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Learn photography with David Moses

8 May 17
Nathon Jones


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6 week photography course with professional photographer David Moses begins at 6pm-8pm on Thursday 18th May at Newton Stewart Centre. Costs are £60 per person or, if you're under 25, it's absolutely free!

Don't miss a fantastic opportunity to be taught photography by one of the region's top professional photographers, David Moses davidmoses.photoshelter.com, and learn how to properly use your camera.

We're delighted to be offering the photography course again and this year we've gone one better than last year with a 6 week course that's designed to give you the best opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge you need to take the perfect photograph.

The course takes place at Newton Stewart Centre, just behind the Library, with the first session at 6pm-8pm on Thursday 18th May and then weekly until Thursday 22nd June. The course costs £60.00 per person for the whole course, which if you know David Moses and his work is an absolute bargain by the way, or if you're aged 25 or under the course is absolutely free. All that's required is that you have your own DSLR or Mirrorless camera.  Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult.

Once the course is over you will be given the opportunity, should you wish, to join David as the official photographers for the 2017 Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival giving you the opportunity to put your new skills and knowledge into practice in a real-life project. You'll also get to the enjoy the music and the atmosphere at the festival this year - I did mention that you'll get free access to all events with your Press Pass, didn't I?  ;)

If you'd like to take part then please e-mail festival@tradmusic.com or telephone 01671 404924 with your name, age, address, telephone number and/or e-mail address and we'll get you booked on the course straight away.

Payment can be made over the phone or on the evening of the first session however if you are unable to attend the first session payment must be made before 18th May.

Looking forward to seeing your photographs after the festival and hearing all about the course.

David Moses Photographer Official Website

LAS Live - Friday 6th July 2018!

We are thrilled to announce that we have LAS booked for 2018 supporting Tim Edey at the opening night concert on Friday 6th July 2018 in the Festival Marquee. LAS are Joy Dunlop, Edel Ní Churraoin, Gráinne Brady, Suzanne Fivey and Catherine Ní Shúilleabháin.

23 Nov 17
Nathon Jones

The Barr Stools & Us Live!

Barr Community Association presents an evening of music to celebrate St. Andrew's with The Barr Stools and our very own Nathon & Rhona Jones this coming Saturday 25th November, 8pm-Midnight, at Barr Village Hall in aid of Barr Primary School.

22 Nov 17
Nathon Jones

Tim Edey Live - Fri 6th July 2018

Absolutely thrilled to be able to announce that Tim Edey will be making it to Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival next year with a headline performance on Friday 6th July 2018 in the Festival Marquee.

22 Nov 17
Nathon Jones

Go Wigtownshire at DG Life Awards!

It wasn't to be, this year, for the festival but we'd like to wish the best of luck to Wigtownshire nominees - Catriona McGhie, Briars Engravers, Life o' Reilly, Kirkcolm Village Shop, Whithorn Trust, Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, House O Hill Hotel, Logan Botanic Gardens & Stranraer Oyster Festival.

22 Nov 17
Nathon Jones

Emily Smith in Concert

Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival are proud to present Emily Smith's annual Christmas show 'Songs For Christmas' live at Crafty Distillery, Newton Stewart, on Friday 22nd December 2017 from 7:30pm featuring Emily Smith, Jamie McClennan and Anna Massie. Book now!

20 Oct 17
Nathon Jones

Fantastic events in 2017

6 concerts, 7 workshops, sessions all over the place all weekend, beautiful sunshine, fabulous musicians...2017 was our best year yet with lots of new faces and, pleasingly, musicians as well as our regular visitors who we love to see back every year. We already have some announcements for 2018 which we'll be making in due course plus there'll be lots of new additions to the website over the coming months so please stay tuned for all the latest.

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