Archive for March, 2011

A Little Night Music Opera and Song concert programme

Posted by on March 30th, 2011 No Comments
By popular request, we have published the programme for Thursday’s concert below (a printed version will be available on the door of the event) A Little Night Music Poster Full details of the event can be found here – Opera concert by ex pat in support of Japanese relief effort Part 1 Comfort ye &… Read the rest...

Opera concert by ex pat in support of Japanese relief effort

Posted by on March 21st, 2011 No Comments
A Little Night Music Poster Former Shetland resident Warren Gillespie will be returning to Lerwick Town Hall to perform some classical favourites with Scottish Opera’s “Emerging Artist” Marie Claire Breen and Japanese pianist Ayako Kanazawa. The concert, on Thursday 31st March, is in support of the recent Japanese earthquake and tsunami, and a retiring collection will be held in aid… Read the rest...

SYPG presents Shetland Talent Tournament concert – 25 Mar

Posted by on March 17th, 2011 No Comments
SYPG presents Shetland Talent Tournament concert - 25 Mar The Shetland Talent Tournament concert, in which young bands will contend for a chance to play at the Tall Ships Race, will take place at Scalloway Hall on Friday 25th March. The event has been organised by the Shetland Young Promoters Group who will be programming a slot for young bands on the main Tall… Read the rest...

Basketmaking Workshop

Posted by on March 17th, 2011 No Comments
Basketmaking Workshop Quarff Hall, 10am-5pm, Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 April. A two day course for adult beginners and basket makers in coiling and looping, exploring the creative potential of ancient basket making techniques with recycled and natural materials from your own environment. Book tickets now Almost anything can be used to make baskets but, in order… Read the rest...

Shetland Community Orchestra fundraising concert – 25 Mar

Posted by on March 15th, 2011 1 Comment
Shetland Community Orchestra fundraising concert - 25 Mar   Local musicians Donald MacDonald and Sally Prittie will be giving a fundraising concert for Shetland Community Orchestra in Lerwick Town Hall at 7.30pm on Friday 25th March. They will be performing a rich variety of cello and piano music including works by Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Bruch and Kodaly. Shetland Community Orchestra aims to offer local… Read the rest...

LK 243 UnderSail

Posted by on March 14th, 2011 1 Comment
‘LK 243 UnderSail’ (Artist Residency phase) as part of Calouste Gulbenkian Scottish Islands Project & Scotland’s Year of Island Cultures A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Visual Artist to carry out a residency on board The Swan during the Tall Ships Races 2011. The residency has been devised by a partnership between… Read the rest...

Too Fast

Posted by on March 8th, 2011 No Comments
The young actors of Shetland Youth Theatre are about to perform their latest production, and following their foray into a gigantic fish tank last summer have opted this time for the relatively traditional venue of Quarff Hall.  However the company has not lost sight of its mission to explore the boundaries of the theatre experience… Read the rest...

Power of Place Final Fling events

Posted by on March 4th, 2011 No Comments
During 2010 an exciting project: Power of Place – Shetland’s Year of Architecture and Place 2010 took place in Shetland. It was the first project of its kind in Shetland and was also part of the Scottish Government’s national programme of architecture and outreach activities. Locally, the project is a partnership between Shetland Architectural Society,… Read the rest...