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Notice: Bonhoga Gallery Closed

Posted by on November 21st, 2012 No Comments
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Bonhoga Gallery, Shop and Cafe will be closed over lunch time today (Wednesday 21 November). The Gallery will reopen at 2.30pm today.  … Read the rest...

Wordplay: Angus Reid

Posted by on August 31st, 2012 No Comments
Wordplay: Angus Reid Sat 1 Sept, 1500-1600 Screen 2, Mareel Free (book tickets here) Extra Event: Mon 3 Sept, 1300-1400 Shetland Library Free Angus Reid is a writer and filmmaker. He has published three volumes of poetry, The Gift, White Medicine and The Book of Days. His plays include How to Kill, Believer, and Mundus et Infans; his… Read the rest...

Screenplay and Wordplay 2012 Diary

Posted by on August 24th, 2012 No Comments
Screenplay and Wordplay 2012 Diary Screenplay and Wordplay events now on-sale! Tickets can be booked via Shetland Box Office, Islesburgh Community Centre, 01595 745 555, www.shetlandboxoffice.org View Diary as PDF WPSP-Diary2012 (3.8MB) Read the rest...

Shetland Box Office Maintenance

Posted by on August 17th, 2012 No Comments
The Shetland Box Office website (shetlandboxoffice.org) will be unavailable on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August due to essential maintenance work being carried out on the server. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Tickets can still be purchased from Shetland Box Office in Islesburgh Community Centre or by calling 01595 745… Read the rest...

Islesburgh Closure: Tuesday 5th June 2012

Posted by on June 4th, 2012 No Comments
This is an announcement to inform Shetland Box Office customers that Islesburgh Community Centre will be closed all day on Tuesday, 4th June. This means that the Box Office will be unable to provide a ticket purchasing service in person or via the phone on that day. Ticketing services will, however, still be available online… Read the rest...

RSNO Outer Isles Project

Posted by on February 24th, 2012 12 Comments
RSNO Outer Isles Project The RSNO’s Outer Isles Project in Unst, Skerries, Fair Isle and Foula. Four concerts connected via live video links as local musicians perform their islands’ own interpretation of a Chris Stout tune alongside traditional music and tunes from RSNO players. Streamed live here on Friday 2 March from 7.30pm.   This text will be replaced… Read the rest...

Call for entries: Shetland Open 2012

Posted by on January 26th, 2012 No Comments
Call for entries: Shetland Open 2012 The Shetland Open will take place this year at Bonhoga Gallery from Saturday 28th April to Sunday 10th June, with a public opening on 27th April from 5.30-7.30pm. Entries are welcome from amateur, professional and student artists, aged 18 and over, who are linked to Shetland by birth, education or residency. This year’s theme is… Read the rest...

Rocktober and Band Camp youth music events

Posted by on October 19th, 2011 1 Comment
Rocktober Media Release From Shetland Young Promoters Group: The Shetland Young Promoters Group, in conjunction with SIC Youth Services and Shetland Arts’ ‘Band Camp’ project, is hosting ‘Rocktober’ – a gig featuring both some of Shetland’s best young bands and previously unheard collaborations created at the Band Camp event. The gig will take place on Saturday… Read the rest...

Svara-Kanti opens Peerie Willie Guitar Season

Posted by on October 6th, 2011 No Comments
Svara Kanti The first concerts in this year’s Peerie Willie Guitar Season will feature guitarist Simon Thacker leading the Svara Kanti ensemble at concerts in Bigton Hall on Friday 14th October and the Garrison Theatre on Saturday 15th. There will also be a free masterclass where people can learn about the group’s music and instruments in the… Read the rest...

Shetland Jazz up for top Scottish award (vote online)

Posted by on June 6th, 2011 No Comments
Shetland Jazz Club Secretary Jeff Merryfield has been nominated as “Jazz Promoter of the Year” in the Scottish Jazz Awards 2011, presented by the Scottish Jazz Federation and Jazz International. Information on the awards can be found on the following website, where you can also vote online (Please note that online voting closes at midnight… Read the rest...