Archive for November, 2011

Bonhoga to host book launch

Posted by on November 29th, 2011 No Comments
Bonhoga to host book launch A new publication and directory of over 70 international designers and artists, profiling Whalsay textile designers Andrea Williamson and Jen Deschênes, will be launched at Bonhoga Gallery in December. During this year’s Christmas exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland Arts will launch a new publication by Thames & Hudson – “The New Artisans – handmade designs… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts gift vouchers for Christmas

Posted by on November 21st, 2011 No Comments
Shetland Arts gift vouchers for Christmas Looking for an original gift for family and/or friends this Christmas? Look no further! Shetland Arts gift vouchers are available from Bonhoga Gallery and Toll Clock Offices, and can be spent on a wide range of  items and activities including craft, dance, drama, film, literature, music, visual art, plays, performances, readings, workshops, concerts, gigs and… Read the rest...

New Winter Warmer Menu at Bonhoga

Posted by on November 21st, 2011 No Comments
New Winter Warmer Menu at Bonhoga The Mill Café at Bonhoga Gallery is delighted to announce the launch of a new warming Winter Menu with a tempting Special’s Board. The Specials include Soup of the Day served with crusty bread, a slice of cake, and tea or coffee, all for £5 per person, or Soup of the Day served with a… Read the rest...

Great new job at Shetland Arts

Posted by on November 14th, 2011 No Comments
Join us at Mareel Further opportunity to join an innovative and entrepreneurial creative organisation at a point of transformation as Shetland Arts prepares to open the doors of Mareel, a new £12.2m Music, Cinema and Creative Industries Centre on Lerwick’s waterfront. We are now recruiting for the following post: Bars & Catering Manager Click on… Read the rest...

Bonhoga Christmas Exhibition

Posted by on November 14th, 2011 No Comments
Cold Hands Warm Heart: Christmas Exhibition at Bonhoga, 19 Nov – 23 Dec 2011 Public opening: 18 November, 5 – 7pm. Late night openings: Wednesdays 30 November, 7 &14 December. Shetland Arts invites you to come in out of the cold and join the staff at Bonhoga for the opening of this year’s Christmas exhibition… Read the rest...

Local Guitar Heroes concert – 19th Nov at LK Town Hall

Posted by on November 9th, 2011 No Comments
Music fans will be treated to performances by some of Shetland’s finest ‘local guitar heroes’ playing at the Lerwick Town Hall on Saturday the 19th of November, as part of Shetland Arts’ annual guitar season in honour of the late Peerie Willie Johnson. The concert, which starts at 7:30pm, will showcase a profusion of local… Read the rest...

Shetland made installation to be displayed at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Posted by on November 9th, 2011 No Comments
This month will see a huge installation of poppies displayed in St. Paul’s Cathedral as part of this year’s Remembrance, highlighting the plight of child soldiers worldwide. The work has been created in Shetland by Ted Harrison of Baltasound, Unst, and made possible by a Visual Artist Award from Shetland Arts. Ted is one of… Read the rest...

Recital from classical pianist and mezzo soprano at Town Hall

Posted by on November 9th, 2011 No Comments
Recital from classical pianist and mezzo soprano at Town Hall Classical music lovers will be treated to a recital from acclaimed pianist Maryam Sherhan and mezzo soprano Jemma Brown at 7:30pm on Thursday 17 November at the Lerwick Town Hall. In partnership with Live Music Now!, Shetland Arts and the Robertson Trust, the concert will feature performances of pieces from composers including as Ravel, Purcell,… Read the rest...

Five Readers in Residence commissioned to work with Library Services throughout Scotland

Posted by on November 4th, 2011 No Comments
Shetland Arts Development Agency (SADA) is delighted to announce that following a rigorous selection process, it has commissioned five Readers in Residence for the Creative Futures – Readers in Residence programme. Readers in Residence is part of Creative Scotland’s Creative Futures programme: promoting, connecting and developing Scotland’s creative practitioners. The five residents are Ian… Read the rest...

A Hansel of Film, Shetland part of the London 2012 Festival

Posted by on November 4th, 2011 1 Comment
A Hansel of Film, Shetland part of the London 2012 Festival             Shetland Arts will take a UK-wide part in the London 2012 Festival that celebrates the London 2012 Olympic Games. Shetland Arts was invited to submit a proposal relating to Screenplay, our annual film festival, and came up with ‘A Hansel of Film – Shetland to Southampton and Back’, a relay of screenings of short films… Read the rest...