Archive for August, 2011

Craigiebuckler String Ensemble concert 9th September

Posted by on August 31st, 2011 1 Comment

On Friday 9th September the Big Kirk in Lerwick opens its doors to the Craigiebuckler String Ensemble who will be performing Strauss Prelude for Sextet from ‘Capriccio’, Vivaldi’s double concerto for two cellos RV 531 in G minor and Brahms Sextet no.2 in G major.
The Craigiebuckler String Ensemble was formed in 2010 and brings

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Listen with Others

Posted by on August 30th, 2011 No Comments

Last Saturday was the first in the series of readings for children at Bonhoga as part of The Illustrators exhibition.
Janice Armstrong, local author of The Grumpy Old Sailor and A Midsummer Foy, read to a group of children (and their grown ups) in the gallery surrounded by the wonderful illustrations from books by Julia Donaldson that make

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Distruptions to Shetland Box Office service

Posted by on August 26th, 2011 No Comments

Due to essential maintenance, the Shetland Box Office website ( will be offline from 8.00am Saturday 27 August until 6pm Sunday 28 August 2011. For any box office/ticketing queries please contact Shetland Box Office on 01585 745555.
Shetland Arts and Shetland Islands Council apologies for any inconvenience caused by this essential maintenance work.…

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Screenplay 2011

Posted by on August 24th, 2011 No Comments

Shetland Arts’ annual film festival, Screenplay 2011, kicks off this weekend, and runs from 26th August to 4th September. For the fifth year in a row, Screenplay will be co-curated by Professor Linda Ruth Williams and film critic Mark Kermode. This year they will be joined by film producers Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley, who

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Wordplay 2011

Posted by on August 24th, 2011 2 Comments

Wordplay 2011, the tenth Book Festival is run by Shetland Arts Development Agency. The festival will be held in Islesburgh Community Centre, in Lerwick and will feature a stunning cast of writers, comedians, journalists, broadcasters, visual artists, no less than three makers (poet laureates) and at least one CBE. It will run from 6.30pm on

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