Articles tagged ‘Shetland’

Whaar is da snaa o fernyear?

10 Apr 2012 in Blogs, Robert Livingston Blog

We spent part of the Easter weekend in Ullapool and, even if there hadn’t been a persistent drizzle of that fine rain that soaks you to the skin, we’d certainly have visited, as we always do, the village’s two excellent—and complementary–bookshops, the Ullapool Bookshop and the Ceilidh Place Bookshop. I firmly believe that the great [...]

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Craft Feature: Shetland Creativity at New Designers

7 Sep 2010 in Features, Shetland, Visual Arts & Crafts

Work by Marion Isa MacPhee

This September 2010 we talk to recently graduated Shetland designers whose work is taking Shetland textiles forward into the 21st century.

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Craft Feature: North Rock Gallery Interview

30 Jul 2010 in Features, Shetland, Visual Arts & Crafts

Exterior of North Rock Gallery

This July 2010, we talk to Suzanne Shearer who runs (with her partner Mark Sinclair) North Rock Gallery in Lerwick on the Shetland Isles. Suzanne talks about her experiences of opening the gallery and shop last year, her online presence and how she selects work for the business. Tell us a little about your background: [...]

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Tour of Scotland: Shetland

19 May 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

This part of the tour has taken me the farthest North I have been in Scotland and to a place I have always longed to visit; Shetland. To make the most out of the trip I decided to take 5 days to explore the island and deliver two workshops, one in Lerwick and one in Unst.

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Tour of Scotland: Shetland

6 May 2010 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, General

I am off (finger’s crossed) to Shetland first thing tomorrow morning. Despite the panic casued by the Volcano it would appear all flights in and out of Inverness are still running as normal!

Travelling Makers

4 May 2010 in Artforms, Crafts Blog, Regions, Visual Arts & Crafts

Highlands and Islands visit to Stroud International Textile Festival

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December 2009 Feature: Roxane Permar & Nayan Kulkarni

1 Dec 2009 in Features, Shetland, Visual Arts & Crafts

ROXANE PERMAR and NAYAN KULKARNI tell Kenny Mathieson about the ongoing Mirrie Dancers project

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Reasons To Be Cheerful

1 Sep 2009 in Editorial

THE SUMMER may be wearing on, but there is still plenty going around the area. The Blas Festival takes pride of place this month, with Blair Douglas’s much anticipated Gaelic Mass heading a busy programme.

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Veer North Exhibition

13 Oct 2004 in Reviews, Shetland, Visual Arts & Crafts

Scalloway, Shetland, October 2004