Fiddle Frenzy 2015 Packages to go on sale next week
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 28th, 2015
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,
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One month left to snap-up Early Bird deal for Shetland’s crime fiction festival
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 6th, 2015
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 Lisa Ward on December 22nd, 2014
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 Lisa Ward on December 16th, 2014
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...
Join us in saying farewell to Gwilym
Posted by Lisa Ward on December 11th, 2014
We’re holding a little a farewell party for Gwilym in Mareel’s Main Auditorium on Thursday 18 Dec, 6-8pm.
Gwilym is moving on to pastures new after 8 years at the helm of Shetland Arts, & you are invited to join us in raising a toast to him.
Refreshments, finger food, & good cheer will be… Read the rest...