Archive for March, 2010

Poetry Reading by Choman Hardi, Friday 26th March

Posted by on March 25th, 2010 No Comments
At 7.30pm on Friday 26th March, Shetland Library will be the venue for a reading by acclaimed poet Choman Hardi, author of “Life for Us” (Bloodaxe 2006) and Shetland Arts Creative Writer in Residence. The reading, which will also include performances by local poets, is the last appearance that Choman Hardi will make in her… Read the rest...

Exhibition supported by Visual Artist Award from Shetland Arts

Posted by on March 25th, 2010 No Comments
An exhibition of new watercolour paintings by Joyce Wark opened at Vaila Fine Art on Saturday 20 March. The opening was well attended and Joyce sold an amazing 16 out of 23 pictures. Joyce has been working towards this exhibition of new paintings for the past year. Her work in the show was in part… Read the rest...

Web Marketing Workshops in Lerwick and Unst

Posted by on March 24th, 2010 No Comments
HI-Arts will be delivering two free web marketing workshops in Shetland in May. The workshops are for artists and arts and cultural groups who are interested in learning more about the opportunities the web offers for promoting and marketing your activities. The workshops are designed to give you a better understanding of how the web… Read the rest...

Shetland Rhythms – Stanza 2010

Posted by on March 17th, 2010 No Comments
Stanza is a world renowned poetry festival that takes place in St Andrews in Fife, annually in March. This year it will feature Nobel Literature Prize winner, Seamus Heaney. On Saturday 20th March, at 2.15pm in the Byre Theatre, there will be an event entitled Rhythms of Shetland. The event, already sold out, will feature… Read the rest...

Mareel update March 2010

Posted by on March 13th, 2010 1 Comment
Mareel on budget despite persistent rumours and progressing well. It's a a good news story. Read the rest...