Posts Tagged ‘Jen Hadfield’

Wordplay 2014 now on sale

Posted by on September 10th, 2014 No Comments
See the brand new Wordplay 2014 dedicated website here! Events at Wordplay 2014, running from 12-16 November, are now on sale. Wordplay is Shetland Arts’ annual book festival and has been running since 2001. Welcoming writers of local, national and international renown, the festival features a mix of readings, writing workshops, children’s events, and signings.… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts releases overview of Wordplay 2013

Posted by on August 13th, 2013 No Comments
Shetland Arts releases overview of Wordplay 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 on February 13th, 2013 No Comments
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 on February 12th, 2013 No Comments
Two Places as One: Kathleen Jamie & Jen Hadfield Mareel/Inspace Poetry Exchange 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 on December 12th, 2012 No Comments
Hansel for Mareel project to launch on 23 December 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 on November 20th, 2012 No Comments
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...

Book now to take part in the Creative Writing Course

Posted by on June 26th, 2012 2 Comments
Book now to take part in the Creative Writing Course The Creative Writing Course, usually held at Shetland Arts’ annual fiddle festival Fiddle Frenzy, will this year be taking place during Shetland Arts’ annual book festival Wordplay. The Creative Writing Course will be tutored by TS Elliot Prize winner Jen Hadfield and former George Mackay Brown Fellow Pam Beasant. It will run from the… 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...

Evening Classes 2010/11 – learn music tech, arts and crafts with the pros!

Posted by on August 25th, 2010 No Comments
Shetland Arts, in conjunction with Adult Learning and Shetland College, are offering professionally led evening classes in a range of music technology, creative writing, graphic design and textile subjects over the autumn and winter months. All courses are taught by experienced creative industry practitioners. Adult Learning offer a range of other evening classes, details of… Read the rest...

Shetland Writers at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Posted by on August 20th, 2010 No Comments
This year’s Edinburgh Book festival will be graced by not one, but two of Shetland’s resident writers, in the forms of TS Eliot prize-winning poet, Jen Hadfield and, Donald S Murray, author of “The Guga Hunters” (Birlinn 2008). Both will appear at different events on Monday 30th August at the Scottish Power Studio Theatre. Jen… Read the rest...