Posts Tagged ‘Jen Hadfield’

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
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...