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Singer Songwriter Night launches seasonal showcase concerts

Posted by on March 19th, 2015 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that in addition to the monthly Singers & Songwriters’ Nights at Mareel, it will present three concerts throughout the year in the Mareel Auditorium showcasing some of the incredible talent the group has to offer. The first of this year’s concerts is on Sunday 19 April and stars Lisa Ward (as… Read the rest...

Bruce Molsky to play series of gigs in Baltasound, Muckle Roe & Mareel.

Posted by on March 11th, 2015 No Comments
Bruce Molsky is returning to Shetland to play his much acclaimed solo show in the Baltasound Hall (15 May), Muckle Roe Hall (16 May) and Mareel (17 May). The gigs, presented by Shetland Arts in conjunction with Atlantic Edge Music Services, will be performed in collaboration with a number of local musicians and will continue… Read the rest...

Data from online survey on the future of theatre in Shetland released

Posted by on March 11th, 2015 No Comments
  The above document contains the data collected during the recent SADA led online survey. We are circulating raw data as we feel it may prove useful to other theatre practitioners, organisations and funders in Shetland and beyond. We would like to thank everyone who took part. Shetland Arts Development Agency will be developing its… Read the rest...

Call for Entries: Bairns’ Open 2015

Posted by on March 10th, 2015 No Comments
  Calling all Shetland’s budding young photographers! Submissions are open for the 2015 Bairns’ Open at Bonhoga 18 April – 31 May 2015. Entry is open to anyone from P1-S6. Two prizes will be awarded. The theme is INDUSTRY, and this year we’re making it a photographic exhibition.  Now is your chance to get out… Read the rest...

Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on March 4th, 2015 No Comments
Shetland Arts are delighted to announce the launch of two new platforms for local artists, practitioners and performers, Gutters’ Gaet Sessions and The Open Mic Café, to take place in Mareel. The events, designed to provide local people with a chance to develop their performance skills and showcase their artistic abilities, will be free to… Read the rest...