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… Read the rest...

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,… Read the rest...

Film Wednesdays welcomes The Topp Twins to The Garrison

Posted by on April 18th, 2012 1 Comment
Film Wednesdays welcomes The Topp Twins to The Garrison 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… Read the rest...

LK243 UnderSail Exhibition Tour is launched

Posted by on April 18th, 2012 No Comments
LK243 UnderSail Exhibition Tour is launched 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… Read the rest...

Films @ The Garrison this weekend…

Posted by on April 17th, 2012 No Comments
Films @ The Garrison this weekend... 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… Read the rest...

Bressay Lighthouse BookArt Weekend With Rachel Hazell

Posted by on April 13th, 2012 No Comments
Artist Rachel Hazell still has places on her bookart weekend from 20th – 23rd April. Taking place at the Bressay Lighthouse the course is called ‘Stationery Longing’ and it’s all about post, envelopes, stamps, pockets, letters, handwriting……..and being Rachel, it is bound to be inspirational. If you would like to book a place on the… Read the rest...

Fortnightly Films @ The Garrison Theatre

Posted by on April 10th, 2012 No Comments
Fortnightly Films @ The Garrison Theatre Shetland Arts is proud to present fortnightly film screenings in The Garrison Theatre this April, instead of the monthly screenings it has run in the past. The first Film Weekend in April ran from the 5th to the 8th and saw some high-quality screenings including Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe’s new gothic-horror The Woman in… Read the rest...

Film Wednesdays: We Need to Talk About Kevin

Posted by on April 9th, 2012 2 Comments
Film Wednesdays: We Need to Talk About Kevin The second film in Shetland Arts’ Film Wednesdays season, We Need to Talk About Kevin (cert 15) will be screened on Wednesday 25th April at The Garrison Theatre. Directed by British film maker Lynne Ramsay (of Ratcatcher and Morvern Callar fame), this adaptation of Lionel Shriver’s best-selling novel is a suspenseful and gripping psychological thriller… Read the rest...

Islesburgh closed on Easter Monday

Posted by on April 6th, 2012 No Comments
This is an announcement to inform Shetland Box Office customers that Islesburgh will be closed all day on Easter Monday, 9th April. This means that the Box Office will be unable to provide a ticket purchasing service in person or via the phone on that day. Ticketing services will, however, still be available online at… Read the rest...

Job opportunity: Cleaner for Garrison Theatre required

Posted by on April 5th, 2012 No Comments
Cleaner required for The Garrison Theatre, to work as and when required. An immediate start is preferable. Duties will include: Vacuuming, mopping floors and cleaning toilets. The pay is £7.15 per hour, inclusive of Islands Allowance. Please see the Job Profile, and Application Letter, and Recruitment info for applicants for more information. To… Read the rest...