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Singing SaturdaysRead MoreNovember 27, 2010

As the song goes, the weather outside is frightful! So we are cancelling the singing sessions today. We will make them up with extended sessions for the next few. Enjoy the snow and have fun making snowmen!...

A new baby.... or two!Read MoreNovember 21, 2010

A bit late but we want to wish Natasha and Dobs many many congratulations on the twins! Fantastic news. For those of you who don't know, Natasha Marsh, our singing patron and daughter of Lin who is working with us on IslandSongs, and her partner Dobs, had twins a few weeks ago. Mum and babies doing ...

A new book-keeper!Read MoreNovember 21, 2010

We are very pleased to welcome Tim who is our new book-keeper at the CCI. Tim is a fantastically talented weaver to boot and his website, fluggaweaving.com, shows some of what he does. If you want to contact Tim about the books, please email him....

Let's Make a MusicalRead MoreNovember 19, 2010

Our Adult Learning class is doing a really good job and forging ahead with the project. We are now working on characters and ideas for the songs, with a good structure for the musical. We would like to perform this in March next year. Very exciting!...

Singing SaturdaysRead MoreNovember 19, 2010

Singing Saturdays for the rest of the sessions are to be held at Islesburgh. Look for the notice in the lobby - either Singing Saturdays or GlobalYell. Rehearsals are going well and we are enjoying working with our choreographer and accompanist. The concert is on 6th January, Twelfthnight in the Tow...

Craft FairRead MoreNovember 10, 2010

The annual Clickimin Craft Fair is this weekend. A real opportunity to view all the best crafts in the islands, showcasing a wide range of talents and objects, and all under one roof! Christmas is coming...... The event is organised and run by a dedicated team of volunteers who have built up Shetlan...

Change of date for textile toursRead MoreOctober 28, 2010

We have changed the date for the second of our textile mini-tours to July 7th/8th/9th/10th....

Buy Some Time ProgrammeRead MoreOctober 22, 2010

ASF Shetland is delighted to announce the launch of our new programme for makers, Buy Some Time. The programme will allow makers and artists who want peace and quiet and beautiful surroundings, the opportunity to hire equipment and accommodation at a reasonable cost at the Centre in Yell. There is n...

Creative people wanted....Read MoreOctober 19, 2010

Adult Learning and I would like to have an evening event in the North Isles to find out if there is anything that we can offer you to encourage more creative classes and events in the islands. We know that there are fantastically creative people out there and would like to see if we can help some mo...

Textile tours for 2011Read MoreOctober 19, 2010

The dates for the textile tours in 2011 are now set. If you would like to visit us and take part in knitting, spinning, felting, weaving and other workshops, plus visit the textiles places of interest, give us a call. The dates are: April 15th to 18th, June 24th to 27th, and Sept 9th to 12th....