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Shetland Youth Theatre to perform Ubu Roi in Lerwick play-park this month

Posted by on June 3rd, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Youth Theatre has announced that it is to perform one of its most original productions to date: a version of Ubu Roi (King Ubu), written in 1896 by the French playwright Alfred Jarry, live in a play-park in Lerwick this month. The group has always embraced the challenge of performing in unusual venues and… Read the rest...

CATS to come to Shetland

Posted by on April 22nd, 2014 No Comments
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...

Great March events @ Mareel

Posted by on January 28th, 2014 No Comments
Catriona McKay & Olov Johansson to perform concert on Scottish harp & Swedish nyckelharpa, plus stand-up comedy with academics from Bright Club North this March in Mareel Shetland Arts is pleased to announce two unique live events at Mareel this March: a concert by Catriona McKay & Olov Johansson on Scottish harp and Swedish nyckelharpa… Read the rest...

International Art Haul relates to Shetland show

Posted by on November 5th, 2013 No Comments
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...