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RESEO dance spaceRead MoreOctober 25, 2011

We are members of RESEO, opera and dance education network, and today was another of the online forum meetings with presentations and members from all over Europe. We always learn something at these meetings and this one was very interesting because we were talking about families and dance! If you a...

Dance with John MorrisRead MoreOctober 25, 2011

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Outsider art...Read MoreOctober 22, 2011

A thought-provoking and lovely clip for textiles folk.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46LdVzWoNhI...

Stay and Make for weaversRead MoreOctober 20, 2011

Our Stay and Make programme is open for applications to come and work in Shetland. The idea is to use the facilities at ASF Shetland and to stay in local accommodation in return for a product design that can easily hand-woven for sale by ASF. The programme has been used successfully for the past two...

Sea shanties in Yell?Read MoreOctober 20, 2011

Our sea shanty group is looking for new members. We meet Tuesday nights in West Yell from 7:30 until 9:30 for a rollicking good sing-song. For more information, please contact Pieter Blanker by email: pieter.blanker@ambamail.com...

SWRI choirRead MoreOctober 20, 2011

We have begun the SWRI singing group again, rehearsing for concerts and for competition next year in April. If you like to sing and are a member of the SWRI, come along to our next rehearsal where you will get to sing some great new music (Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen, and I Hear Music among others),...

What a wooly week!Read MoreOctober 20, 2011

Wool Week has been great! We have had visitors from all over the UK and further afield, and made some new friends. It was good to see familiar faces and to talk textiles with interesting folk. Thanks everyone....

Now we are five! (Well, nearly).Read MoreOctober 13, 2011

In six days time, ASF Shetland will be officially celebrating its fifth anniversary. We are very excited and have some plans for the coming year to mark the occasion. We will put some pictures on the website of the early years and hope that you can join us through the year sometime to see what we ar...

An explanation...Read MoreOctober 11, 2011

This October, we were meant to be running our first residential event in the North Isles with two makers from South, Kathy and Stacey. We planned to have these two inspirational weavers working here to explore weave structures in a group, staying locally and using the computerised looms to add textu...

It's Wool Week!Read MoreOctober 11, 2011

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