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...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 10th, 2014
Shetland Arts is pleased to announce that Dylan Moran will perform his new stand-up show Off the Hook live @ Mareel on Thursday 5 March 2015, presented by Mick Perrin Worldwide.
The Perrier Award winner has had huge success as both a writer and performer over the past decade and more. He received a BAFTA… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 28th, 2014
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… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 26th, 2013
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… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on January 11th, 2012
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… Read the rest...
Posted by Emily Sharp on August 24th, 2011
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… Read the rest...
Posted by Carol Duncan on July 20th, 2010
Kevin Bridges, coming to the Clickimin Centre in October
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… Read the rest...
Posted by Carol Duncan on May 27th, 2010
Kevin Bridges at the Garrison Theatre
IN RESPONSE TO THE HIGH DEMAND FOR TICKETS, SHETLAND ARTS ARE CURRENTLY IN DISCUSSION WITH OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS ABOUT MOVING THE GIG TO A DIFFERENT VENUE. WE WILL PUBLISH FURTHER INFORMATION AS SOON AS WE CAN CONFIRM IT.
Off The Kerb and Shetland Arts are delighted to announce… Read the rest...
Posted by Shetland Arts on February 4th, 2010
For upcoming events: What’s On
John Etheridge – Peerie Willie Guitar Season 2010 October events
Friday 22 October, Aith Hall (19.30) – £10/8 – John Etheridge & Ben Ferguson
Saturday 23 October, St Columba’s Church, Lerwick (da Big Kirk) (19.30) – £12/10 – John Etheridge & Harris Playfair Big Band Project
Sunday 24… Read the rest...
Posted by Mary Smith on January 15th, 2010
Following on from last year’s successful Stand Up Helly Aa and the Clickimin Comedy Night in August, Shetland Arts has invited the popular Unst-based comedian and actor Sandy Nelson to once again host Stand Up Helly Aa, an alternative evening’s entertainment for those of you who are not attending halls.
After the procession is over,… Read the rest...