Posts Tagged ‘WordPlay’

Peerie Christmas, WirdCraft, & Julie Dennison @ Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on October 28th, 2014 No Comments
1 Nov – 23 Nov 2104 Public opening: Saturday 1 Nov 2014, 11am – 1pm WirdCraft event: 13th November 6.30pm This weekend sees the return of Bonhoga’s Christmas contemporary art and craft exhibition in the main gallery. This year, a pop up exhibition, and earlier and shorter than usual because of the upcoming ARTIST ROOMS… Read the rest...

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 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...

LK243 UnderSail Exhibition returns to Shetland for Wordplay 2013

Posted by on August 30th, 2013 No Comments
LK243 UnderSail Exhibition returns to Shetland for Wordplay 2013 During the Tall Ships Races in 2011, artist Imi Maufe was on board the Swan. This week Imi returns to Shetland for Wordplay to show LK243 UnderSail, an exhibition of the work she created as a response to her experiences during the Tall Ships Races. She will also be giving a talk about the project… Read the rest...

Full programmes for Wordplay & Screenplay 2013 released this week

Posted by on August 21st, 2013 No Comments
Shetland Arts has today released online the complete programme for its annual Book Festival, Wordplay 2013, running from 31 August to 8 September. The full programme for Screenplay 2013, Shetland Arts’ annual Film Festival which runs at the same time, will be released online tomorrow (Thursday 22 August). Tickets for events at both festivals will… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts releases overview of Wordplay 2013

Posted by on August 13th, 2013 No Comments
Shetland Arts releases overview of Wordplay 2013 Shetland Arts this week has revealed some of the details of the first weekend of its annual Book Festival, Wordplay 2013, running this year from 31 August to 8 September, as well a glimpse at some of the workshops that will be available to attend throughout the Festival. Shetland Arts’ Literature Development Officer, Donald Anderson,… Read the rest...

Wordplay 2012 – Well Under Way

Posted by on September 5th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts’ annual book festival is now well under way, following the events that took place last weekend. There is plenty more to come this weekend with a fantastic line up of events for all the family, featuring Scottish Opera, Sally Magnusson, Christine De Luca and a not to be missed personal appearance by a… Read the rest...

Parliament poem to visit Mareel during Wordplay

Posted by on August 29th, 2012 No Comments
“What kind of country do you wish to live in?” While Scotland debates its political identity in preparation for an independence referendum, Edinburgh artist Angus Reid considered it was time to answer this question for himself. As a film-maker and visual artist as well as a writer, he decided to invite people across Scotland to… Read the rest...

Shetland Arts announces concerts, film screenings, & educational activities in Mareel

Posted by on August 24th, 2012 3 Comments
Shetland Arts is absolutely delighted to announce that it is moving the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland’s Summer MusicFest concerts from Lerwick Town Hall into Mareel this Saturday and Sunday. Audiences will also be treated to a classical piano recital by Neil Georgeson in the venue on Thursday next week, and public film screenings… Read the rest...

Wordplay offers special package deals for first time ever!

Posted by on August 22nd, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that literature fans can now, for the first year ever, purchase special discount packages for its annual book festival Wordplay. Wordplay 2012 features guests such as Sally Magnusson, Norman Stone, Val McDermid, Ron Pretty, Jim Mainland, Angus Reid, John Burnside, Rodge Glass, Luke Jennings, Christine De Luca, Karin Altenberg, … Read the rest...