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Conversation on future development priorities for literature to be held at Mareel

Posted by on February 4th, 2016 No Comments
Conversation on future development priorities for literature to be held at Mareel Shetland Arts will be holding a meeting to discuss future priorities for supporting and encouraging development in literature in the isles. The meeting follows on from those previously held on Theatre, Visual Art and Craft and Film. It will take place in Mareel on 16th February at 6pm in Screen 2, Mareel.  The event is… Read the rest...

Fiddle Frenzy 2016 on sale now

Posted by on January 29th, 2016 No Comments
Fiddle Frenzy 2016 on sale now Teaching packages for Shetland Arts’ annual Fiddle Frenzy festival, taking place 31st July – 7th August, will go on sale on Monday 1 February. This year will see the first of a 3 year term for new curators Eunice Henderson & Claire White, both highly respected teachers and performers of Shetland fiddle. Eunice & Claire… Read the rest...

Are you prepared for… GARGANTUA?

Posted by on January 29th, 2016 No Comments
Are you prepared for... GARGANTUA? You might have survived the ‘Attack of the 50 foot Woman’; you might have been terrified with ‘The Incredible Shrinking Man’; and you might have escaped from ‘The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms’…….but are you ready to face the ultimate test?  Are you prepared for …GARGANTUA? As part of NT Connections (the largest youth theatre festival… Read the rest...

Artist Talk: David Mach

Posted by on January 28th, 2016 No Comments
Artist Talk: David Mach Presented by Shetland Arts in association with UHI/Shetland College David Mach, Tuner prize nominated and well-renowned Scottish sculptor and installation artist, will be giving a talk about his life and work. With influences from Pop Art and consumerism, Mach employs a sense of performance and unexpectedness in his work, as well playing with a sense… Read the rest...

Gareth Hoskins

Posted by on January 15th, 2016 No Comments
Gareth Hoskins Shetland Arts are saddened to hear of the passing of the architect Gareth Hoskins this week.  Gareth was instrumental in the construction of Mareel, and his loss will be felt deeply throughout the architectural community. Our sympathy goes out to his family and friends at this difficult time.   A full obituary can be found… Read the rest...