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Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on March 4th, 2015 No Comments
Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar Shetland Arts are delighted to announce the launch of two new platforms for local artists, practitioners and performers, Gutters’ Gaet Sessions and The Open Mic Café, to take place in Mareel. The events, designed to provide local people with a chance to develop their performance skills and showcase their artistic abilities, will be free to… Read the rest...

Northern Lights Ambassadors reveal creative project videos

Posted by on January 6th, 2015 No Comments
The Northern Lights Ambassadors have revealed two videos as part of their creative project inspired by the work of world-famous photojournalist Don McCullin. Funded as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour programme with the support of Arts Council England, the Art Fund and Creative Scotland, the Ambassadors’ work is currently exhibited alongside the ARTIST… Read the rest...

CATS to come to Shetland

Posted by on April 22nd, 2014 No Comments
CATS to come to Shetland Kirkwall Operatic Society in association with Shetland Arts presents an amateur production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group… 11 – 13 July 2014 @ The Garrison Theatre, Lerwick Music by Andrew Lloyd Weber. Based on ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by T.S. Eliot Shetland Arts and Kirkwall Amateur Operatic Society (KAOS) are happy… Read the rest...

Time to Shine Shetland – Youth Arts Strategy

Posted by on January 31st, 2014 No Comments
Time to Shine is a new opportunity for young people in all parts of Shetland to really get involved in the arts activities they want. Time to Shine is being launched by Creative Scotland. Shetland Arts is working with Shetland Islands Council’s Creative Links and Youth Services to make this happen in Shetland. Young people… Read the rest...

International Art Haul relates to Shetland show

Posted by on November 5th, 2013 No Comments
International Art Haul relates to Shetland show Entartet – created by Kai Fischer in association with Vanishing Point Theatre Company and CCA Glasgow, presented at Bonhoga by Shetland Arts. In a bizarre twist of fate, the news this week that German police have recovered 1,500 modernist artworks confiscated as “degenerate art” by the Nazis or taken from Jewish collectors in the 1930s… Read the rest...

Kai Fischer’s thought-provoking Entartet to be staged at Bonhoga

Posted by on October 23rd, 2013 No Comments
Kai Fischer’s thought-provoking Entartet to be staged at Bonhoga “Mercifully, we still live in a society where varying views about artistic excellence can flourish… Fischer’s important and disturbing installation reminds us of how fragile that freedom can be.” - Joyce McMillan Kai Fischer’s powerful performance and installation piece, inspired by the 1937 exhibition in Munich of Degenerate Art, will be presented at Bonhoga Gallery… Read the rest...

Fiddle Frenzy 2013 details announced

Posted by on July 2nd, 2013 No Comments
Fiddle Frenzy 2013 details announced Shetland Arts is delighted to announce the full details for this year’s Fiddle Frenzy, including this year’s tutors, Fiddle Frenzy Fringe classes, Fiddle Frenzy tours, and Festival Club hours. The fiddle tutors this year are Jenna and Bethany Reid (who are also curating the Festival), Lois Nicol, Kirsten Hendry, Margaret Scollay, Pauleen Wiseman, and… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts’ Summer of Music

Posted by on April 17th, 2013 No Comments
Shetland Arts' Summer of Music Shetland Arts is delighted to announce we will be presenting a variety of excellent concerts in Mareel and other venues in Shetland this summer. The line-up from May to July so far includes Roddy Woomble with support from Freda Leask and Brian Nicholson, Vamm, Shooglenifty with support from Vair, Matthew Barley,… Read the rest...

Tavish Scott congratulates Shetland Arts & NTS on Ignition project in Parliament

Posted by on April 16th, 2013 No Comments
Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has congratulated Shetland Arts and the National Theatre of Scotland in Parliament on Ignition, their partnership project which ran from October 2012 to March 2013 and explored Shetland residents’ bittersweet relationships with the automobile – how it shapes us, defines us, supports us, frees us, challenges our attitudes towards our dwindling… Read the rest...

Ignition: New Journeys in Familiar Places, free parkour event in Feb

Posted by on February 1st, 2013 No Comments
Ignition: New Journeys in Familiar Places, free parkour event in Feb Do you like parkour? Then book now for Ignition: New Journeys in Familiar Places – FREE to attend! Ignition Parkour Director Chris Grant has been working with Northern Focus Parkour and they are ready to take you on a journey with a difference. Taking place around Lerwick, this performance will focus on travel and journeys… Read the rest...