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Gwilym Gibbons to leave Shetland Arts after 8 years of service

Posted by on March 6th, 2014 No Comments


Gwilym Gibbons, the Director of Shetland Arts, will leave his job this September having completed eight years with the organisation as its first Director. Gwilym has given notice now (2 months more than contracted) to aid a smooth transition.
Gwilym Gibbons said: “It was after careful consideration and with a certain sense of sadness that

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Highland and Islands Enterprise Chief Executive Mareel Visit

Posted by on June 14th, 2012 No Comments

Alex Paterson (CEO) of Highland and Islands Enterprise enjoyed a visit to Mareel on Tuesday (12 June), watch here his thoughts, impressions and reflections following his visit.
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Mareel is hotting up!

Posted by on March 6th, 2012 No Comments

Some good news. Nothing scary has happened in regard to the construction of Mareel in the past month. The new venue is packed full of builders rapidly moving Mareel towards completion. Our Contractor DITT Construction Ltd is on schedule for the end of May handover of the building and we are all working hard together…

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Acclaimed film Director Robin Hardy to introduce The Wicker Tree

Posted by on January 30th, 2012 No Comments

We are very excited to announce that Wednesday’s free special screening of The Wicker Tree will be introduced by famed writer and director Robin Hardy, best known for his cult classic The Wicker Man.

The Wicker Tree will be screened at The Garrison Theatre on Wednesday night at 7:30pm.

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Mary Smith retires at 18 years

Posted by on September 30th, 2011 1 Comment

Today is Mary Smith’s last day with Shetland Arts, exactly 18 years to the day she started. Mary started with one of our predecessor organisations, Shetland Arts Trust at the beginning of October 1993 as the Visual Arts Coordinator.
Mary’s contribution to the arts in Shetland has been huge and far reaching, but her focus…

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