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Stand Up Helly Aa at Garrison

Posted by on January 15th, 2010 No Comments

Following on from last year’s successful Stand Up Helly Aa and the Clickimin Comedy Night in August, Shetland Arts has invited the popular Unst-based comedian and actor Sandy Nelson to once again host Stand Up Helly Aa, an alternative evening’s entertainment for those of you who are not attending halls.
After the procession is over,…

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Changes to Mirrie Dancer Illumination Programme

Posted by on January 15th, 2010 No Comments

Shetland Arts apologises to the residents of Bressay and Lerwick for postponing the illumination, on Bressay, as part of the Mirrie Dancers Illuminations. The next illumination will take place at the Reawick Kirk where the event will be celebrated by a closing, instead of a launch party, on Saturday 30 January. An invitation is extended…

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Noel Christmas exhibition @ Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on November 19th, 2009 No Comments

‘The First Noel the angels did sing….’  Well Shetland Arts cannot always supply singing angels but ‘Noel’ is the title for the Christmas exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale, which runs from 21 November – 23 December 2009.  The preview is on Friday 20 November at 7.30 pm and a warm welcome is extended to all…

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Life and creativity of Stuart Henderson – Shetland Arts Project

Posted by on November 3rd, 2009 No Comments

Two years after the tragic road accident that claimed the lives of Stuart Henderson and Marcus MacPherson, ‘Slow for Stuart’ and Shetland Arts have launched a major new arts project. Initial proposals have been agreed to develop a large scale piece of public performance that will act as both a celebration of the life and…

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Adrian: Scotland Remembers Adrian Mitchell – Book launch

Posted by on November 3rd, 2009 No Comments

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Tuesday 10th November will see the launch of a poetry anthology published in memory of, and in tribute to, the late Adrian Mitchell aka the Shadow Poet Laureate, who died in December 2008. The event will take place in Shetland Library and will begin at 7.30pm. An invitation is extended to all who…

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