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Africa in Motion Film Festival visits Shetland

Posted by on October 27th, 2009 No Comments

Media Release
Some of the best of African film will be screened at the Shetland Museum and Archives on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th November, thanks to a collaboration between the Africa in Motion Film Festival, Shetland Film Club and Shetland Arts. Supported by Regional Screen Scotland, the festival proper is taking place in Edinburgh…

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Shetland Open 2009 prizewinners

Posted by on September 3rd, 2009 No Comments

On a lovely Shetland evening people gathered at Shetland Arts Bonhoga Gallery for the opeinng of the Shetland Open Arts Exhibition 2009. The work on show was very interesting in media used and subject matter chosen.
‘The work in this year’s show is very eclectic and the judges had a difficult job making their choices’…

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Shetland Open Art Exhibition at Bonhoga 2009

Posted by on August 25th, 2009 No Comments

Shetland Open 2009
3rd September – 4th October 2009
Bonhoga Gallery – Weisdale
Exhibition Preview: Wednesday 2nd September 7.30 – 9pm
Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery will shortly be opening the annual exhibition of work by artists and craft-makers from across Shetland. The Shetland Open is showing at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill from Thursday 3rd September…

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Wordplay 2009 – Welcome to the book zone

Posted by on August 5th, 2009 No Comments

Plans for this year’s book festival are well under way, with a variety of writers and artists set to visit Shetland for Wordplay 2009, Shetland Arts’ 8th annual book festival which will be held in Islesburgh Community Centre on the 5th and 6th of September.
One writer who will need very little introduction is Louis…

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Bryan Gear and Violet Tulloch fiddle book launch

Posted by on July 30th, 2009 No Comments

Bryan Gear and Violet Tulloch launch Shetland Arts’ third fiddle tune book ‘Kebister Head’ – and other fiddle tunes composed, or as played, by Bobby Peterson. The launch will take place in the Foyer of Shetland Museum on Sunday 2 August at 2.30pm and an invitation is extended to anyone who would like to come…

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