Trad Tunes at The Vault Arts Centre

Live music this weekend at The Vault Arts Centre, Newton Stewart, and the return of the folk club night which features local and visiting musicians playing Scottish & Irish traditional music. There's a fully licensed bar until 11:45pm and the Courtyard is open until 10pm. Musician's very welcome.

20 Jul 21
Nathon Jones

Best of the south-west!

Wonderful article in the Scotsman today by Sarah Devine about Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival and the towns of Newton Stewart and Minnigaff.

8 Jul 21
Nathon Jones

Festival weekend excitement...

Less than a week to go before this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival, Festival Director Nathon Jones discusses opportunities for traditional music sessions this weekend and we look at plans that are already underway for some very exciting comeback events in 2022.

5 Jul 21
Billie Jones

Campus Has Talent

This year's Penninghame and St Ninian's Primary Schools talent competition will be recorded using The Vault Arts Centre's state-of-the-art livestreaming camera equipment and will be made available to parents, via private link, on The Vault Arts Centre's YouTube channel straight after the show.

23 Jun 21
Nathon Jones

Festival Update 2021

With lockdown easing paused for a further 3 weeks, which runs into this year's dates, Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will, instead, focus on what has made the event so popular; the fantastic tune and song sessions which take place at venues throughout the towns.

16 Jun 21
Nathon Jones

TVYP is back!

If you're aged between 12-25 years old and would like to meet like-minded young people, musicians and performing artists then please pop along to The Vault Arts Centre, Newton Stewart, on Wednesday's between 4:30pm-6:30pm.

9 Jun 21
Nathon Jones

6 Aug
2021

The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart. DG8 6BT

Open Mic Night

Doors 6:00pm
£5.00 (Full) / £3.00 (Concession)

20 Aug
2021

The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart. DG8 6BT

Folk Club

Doors 6:00pm
FREE EVENT

17 Sep
2021

The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart. DG8 6BT

Folk Club

Doors 6:00pm
FREE EVENT

8 Jul
2022

Festival Marquee, The Vault Arts Centre, Minnigaff. DG8 6BT

Damien O'Kane & Ron Block Band +The Sarah Markey Band

Doors 7:30pm
£17.00 (Full) / £15.00 (Concession)

9 Jul
2022

Minnigaff Playing Field, Kirroughtree Avenue, Minnigaff. DG8 6PF

Scottish Highland Dancing Competition 2022

Doors 10:00am
FREE EVENT

9 Jul
2022

Festival Marquee, The Vault Arts Centre, Minnigaff. DG8 6BT

Solo Piping Competition 2022

Doors 10:30am
FREE EVENT

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8th annual music festival

The 8th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over the 8th-10th July 2022 and plans are already underway for a HUGE comeback event featuring, as ever, the very best in traditional music. We're delighted that the Damien O'Kane & Ron Block Band, Sarah Markey Band and GrĂ¡inne Brady are already confirmed and thrilled to also announce Irish fiddler player Megan Nic Fhionnghaile! It's going to be an incredible weekend, not to be missed.

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