20:20 – 20 years of artists, 20 years of Bonhoga Gallery
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 22nd, 2014
Opening on 26 July, the new exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery is a celebration of both the 20th anniversary of the gallery and the history of its home, the Weisdale Mill.
Since its construction in the 1850s the building has gone from meal and barley mill, to butchery and tannery, to art gallery, shop and café.… Read the rest...
Full Fiddle Frenzy concert line-up announced
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 16th, 2014
Shetland Arts has announced the line-ups, including support acts, for all its upcoming Fiddle Frenzy concerts.
This year’s festival, curated by Jenna & Bethany Reid, is all set to be another popular year. Concerts take place every night of the festival, from 3-10 August, giving students taking part in the week the chance to enjoy… Read the rest...
Shetland Arts & Shetland Museum & Archives secure funding for learning projects from ARTIST ROOMS Touring Group
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 7th, 2014
Shetland Museum & Archives and Shetland Arts Development Agency have been awarded £24,000 collectively to deliver a partnership learning project for 13-25 year olds, as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition of work by internationally acclaimed photojournalist Don McCullin in Da Gadderie and Bonhoga Gallery from 29 November 2014 to 22 February 2015.… Read the rest...
Battlefield Band to play Mareel in August
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 2nd, 2014
Shetland Arts has announced that it will present Battlefield Band live @ Mareel on Wednesday 27 August.
The band’s seamless fusion of the ancient and contemporary has continually evolved over the decades, confirming their position as vital composers and interpreters at the forefront of a living tradition.
Named after the Glasgow suburb of Battlefield, where… Read the rest...
‘Auld Enemies’ poetry event @ Mareel this month
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 1st, 2014
On Monday 14 July at 7pm Shetland Arts will present Auld Enemies, a transnational collaborative poetry event, in Mareel’s Green Room. The event will see poets work in rolling pairs to produce original works for readings across the breadth of Scotland.
Each event across Scotland features numerous pairs of writers from the region who present… Read the rest...