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Your chance to have your say on future priorities for film development

Posted by on August 24th, 2015 No Comments
Your chance to have your say on future priorities for film development As part of the events planned during the Screenplay Festival week, Shetland Arts is hosting a meeting to discuss the future priorities for the development of Film in Shetland. The meeting follows on from those previously held on Theatre and Visual Art and Craft. It will take place in Mareel on 2nd of September at… Read the rest...

Screenplay Programme released

Posted by on August 7th, 2015 No Comments
Screenplay Programme released It’s here!  The programme for Screenplay 2015  has been released online, and it’s a good’un! Lindsay Duncan Special guests this year include film and television actor Lindsay Duncan, and actor, writer and director Mark Gatiss. Mark is a familiar face on our television screens through his appearances as Mycroft Holmes on Sherlock (which he… Read the rest...

Statement: Staff Redundancies

Posted by on July 31st, 2015 No Comments
Statement: Staff Redundancies Shetland Arts would like to express their disappointment and distress at the insensitive manner in which the recent redundancies have been reported in the Shetland Times. The organisation would like to extend its support to our colleagues Clair Aldington, Donald Anderson and John Haswell, and express its sympathy for the unnecessary additional distress which the… Read the rest...

Summer workshops at Shetland Arts

Posted by on July 14th, 2015 No Comments
Summer workshops at Shetland Arts In addition to the print and drawing workshops with Berenice Carrington Shetland Arts will be hosting workshops on drama and narrative non fiction writing for both adults and children to take place over the summer. Local author Malachy Tallack will host a narrative non fiction writing workshop at Mareel on Monday 27th July. Tallack, whose… Read the rest...

DRIFT

Posted by on July 11th, 2015 No Comments
DRIFT Vision Mechanics’ new production, Drift, is inspired by Shetland crofter, Betty Mouat.  On a beach setting, a soundscape of 9 songs and 9 sculptural installations represent the days she spent adrift at sea. “A beach trip like no other.” ***** Irene Brown, Edinburgh Guide.com Drift is on at Skaw Beach, Unst from 10-13 July, as… Read the rest...

Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft

Posted by on July 9th, 2015 No Comments
Public invited to have their say on future development priorities for Visual Art & Craft Following the success of recent consultations on Theatre earlier this year, Shetland Arts is hosting a series of meetings to discuss the future priorities for the development of Visual Art and Craft in Shetland. The first meeting will be held at the Garrison Theatre at 6pm – 7pm on Tuesday 14th July.  A second meeting… Read the rest...

Fiddle Frenzy Programme Released

Posted by on July 9th, 2015 No Comments
Fiddle Frenzy Programme Released The countdown to Fiddle Frenzy, Shetland Arts’ annual celebration of the Shetland fiddle tradition, is underway with only 3 weeks to go. All tickets are now on sale – for both full week and day packages of workshops, the 7 evening concerts that place across the week, and a special lecture event discussing the… Read the rest...

Space 2 Face girls group to exhibit in Lodberrie Traders

Posted by on June 29th, 2015 No Comments
Space 2 Face girls group to exhibit in Lodberrie Traders ‘It won’t be pretty’ an exhibition by the space2face girls’ group 2 – 4 July 2015 Members of the Anderson High School Space2Face girls group create the artworks. For three days at the beginning of July, the Lodberrie Traders will be home to an unusual exhibition of artwork entitled ‘It won’t be pretty’, by a… Read the rest...

Artwork to celebrate Shetland’s Pelagic Fishing Industry

Posted by on June 17th, 2015 2 Comments
Artwork to celebrate Shetland’s Pelagic Fishing Industry A newly formed group, the Pelagic Sculpture Partnership, comprising Shetland Catch, Shetland Fish Producers’ Organisation, Lerwick Port Authority and LHD, in association with Shetland Arts hope to commission a brand new piece of artwork for Lerwick harbour front. The sculpture is being sponsored by the four businesses who have been successful in obtaining match funding… Read the rest...

I Vesterled

Posted by on June 17th, 2015 No Comments
I Vesterled Untitled, David Rios I Vesterled The Pier Store, Shetland Museum & Archives Saturday 20th June: 10.00 – 17.00 / Sunday 21st June: 12.00 – 17.00 A new exhibition, entitled I Vesterled, opens this Saturday at the Pier Store, Shetland Museum and Archives. The exhibition features the work of David Rios, Hilde Skevik, Ånond Versto, Bjørn… Read the rest...