Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival

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7 Jun 18
Nathon Jones


Roll on July!

Wow, it's less than a month until we welcome you all again to the concerts, workshops, tune and song sessions, highland dancing, pipes...it's a packed programme again and rightly so for it's our 5th anniversary! Grab a weekend pass and save up to £30.50 per person this year.

LAS, Andy Irvine, Hannah Rarity, Tim Edey, Old Blind Dogs, Kim Carnie, Clive Carroll, Claire Mann, Aaron & Nathon Jones, The Lost Boys, Catriona McGhie, The Barrstools...then there's the Scottish Highland dancing competitions, pipes, outstanding tune and song sessions, music, dance and language workshops...glorious Galloway too?

It's going to be an unforgettable 5th anniversary year and we hope that you'll all join us.

Weekend passes are priced at £35.00 (Over 25's) and £30.00 (Under 25's / Over 65's) which, if you don't qualify for a concession, saves you £30.50 on the standard individual concert ticket prices.  Bargain of the year?

Looking forward to a slice of birthday cake and a glass of bubbly this July!

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What's on at the park in 2019?

Delighted to confirm that Little Penguin Paints will be joining us at Minnigaff Playing Fields next year for the second Scottish Highland Dancing competition event on Saturday 13th July 2019 from 10am.


12 Aug 18
Nathon Jones

Festival Gallery 2018 on Facebook

We've just uploaded some of the best pictures from this year's Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival to the official festival Facebook page. Huge thanks to everyone who came and to David Moses Photographer for such outstanding photographs throughout the weekend.


26 Jul 18
Nathon Jones

Weekend Passes 2019 - On Sale Now!

Weekend passes for the 6th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival are on sale NOW and if you enter discount code SUPEREARLYBIRD19 at checkout you'll save 20% on the standard weekend pass price until January 2019!


24 Jul 18
Nathon Jones

Rhona & Nathon Jones @ Waterfront

Just a wee note to say that our Festival Director Nathon Jones will be performing with the fabulous Rhona Jones this weekend at the Waterfront Hotel & Bistro, Portpatrick, between 6:30pm-8:30pm on Saturday 28th July.


28 Jun 18
Billie Jones

Newcastleton Festival Weekend :)

The 49th Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival takes place this weekend over the 29th, 30th June and 1st July and it's a packed programme of dancing, workshops, competitions, tune and song sessions all weekend in the beautiful Scottish Borders. Don't miss it!


27 Jun 18
Nathon Jones

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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