Garrison Theatre

Theatre group invites you to join their ‘Mad 12 Hours’

Posted by on June 9th, 2014 No Comments
At 9am on Sunday 29 June, Stomping Ground & Shetland Arts will open the doors of the Garrison Theatre to anyone aged 16+ to come together and create a brand new piece of theatre, all in the space of 12 hours. As part of Mad 12 Hours, participants will work with John Haswell and Sian… Read the rest...

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… Read the rest...

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… Read the rest...

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… Read the rest...

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 … Read the rest...