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Judith WeirRead MoreJuly 22, 2014

The composer, Judith Weir, has been appointed Master of the Queen's Music.

The ancient art of modern graffitiRead MoreJuly 22, 2014


We love graffiti. Those tags that people leave as modern day calling cards nowadays are better known as "street art" and have become a part of revitalising neighbourhoods across the world.

A concertRead MoreJuly 21, 2014


The instrumental ensemble, ffancytunes, is based in Yell and are going to be performing this coming weekend in Lerwick.

Traditional craftsRead MoreJuly 20, 2014

Every so often the idea that traditional crafts are disappearing comes up in the media. We are alarmed by stories of the last person to make this or the final end of a craft that has existed for decades.

Electronic fabricRead MoreJuly 18, 2014

Here is an interesting project brought to our attention by the magic of Twitter via Angharad McLaren.

Talking to animalsRead MoreJuly 17, 2014

We are all storytellers. As artists and musicians we communicate through our disciplines, and as crafters we tell stories about the materials we use and in so doing give away a little of ourselves in the process. Now, it seems, animals are just like us.

Shetland Wool Week 2014Read MoreJuly 16, 2014


This year the Wool Week celebrations are bigger and better than ever! Ten days of all things woolly including tours, visits, workshops and talks.

Make WorksRead MoreJuly 15, 2014

Last year the Make Works team visited us to make a short video for their online directory.

Ann SuttonRead MoreJuly 12, 2014

Ann Sutton's art opening in Church Street, Marylebone, was one of the reasons for this recent trip to London.

ParisRead MoreJuly 12, 2014


Paris is, well, Paris. There is nowhere else quite like it.