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Fun for all the family at Bonhoga Gallery this Easter

by Deborah Leggate -

Shetland Arts is delighted to present a number of special family-friendly Easter activities at Bonhoga Gallery over the Easter holidays, including getting the bairns creative for The Shetland Open, an Easter Art Hunt, bairns' craftmaking and a special, limited time only, Easter sale.

Shetland Arts has extended the deadline for bairns entries to The Shetland Open this year, in order to incorporate the Easter holidays. The deadline for bairns entries is now Friday 13th April @ 5pm. The deadline for adult entries is this Friday, 6th April @ 5pm.

For parents and guardians looking for an Easter project for the bairns this Easter, The Shetland Open presents a fantastic opportunity to get the bairns thinking creatively. By entering they will have the chance to see their work displayed at Bonhoga Gallery from Saturday 28th April to Sunday 10th June, with a public opening on 27th April from 5.30-7.30pm.

The theme of this year's Open is Landscape, offering all kinds of creative opportunities. For more information on how to enter, see

As Easter at Bonhoga is all about fun for the family there will also be number of family-friendly and Easter-themed activities ongoing for the next two weeks. Bairns and adults alike can take part in the special Easter Art Hunt, with the chance of winning a delicious prize. As well as this, the family can get involved in crafting and decorating their very own beautiful origami boat to go along with Bonhoga's current exhibition: Jane Wallace's Portage: Anchor Points.

Alongside all the other fun Easter activities at Bonhoga during the holidays, there will also be a special Easter sale in the Bonhoga Gallery Shop, for one week only, from Saturday the 7th of April. There will be a dedicated sale section as well as 10% off everything else in the shop, perfect for Easter gifts or even a personal treat.

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