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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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Play celebrating island culture comes to Shetland

Posted by on August 6th, 2013 No Comments

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

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