Artforms

Jenna Reid to record live album at concert in Mareel in June

Posted by on April 11th, 2014 No Comments

Award-winning Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid has announced that she will be recording a live album at her concert in Mareel on Saturday 28 June, presented by Shetland Arts.
Jenna welcomes you to join her for the recording of this live album, capturing her on stage as she plays in three special duos showcasing her work…

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Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers

Posted by on March 25th, 2014 No Comments

Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers! Shetland Forwirds invites Shetland-based craftmakers to take part in the Year of Dialect 2014 through incorporating dialect into your work. Find out more & how to apply here:

 

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Mareel receives Commendation from Civic Trust Awards

Posted by on March 12th, 2014 No Comments

Mareel has received a Commendation from the Civic Trust Awards, one of only five Scottish projects to receive a Commendation. From 238 applications, 134 were progressed for consideration by the National Panel (12 from Scotland). A total of 79 national and international projects were rewarded with a Civic Trust Award, Commendation, or Community Recognition.
Commendations…

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Mr McFall’s Chamber to perform @ Mareel in June

Posted by on February 27th, 2014 No Comments

Innovative Scottish group Mr McFall’s Chamber will travel to Shetland for a stunning performance at Mareel on Thursday 5 June, presented by Shetland Arts.
Mr McFall’s Chamber have been described as “the jewel in the Scottish musical crown” (The Scotsman), and lauded as “potentially the most important single development on the Scottish music scene for…

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Weather Stations ‘Element Trail’ exhibition launch

Posted by on February 26th, 2014 No Comments

Whilst the wind has blown wild this winter, the HNC Music class at Shetland College / Mareel has been busy composing original music in response to the theme of weather and the impact it has on us.
An eclectic mix of compositions has emerged inspired by various stimuli, including a visit to the Met Office.…

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