Posted by Lisa Ward on January 6th, 2015
Shetland Noir, the isles first ever crime fiction festival, running from 13-15 November this year, has issued a reminder to would-be participants to register before the end of January (31 January) to take advantage of the festival’s Early Bird Deal
Winter darkness is usually just beginning to grip the isles come November making a… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on December 16th, 2014
Shetland Arts has announced the line-up for its annual stand-up comedy show on Up Helly Aa night, Stand Up Helly Aa. This year’s show will be hosted by Sandy Nelson and star special guests Mark Nelson and Stuart Mitchell.
Sandy Nelson is an actor, writer and comedian from Glasgow. He put together the annual Stand… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on December 11th, 2014
We’re holding a little a farewell party for Gwilym in Mareel’s Main Auditorium on Thursday 18 Dec, 6-8pm.
Gwilym is moving on to pastures new after 8 years at the helm of Shetland Arts, & you are invited to join us in raising a toast to him.
Refreshments, finger food, & good cheer will be… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on December 2nd, 2014
Lau will play Mareel on 26 June 2015, presented by Shetland Arts. Tickets go on sale this Friday (5 Dec).
Internationally acclaimed modern folk trio Lau has announced a European tour, including a date in Mareel in June, in support of their highly anticipated forthcoming new album (due for release in May 2015 on Reveal… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on November 11th, 2014
Mareel has won 2 commendations at the Inverness Architectural Association (IAA) Awards which cover the North of Scotland and the Islands. At the awards event held in Skye on Friday 7 November, Mareel picked up a Commendation for Best New Building and another for Best Building Overall.
These Commendations are the latest in a string… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 25th, 2014
Shetland Arts has announced the line-up for its Shetland Guitar Heroes concert on Saturday 8 November, happening as part of the Shetland International Guitar Festival 2014
, which runs from 6-8 November this year. It has also announced the addition of a festival fringe event on Wednesday 5 November: Tommy Emmanuel & Martin Taylor in… Read the rest...
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 22nd, 2014
Posted by Lisa Ward on September 10th, 2014
Shetland Arts is pleased to announce that Dylan Moran will perform his new stand-up show Off the Hook live @ Mareel on Thursday 5 March 2015, presented by Mick Perrin Worldwide.
The Perrier Award winner has had huge success as both a writer and performer over the past decade and more. He received a BAFTA… Read the rest...