Archive for April, 2010

Dynamic jazz duo Rob Hall and Chick Lyall to play mid May Shetland concerts

Posted by on April 20th, 2010 No Comments
Two talented practitioners and experimental pioneers of jazz music appear in Shetland over the weekend of 15/16th May in concerts promoted by Shetland Arts and Shetland Jazz Club and part funded by the Scottish Arts Council Jazz Development Fund. Saxophonist Rob Hall has carved out a notable niche in both per­formance and education since moving… Read the rest...

Art Plus: Geography

Posted by on April 19th, 2010 No Comments
Art Plus: Geography As part of the continuing programme of education events for teachers, artists and writers at Bonhoga you are invited to attend the CPD Art Plus event on 26th April from 4-6.30pm at the gallery. We will be exploring the power of place with reference to Shetland’s Year of Architecture, the current exhibition and the Curriculum… Read the rest...

Showaddywaddy concert to be rescheduled

Posted by on April 16th, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Arts can now confirm the new date for The Showaddywaddy concert at the Clickimin Centre will be Saturday 2nd October. All tickets for the April concert will be valid for the new date, anyone unable to attend and wishing a refund can obtain this from Shetland Box Office, Islesburgh Centre, from Monday 19th April… Read the rest...

Showaddywaddy radio advert mp3

Posted by on April 13th, 2010 No Comments
Have a listen to the mp3 version of the Showaddywaddy radio advert for the Showaddywaddy gig at the Clickimin Centre this Saturday, 17th April. Over 750 tickets sold, so you’d better be quick! Shetland Box Office, Islesburgh Community Centre, Lerwick – 01595 74 55 55… Read the rest...

Sun Town: Moon Street. Artists from Soller, Mallorca

Posted by on April 12th, 2010 No Comments
17 April – 21 May 2010    Preview Friday 16 April 7.30pm Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill, Weisdale, Shetland As the evenings lengthen and the daffodils appear Shetland begins to welcome spring.  At Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery, the new exhibition comes from another island where spring arrived in a flurry of orange and almond blossom and the… Read the rest...

Bill Bailey – Clickimin Centre – 26 May: SOLD OUT

Posted by on April 9th, 2010 No Comments
Comedian and musician Bill Bailey is to perform at the Clickimin Centre in Lerwick on Wednesday 26th May. Tickets went on sale at 9am this morning and they’re selling fast! Tickets, priced £15, are available from the Shetland Box Office, Islesburgh Community Centre, Lerwick – 01595 745 555 www.billbailey.co.uk/tourRead the rest...

Delhi Handover Ceremony call for dancers

Posted by on April 4th, 2010 No Comments
This is an opportunity of a lifetime to join a cast of hundreds to train and perform in what will be a truly exciting and historic event watched by one billion people around the world. The performance will involve a mass choreographed dance routine with a cast of hundredsfrom all across Scotland and from all walks of life. Read the rest...

Scottish Book Trust Young Writers Awards

Posted by on April 1st, 2010 No Comments
Do you know anyone aged 14-17 who loves to write? Dreams of being published? Would like to work with a professional writer? The Scottish Book Trust has just launched their new project the Young Writers Awards. We’re looking for 3 teenagers to be mentored by teen author Cathy Forde. They will meet with Cathy several… Read the rest...

2100: Future Shetland

Posted by on April 1st, 2010 No Comments
Power of Place is Shetland’s first year long celebration of architecture and place. In partnership with WordPlay, Shetland’s annual book festival, we are launching a creative collaboration open to everyone in Shetland entitled ‘2100: Future Shetland’. We are asking people to imagine what Shetland will be like in the year 2100, ninety years from now.… Read the rest...

Invitation for Tenders: Creative Financing Study

Posted by on April 1st, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Arts with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Arts Council and Mission Models Money is seeking tenders for a study examining the feasibility of establishing a new fund to finance small-scale creative activity in Scotland. The intention is to meet the financing needs of individuals and micro enterprises with 5 or fewer… Read the rest...