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Faintheart – A film premiere must see for all Shetland’s vikings

Posted by on January 25th, 2009 No Comments

Media release:
Shetland Arts has secured an exclusive screening of the film Faintheart to be shown at the Garrison Theatre, Lerwick on Monday 26 January 2009 before going on general release in the UK.
Set in the world of battle re-enactments, Faintheart charts the epic quest of Viking Warrior Readmund the Just, aka Richard the…

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Perisology Theatre Company opens new show in Shetland

Posted by on January 20th, 2009 No Comments

Media release:
Shetland Arts launches their new professional theatre residency initiative next week with Stellar Quines Theatre Company and Perissology Theatre Productions rehearsing their new production Baby Baby, which opens in Lerwick before going on a five week national tour, starting in the Tron Theatre in Glasgow on 4th February.
Adapted from Vivian French’s acclaimed…

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Skirt – Alison Willoughby

Posted by on January 8th, 2009 No Comments

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Alison Willoughby, established and innovative textile designer, selling and exhibiting both in Britain and abroad opens Shetland Arts Bonhoga gallery exhibition programme for 2009 with an exhibition entitled ‘Skirt’.  The exhibition opens with a preview on Sunday 11 January 2009, 2.30 -4.30 pm, and everyone is welcome.  Renowned for her highly individual and…

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Fiddle Frenzy Award Nomination

Posted by on October 2nd, 2008 No Comments

Media release:
Shetland Arts’ flagship music event Fiddle Frenzy received two nationally important accolades this week.  It has been nominated for Event of the Year in the Scottish Traditional Music Awards and, with the publication of the Scottish Arts Council’s artistic evaluation, it is sited as one of the best music and cultural festivals in…

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Artists at The Booth

Posted by on May 1st, 2008 No Comments

Media Release:
Shetland Arts are providing three local artists with the opportunity to make new work at the Booth in Scalloway.
Jo Jack, Ana Horne and Vaila Cumming are all Shetland artists who create artwork based on  the unique environment of these islands.
Throughout the month of May, the three artists are spending time working…

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