Artforms

Fiddle Frenzy 2015 Packages to go on sale next week

Posted by on January 28th, 2015 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that packages for its annual fiddle festival, Fiddle Frenzy, running this year from 2 – 9 August will go on sale on Monday 2 February. The fiddle tutors for this year have also been confirmed. They are: Jenna and Bethany Reid (who are also curators of the festival), Claire White, Gemma… Read the rest...

Shetland Youth Theatre to perform Stef Smith’s ‘Remote’ in February

Posted by on January 13th, 2015 No Comments
After a break of three years, Shetland Youth Theatre will perform a production as part of National Theatre Connections, presented by Shetland Arts. The production, entitled Remote is by Stef Smith and will be performed at the Garrison Theatre on the 19 -21 February. Tickets go on sale this Friday (16 January) via Shetland Box… 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...

One month left to snap-up Early Bird deal for Shetland’s crime fiction festival

Posted by on January 6th, 2015 No Comments
Shetland Noir, the isles first ever crime fiction festival, running from 13-15 November this year, has issued a reminder to would-be participants to register before the end of January (31 January) to take advantage of the festival’s Early Bird Deal. Winter darkness is usually just beginning to grip the isles come November making a… Read the rest...

Public invited to have their say on future of theatre in Shetland

Posted by on January 5th, 2015 1 Comment
Shetland Arts is inviting members of the public interested in having their say on the future of theatre in Shetland to come along to a discussion at The Garrison on Thursday 15 January, 6-7pm. General Manager of Shetland Arts’, Graeme Howell, said: “We are looking to enter into a discussion with interested parties about how… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts announces line-up for Fiery Sessions 2015

Posted by on December 22nd, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced the line-up for Fiery Sessions, its annual traditional music concerts on Up Helly Aa day. The two concerts will star Eunice Henderson & The South Mainland Young Fiddlers, Eart Kyent, Bryan Gear & Violet Tulloch, and the Loris MacDonald Band. Eunice Henderson & The South Mainland Fiddlers are back for a… Read the rest...

Lau to play Mareel in June as part of European tour

Posted by on December 2nd, 2014 No Comments
Lau will play Mareel on 26 June 2015, presented by Shetland Arts. Tickets go on sale this Friday (5 Dec). Internationally acclaimed modern folk trio Lau has announced a European tour, including a date in Mareel in June, in support of their highly anticipated forthcoming new album (due for release in May 2015 on Reveal… Read the rest...

Crime fiction festival to come to Shetland in 2015

Posted by on November 25th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts and Promote Shetland are delighted to announce that Shetland Noir, in association with Iceland Noir, will take place at Mareel from Friday 13 November until Sunday 15 November 2015. The Crime Fiction Festival will be the first of its kind ever to be held in Shetland and the headliners will be: Denise Mina,… Read the rest...

December 2014 Upcoming Cinema Booklet released

Posted by on November 20th, 2014 No Comments
Click here to read the December 2014 Upcoming Cinema Booklet for Mareel.Read the rest...

Northern Lights Head South

Posted by on November 19th, 2014 No Comments
Northern Lights Ambassadors – a group of 13-25 year olds from Shetland – have been working since September on a 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… Read the rest...