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Sarah DearloveRead MoreDecember 2, 2010

Sarah Dearlove arrives on the 5th December to spend a few weeks up in the isles with us. Sarah is our Collaborative Award Ph.D. student and she is very keen to meet people involved in art and craft, particularly knitters and other textile people. The Collaborative Award is with Heriot-Watt Universi...

Singing SaturdaysRead MoreDecember 2, 2010

Let's hope the weather holds! We will be meeting this Saturday if the weather is any good. If not please contact Andy on 01957 744 355 which will divert to the mobile....

Community singing groupRead MoreNovember 27, 2010

Our community group of singers gets together every two weeks on a Sunday, to sing songs that we all choose. It is a very informal group and great fun! If you would like to join in, give Andy a call (01957 744 355) or an email and we can let you know when and where the next session is. Each session c...

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....