Archive for April, 2012

Shetland Open Landscape Awards 2012

Posted by on April 30th, 2012 No Comments

Thank you to everyone who entered work into the Shetland Open. We had over 110 entries and the standard is incredibly high. Over 30 of these entries were for the Bairns Open for school age children and these can be seen in the Lower Gallery at Bonhoga, while the rest is in the Upper Gallery…

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Free Illustration Workshop with Amy Fisher

Posted by on April 19th, 2012 No Comments

Amy Fisher is offering a free illustration workshop at the Shetland Library on Saturday 21st April between 11.00am and 4.00pm. This is one of the ‘final flings’ of the Reader in Residence project, undertaken here in Shetland by Jen Hadfield, and administered by Shetland Arts as part of Creative Scotland’s ‘Creative Futures’ programme.
Workshop participants,…

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Film Wednesdays welcomes The Topp Twins to The Garrison

Posted by on April 18th, 2012 1 Comment

Shetland Arts invites you to share an evening on screen with New Zealand’s most famous comedic duo on Wednesday 2nd May at a documentary screening of a film made by Leanne Pooley.
The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls is the first time the irrepressible Kiwi entertainment double act, Jools and Lynda Topp’s extraordinary personal story has…

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LK243 UnderSail Exhibition Tour is launched

Posted by on April 18th, 2012 No Comments

For the first time during the Tall Ships’ Races in 2011, there was an artist in residence and her work is about to go on tour in the UK and Norway.
The touring exhibition has been formed from work created by artist Imi Maufe as a result of a two-part residency. The first part was…

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Films @ The Garrison this weekend…

Posted by on April 17th, 2012 No Comments

Shetland Arts is screening another great selection of films at The Garrison Theatre this weekend.
Hop (U) is a chance to see last Easter’s hit film on the big screen. Fred, an out of work slacker, accidentally hits the Easter Bunny as he drives home. With the Easter Bunny unable to hop, Fred is forced…

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