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Mr McFall’s Chamber to perform @ Mareel in June

Posted by on February 27th, 2014 No Comments

Innovative Scottish group Mr McFall’s Chamber will travel to Shetland for a stunning performance at Mareel on Thursday 5 June, presented by Shetland Arts.
Mr McFall’s Chamber have been described as “the jewel in the Scottish musical crown” (The Scotsman), and lauded as “potentially the most important single development on the Scottish music scene for…

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Weather Stations ‘Element Trail’ exhibition launch

Posted by on February 26th, 2014 No Comments

Whilst the wind has blown wild this winter, the HNC Music class at Shetland College / Mareel has been busy composing original music in response to the theme of weather and the impact it has on us.
An eclectic mix of compositions has emerged inspired by various stimuli, including a visit to the Met Office.…

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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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