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...
Book now to take part in the Creative Writing Course
Posted by Lisa Ward on June 26th, 2012
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 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...
Evening Classes 2010/11 – learn music tech, arts and crafts with the pros!
Posted by Bryan Peterson on August 25th, 2010
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 Donald Anderson on August 20th, 2010
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...