20th October 2017

This Month

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.

 

OCTOBER 2017

until 7th Nov: ‘Cartoon Capers’ – a Smirk Exhibition at the Gilbert Bain Hospital

THURSDAY 19th

Alzheimer Scotland – Memory Lane Cafe in Quoys Baptist Church, 10am-12noon

Mareel – ‘By the Law’ with live accompaniment by RM Hubbert, 6pm

Lerwick Outdoor Bowling Club – AGM in Islesburgh Community Centre at 7pm

Aith Charity Shop – Half Price Sale, 7-9pm

Whisky Tasting at the Marlex, 7.30pm, book a place 01595 693787

 

FRIDAY 20th

Alzheimer Scotland – Memory Lane Café in Overtonlea Day Care, Levenwick, 11am-2pm

Demonstration of Clairvoyance by Dawn Brooks in Sound Hall, 7.30pm

Mid Brae Inn – ‘Wear It Pink’ ladies’ theme night, 8pm. with Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm

 

SATURDAY 21st

until 12th Nov: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘Hairst’ (selling exhibition)

Scottish Air Ambulance Service Teddy Bear Fund – Craft Fair & Car Boot in Tingwall Hall, 11am-4pm

Mid Brae Inn – BGD Karaoke, 2.30-6pm

North Roe & Lochend Hall – Fish & Chips, 5-8pm

Dunrossness & St Ninian’s & Fair Isle Church of Scotland – Kirk Sale & Auction in Bigton Hall, 7pm

Ebenezer Hall – Town Hall Talks Bible Teaching at 7.30pm

Cunningsburgh Hall –Games Night in ben end, 8-11pm

 

SUNDAY 22nd

Car Boot, Soup, Sandwiches & Fancies at Mossbank Hall, 12noon-4pm, in aid of Mossbank Community Bonfire & Fireworks

Mareel – Lucy Spraggan, 8pm

 

MONDAY 23rd

Alistair Carmichael MP – Surgery in Parliamentary Office, 171 Commercial Street, 9.15-10.15am

Shetland Mandolin Band meet in Islesburgh Community Centre at 7.30pm

Charity Pub Quiz in the Lounge Bar, 8pm, in aid of Sail Training Shetland

 

TUESDAY 24th

Alzheimer Scotland – Musical Minds in Scalloway Youth Centre, 10.30am-12noon

Mareel – Newton Faulkner, 8pm

 

WEDNESDAY 25th

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

 

THURSDAY 26th

Alzheimer Scotland – Knit & Chat in Upper Café, Mareel, 2-4pm

Family Mediation Shetland – AGM in Market House at 5.15pm

Sound Community Association – AGM in Sound Hall at 7pm

Shetland Arts presents Room 2 Manoeuvre ‘Without a Hitch’, in the Garrison Theatre at 7.30pm

Mareel – Scouting for Girls, 8pm

Walls History Group – AGM in Germatwatt Centre at 7.30pm

Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Club Night with guests The Hector McFadyen Trio in the Shetland Hotel, 7.30pm

 

FRIDAY 27th

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

Alzheimer Scotland – Memory Lane Café in Walls Methodist Church, 11am-2pm

Salvation Army – Film Night, 7-9pm

Mixology @ Mareel, 7pm

United Worship & Prayer for Shetland in Lerwick Methodist Church at 7.30pm

 

SATURDAY 28th

The Althing Debate – ‘This house has confidence in Boris Johnson’ in Room 12, Islesburgh Community Centre, 7.30pm

Ness Boating Club – Bairns’ Halloween Parties, age up to P3 from 12noon-1.30pm; age P4 to P7 from 1.30-3pm; Halloween Fancy Dress Disco, over 18s, 9pm

Cunningsburgh History Group – Auction Sale in Cunningsburgh Hall, 7pm

 

SUNDAY 29th

Bigton Hall – Christmas Fair + Soup, Sandwiches & Homebakes, 12.30-5pm

 

MONDAY 30th

Alzheimer Scotland – Carers’ Group & Positive Dementia Group meet in the Lerwick Hotel, 3-4.30pm

Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – AGM in Room 16, Islesburgh Community Centre at 7pm

Shetland Mandolin Band meet in Islesburgh Community Centre at 7.30pm

 

TUESDAY 31st

Alzheimer Scotland – Musical Minds in Scalloway Youth Centre, 10.30am-12noon

 

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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 byarrangement (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: 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  Nonavaar, Levenwick; Highlands, Scalloway; Lea Gardens, Tresta; 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 & 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 1077818) 

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

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

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

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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