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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....

Lyrics added for Singing SaturdaysRead MoreOctober 11, 2010

I have added a link to the Singing Saturdays page with the lyrics for the most recent pieces we are doing. You can download them as a pdf file or read them direct from the screen. To get to the lyrics, go to the Singing Saturdays page and scroll down. You will see a link to Christmas 2010 songs and,...

A conference on opera and musical theatreRead MoreOctober 1, 2010

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Rose Bruford, where I am a student, is hosting a conference on music on stage. It looks fantastic, and I am posting the flyer here for registrations. The course I am doing is a BA in opera through distance learning. It is the only one I have found in the UK and is very informative, well supported an...

Community singingRead MoreOctober 1, 2010

A new group starts on Sunday for anyone interested in singing together. Suitable for nine years and up, we are meeting for our first session on Sunday afternoon in St Magnus Church Hall. No experience necessary, and no ability to sightread required. Just come along with some ideas and music you want...

Singing SaturdaysRead MoreOctober 1, 2010

Singing Saturdays start this weekend, and we are now adding Scalloway Hame fae hame as a venue. We are working towards a Christmas concert on Twelfthnight (6th January) as a fund-raiser for the group. See our poster for details, downloadable on the blog or under What's On....

Double cloths and wonderful coloursRead MoreOctober 1, 2010

Chloe, Hannah and Sarah have been here for a few weeks now and the looms are working away. They have each dyed their own warps and are now weaving malleable structures, double cloths and blocks. If you are around, come and see what they are doing. Fascinating stuff....

Ann SuttonRead MoreSeptember 22, 2010

Ann Sutton, after whom ASF Shetland is named (Ann Sutton Foundation) has a new website with her newest works on it. Have a look at www.annsutton.info to see why Ann has been at the front of weave knowledge for so long. Her new ideas are based around paint and painting, and you can see how her use ...

Singing Saturdays.....Read MoreSeptember 22, 2010

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Singing Saturdays, the young people's group, is going to start again in the first week of October. We will be rehearsing for Christmas and beginning to look at the big event for next year, the Tall Ships Races. If you would like to come along, have a look at the poster and send us an email to make s...