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Belmont HouseRead MoreJune 2, 2011

The new website for Belmont House is now live. Belmont is a beautiful Georgian house in Unst, and site of our October residential weave event with Stacey Harvey-Brown and Kathy Schicker. See http://www.belmontunst.co.uk/ for pictures of Belmont....

A clinic for textiles folk....Read MoreJune 1, 2011

How is that for an attention-grabber! There is an event in Shetland coming up for anyone who wants to learn more about exporting and finding new markets for textiles. If you want to find out a little more, click on this link. http://www.shetnews.co.uk/images/stories/adverts/do_you_own_or_manage_a_ ...

A great websiteRead MoreMay 20, 2011

Sometimes you come across a really inspirational and fantastic website and this is one of those. Doesn't matter what you are interested in or good at, there is something here for everyone. Leather from green tea? Buildings inspired by plants? Fantastic! As they say, ideas worth spreading.... http://...

Colour from musicRead MoreMay 19, 2011

Next week, Saturday 28th, I will be giving a talk and a short hands-on demonstration of using music as inspiration for colour in the second of our workshops at Nimble Fingers, Toll Clock. The workshop starts at ten o'clock and finishes at 11:30, and will cost £5. There are six places in the clas...

Inspiration!Read MoreMay 18, 2011

How about this for an idea? Isn't the world a great place! http://blog.ted.com/2011/05/04/grow-your-own-clothes-suzanne-lee-on-ted-com/...

Shetland Arts and Crafts TrailRead MoreMay 16, 2011

The new arts and crafts trail has officially opened now and we are very pleased to be included! You can see all the exciting things that folk are doing around these islands. For a full list, download the pdf leaflet, and be inspired by talented people doing creative things!...

Sing together!Read MoreMay 13, 2011

This Sunday is our next singing for everyone event. Come along to Islesburgh at 2:15 for a fun session of exploring music. This time we are singing Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof, and anyone is welcome to join in, from the youngest member of the family to the oldest. £3 a person with co...

Seventies!Read MoreMay 13, 2011

It is seventies night tonight. Uyeasound Hall will never be the same again! 6:30 pm for glamour and fancy dress prizes....

An exciting week!Read MoreMay 13, 2011

This week has been full of great things! Apart from finishing my module for college which has been a huge relief - I am doing an opera degree distance learning through Rose Bruford College, an excellent course if you want to learn loads about opera and performance - this week sees the Choral Society...

Calling musicians!Read MoreMay 3, 2011

The Yell for Cancer campaign is looking for musicians who can offer some time to play at a concert on May 28th in Mid-Yell. The event is a fund-raiser for the cancer shop on the island, and anyone interested can contact Brian Gregson for more information and to offer support....