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ARTIST ROOMS On Tour: Young Ambassadors

Posted by on July 15th, 2014 No Comments
Are you 13-25? Are you interested in film-making / photojournalism / song-writing / blogging / marketing / other stuff? We are looking for 12 young ambassadors to be part of an exciting 3-month project in the run up to the  ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition, taking place at Shetland Museum and Archives and Bonhoga Gallery… Read the rest...

Shetland International Guitar Festival 2014

Posted by on July 7th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that from Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 November this year, it will present the Shetland International Guitar Festival 2014. The Festival is curated by Martin Taylor and will feature concerts at Mareel by Tommy Emmanuel (on Thursday 6), Martin himself (on Friday 7), and a line-up of Shetland Read the rest...

Steven Robertson to star at Screenplay opening weekend

Posted by on June 25th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that local hero Steven Robertson will be the star attraction at the opening weekend of this year’s Screenplay Film Festival, running from 29 August to 7 September. The Vidlin born star of film, theatre and television will be taking part in a Q&A session after the screening of one of his… Read the rest...

Ross Noble to start warm-up tour in Shetland

Posted by on April 15th, 2014 No Comments
World-renowned comedian Ross Noble has chosen Shetland, the most northerly point in the UK, as the starting point to his UK tour. Mareel, the UK’s most northerly music, cinema and creative industries centre, in Shetland’s capital, Lerwick, will host an intimate gig for just 330 people, presented by Shetland Arts Development Agency. This warm-up gig… Read the rest...

Mareel receives Commendation from Civic Trust Awards

Posted by on March 12th, 2014 No Comments
Mareel has received a Commendation from the Civic Trust Awards, one of only five Scottish projects to receive a Commendation. From 238 applications, 134 were progressed for consideration by the National Panel (12 from Scotland). A total of 79 national and international projects were rewarded with a Civic Trust Award, Commendation, or Community Recognition. Commendations… Read the rest...