Archive for August, 2012

Wordplay: Angus Reid

Posted by on August 31st, 2012 No Comments
Wordplay: Angus Reid Sat 1 Sept, 1500-1600 Screen 2, Mareel Free (book tickets here) Extra Event: Mon 3 Sept, 1300-1400 Shetland Library Free Angus Reid is a writer and filmmaker. He has published three volumes of poetry, The Gift, White Medicine and The Book of Days. His plays include How to Kill, Believer, and Mundus et Infans; his… Read the rest...

Public Notice: Bonhoga Gallery closed Friday 14 September

Posted by on August 31st, 2012 No Comments
Bonhoga Gallery will be closed to the public on Friday 14 September for a private function. Normal opening hours will continue on Saturday 15 September. Thank you for your cooperation.… Read the rest...

Mareel Cinema Programme

Posted by on August 30th, 2012 No Comments
Mareel.org currently has the full programme of events for Screenplay & Wordplay (31 Aug-9 Sept) available for purchase online. We will release the full regular cinema programme, which begins on the 10 Sept, on the website soon. The regular cinema programme will include new films, premieres, summer catch-up films, family films, international films, independent films,… Read the rest...

Screenplay kicks off in Mareel this weekend

Posted by on August 29th, 2012 No Comments
Screenplay kicks off in Mareel this weekend The sixth Shetland Arts annual film festival, Screenplay 2012, kicks off this weekend by paying tribute to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games with the 30th anniversary release of Chariots of Fire on Friday evening. The festival runs over ten days, and the first weekend gives film lovers of all ages an opportunity to… Read the rest...

Parliament poem to visit Mareel during Wordplay

Posted by on August 29th, 2012 No Comments
“What kind of country do you wish to live in?” While Scotland debates its political identity in preparation for an independence referendum, Edinburgh artist Angus Reid considered it was time to answer this question for himself. As a film-maker and visual artist as well as a writer, he decided to invite people across Scotland to… Read the rest...

Screenplay / Wordplay 2012 Programme now online

Posted by on August 28th, 2012 No Comments
Please click here to view the digital version of the Screenplay / Wordplay Programme 2012. Hard copies can be picked up from Islesburgh Community Centre, Mareel, and various local shops. Wordplay Screenplay Programme 2012… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts announces concerts, film screenings, & educational activities in Mareel

Posted by on August 24th, 2012 3 Comments
Shetland Arts is absolutely delighted to announce that it is moving the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland’s Summer MusicFest concerts from Lerwick Town Hall into Mareel this Saturday and Sunday. Audiences will also be treated to a classical piano recital by Neil Georgeson in the venue on Thursday next week, and public film screenings… Read the rest...

A note of correction

Posted by on August 24th, 2012 No Comments
Today’s Shetland Times contains a misleading statement which appears to imply that Shetland Arts’ Marketing Officer Lisa Ward posted a letter on its website about the recent banning of an individual from Mareel’s Facebook page for violating the commenting policy (policy publicly available on the “About” section of the page). This is categorically untrue. The… Read the rest...

Screenplay and Wordplay 2012 Diary

Posted by on August 24th, 2012 No Comments
Screenplay and Wordplay 2012 Diary Screenplay and Wordplay events now on-sale! Tickets can be booked via Shetland Box Office, Islesburgh Community Centre, 01595 745 555, www.shetlandboxoffice.org View Diary as PDF WPSP-Diary2012 (3.8MB) Read the rest...

Screenplay and Wordplay events now on-sale!

Posted by on August 23rd, 2012 No Comments
Screenplay and Wordplay events now on-sale! Tickets can be booked via Shetland Box Office, Islesburgh Community Centre, 01595 745 555, www.shetlandboxoffice.orgRead the rest...