Archive for January, 2012

Acclaimed film Director Robin Hardy to introduce The Wicker Tree

Posted by on January 30th, 2012 No Comments
We are very excited to announce that Wednesday’s free special screening of The Wicker Tree will be introduced by famed writer and director Robin Hardy, best known for his cult classic The Wicker Man. The Wicker Tree will be screened at The Garrison Theatre on Wednesday night at 7:30pm.… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts presents a free special screening of The Wicker Tree

Posted by on January 27th, 2012 1 Comment
Shetland Arts presents a free special screening of The Wicker Tree Shetland Arts is delighted to present a free public screening of The Wicker Tree (for ages 15 and over) at the Garrison Theatre on Wednesday 1st of February at 7.30pm. There will also be a short introduction to the film by its director, Robin Hardy. The Wicker Tree is a film adaptation of Robin Hardy’s… Read the rest...

Call for entries: Shetland Open 2012

Posted by on January 26th, 2012 No Comments
Call for entries: Shetland Open 2012 The Shetland Open will take place this year at Bonhoga Gallery from Saturday 28th April to Sunday 10th June, with a public opening on 27th April from 5.30-7.30pm. Entries are welcome from amateur, professional and student artists, aged 18 and over, who are linked to Shetland by birth, education or residency. This year’s theme is… Read the rest...

Screen Acting and Directing Workshop with Joy Perino Saloschin

Posted by on January 24th, 2012 1 Comment
Are you interested in taking part in a screen acting/directing workshop? Joy is thinking about holding a one day workshop on acting for the screen, which if there was sufficient interest, could be combined with drama directing skills, since the two are inter-dependent. The workshop is aimed at adults. Actors – actors would learn how… Read the rest...

Creative Learning Network Event

Posted by on January 24th, 2012 No Comments
Creative Learning Network Event Shetland Arts presents this Continuous Professional Development Event in partnership with SIC Education and Creative Links. The Creative Learning Network is an opportunity for artists, school and community based staff to come together for inspiration on new creative ideas for learning. The event is not open to the general public. This informal session held in… Read the rest...

Bonhoga Gallery begins year with ‘Sixties’ Exposure,’ an exhibition by Dennis Coutts

Posted by on January 11th, 2012 1 Comment
Bonhoga Gallery begins year with ‘Sixties’ Exposure,’ an exhibition by Dennis Coutts 21 January – 4 March 2012 Public opening: 20 January, 5.30-7.30pm, Gallery talk: 21 January, 2.30pm Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that the work of eminent local photographer Dennis Coutts will be showcased at Bonhoga Gallery for the first exhibition of 2012 on Friday 20th January. Dennis has been photographing Shetland’s society for over… Read the rest...

Comedians and local musicians confirmed for Stand Up Helly Aa and Fiery Sessions

Posted by on January 11th, 2012 No Comments
Comedians and local musicians confirmed for Stand Up Helly Aa and Fiery Sessions Shetland Arts has confirmed that popular comedians Chris Forbes and Gary Little, alongside compere Sandy Nelson, will be entertaining audiences at the Garrison Theatre, 9pm on January 31st, following the Up Helly Aa procession. Chris Forbes was recently voted one of the Best Upcoming Scottish Comedians in 2011 by The List magazine and regularly plays… Read the rest...