Mareel

Lau on Tour – Week One

Posted by on May 21st, 2015 No Comments
Lau on Tour - Week One First week of the Lau Springtime tour saw us heading off to the continent. We loaded up the van in Edinburgh and caught the Newcastle-Amsterdam ferry. Plenty to do on this boat with casino, restaurants, live band and a pop quiz. The lively sea made for some good dance floor antics but we contented ourselves… Read the rest...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Shetland Arts announces line-up for Fiery Sessions 2015

Posted by on December 22nd, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced the line-up for Fiery Sessions, its annual traditional music concerts on Up Helly Aa day. The two concerts will star Eunice Henderson & The South Mainland Young Fiddlers, Eart Kyent, Bryan Gear & Violet Tulloch, and the Loris MacDonald Band. Eunice Henderson & The South Mainland Fiddlers are back for a… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts announces line-up for Stand Up Helly Aa

Posted by on December 16th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced the line-up for its annual stand-up comedy show on Up Helly Aa night, Stand Up Helly Aa. This year’s show will be hosted by Sandy Nelson and star special guests Mark Nelson and Stuart Mitchell. Sandy Nelson is an actor, writer and comedian from Glasgow. He put together the annual Stand… Read the rest...