Shetland Arts releases overview of Wordplay 2013
Posted by Lisa Ward on August 13th, 2013
Shetland Arts this week has revealed some of the details of the first weekend of its annual Book Festival, Wordplay 2013, running this year from 31 August to 8 September, as well a glimpse at some of the workshops that will be available to attend throughout the Festival.
Shetland Arts’ Literature Development Officer, Donald Anderson,… Read the rest...
Poetry Immersion with Jen Hadfield
Posted by Lisa Ward on February 13th, 2013
We are pleased to announce that Jen Hadfield will also be hosting two full day poetry workshops for adults (16+) on Saturdays 23rd February & 16th March in Mareel entitled Poetry Immersion.
Jen said: “We’ll discuss where a poem comes from, what it can be, and where it can take you, as you embark on… Read the rest...
Two Places as One: Kathleen Jamie & Jen Hadfield Mareel/Inspace Poetry Exchange
Posted by Lisa Ward on February 12th, 2013
A live broadcast between two of Scotland’s most technologically agile arts venues
Friday 1 March, 6pm, Mareel Shetland & Inspace Edinburgh
On Friday 1 March at 6pm, Screen 2 in Mareel will play host to the Shetland end of a poetry reading which will take place simultaneously in both Lerwick and Edinburgh. The reading will… Read the rest...
Hansel for Mareel project to launch on 23 December
Posted by Lisa Ward on December 12th, 2012
hansel (n) a gift to commemorate an inaugural occasion, the launching of a new boat, birth of a child, a new home, new enterprise. The Shetland Dictionary, John J. Graham.
Mareel has generated strong opinion from the community since its inception nearly 20 years ago. During the construction phase of the building, Shetland Arts invited… Read the rest...
Shetland celebrates Book Week Scotland
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 20th, 2012
Next week is Book Week Scotland. Delivered by The Scottish Book Trust with partner organisations all over Scotland, Book Week Scotland will feature hundreds of events featuring writers and readers across the country. As well as a pop up festival in the Mitchell Library in Glasgow on Saturday 1st December, there will be a live… Read the rest...