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Acclaimed Kora player Seckou Keita comes to Mareel

Posted by on August 24th, 2015 No Comments
Acclaimed Kora player Seckou Keita comes to Mareel Following the critical acclaim of his award-winning collaborative project with Welsh harpist Catrin Finch, the extraordinary Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita comes to Mareel this October as part of his 2015 UK tour. Variously described as a griot (praise singer), composer, djembe master, virtuoso and pioneer, Seckou is a rare type of musician, seated in… Read the rest...

Your chance to have your say on future priorities for film development

Posted by on August 24th, 2015 No Comments
Your chance to have your say on future priorities for film development As part of the events planned during the Screenplay Festival week, Shetland Arts is hosting a meeting to discuss the future priorities for the development of Film in Shetland. The meeting follows on from those previously held on Theatre and Visual Art and Craft. It will take place in Mareel on 2nd of September at… Read the rest...

Screenplay Programme released

Posted by on August 7th, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Programme released It’s here!  The programme for Screenplay 2015  has been released online, and it’s a good’un! Lindsay Duncan Special guests this year include film and television actor Lindsay Duncan, and actor, writer and director Mark Gatiss. Mark is a familiar face on our television screens through his appearances as Mycroft Holmes on Sherlock (which he… Read the rest...

Statement: Staff Redundancies

Posted by on July 31st, 2015 No Comments
Statement: Staff Redundancies Shetland Arts would like to express their disappointment and distress at the insensitive manner in which the recent redundancies have been reported in the Shetland Times. The organisation would like to extend its support to our colleagues Clair Aldington, Donald Anderson and John Haswell, and express its sympathy for the unnecessary additional distress which the… Read the rest...

Summer workshops at Shetland Arts

Posted by on July 14th, 2015 No Comments
Summer workshops at Shetland Arts In addition to the print and drawing workshops with Berenice Carrington Shetland Arts will be hosting workshops on drama and narrative non fiction writing for both adults and children to take place over the summer. Local author Malachy Tallack will host a narrative non fiction writing workshop at Mareel on Monday 27th July. Tallack, whose… Read the rest...