Archive for July, 2009

Event and Festivals Strategy tenders invited

Posted by on July 31st, 2009 No Comments

Shetland Islands Council Economic Development Unit in partnership with Shetland Arts is developing Shetland’s first Event and Festivals Strategy.
To move this work forward the The Council is inviting Tenders from individuals or companies interested in researching, developing and preparing an events strategy for Shetland.  Deadline Tenders will be 21 August at 12 Noon. See…

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Bryan Gear and Violet Tulloch fiddle book launch

Posted by on July 30th, 2009 No Comments

Bryan Gear and Violet Tulloch launch Shetland Arts’ third fiddle tune book ‘Kebister Head’ – and other fiddle tunes composed, or as played, by Bobby Peterson. The launch will take place in the Foyer of Shetland Museum on Sunday 2 August at 2.30pm and an invitation is extended to anyone who would like to come…

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Creative Connections Clickimin Comedy

Posted by on July 29th, 2009 1 Comment

As part of Creative Connections 2009 Shetland Arts is staging “Clickimin Comedy”, a stand up comedy night on Friday 7th August at 8.30pm in the Clickimin Centre, Lerwick.
The line up comprises visiting comedians Michael Redmond, Steven Dick and Eilidh MacAskill together with local comedian Les Sinclair and compère Sandy Nelson.
Nelson, himself a stand…

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Bryan Gear and Violet Tulloch launch fiddle tune book

Posted by on July 29th, 2009 No Comments

Media release:
Bryan Gear and Violet Tulloch launch Shetland Arts’ third fiddle tune book ‘Kebister Head’ – and other fiddle tunes composed, or as played, by Bobby Peterson.  The launch will take place in the Foyer of Shetland Museum on Sunday 2 August at 2.30pm and an invitation is extended to anyone who would like…

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July Mareel site progress in images

Posted by on July 28th, 2009 No Comments

Our main contractor and their piling subcontractor are making good progress. The major groundworks are now well underway with the piling contractor busy drilling down to bed rock,  then filling the deep narrow holes with reinforced concrete. These 100+ piles will effectively provide a set of stilts that the building will sit on.…

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