20th October 2017

Next Month and On

These details are subject to change or cancellation without prior notification. Check with organisers if unsure.

Some useful numbers:

CLAN – 01595 697275; Islesburgh Community Centre – 01595 745100; Shetland Amenity Trust (SAT) – 01595 694688; Shetland Arts – 01595 743843; Shetland Arts Box Office – 01595 745500 (www.shetlandarts.org); Shetland Museum & Archives – 01595 695057.

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NOVEMBER 2017
 

until 12th: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘Hairst’

1st: Cope Ltd – AGM in Training Room, Market House at 5pm

1st: Shetland Bereavement Support Service – AGM in Conference Room, Market House at 5.30pm

1st: Aberdeen FC Shetland Supporters Club – AGM in Masonic Function Room at 7.30pm

1st: Shetland Riding Centre – Meeting to discuss new indoor arena, at Shetland Marts, 7.30pm

2nd to 5th: Wordplay 2017

4th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

4th: Cunningsburgh Hall – 30th Anniversary Supper Dance with music by Brian Morrison Band, 8pm

9th to 11th: Islesburgh Drama Group presents ‘Blue Stockings’ by Jessica Swale, in the Garrison Theatre, 7.30pm on 9th & 10th; Matinee at 2pm on 11th

9th: Sound Community Association – Quiz Night in Sound Hall, 7.30pm 

10th to 12th: Shetland Craft Fair at Clickimin

10th to 12th: Salvation Army – Remembrance Weekend: ‘Dunkirk’ showing various times

11th: Shetland Mandolin Band Live in Concert at Mareel, also feat. Haltadans & the High Level Hot Club, 7.30 for 8pm, tickets Shetland Box Office

12th: Pony Breeders of Shetland Association Youngstock Show

12th: Salvation Army – Remembrance Weekend Sunday Lunch, 2.30pm, £5

18th until 24 Dec: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – by Maxie Bain

24th: Salvation Army – Film Night, 7-9pm

29th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session in Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

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DECEMBER 2017

until 24 Dec: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – by Maxie Bain

1st: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session in Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

2nd: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

9th: Salvation Army – Saturday Brunch Christmas Party, 12.30-2pm (bookings necessary)

9th: An Evening with Lau at Mareel

13th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session in Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

14th: Sound Community Association – Quiz Night in Sound Hall, 7.30pm

15th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session in Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

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REGULAR  & SUMMER EVENTS

daily (exc. Sun): Shetland Family History Society open at 6 Hillhead, 2-4pm (www.shetland-fhs.org.uk) 

daily (exc. Thu) 1/3 to 31/10: Lea Gardens at Tresta open 2-5pm

daily (1/4 to 30/9): Sumburgh Head Visitor Centre open 11am-5.30pm

daily (14/4 to 15/10): Quendale Water Mill open 10am-5pm; also open 1-13 Apr & 16-31 Oct by arrangement (www.quendalemill.co.uk) 

daily (14/4 to 1/10): Scalloway Museum open 11am-4pm; Sun 2-4pm (www.scallowaymuseum.org) 

daily ((exc. Fri) 16/4 to 1/10): Old Haa, Burravoe open 10am-4pm; Sun 2-5pm 

daily (17/4 to 30/9): Tangwick Haa Museum open 11am-5pm; also open 1-16 Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.tangwickhaa.org.uk) 

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Hoswick Visitor Centre, Sandwick open 10am-5pm; also open Apr & Oct by arrangement

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Unst Heritage Centre open 11am-4pm; Sun 2-4pm; also Knitting & Spinning Demonstrations, 2pm each Fri; also open Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.unstheritage.com)  

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Unst Boat Haven open 11am-4pm; Sun 2-4pm (www.unstheritage.com) 

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Fetlar Interpretive Centre open 11am-4pm; Sun 12.30pm-4pm; also open Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.fetlar.com) 

