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Singer Songwriter Night launches seasonal showcase concerts

Posted by on March 19th, 2015 No Comments
Singer Songwriter Night launches seasonal showcase concerts Shetland Arts has announced that in addition to the monthly Singers & Songwriters’ Nights at Mareel, it will present three concerts throughout the year in the Mareel Auditorium showcasing some of the incredible talent the group has to offer. The first of this year’s concerts is on Sunday 19 April and stars Lisa Ward (as… Read the rest...

Call for Entries: Bairns’ Open 2015

Posted by on March 10th, 2015 No Comments
Call for Entries: Bairns' Open 2015 Calling all Shetland’s budding young photographers! Submissions are open for the 2015 Bairns’ Open at Bonhoga 18 April – 31 May 2015. Entry is open to anyone from P1-S6. Two prizes will be awarded. The theme is INDUSTRY, and this year we’re making it a photographic exhibition.  Now is your chance to get out there… Read the rest...

Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on March 4th, 2015 No Comments
Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar Shetland Arts are delighted to announce the launch of two new platforms for local artists, practitioners and performers, Gutters’ Gaet Sessions and The Open Mic Café, to take place in Mareel. The events, designed to provide local people with a chance to develop their performance skills and showcase their artistic abilities, will be free to… Read the rest...

Dean Owens set to play Mareel and Muckle Roe

Posted by on February 27th, 2015 No Comments
Edinburgh based singer / songwriter Dean Owens will return to Shetland in April to play a duo of gigs at Mareel and Muckle Roe. Owens is no stranger to Shetland, his association with the islands having begun several years back when he and his then band The Felsons’ first stormed the Shetland Folk Festival, winning… Read the rest...

World Premier of Kai Fisher’s Last Dream (On Earth) comes to Mareel

Posted by on February 27th, 2015 No Comments
  Shetland Arts is to host the world premier of Kai Fisher’s new production Last Dream (On Earth), at Mareel on 15th April. The production, which has been developed in association with the National Theatre of Scotland and Tron Theatre, opens in Glasgow, before going on tour to St Andrews, Paisley, Shetland and Inverness. Last… Read the rest...

Anderson High students interview The Crucible actress Marama Corlett.

Posted by on February 26th, 2015 1 Comment
Marama Corlett in The Crucible Fans of theatre are in for a real treat this weekend as Arthur Miller’s The Crucible comes to the big screen in Mareel. Recorded live at the Old Vic Theatre in London, starring Richard Armitage  (The Hobbit) and directed by Yaël Farber, The Crucible is Arthur Miller’s classic American tale… Read the rest...

Chris Rigby: Between Rocks and Hard Places

Posted by on February 25th, 2015 No Comments
Chris Rigby, Between Rocks and Hard Places Paul Boyle, Hullscapes Bonhoga Gallery 28 February – 12 April Public opening: Friday 27 February, 6-7.30pm After the arresting exhibition of work of Don McCullin, Bonhoga is marking a distinct change in atmosphere with the opening this Friday of two spectacular exhibitions of landscape imagery. Both shows are… Read the rest...

Fiddle Frenzy 2015 Packages to go on sale next week

Posted by on January 28th, 2015 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that packages for its annual fiddle festival, Fiddle Frenzy, running this year from 2 – 9 August will go on sale on Monday 2 February. The fiddle tutors for this year have also been confirmed. They are: Jenna and Bethany Reid (who are also curators of the festival), Claire White, Gemma… Read the rest...

Shetland Youth Theatre to perform Stef Smith’s ‘Remote’ in February

Posted by on January 13th, 2015 No Comments
After a break of three years, Shetland Youth Theatre will perform a production as part of National Theatre Connections, presented by Shetland Arts. The production, entitled Remote is by Stef Smith and will be performed at the Garrison Theatre on the 19 -21 February. Tickets go on sale this Friday (16 January) via Shetland Box… Read the rest...

One month left to snap-up Early Bird deal for Shetland’s crime fiction festival

Posted by on January 6th, 2015 No Comments
Shetland Noir, the isles first ever crime fiction festival, running from 13-15 November this year, has issued a reminder to would-be participants to register before the end of January (31 January) to take advantage of the festival’s Early Bird Deal. Winter darkness is usually just beginning to grip the isles come November making a… Read the rest...