Archive for July, 2010

Look out for the mailboats

Posted by on July 30th, 2010 2 Comments
Bottles containing messages were cast overboard on July 21st in the Minch in a southerly wind and a flood tide - organisers hope some will reach Shetland Read the rest...

Youth Trad Big Band project

Posted by on July 28th, 2010 No Comments
Shetland is about to see the launch of a new youth ‘super group’ featuring some of the islands’ finest young musicians who, under the tutelage of Harris Playfair, Margaret Scollay and a range of youth tutors, will focus on material which spans jazz and traditional Shetland music with ‘big band’ style arrangements. The as yet… Read the rest...

Westside Cluster

Posted by on July 23rd, 2010 No Comments
Those of you who have read the article in today’s Shetland Times will be aware that Shetland Arts is proposing to develop the area around Weisdale Mill under the working title of the Westside Cluster.  A financially and environmentally sustainable hub will be established with strong community and tourism elements building on the success of… Read the rest...

August Films @ the Garrison

Posted by on July 21st, 2010 No Comments
Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 August– The Garrison Theatre, Lerwick. August films at The Garrison are: Shrek Forever After (u): the Scottish swamp-dweller is back for his fourth adventure, and this time he makes an ill-advised pact with Rumpelstiltskin which finds himself banished to a Shrek-less version of the land of Far Away where Rumpelstiltskin… Read the rest...

Kevin Bridges – more tickets available

Posted by on July 20th, 2010 No Comments
Kevin Bridges, coming to the Clickimin Centre in October Following the huge demand for tickets when they went on sale recently, Shetland Arts have been in discussion with all parties involved, and are delighted to announce that the stand-up show scheduled for the Garrison Theatre on Thursday 21 October has been moved to the Clickimin… Read the rest...