Tune & Song Session Weekend

Tune & Song Session Weekend

Saturday 22nd May 2021 / Doors 12:30pm

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


Trad Music Trust would like to welcome musicians and performing artists to join us in celebration of the return of live music, with a tune and song session weekend at charity's fantastic new venue, The Vault Arts Centre in Newton Stewart. Bring your instruments and voices and join us for a long overdue session of music.

<p>Current guidance states that Dumfries & Galloway will be in a Level 2* Covid protection level from 17th May 2021* which whilst it will allow for the performance of live music, still requires social distancing measures to be in place so places will be limited over the weekend and we'd definitely recommend that you book a table in advance, to avoid disappointment. <br /> <br />We are able to host up to 6 adults from 3 households, per table, indoors and up to 8<span style="font-size: 1rem;"> adults from 8 households, per table, outdoors.  Outdoors we have 4 x 8 seater and 2 x 4 seater tables and indoors we have 2 x 6 seater, 2 x 4 seater and 2 x 2 seater tables. </span> </p> <p><b>Friday 21st May 2021 - 12noon - 10pm</b> <br />Indoors - <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">20 spaces</span> remaining (as of 19/05/21) <br />Outdoors - <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">40 spaces</span> remaining (as of 19<span style="font-size: 1rem;">/05/21)</span> </p> <p><b>Saturday 22nd May 2021<span style="font-size: 1rem;"> </span></b><span style="font-size: 1rem;"><b>- 12noon - 10pm</b><br /></span>Indoors - <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">19 spaces</span> remaining (as of 19/05/21) <br />Outdoors - <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">40 spaces</span> remaining (as of <span style="font-size: 1rem;">19/05/21)</span> </p> <p><b>Bookings</b> <br />You can book by e-mail at festival@tradmusic.com or by telephone on 01671 404924.  If no-one is available to take your call, please leave your name, contact phone number, how many will be in your party and whether you'd prefer indoors or outdoors. </p><span style="font-size: 1rem;"></span><b style="font-size: 1rem;">Covid-19 Safety<br /></b><b style="font-size: 1rem;"></b><span style="font-size: 1rem;">The premises will operate a strict one-way system throughout the weekend, which will be clearly signposted throughout.  There will also be automatic hand sanitising stations at the entrance and exit which we'd advise you use any time you enter/exit the premises.  Social distancing of 1m will be required to be adhered to however we'd recommend that you still aim to keep 2m apart to ensure.</span> <p><span style="font-size: 1rem;">*if the protection level, or date, changes then we may be unable to host some elements of this event.</span><span style="font-size: 1rem;"></span> </p> <p></p> <p></p>  

The Vault Arts Centre

40 Victoria Street
Newton Stewart

Fabulous new arts centre facility in the heart of Newton Stewart offering workshops, masterclasses, 1-to-1 tuition, live music & dance, arts & crafts exhibitions and sales, music sales, ticket sales and the offices for Trad Music Trust and Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival.

Supported by:
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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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