Archive for August, 2009

Mark Kermode heads for the UK’s most northerly bus shelter

Posted by on August 31st, 2009 No Comments
Media release: Mark Kermode heads for the UK’s most northerly bus shelter before welcoming Terence Davies to the Shetland Film Festival Shetland young filmmakers group Maddrim Media will welcome film critic Mark Kermode (and his mum) to be guests of honour to the UK’s smallest film festival screening in the UK’s most northerly bus Shelter… Read the rest...

Shetland Open Art Exhibition at Bonhoga 2009

Posted by on August 25th, 2009 No Comments
Shetland Open 2009 3rd September – 4th October 2009 Bonhoga Gallery – Weisdale Exhibition Preview: Wednesday 2nd September 7.30 – 9pm Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery will shortly be opening the annual exhibition of work by artists and craft-makers from across Shetland. The Shetland Open is showing at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill from Thursday 3rd September… Read the rest...

Wordplay 2009 – Fisherman’s Lives

Posted by on August 24th, 2009 No Comments
Wordplay 2009, Shetland Arts’ book festival, will feature a special reading in Room 12, Islesburgh Community Centre at 10.30am on Saturday 5th September, of a work in progress for a fascinating publication planned by local imprint, Hansel Cooperative Press. Prize winning writer and sculptor, John Cumming, the initial instigator of the project said, “Fisherman’s… Read the rest...

Shetland’s 1st Classic Guitar Show

Posted by on August 24th, 2009 No Comments
As part of this year’s Peerie Willie Guitar Festival we’ve teamed up with High Level Music to hold Shetland’s first Classic Guitar Show. The event will take place at Islesburgh Community Centre on Sunday 20th September at 12.00 and will feature displays of rare, historical, unusual and valuable guitars from all over Shetland. Sunday’s event… Read the rest...

Chaucer Made Modern – Youth Theatre Summer Production

Posted by on August 19th, 2009 No Comments
A version of one of the all time classics of English literature will be presented at the Garrison Theatre next week when Shetland Youth Theatre presents its take on Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.   The show, written by Phil Woods is a modern version of the 14th Century original.  In Chaucer’s Middle English work, some two… Read the rest...