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MirrieLace at Bonhoga

Posted by on July 2nd, 2010 4 Comments

The ‘Mirrie Dancers’ project moves into its penultimate phase this weekend with the Mirrie Lace exhibition at the Bonhoga Gallery. The exhibition opens on Saturday 3rd July.
Mirrie Lace fuses the craft of Shetland lace knitting with new technologies. Twenty-one knitters have been working with artists Nayan Kulkarni and Roxane Permar to develop Shetland lace…

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Mirrie Dancers at Longfield

Posted by on March 2nd, 2010 No Comments

The last of ten light installations in the Mirrie Dancers project has been installed at the Gable End of the former Methodist Chapel at Longfield, Dunrossness. Once again, the weather prevented our being able to stick to our original plans of installing the lights at Snarravoe in Unst, at the Bod of Nesbister or at…

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Mirrie Dancers: Cancellation

Posted by on January 29th, 2010 No Comments

Shetland Arts regrets that due to severe weather conditions the Mirrie Dancers functions at Betty Mouats Böd tonight (Friday 29 January) and  Skeld Hall tomorrow (Saturday 30 January) have been canceled. We would like to apologise for any disappointment this may cause.…

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Changes to Mirrie Dancer Illumination Programme

Posted by on January 15th, 2010 No Comments

Shetland Arts apologises to the residents of Bressay and Lerwick for postponing the illumination, on Bressay, as part of the Mirrie Dancers Illuminations. The next illumination will take place at the Reawick Kirk where the event will be celebrated by a closing, instead of a launch party, on Saturday 30 January. An invitation is extended…

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Mirrie Dancers at the Glasshouses

Posted by on December 4th, 2009 No Comments

Hard to believe that the Mirrie Dancers illuminations are now at the halfway point. Tonight’s launch at the Glasshouses at Tingwall is Illumination No. 5 out of a series of ten, and it will run until 11th January.
So far the lights have been dancing at Lower Voe, Haroldswick, the Dunes at West Sandwick and…

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