Posted by Lauren Doughton on June 9th, 2015
Hirda is a new opera for Shetland commissioned and produced by NOISE (New Opera In Scotland Events), supported by Creative Scotland and Shetland Arts. It is a collaboration between Shetland fiddler and composer, Chris Stout, classical composer Gareth Williams, and librettist Sian Evans, a Welsh playwright and linguist.
The opera will be premièred in Mareel… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on July 1st, 2014
On Monday 14 July at 7pm Shetland Arts will present Auld Enemies, a transnational collaborative poetry event, in Mareel’s Green Room. The event will see poets work in rolling pairs to produce original works for readings across the breadth of Scotland.
Each event across Scotland features numerous pairs of writers from the region who present… 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 Donald Anderson on August 25th, 2010
2010 will bring a packed programme of delights to Islesburgh Community Centre in Lerwick on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September. Shetland Arts are delighted to confirm a line up of guests that includes, TV wildlife star, Simon King, leading film critic, Mark Kermode, award winning, best selling novelist, James Robertson and leading playwright,… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on June 11th, 2010
Scottish Government media release – June 11, 2010
Chair and Board of Creative Scotland:
Culture Minister announces new arts body appointments
Minister for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop today announced the appointment of the first Chair and Board of Creative Scotland. The Chair is Sir Sandy Crombie. The other Board members are Robin MacPherson,… Read the rest...
Posted by Gwilym Gibbons on February 12th, 2010
Creative Scotland 2009 Ltd has just announced that the Chief Executive of Scotland’s national arts and culture body, Creative Scotland, will be Andrew Dixon of the NewcastleGateshead Initiative for the last five years. Andrew has 30 years’ experience of working in the arts media and creative industries. Full details on the Creative Scotland website.
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