Calling all 18-24 year olds!


12 Dec 18
by Billie Jones

Guitar workshop with Tim Edey in July 2018

We've had a fantastic response to the Newton Stewart Arts Centre Community Survey, with over 350 responses so far, but we want it to be as representative as possible - you'll help shape new music, dance, language and arts services in the region - so if you're aged 18-24 we'd love to hear from you.

The project aims to open a new arts centre facility in the heart of Newton Stewart delivering year-round tuition and live performances to encourage, develop, support and promote music, dance, language and arts learning, composition and performances in Wigtownshire.

There are 9 questions and it takes less than 2 minutes to complete plus if you provide your e-mail address or contact phone number at the end of the survey you'll be in with a chance of winning tickets for the opening night concert at the 6th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival in July 2019!

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In Other News


Coming soon....

Delighted to announce that Trad Music Trust, with outstanding support from the solicitors and team at McCormick & Nicholson, have completed all required paperwork and taken possession of the keys for 40 Victoria Street to develop a new arts, culture and heritage centre in Newton Stewart.

18 Jun 19
Nathon Jones

National Best Festival Finalists!

We're off to Edinburgh tonight for the National E Awards Summer Party where the 2019 winners will be announced. The festival has been shortlisted as finalists in the Best Festival category alongside University of St Andrews, Renfrewshire Council, Party at the Palace and Edinburgh Corn Exchange.

13 Jun 19
Nathon Jones

80 tickets left for Dougie MacLean

There are just 80 tickets remaining for this year's closing concert at Newton Stewart Cinema - a unique and intimate opportunity to see Scottish legend Dougie MacLean. If you haven't got your tickets yet, please don't leave it too late as we are expecting a sell out show.

10 Jun 19
Nathon Jones

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6th annual music festival

The 6th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over 12th-14th July 2019 and, after another outstanding programme of events in 2018 which saw us hosting Scottish Highland Dancing competitions and, as ever, some of the biggest names in traditional music, it looks set to be another packed programme and is really living up to it's reputation as one of the best rural arts festivals in Dumfries & Galloway.

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