25th June 2017

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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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JULY 2017

Mon & Wed: Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, open 11am-4pm

until 2nd: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘The Future’ by Amy Gear + 300 school pupils

1st to 9th: Shetland Nature Festival

1st until 12th Aug: Shetland Library – Summer Reading Challenge 2017, for ages 4 to 12 years

1st: Fetlar Sheepdog Trials at Da Bydons

1st: Brae Regatta – Yacht Races at 10am, 11.30am & 2pm

1st: Noss Nature Reserve – Open Day, 12noon-4pm

1st: – Yell Yoal Regatta at Burravoe from 1pm 

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

1st: Staneyhill Hall – Fish & Chip Night, 5-8pm

2nd: Cruise Ship Hebridean Sky in Lerwick Harbour

2nd: Brae Regatta – Sailing from 11am

3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st: RSPB Guided Walk of Mousa Nature Reserve, 11.30am (for ferry booking see www.mousa.co.uk)

3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st: Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre with Hummelskju on 3rd; Violet, Jimmy, Niamh & Aly on 10th; Kirsten & Derek on 17th; Shetland Fiddlers Society on 24th; Mirka on 31st, doors open 7pm

3rd: Cruise Ship Sea Cloud II in Lerwick Harbour

3rd: Shetland Mandolin Band meet for tunes in Gulberwick Hall, 7.30pm

4th: Cruise Ship Viking Sea in Lerwick Harbour

4th: Shetland Link-Up – AGM in Market House at 5.30pm

4th: Shetland Islands Volleyball Association – AGM in Bowlers Bar, Clickimin at 6pm

5th: Cruise Ship Viking Sky in Lerwick Harbour

5th: Brae Regatta – Yacht Race to Aith, 7pm; Rowing Race to Aith, 7pm

5th: Martha Wainwright in Mareel, 7.30pm

6th: Cruise Ship Gann in Lerwick Harbour

7th, 14th & 21st: RSPB Guided Walk at Sumburgh Head Nature Reserve, 2-3.30pm, meet at car park

8th until 27th Aug: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘North Sea Fishing’ by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

8th to 16th: UnstFest 2017

9th: Cruise Ship Pacific Pearl in Lerwick Harbour

9th: Live Music with Fjanna in the Lounge Bar, 2-4pm

10th to 21st: Shetland Arts – Summer Dance Intensive with Kathryn Spence (beginners 10th to 14th; intermediates 17th to 21st)

10th: Cruise Ship Azamara Journey in Lerwick Harbour

11th: Cruise Ship Aegean Odyssey in Lerwick Harbour

11th: BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time in Islesburgh Community Centre, tickets from Rosemary Macklin (Shetland Horticultural Society)

11th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Summer Variety Concert in the Garrison Theatre with various local artists, 7.30pm

12th: RSPB Guided Walk at Mires of Funzie Nature Reserve, Fetlar, meet at car park 11am (ferry details: www.shetland.gov.uk)

13th: Cruise Ships Astor and Saga Pearl II in Lerwick Harbour

14th: Cruise Ship Viking Sea in Lerwick Harbour

15th: Cruise Ship Hebridean Princess in Lerwick Harbour

17th: Cruise Ships Ocean Majesty and Aidavita in Lerwick Harbour

18th: Cruise Ship Rotterdam in Lerwick Harbour

19th to 26th: Shetland Outliers Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

20th: Cruise Ships Norwegian Jade and Magellan in Lerwick Harbour

20th to 22nd: Scottish Chamber Orchestra performances at Aith, Burravoe & Mareel

21st: Mareel – Just Dance, 8pm

22nd & 23rd (tbc): ‘Come to Brae Day’: fun events and activities in the Brae area

22nd: Cruise Ship Costa Magica in Lerwick Harbour

22nd: Mareel – Phill Jupitus: Juplicity, 8pm

24th to 28th: Shetland Arts – Creativity Camp, ages 7-11

24th: Cruise Ship Boudicca in Lerwick Harbour

26th: Cruise Ship Astoria in Lerwick Harbour

29th & 30th: Bide da Day in Bressa (www.facebook.com/bressaydevelopment)

30th until 6th Aug: Fiddle Frenzy

30th: Cruise Ship Crystal Symphony in Lerwick Harbour

31st: Cruise Ship Pacific Princess in Lerwick Harbour

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AUGUST 2017

Mon & Wed (until 23rd): Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, open 11am-4pm

until 6th: Fiddle Frenzy continues

until 27th: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘North Sea Fishing’ by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

1st: Cruise Ship Magellan in Lerwick Harbour

3rd: Cruise Ship Aidacara in Lerwick Harbour

4th to 6th: Lerwick Regatta (tbc)

5th: Voe Show

5th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

7th, 14th & 21st: Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre with Brian Morrison & Friends on 7th; Linda Gair, Pauline Irvine & Martin Henderson on 14th; Haltadans on 21st, doors open 7pm

7th to 13th: Shetland Boat Week

7th: RSPB Guided Walk of Mousa Nature Reserve, 11.30am (for ferry booking see www.mousa.co.uk)

