Archive for November, 2009

Mareel and the Flea immortalised in a dance

Posted by on November 29th, 2009 No Comments
Extract taken from South Mainland Notebook 23.10.09 Shetland Times 23/10/09 Compliment has Flea reeling As you would expect, Lerwick Old Time Dance Club tends to stick to old time dances, but a recent session was rather different. By special dispensation Alistair Gair, who has taught dancing for over four decades and has in the past… Read the rest...

Fiddle On Magazine highlights Creative Connections

Posted by on November 26th, 2009 No Comments
Fiddle On Magazine featured an article on Creative Connections 2009 written by one of our guests, Ramona Kirkness. You can download a copy of the article here – Shetland’s Homecoming: Event leaves students ‘reeling’ (pdf) Fiddle On magazine website – www.fiddleon.co.uk Read the rest...

Mareel on time, on budget and on track

Posted by on November 24th, 2009 No Comments
The building is now rapidly taking shape. I walked into one of the downstairs rooms today, through a doorway and looked out to sea through a window. Well almost, the block work is only about 1m high. I did however for the first time really get a sense of one of the many spaces in… Read the rest...

An Evening of Poems and Stories with John Hudson

Posted by on November 24th, 2009 No Comments
Shetland Arts Writer in Residence, John Hudson will make the final appearance of his residency in Room 5 of Islesburgh House at 7.30pm on Friday 27th November. Mr Hudson will be joined by a coterie of the local writers who have been involved in the string of workshops, who will give readings of their own… Read the rest...

Launch Event Aberdeen/ Open Call for Submissions to Scottish Digital Shorts 2010

Posted by on November 20th, 2009 No Comments
The Scottish Digital Shorts (SDS) and DigiCult in partnership with Peacock (www.peacockvisualarts.co.uk) will be in Aberdeen on Thursday 26th November to offer local writers, directors and producers a direct route into this professional and award winning short film making scheme. Funded by the UKFilm Council and Scottish Screen, it offers production and development… Read the rest...