Garrison Theatre

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...

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...

Public invited to have their say on future of theatre in Shetland

Posted by on January 5th, 2015 1 Comment
Shetland Arts is inviting members of the public interested in having their say on the future of theatre in Shetland to come along to a discussion at The Garrison on Thursday 15 January, 6-7pm. General Manager of Shetland Arts’, Graeme Howell, said: “We are looking to enter into a discussion with interested parties about how… Read the rest...

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

Posted by on June 9th, 2014 No Comments
Theatre group invites you to join their 'Mad 12 Hours' 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
CATS to come to Shetland 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
Sweeney Todd begins next week 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...

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… Read the rest...

Play celebrating island culture comes to Shetland

Posted by on August 6th, 2013 No Comments
Play celebrating island culture comes to Shetland A celebration of island culture, Europa is a new play and exhibition by Salvatore Cabras and Maggie Rosea, presented by Glasgow-based theatre group Replico Productions, will be touring Scotland in August and September and visiting Shetland for two performances presented by Shetland Arts, one in the Garrison Theatre on Friday 30 August and one in… Read the rest...