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Shetland Arts announces line-up for Stand Up Helly Aa

Posted by on December 16th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced the line-up for its annual stand-up comedy show on Up Helly Aa night, Stand Up Helly Aa. This year’s show will be hosted by Sandy Nelson and star special guests Mark Nelson and Stuart Mitchell. Sandy Nelson is an actor, writer and comedian from Glasgow. He put together the annual Stand… Read the rest...

Join us in saying farewell to Gwilym

Posted by on December 11th, 2014 No Comments
We’re holding a little a farewell party for Gwilym in Mareel’s Main Auditorium on Thursday 18 Dec, 6-8pm. Gwilym is moving on to pastures new after 8 years at the helm of Shetland Arts, & you are invited to join us in raising a toast to him. Refreshments, finger food, & good cheer will be… Read the rest...

Lau to play Mareel in June as part of European tour

Posted by on December 2nd, 2014 No Comments
Lau will play Mareel on 26 June 2015, presented by Shetland Arts. Tickets go on sale this Friday (5 Dec). Internationally acclaimed modern folk trio Lau has announced a European tour, including a date in Mareel in June, in support of their highly anticipated forthcoming new album (due for release in May 2015 on Reveal… Read the rest...

Crime fiction festival to come to Shetland in 2015

Posted by on November 25th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts and Promote Shetland are delighted to announce that Shetland Noir, in association with Iceland Noir, will take place at Mareel from Friday 13 November until Sunday 15 November 2015. The Crime Fiction Festival will be the first of its kind ever to be held in Shetland and the headliners will be: Denise Mina,… Read the rest...

SEASON’S GREETINGS from Shetland Arts

Posted by on November 20th, 2014 No Comments
Season’s Greetings from Shetland Arts!Read the rest...