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The Year of Shetland Dialect - 2014 Events Calendar


Launch of Rhoda Bulter award

Date: July 15th - October 15th

Details in News item 15 July

Nort Atlantik Drift

Date: August 29th - September 2nd

Film portrait of poet and novelist Robert Alan Jamieson, directed by Susan Kemp. SANDNESS HALL Fri. 29 Aug at 19.30; MAREEL Sun 31 Aug at 16.00; FAIR ISLE HALL Tues 2 Sept at 19.15.


Date & Time: September 6th - September 6th | 23.00
Venue: Screen 1, Mareel

A 15-minute horror film in Shetland dialect, by J.J. and Joanne Jamieson. Featuring Joyce Wark, Davy Cooper, Keith Williamson

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We are grateful to Jonathan Church, Associate Professor of Anthropology, and colleagues of Arcadia University for their help developing the idea of the website in the early stages.

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