literature

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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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 will be at the…

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Shetland Arts celebrates Book Week Scotland

Posted by on November 13th, 2013 No Comments

Book Week Scotland will see a series of free events in Shetland, celebrating reading and writing from 25 Nov to 1 Dec. These will include two author speaking events organised by Shetland Arts, Denise Mina at St Ringans on Tuesday 26 Nov organised by Shetland Library, and a Book Swap and Reading Hour at Mareel…

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LK243 UnderSail Exhibition returns to Shetland for Wordplay 2013

Posted by on August 30th, 2013 No Comments

During the Tall Ships Races in 2011, artist Imi Maufe was on board the Swan. This week Imi returns to Shetland for Wordplay to show LK243 UnderSail, an exhibition of the work she created as a response to her experiences during the Tall Ships Races. She will also be giving a talk about the project…

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Full programmes for Wordplay & Screenplay 2013 released this week

Posted by on August 21st, 2013 No Comments

Shetland Arts has today released online the complete programme for its annual Book Festival, Wordplay 2013, running from 31 August to 8 September. The full programme for Screenplay 2013, Shetland Arts’ annual Film Festival which runs at the same time, will be released online tomorrow (Thursday 22 August). Tickets for events at both festivals will…

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