Posts Tagged ‘Creative Scotland’

‘Auld Enemies’ poetry event @ Mareel this month

Posted by on July 1st, 2014 No Comments
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...

Wordplay 2011

Posted by on August 24th, 2011 No 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… Read the rest...

Wordplay 2010: Shetland’s 9th Annual Book Festival Full Line Up Announced

Posted by on August 25th, 2010 No Comments
Wordplay 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...

Shetland Arts Director Gwilym Gibbons joins Creative Scotland Board

Posted by on June 11th, 2010 1 Comment
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...

Chief Executive of Creative Scotland announced

Posted by on February 12th, 2010 No Comments
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.Read the rest...