Archive for June, 2011

New national study into small-scale creative finance

Posted by on June 30th, 2011 No Comments

Shetland Arts is pleased to publish today a major new study into the need for and provision of small-scale finance for creative practitioners and the creative sector. The study commissioned by Shetland Arts and carried out by the BoP Consulting… through 2010 provides a key insight into the finance needs and habits of creative people

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The Illustrators

Posted by on June 27th, 2011 No Comments

 
An exhibition of contemporary children’s book illustration curated by author Julia Donaldson and organised by The Park Gallery, Falkirk and Artlink Central is due to start a tour of the UK following the recent news that Julia Donaldson has been appointed Children’s Laureate. It has been announced this week that Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery

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Progress on the Mareel site

Posted by on June 22nd, 2011 2 Comments

It’s about time for an update on the construction of Mareel. Those of you that have been following progress will have heard that DITT Construction have had a few set backs in recent months with a couple of subcontractors who were involved in the glazing and the roof, but although progress on the exterior of…

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Shetland Youth Theatre performs ‘Five Minute Theatre’

Posted by on June 21st, 2011 No Comments

From 5.00 pm tonight (Tue) until 5.00 pm tomorrow (Wed) The National Theatre of Scotland will be celebrating its fifth birthday by screening over 200 pieces of five minute theatre from all over the country and beyond. The pieces will reflect the depth and range of creativity across the nation. Shetland Arts is delighted that…

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RSNO to visit Shetland as part of BBC Music Nation

Posted by on June 16th, 2011 No Comments

The BBC today (16th June 2011) announced Shetland’s involvement in Music Nation, a weekend of live music events taking place across the UK on 3 & 4 March 2012, with related performances and community activities in the week leading up to it.
Thursday 1– Monday 5 March
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) will be…

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