Artforms

Fiddle Frenzy 2014 line-up announced

Posted by on February 25th, 2014 No Comments

Shetland Arts has announced the concert line ups for its annual fiddle festival, Fiddle Frenzy, running this year from 3 – 10 August. They include: Jenna & Bethany Reid (also curators of the festival), NE3 Folk, Kevin Henderson & Mattias Perez, Hom Bru, Blyde Lasses, RANT, Ross Couper & Tom Oakes, Maggie Adamson & Brian…

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Jenna Reid to play headline show @ Mareel in June

Posted by on February 24th, 2014 No Comments

Award-winning Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid will return home to Shetland to perform a special concert in Mareel presented by Shetland Arts on Saturday 28 June. Jenna will be accompanied by guitarist Kevin Mackenzie, pianist Harris Playfair and her sister, and fellow-fiddler, Bethany Reid.
Jenna welcomes you to join her as she plays in three special…

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Ebb Tide Project looking for filmmakers

Posted by on February 7th, 2014 No Comments

The Shetland Moving Image Archive, Shetland Arts Development Agency and the Shetland Heritage Association are delighted to be taking part in the cultural programme surrounding the Commonwealth Games. The three organisations are working together to commission a series of films to be screened from 19th to 25th July on the Tall Ship “Glenlee”, at Riverside…

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Films in February in support of LGBT History Month

Posted by on February 4th, 2014 No Comments

Shetland Arts and Shetland Film Club are working together to show some extraordinary films in support of LGBT History Month throughout February. LGBT History Month is an opportunity to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender lives by exploring history from a LGBT context. It’s also an opportunity to learn about and discuss the continued fight…

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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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