Archive for July, 2011

Shetland Film Critic of the Year 2011

Posted by on July 29th, 2011 No Comments

With the Garrison Films Long Weekend coming up from 17th to 21st August you still have a chance to submit an entry for the Shetland Film Critic of the Year 2011, so sharpen your pencils and have a go!  Read on…..
Screenplay 2011 – Shetland’s Film Festival invites you to take part in the Shetland Film Critic…

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Shetland Youth Theatre Summer Production

Posted by on July 20th, 2011 No Comments

This year’s Shetland Youth Theatre Summer Production will be Salome by Oscar Wilde.  The first meeting and rehearsal will be on Tuesday 26th July in the Garrison Theatre at 2pm.  Dates for the rehearsal schedule will be discussed at this meeting and performances will take place at the end of August. 
 Anyone who can’t make…

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Call for Interest: Shetland-Fife Poetry & Craft Project

Posted by on July 13th, 2011 No Comments

Shetland-Fife Poetry & Craft Project – FARLIN
Farlin has been organised by Shetland Arts and Fife Contemporary Art & Craft in collaboration with StAnza: Scotland’s International Poetry Festival.
Farlin: a communal container of herring
= a unifying resource of work and nourishment
8 poets and 8 makers from Shetland and Fife will exchange pieces of…

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Mareel Stakeholders Meeting 15th June

Posted by on July 5th, 2011 No Comments

The Mareel Stakeholders group met on Wednesday 15th June in Lerwick. Minutes of the meeting are attached here…. Proposed date for the next Stakeholders meeting is Wednesday 7th September. If you’re interested in attending these meetings, please email

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Shetlander makes big ‘social investment’ into feature film

Posted by on July 4th, 2011 No Comments

B4films announced today their delight that Shetlander George Stroud, CEO of Marin Subsea has injected a six-figure sum of money into the Shetland based feature film, Between Weathers….
The Ellon based entrepreneur was captivated by the story, written by Jim Brown and Marc Pye and was really excited about a movie being shot in

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