Archive for July, 2012

Laura Drever and Farlin at Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on July 31st, 2012 No Comments
Laura Drever and Farlin at Bonhoga Gallery Running over the next six weeks at Bonhoga Gallery alongside Anne Bevan’s exhibition Particle – Things Unseen (in the main gallery) are two exhibitions in the lower gallery/café. Bosquoy is a series of new works by Orcadian artist Laura Drever. Laura studied at Edinburgh College of Art, returning to Orkney in 2003 and visited Shetland… Read the rest...

‘Particle – Things Unseen’ by Anne Bevan, 4 August – 16 September

Posted by on July 31st, 2012 No Comments
'Particle – Things Unseen' by Anne Bevan, 4 August – 16 September Public opening at Bonhoga Gallery: 3 August, 5.30-7.30pm Gallery talk at Bonhoga Gallery: 4 August, 11.30am Shetland Museum & Archive Pier Store Opening: 4 August 2.30pm Beach Workshop: 6 August 2pm Shetland Arts is privileged to show the work of eminent artist Anne Bevan at the upcoming Bonhoga exhibition, Particle – Things Unseen. Anne Bevan… Read the rest...

Fiddle Frenzy concert tickets go on sale

Posted by on July 30th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts pleased to be putting Fiddle Frenzy tickets on sale and giving audiences the chance to see this fantastic line-up of concerts over the course of the week of 5 – 12 August. We’re looking forward to welcoming guests from across the world that will enjoy the concerts side-by-side with local audiences. Shetland Arts… Read the rest...

Shetland most northerly participants in ‘All the Bells’

Posted by on July 27th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland most northerly participants in 'All the Bells' Shetland Arts is proud to announce that this morning (Friday 27 July) it took part in All the Bells, a UK-wide project celebrating the first day of the London 2012 Olympic Games, as the UK’s most northerly participant. This morning at 8:12am, the aptly named Belle Spence, alongside 40 others of all ages, rang a… Read the rest...

Wordplay line-up announced

Posted by on July 25th, 2012 4 Comments
Wordplay line-up announced Shetland Arts is delighted to confirm a line-up of excellent guests for its annual book festival, Wordplay, running this year from 31 August to 9 September. Details below: Val McDermid Val McDermid graduated in English at St Hilda’s College, Oxford before going on to be an award winning journalist for sixteen years. She has now… Read the rest...

Vacancy: Cleaner for Shetland Arts venues (including Mareel)

Posted by on July 24th, 2012 No Comments
A cleaner is required for Shetland Arts’ venues, including Mareel, 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 for more information. To apply, please… Read the rest...

Shetland rings in the start of the Olympics

Posted by on July 23rd, 2012 No Comments
Shetland rings in the start of the Olympics Shetland Arts is proud to announce that it will be taking part in All the Bells, a UK-wide project celebrating the first day of the London 2012 Olympic Games, as the UK’s most northerly participant. At 8:12am on Friday 27 July, the aptly named Belle Spence will ring a bell for three minutes as quickly… Read the rest...

Buzzbeak visits the Country Shows

Posted by on July 23rd, 2012 No Comments
Buzzbeak visits the Country Shows A giant robotic musical bird named Buzzbeak will be entertaining crowds at the Voe, Cunningsburgh and Walls Shows this August as part of Engine Tuning, Shetland’s contribution to Roofless: Scotland’s biggest, most ambitious outdoor arts programme. Anyone visiting the three country shows is invited to get involved with the project by bringing along some of… Read the rest...

Hansel of Film to be featured on BBC’s ‘Culture Show’

Posted by on July 11th, 2012 No Comments
Hansel of Film to be featured on BBC’s 'Culture Show' Shetland Arts’ amazing new UK-wide film project, Hansel of Film, promoted by acclaimed film critic Mark Kermode and film historian, Linda Ruth Williams, will be on BBC 2’s Culture Show on Wednesday 18th July at 10pm. A Hansel of Film – Shetland to Southampton and Back is a relay of screenings of short films made… Read the rest...

The Dance Bus hits the road!

Posted by on July 10th, 2012 1 Comment
The Dance Bus hits the road this weekend (Saturday 14 July), taking a day of celebrating dance around Shetland. On board the bus will be drummers from Aestaewast and a large group of enthusiastic ‘movers and shakers’  – volunteers from the community who have rehearsed a 5 minute piece to perform at each stop. The… Read the rest...