Archive for October, 2010

Mareel brand taking shape

Posted by on October 28th, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Arts has been working with a London based company called Make Happy to develop the Mareel brand identity for online, print and physically in the building. Early on we decided that Jono Sandilands (Shetland Arts’ Graphic Designer) should be closely involved in the development of the brand and that we would use this opportunity… Read the rest...

Christmas card competition winners

Posted by on October 27th, 2010 1 Comment
Christmas card competition winners Competition winner 5-11 age category - Connor Fraser, Nesting Primary Competition winner 12-18 age category - Stephanie Sinclair, Mid Yell School The response to Shetland Arts’ competition to design a Christmas card was enormous, with over 330 entries from Unst to Fair Isle filling the organisation’s offices and making the judging process incredibly difficult. Competition… Read the rest...

Big Band Project October dates – notes to participants

Posted by on October 18th, 2010 No Comments
The next Harris Playfair Big Band Project workshops and performance will be taking place at the following times and locations: Workshops (Garrison Theatre, Lerwick – entry via stage door) These workshops are not open to the public – participation is by prior arrangement only Thursday 21 Oct (5pm-9pm) Friday 22 Oct (10am-3pm) Saturday 23 Oct… Read the rest...

John Etheridge – Peerie Willie Guitar Season – October dates

Posted by on October 13th, 2010 No Comments
John Etheridge - Peerie Willie Guitar Season - October dates Lead guitar in 1970s and 80s rock fusion band Soft Machine, long term collaboration with Stéphane Grappelli (following in Django Reinhardt’s footsteps), duos with classical guitarist John Williams, founder of the Zappatistas dedicated to keeping alive the music of Frank Zappa and a long and distinguished career as a leading jazz guitarist are just some… Read the rest...

4 stars for Break-dancing Show Coming to the Garrison

Posted by on October 8th, 2010 No Comments
4 stars for Break-dancing Show Coming to the Garrison Leading break-dancer Tony Mills has recieved a 4 star review in the Herald for his show, coming to the Garrison on Wednesday 13th October at 7.30pm.  Tickets are still availiable and are £10/£6 from Shetland Box Office 01595 743843. Download poster for more details. While he is Shetland Tony Mills will also be runing a… Read the rest...

Disability Pursuits Exhibition and Workshop

Posted by on October 7th, 2010 No Comments
Disability Pursuits Exhibition and Workshop Shetland Arts is proud to present Disability Pursuits, an interactive visual arts exhibition about different ways of seeing the world, by artist Lydia Popowich at Shetland Museum and Archives. This innovative show will be displayed in the Boat Corridor at the Museum and members of the public are invited to attend the public opening of… Read the rest...

Shetland Inspired Book Short Listed for Major Prize

Posted by on October 6th, 2010 No Comments
“Stormy Weather”, a book for children written and illustrated by celebrated author, Debi Gliori, has been short-listed for the Royal Mail Prize for children’s literature. The book, for children under seven years old, was inspired by a creative writing residency undertaken by Debi Gliori in September 2007, run by Shetland Arts in partnership with SIC… Read the rest...

Wordplay 2010 Evaluation

Posted by on October 4th, 2010 No Comments
Wordplay 2010 online evaluation is now available via the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/wordplay2010evaluation. The questionnaire should take about 5 minutes to complete. If you attended any of the events at the festival this year, we would welcome your thoughts and opinions.… Read the rest...

International Textile Exhibition at Bonhoga

Posted by on October 1st, 2010 No Comments
International Textile Exhibition at Bonhoga The current exhibition at Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery is  “Portage: textiles, extremes of scale.“ The exhibition is about contemporary textiles- we are all experts in textiles. From birth we have slept in them, worn them, sat on them and at this time of year we draw them together over windows to banish the cold and… Read the rest...