Posts Tagged ‘comedy’

Great March events @ Mareel

Posted by on January 28th, 2014 No Comments

Catriona McKay & Olov Johansson to perform concert on Scottish harp & Swedish nyckelharpa, plus stand-up comedy with academics from Bright Club North this March in Mareel
Shetland Arts is pleased to announce two unique live events at Mareel this March: a concert by Catriona McKay & Olov Johansson on Scottish harp and Swedish nyckelharpa…

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Stand Up Helly Aa line-up announced

Posted by on November 26th, 2013 No Comments

Shetland Arts’ annual stand-up comedy show on Up Helly Aa night (Tues 28 Jan), Stand Up Helly Aa, will be hosted by Sandy Nelson with special guests Billy Kirkwood and Stu Who? this January, and will go on sale on Friday (29 Nov).
Sandy Nelson is an actor, writer and comedian from Glasgow. He put…

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Comedians and local musicians confirmed for Stand Up Helly Aa and Fiery Sessions

Posted by on January 11th, 2012 No Comments

Shetland Arts has confirmed that popular comedians Chris Forbes and Gary Little, alongside compere Sandy Nelson, will be entertaining audiences at the Garrison Theatre, 9pm on January 31st, following the Up Helly Aa procession.
Chris Forbes was recently voted one of the Best Upcoming Scottish Comedians in 2011 by The List magazine and regularly plays…

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Wordplay 2011

Posted by on August 24th, 2011 2 Comments

Wordplay 2011, the tenth Book Festival is run by Shetland Arts Development Agency. The festival will be held in Islesburgh Community Centre, in Lerwick and will feature a stunning cast of writers, comedians, journalists, broadcasters, visual artists, no less than three makers (poet laureates) and at least one CBE. It will run from 6.30pm on

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Kevin Bridges – more tickets available

Posted by on July 20th, 2010 No Comments

Following the huge demand for tickets when they went on sale recently, Shetland Arts have been in discussion with all parties involved, and are delighted to announce that the stand-up show scheduled for the Garrison Theatre on Thursday 21 October has been moved to the Clickimin Centre.
Tickets, priced £16, will go on sale from…

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