Now acknowledged as a significant cultural event, of note, in Wigtownshire and the subsequent positive economic impact it was having in the region, funding was secured from D&G Council's Major Events Strategic Fund, Big Lottery's Awards For All and The Galloway Association of Glasgow along with continued and new local and national sponsorship; 2017 delivered 5 concerts, 7 music workshops, 1 language workshop, tune and song sessions, film making and photography workshops and mentoring.
|What We Did In 2017
|No. of Concerts
|No. of Workshops
|Organisation Spend in Wigtownshire
|Organisation Spend in Dumfries & Galloway
|Organisation Spend in Scotland
* Total amount spent by Newton Stewart Traditional Music Festival Association to deliver the festival over the 7th, 8th & 9th July 2017.
Performers & Tutors in 2017
Charlie Stewart (BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017)
Darcy Da Silva
Paula Herries School of Highland Dancing
Rhins of Galloway Pipes & Drums