Posted by Lisa Ward on August 6th, 2013
A celebration of island culture, Europa is a new play and exhibition by Salvatore Cabras and Maggie Rosea, presented by Glasgow-based theatre group Replico Productions, will be touring Scotland in August and September and visiting Shetland for two performances presented by Shetland Arts, one in the Garrison Theatre on Friday 30 August
and one in… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 25th, 2013
Shetland Youth Theatre in partnership with Stomping Ground present Make a Scene – a Youth Theatre Summer Project for two age groups (7-12 and 12-21).
Shetland Arts and Stomping Ground are working together to produce a brand new summer project full of theatre making, game playing, character creating and storytelling. There will be two groups,… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 12th, 2013
We are delighted to announce that tickets for a special screening of The Audience, recorded by the National Theatre and starring Helen Mirren, are going on sale this weekend. Details below.
Showing @ Mareel: Thursday 4 July, 7.30pm
Tickets on sale: Saturday 15 June, 2pm
Ticket price: £10 / £8
Duration: 180 minutes… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on May 8th, 2013
Shetland Arts is proud to present Not as good as the book: adapting novels for the screen, a practical workshop with Shetland screenwriters Gaby Chiappe and Richard Davidson, on Tuesday 21 May, 7-9pm, in Mareel’s Green Room.
Gaby Chiappe and Richard Davidson are visiting Shetland to lead the workshop and to research the upcoming crime… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on April 16th, 2013
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...
Posted by Lynda Anderson on March 14th, 2013
Since October 2012, National Theatre of Scotland
and Shetland Arts
, with support from Creative Scotland, have led ‘Ignition’, a project exploring with Shetland residents the bittersweet relationships with the automobile – how it shapes us, defines us, supports us, frees us, challenges our attitudes towards our dwindling resources and, sometimes, kills us. Read the… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on February 1st, 2013
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...
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 16th, 2013
Mareel is gearing up to celebrate its first ever Up Helly Aa this month with a series of excellent UHA events including Fiery Sessions, Shetland Arts’ annual Up Helly Aa day concert showcasing local musicians Vair and Kaela Jamieson and John Hutchison, Stand Up Helly Aa, Shetland Arts’ annual stand up comedy show featuring John… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on December 11th, 2012
Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that it has managed to secure another screening of The Nutcracker, performed by Bolshoi Ballet, to be shown in Mareel on Saturday 29th December at 3pm, despite originally being told by distributors that only one screening would be possible.
In November Shetland Arts announced that, as a special festive… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on October 23rd, 2012
What is the car doing for us? What is the car doing to us?
A creative project led by Wils Wilson (Director) and John Haswell (Associate Director) in Shetland, from October 2012, resulting in a series of performances on Shetland in March 2013.
Over the course of seven months from October 2012, all 23,000 inhabitants… Read the rest...