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Creative Scotland 3 year funding

Posted by on October 29th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that Creative Scotland has awarded the organisation £750,000, spread over three years, to support arts activities and development in Shetland. This will represent an increase in Creative Scotland’s current level of core support. Danus Skene, Chair of Shetland Arts, said, “Considering the intense level of competition for funding, this… Read the rest...

Time to Shine Shetland – Youth Arts Strategy

Posted by on January 31st, 2014 No Comments
Time to Shine is a new opportunity for young people in all parts of Shetland to really get involved in the arts activities they want. Time to Shine is being launched by Creative Scotland. Shetland Arts is working with Shetland Islands Council’s Creative Links and Youth Services to make this happen in Shetland. Young people… Read the rest...

Local band up for Scottish Alternative Music Award

Posted by on February 14th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland groove metal band Ten Tonne Dozer have been nominated in the Scottish Alternative Music Award’s ‘metal’ category. If you’d like to lend your support, head over to http://officialsama.co.uk/vote http://www.myspace.com/tentonnedozer https://www.facebook.com/tentonnedozer  … Read the rest...

Shetland Community Orchestra’s first concert on 1st October

Posted by on September 29th, 2011 1 Comment
The Shetland Community Orchestra will be performing their first concert on Saturday 1st October at St Columba’s Kirk in Lerwick. Following initial planning by a small steering committee, the Orchestra was officially launched earlier this year, aided by funding from Scotland’s Islands and Shetland Arts. This will be the first of two concerts planned within… Read the rest...

Mami Shikimori and Masayuki Kino recital on Thurs 22nd

Posted by on September 20th, 2011 No Comments
Classical music enthusiasts are in for a treat this week as pianist Mami Shikimori and Master Violinist Masayuki Kino return to Shetland to perform a programme of works, including Kreisler, Falla, Khachaturian and Wieniawski. The concert will take place in the Lerwick Town Hall at 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd September. Violinist Masayuki Kino has had… Read the rest...