8th: Cruise Ship Thomson Celebration in Lerwick Harbour

9th to 12th: Annual Interclub Regatta at Lerwick (tbc)

9th: Cunningsburgh Show

10th to 13th: Shetland Boat Week: Day & Half-day Sails from Lerwick on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

12th: Walls Show

13th: Viking Shetland Pony Show

14th: Cruise Ship Seven Seas Explorer in Lerwick Harbour

15th: Cruise Ship Hebridean Sky in Lerwick Harbour

18th: Cruise Ships Ocean Majesty, Europa 2, Silver Wind and Serenissima in Lerwick Harbour

20th: Cruise Ships Prinsendam and Aegean Odyssey in Lerwick Harbour

21st: Cruise Ship Serenissima in Lerwick Harbour

22nd: Cruise Ship Hebridean Sky in Lerwick Harbour

23rd: Cruise Ship Norwegian Jade in Lerwick Harbour

23rd: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session in Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

24th: Cruise Ships Aidacara and National Geographic Orion in Lerwick Harbour

25th until 3rd Sep: Shetland Arts – Screenplay Festival

25th & 26th: The 5th Buffet: Shetland’s Rock Festival

25th: Cruise Ship Astoria in Lerwick Harbour

25th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session in Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

26th: Unst Show

26th: Cruise Ship Vision of the Seas in Lerwick Harbour

26th: Live Music with Fjanna in the Lounge Bar, 5-7pm

27th (tbc): Bressay Garden and Produce Show

27th: Mind Your Head – Fun Run & Walk at Cunningsburgh

28th: Cruise Ship Astor in Lerwick Harbour

29th: Cruise Ship National Geographic Orion in Lerwick Harbour

31st: Cruise Ship Boudicca in Lerwick Harbour

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SEPTEMBER 2017
 

until 3rd: Screenplay Festival continues

1st: Cruise Ships Pacific Pearl and Spitsbergen in Lerwick Harbour

2nd until 15th Oct: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘Behind the North Wind’ by Barbara Ridland, Malfridur Adalsteindottir & Kristin Reynisdottir

2nd: Yell Show

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

4th: Cruise Ship Crown Princess in Lerwick Harbour

5th: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour

8th to 10th: Shetland Rotary Club – Ideal Homes Exhibition at Clickimin

11th: Cruise Ship Viking Sky in Lerwick Harbour

12th: Cruise Ship Black Watch in Lerwick Harbour

13th: Cruise Ship Prinsendam in Lerwick Harbour

14th: Statsraad Lehmkuhl and Cruise Ship Aidacara in Lerwick Harbour

15th to 17th: Shetland Food Fair

15th to 17th: Shetland Weekend Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

15th: Cruise Ship Norwegian Jade in Lerwick Harbour

19th: Cruise Ship Viking Sea in Lerwick Harbour

22nd to 24th: Shetland Weekend Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

23rd until 1st Oct: Shetland Wool Week

27th: Cruise Ship Norwegian Jade in Lerwick Harbour

27th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session in Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

29th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session in Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

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OCTOBER 2017

until 1st: Shetland Wool Week continues

until 15th: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘Behind the North Wind’ by Barbara Ridland, Malfridur Adalsteindottir & Kristin Reynisdottir

5th to 9th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Festival

7th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

7th: Roddy Woomble & Band at Mareel

21st until 12th Nov: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘Peerie Christmas’

25th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session in Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

27th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session in Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

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NOVEMBER 2017
 

until 12th: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘Peerie Christmas’

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

10th, 11th & 12th: Shetland Craft Fair at Clickimin

12th: Pony Breeders of Shetland Association Youngstock Show

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

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: An Evening with Lau at Mareel

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

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

 

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REGULAR  & SUMMER EVENTS

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)  

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-5pm 

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-5pm (www.shetland-museum.org.uk) 

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

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

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

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: Salvation Army – Bible Study, 1.30-3pm

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

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

Mon (22/5 to 7/8): Mousa RSPB Nature Reserve – Guided Walk, 11.30am (see www.mousa.co.uk for ferry details)

Mon (Jun to Aug): Sit & Sip Teas in Weisdale Kirk, 2-4pm

Mon & Wed (26/6-23/8): Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, 11am-4pm

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

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 & Thu (1/5 to 31/8): Jamiesons Spinning Mill, Sandness – Mill Tours at 11am (booking essential 01595 870285) 

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, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun (23/4 to 30/8): Noss National Nature Reserve open 11am-5pm (info line 0800 107 7818) 

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, 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)

Wed (31/5, 14/6, 28/6 & 12/7): Mires of Funzie RSPB Reserve, Fetlar – Guided Walk, 11am-1pm (meet at car park) 

Thu: Alzheimer Scotland – Dementia Resource Centre 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 & Sat: ‘Yell for Cancer Support’ Shop open at Aywick, 1-5pm 

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

Fri (12/5 to 21/7): Sumburgh Head RSPB Nature Reserve – Guided Walk, 2-3.30pm (meet at car park)

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

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

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