Posts Tagged ‘literature’

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...

Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers

Posted by on March 25th, 2014 No Comments
Call for interest from Shetland craftmakers! Shetland Forwirds invites Shetland-based craftmakers to take part in the Year of Dialect 2014 through incorporating dialect into your work. Find out more & how to apply here:  … Read the rest...

Shetland Arts celebrates Book Week Scotland

Posted by on November 13th, 2013 No Comments
Book Week Scotland will see a series of free events in Shetland, celebrating reading and writing from 25 Nov to 1 Dec. These will include two author speaking events organised by Shetland Arts, Denise Mina at St Ringans on Tuesday 26 Nov organised by Shetland Library, and a Book Swap and Reading Hour at Mareel… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts launches ‘Creative List’

Posted by on June 12th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts is delighted to announce the launch of the Creative List: an online resource for creative Shetlanders to promote their work, build networks with each other, and provide a point of contact and information for those wishing to enquire about commissions, purchases, education and/or other opportunities. The List allows users to create profiles describing… Read the rest...

New BBC One crime drama, ‘Shetland’

Posted by on May 7th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts is pleased to note that acclaimed Scots actor Douglas Henshall has been cast as the lead role in Shetland, a new two-part drama set in the Isles for BBC One, adapted from the series of books by award-winning crime writer Ann Cleeves. The powerful murder-mystery is set against the stunning backdrop of our… Read the rest...