Join local and visiting musicians for a traditional Scottish and Irish tune/song session. Musician's very welcome and/or just come along and enjoy the music, atmosphere and the craic'.

Doors: 7:00pm
FREE EVENT

24
Feb

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Gaelic Singing Workshop with Rachel Walker

Come and try Gaelic song with Rachel Walker. A chance to learn a song or two and pick up some handy Gaelic phrases. No previous experience needed, just bring your voices!

Doors: 5:00pm
Tickets: £5.00

24
Feb

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Rachel Walker & Aaron Jones - Seachdain na Gàidhlig

Renowned Gaelic vocalist Rachel Walker and singer/instrumentalist Aaron Jones celebrate amazing Scottish women as they present their powerful new album ‘Despite The Wind And Rain’. Part of Seachdain na Gàidhlig / World Gaelic Week.

Doors: 7:00pm
Tickets: £8.00 / £5.00 (Concession)

25
Feb

The Vault Arts Centre
Newton Stewart, Scotland

Bluegrass Picking & Song Session

Join our host - dobro, banjo and guitar player Nathon Jones - for an acoustic evening of bluegrass/americana/folk tunes and songs. Musicians of all ages and ability are very welcome or, if you prefer, just come along and enjoy the music and atmosphere. Free entry!

Doors: 7:00pm
FREE EVENT

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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