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Crofthouse Museum, Dunrossness open 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm (www.shetland-museum.org.uk)

daily (Apr to Oct): Shetland Seabird Tours Boat Trips (www.shetlandseabirdtours.com)

daily (exc. Sat, Mid-Apr to mid-Sep): Mousa Boat Trips (www.mousa.co.uk) 

daily: Thule Charters Boat Trips (www.thule-charters.couk)

various: Noss Boat Trips with Seabirds and Seals (www.seabirds-and-seals.com) 

various: Simmer Dim Charters Boat Trips (www.simmerdimcharters.com)

various: Sailing Trips on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

various: Island Trails Tours (www.island-trails.co.uk) 

various: Discover Shetland Tours (www.discovershetland.net) 

various: Shetland Nature Tours (www.shetlandnature.net) 

various: Selkie Ventures experiences (www.selkieventures.co.uk) 

various: RSPB events and activities (www.rspb.org.uk/reserves) 

various: Up-Helly-A’ Exhibition open in Galley Shed, St Sunniva Street

various: Gardens open at Highlands, Scalloway; Lea Gardens, Tresta; Nonavaar, Levenwick; Norby, Sandness; Cruisdale, Sandness; Keldaberg, Cunningsburgh; Lindaal, Tingwall (www.scotlandsgardens.org)

by arrangement: Shetland Craft Trail – Shetland Arts & Crafts members open to visitors (www.shetlandartsandcrafts.co.uk/crafttrail.html) 

by arrangement: Nicolson’s Tours (www.nicolsonsgroup.com) 

by arrangement: Robinson Transport Tours (www.robinson-transport.co.uk) 

by arrangement: Grantfield Garage Private Tours (www.grantfieldgarage.co.uk) 

Mon: Drop-In Craft Day at Centre for Creative Industries, Sellafirth, Yell, 10am-12.30pm 

Mon: Peerie Stars Toddler Group in Lerwick Baptist Church, 10.30am-12noon

Mon: Salvation Army – Bible Study, 1.30-3pm

Mon: Monday Club in Lerwick Baptist Church, 6.15-8pm, ages P4-P7 

Mon: Circuit Classes at Sandwick Social Club, 7-8pm 

Mon: Lerwick Bridge Club meets in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7-10.30pm

Mon: Shetland Mandolin Band meet in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7.30pm

Mon: Ness Accordion & Fiddle Club meet in Levenwick Hall, 8pm

Mon to Fri: CLAN Shetland Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, open 10am-1pm (or at other times by arrangement, Tel: 01595 697275) 

2nd Mon of month: Burra History Group meet in Easthouse Croft, Papil, at 7.30pm

Tue: Shetland Library – Click Session, 10-11am  

Tue: Lerwick Baptist Church – Cuppas @ Quoys, 10am-12.30pm 

Tue: Sewing Group meets in Centre for Creative Industries, Sellafirth, Yell, 6.30-8.30pm

Tue: Sailing Trips on Dim Riv longship from Victoria Pier, 7pm (www.dimriv.com) 

Tue: Traditional Music Sessions in the Douglas Arms (Marlex)

Tue & Wed: Alzheimer Scotland – Dementia Resource Centre open for drop in, 10am-1pm 

Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun (1/5 to 30/9): Bressay Heritage Centre open 10am-4pm; Sun 11am-5pm; also open Oct & Nov by arrangement (www.bressay-history-group.org) 

Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun (2/5 to 30/9): The Cabin Museum, Vidlin, open 1-5pm

Tue, Thu & Sat: Vaila Fine Art – Gallery open 11am-5pm

Tue, Thu & Sat (26/4 to 10/9): Shetland Reel Distillery, Unst – Guided Tour at 11.30am 

Tue to Sat (24/4 to 7/10): Shetland Textile Working Museum at Bod of Gremista open 12noon-5pm (till 7pm on Thu) (www.shetlandtextilemuseum.com) 

