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From Time to Time at Sea

Tuesday 11 June
- Thursday 13 June 2019


11 June: The Sail Laft, Skeld
12 June: Quendale Water Mill
13 June: The Booth, Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary

Shetland Arts host a tour of short film from Shetland and Orkney, featuring artists Ruth Maclennan and Margaret Tait, programmed alongside a selection of locally made footage from the Shetland Film Archive presented by Maya Darrell Hewins.

Margaret Tait: Seen from Afar

Thursday 27 June 2019

Pier Arts Centre, Stromness

An informal selection and presentation of Tait’s films in the context of her encounter with English experimental film in the 1970s and 1980s

Margaret Tait: Film Makar

Saturday 3 August 2019


This programme will provide an introduction to Margaret Tait’s life, work and legacy. Dr Sarah Neely will present a selection of Tait’s films alongside readings of Tait’s poetry and writing, including rare recordings of Tait reading her own poetry.