Newton Stewart Traditional & Acoustic Music Festival

Friday 10th July - Saturday 11th July 2015

Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

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Family Friendly Sessions All Weekend

Great tune and song sessions throughout the weekend - here Claire Mann and Aaron Jones join a busy session at the Crown Hotel.

Rhins of Galloway Pipes and Drums opening our Saturday programme in 2014

We were delighted to welcome Rhins of Galloway Pipes and Drums to open our Saturday programme in 2014 at the Monument Gardens.

Set in the heart of Galloway, South West Scotland

Cairnsmore of Fleet overlooking the River Cree which runs through Newton Stewart - the most beautiful setting for a weekend of good music.

Zoë Bestel, Robyn Stapleton and Hajime Takahashi

Our headline acts for the Friday night concert in 2014 were Zoë Bestel, Robyn Stapleton and Hajime Takahashi who played to a full house at the Cree Inn, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart.

Friday 10th July 2015





Late Club - Open Mic

10:30pm - Late
Crown Hotel, Newton Stewart

Are you a budding traditional or acoustic musician?
Do you live in Dumfries & Galloway and are looking to showcase your talent?
Get in touch and take part in the open mic event.


Saturday 11th July 2015


Opening Ceremony


12:00noon - 12:30pm
Monument Gardens, Newton Stewart





Afternoon Concert



Tune Sessions

Song Sessions
























Weekend Pass



Weekend Pass plus Camping
Weekend Pass


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Terms & Conditions

Booking Fee
All bookings are subject to a £1.50 booking fee. This will be automatically charged when purchasing via PayPal.

Postage & Delivery
If you have selected to have your ticket/s posted to you, dispatch will take place prior to the event. If you have still not received your tickets 2 days prior to the event please contact the festival office on 01671 404924 with your PayPal payment reference number.

Refunds & Returns
We cannot be held responsible for cancellations or changes to the programme outwith our control however if you are in any way dissatisfied or are no longer able to attend we are happy to offer a full refund up to 72 hours prior to the event. We cannot refund any tickets returned within 72 hours of the event.

Tickets must be returned to the festival office: Newton Stewart Traditional and Acoustic Music Festival, Waulkmill House, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire. DG8 6AF

We'd like to thank the following people and organisations for their ongoing support and assistance with the festival:

Gordon Andrews & The Belted Galloway & Galloway Arms Hotel, Newton Stewart
Sinead Farrell & The Crown Hotel, Newton Stewart
Dave and Trish & The Cree Inn, Newton Stewart
Eileen Cockburn & The Star Inn, Newton Stewart
Callum Troup & The Bruce Hotel, Newton Stewart
Derek Hart Jnr & Black Horse Hotel, Newton Stewart
Jacqui Hearn & Stables Guest House, Newton Stewart
James Hamilton & Kirroughtree House Hotel, Newton Stewart
Carolyn Wykes & Maidland Lodge Self Catering, Wigtown
Rob & Julie Hart & Rowallan Guest House, Newton Stewart
Carol & Derek Barnes & Nether Barr Self Catering, Newton Stewart

Local press for their backing and support:
Stranraer & Wigtownshire Free Press
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