Wed: Shetland Fiddlers’ Society meet in Room 10, Islesburgh Community Centre, 7-9pm (all welcome to play and listen)

Wed: CLAN – Gentle Yoga/Relaxation (mornings) in Support & Wellbeing Centre, 20a St Magnus Street, book in advance 01595 697275  

Wed: CLAN – Reiki sessions (evenings) in Support & Wellbeing Centre, 20a St Magnus Street, book in advance 01595 697275

Wed: Salvation Army – Drop-in Café & Friendship Group, 11.30am-1.30pm 

Wed: Over-60s Drop-In Café at Scalloway Youth Centre, 2-4pm 

Wed: Tai Chi (for age 16+) in Room 12, Islesburgh Community Centre, 6.15pm

Wed: Life Drawing class at Mareel, 7pm

Wed: Lerwick Dance Club (Ballroom & Latin) meet in Room 16, Islesburgh Community Centre at 7.30pm (tuition provided)

Wed: Lerwick Bridge Club – Drop-in Sessions in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7pm

Wed (term time): Yell Community Library open in Mid Yell JH School, 6-8pm 

2nd & 4th Wed of month: Craft Night at Bixter Hall, 7pm 

Wed & (occasional) Thu: Traditional Music Sessions in Lounge Bar, Lerwick

Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun (1/5 to 30/9): Whalsay Heritage Centre open 2-5pm; also open Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.whalsayheritage.co.uk) 

 Thu: Alzheimer Scotland – Dementia Resource Centre, Burgh Road open for drop in, 2-5pm 

Thu: Circuits Class at Dunrossness School Hall, 7.30-8.30pm 

Thu: South Mainland Community History Group meet in Quendale Mill, 7.30pm

3rd Thu of month: Cunningsburgh Hall – 500 at 7.30pm in the Ben End

4th Thu of month: CLAN Lunches at 20a St Magnus Street, 12noon-2pm

Thu (fortnightly): Informal Traditional Music Night at Asta Golf Clubhouse

Thu & Sat: ‘Yell for Cancer Support’ Shop open at Aywick, 1-5pm 

Thu & Sun: Da Wheel Bar (upstairs) open for Cocktails & Karaoke from 8pm

Fri (mid-May to Sep): Old Scatness Broch open 10.15am-4.30pm (www.shetlandamenity.org/old-scatness) 

Fri (summer): Knitting & Spinning Demonstrations at Unst Heritage Centre, 2pm

Fri (summer): Skerries Community Cafe in the hall, 2-4pm 

Fri: Cullivoe Hall – Club Room open from 8pm

Fri & Sun: Garden Open at Nonavaar, Levenwick 

1st & 3rd Fri of month: Mixology@Mareel (live DJs + cocktails & mocktails) 

Sat: Shetland Library – Storytime at 11.30am

Sat: Good as New charity shop in Brae Youth Centre open 2-4pm  

Sat: Burravoe (Peerie) Hall open from 8.30pm

Sat: Douglas Arms (The Marlex) – Karaoke 

Sat: Posers Nightclub open in Grand Hotel, 10pm-3am

1st Sat of month: CLAN’s Makkin ‘n’ Yarnin Crafters Group meet at 20 St Magnus Street, 10.30am-12.30pm 

1st Sat of month: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm 

1st Sat of month: Epilepsy Support Group (Shetland) – Social Meetings in Bressay Room, Montfield, Burgh Rd, Lerwick, 2-4pm

2nd Sat of month: Informal Traditional Music Night in Bixter Hall from 8pm

last Sat of month (exc. Jul & Dec): Shetland Scrapbookers meet in Methodist Schoolroom, 10am-1pm 

continuous: Films and events at Mareel (www.tickets.shetlandarts.org/Sales) 

continuous: Shetland Museum & Archives exhibitions, events and activities (www.shetland-museum.org.uk) 

continuous: Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill exhibitions (www.shetlandarts.org.uk) 

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