Garrison Theatre

CATS to come to Shetland

Posted by on April 22nd, 2014 No Comments

Kirkwall Operatic Society in association with Shetland Arts presents an amateur production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group…

11 – 13 July 2014 @ The Garrison Theatre, Lerwick
Music by Andrew Lloyd Weber. Based on ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by T.S. Eliot
Shetland Arts and Kirkwall Amateur Operatic Society (KAOS) are happy

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Shetland Arts’ merges award schemes for artists and craftmakers

Posted by on October 9th, 2013 No Comments

Shetland Arts continues to offer awards in the form of small grants to individual artists and craftmakers based in Shetland. This year, in line with the other schemes supported by Creative Scotland, Shetland Arts has combined their two popular grant schemes; the Visual Artist Awards and the Working Up Craftmaker Awards to form the new…

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Sweeney Todd begins next week

Posted by on September 24th, 2013 No Comments

Next week sees the foul deeds of the notorious barber of Fleet Street enacted on the stage of the Garrison Theatre. Shetland Youth Theatre will be performing a brand new version of the gruesome tale, written and directed by John Haswell, with music composed by Borders musician Chris Achenbach.
The grisly deeds of the demon…

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An opportunity for anyone interested in film

Posted by on September 10th, 2013 No Comments

For  some months, discussions have been taking place with film producer Kathy Proctor about a possible new movie ‘Up Helly Aa’.  Described as ‘a comedy with international appeal’ the storyline starts in Shetland before moving to mainland Scotland. Kathy Proctor and the film director Phil John (‘Downton Abbey’) will be in Shetland over the weekend looking at locations and…

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Shetland Youth Theatre to perform ‘Sweeney Todd’

Posted by on August 20th, 2013 No Comments

Shetland Arts is pleased to reveal that the next production by Shetland Youth Theatre is to be new version of Sweeney Todd.
For more than 150 years the legend of Sweeney Todd has fed the appetites of those hungry for ghoulish and violent tales. The story, originally titled A String of Pearls first captured the…

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