Artforms

Wordplay 2014 now on sale

Posted by on September 10th, 2014 No Comments
See the brand new Wordplay 2014 dedicated website here! Events at Wordplay 2014, running from 12-16 November, are now on sale. Wordplay is Shetland Arts’ annual book festival and has been running since 2001. Welcoming writers of local, national and international renown, the festival features a mix of readings, writing workshops, children’s events, and signings.… Read the rest...

The Men They Couldn’t Hang live @ Mareel in October

Posted by on September 10th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that The Men They Couldn’t Hang will play live at Mareel on Saturday 18 October. Formed in 1984, The Men They Couldn’t Hang made their live debut alongside The Pogues – a band to which they have been much likened thanks to their incendiary punk / folk sound. Championed by the… Read the rest...

Shetland Youth Theatre presents Ubu Roi

Posted by on August 27th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that the Shetland Youth Theatre production of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi (King Ubu) is to be performed from 9 to 11 September. The show was originally scheduled to take place in June but rehearsals clashed with other demands on the young performers, leading to the postponing of the original production. Now,… Read the rest...

Steven Robertson looking forward to coming home for Screenplay 2014

Posted by on August 20th, 2014 No Comments
With less than two weeks to go until the start of Screenplay 2014, Shetland Arts’ annual film festival curated by Mark Kermode, Linda Ruth William, and Kathy Hubbard, actor and guest of the festival Steven Robertson says he’s really looking forward to coming back home to show two of his films and give a Q&A… Read the rest...

Doctor Who series 8 opener, Deep Breath, to show @ Mareel this weekend

Posted by on August 20th, 2014 No Comments
The feature-length first episode of the new series of Doctor Who will show on the big screen at Mareel this Sunday evening. Set in Victorian London, episode one, Deep Breath, reunites the newly regenerated Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and returning companion Clara (Jenna Coleman) with series regulars and fan favourites, Madame Vastra, Jenny and Strax. The… Read the rest...