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Screenplay 2011

Posted by on August 24th, 2011 No Comments

Shetland Arts’ annual film festival, Screenplay 2011, kicks off this weekend, and runs from 26th August to 4th September. For the fifth year in a row, Screenplay will be co-curated by Professor Linda Ruth Williams and film critic Mark Kermode. This year they will be joined by film producers Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley, who

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Wordplay 2011

Posted by on August 24th, 2011 2 Comments

Wordplay 2011, the tenth Book Festival is run by Shetland Arts Development Agency. The festival will be held in Islesburgh Community Centre, in Lerwick and will feature a stunning cast of writers, comedians, journalists, broadcasters, visual artists, no less than three makers (poet laureates) and at least one CBE. It will run from 6.30pm on

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Shetland Youth Theatre Performs Oscar Wilde’s ‘Salome’

Posted by on August 18th, 2011 1 Comment



For a company that has a reputation for staging theatrical productions in unusual, site specific locations, Shetland Youth Theatre would at first sight appear to have embraced tradition by electing to perform its latest production at the Garrison Theatre next week.
The production in question is Oscar Wilde’s 1891 classic piece Salome.  Based on the biblical

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Voluntary Arts Survey – a Chance to Win 300 Pounds

Posted by on August 11th, 2011 No Comments

Voluntary Arts Scotland have just launched the National Voluntary Arts Survey which is aimed at finding out the size, range and function of the voluntary arts and crafts sector in Scotland.  They are looking for arts and craft groups throughout Scotland to contribute to this research by completing a survey which will get entered into a prize draw…

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Shetland Youth Theatre Summer Production

Posted by on July 20th, 2011 No Comments

This year’s Shetland Youth Theatre Summer Production will be Salome by Oscar Wilde.  The first meeting and rehearsal will be on Tuesday 26th July in the Garrison Theatre at 2pm.  Dates for the rehearsal schedule will be discussed at this meeting and performances will take place at the end of August. 
 Anyone who can’t make…

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