25th June 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.

JUNE 2017

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


to 24th: Bergen-Shetland Yacht Race / double-handed 1000-mile race from Netherlands

Cruise Ships Silver Explorer, Viking Star & Le Soleal in Lerwick Harbour

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

CD Launch by Lewis Hall in Quarff Hall at 7.30pm


& 30th: RSPB Guided Walk at Sumburgh Head Nature Reserve, 2-3.30pm, meet at car park

& 24th: Ragged Wood / Mobile Savage presents Yola Carter at Lerwick British Legion on 23rd and Sandwick Carnegie Hall on 24th

& 24th: Shetland Country Music Club presents Neon in Delting Boating Club on 23rd at 8pm and in Clickimin Centre Multi-Purpose Room on 24th at 9pm

Cruise Ship Hebridean Sky in Lerwick Harbour

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

Posers Nightclub – Guest DJ Lee Miller (Fusion, Orkney), 10pm-3am


& 25th: Shetland Commercial Vehicle Show at Cunningsburgh Show Field, 11am-5pm

Half-day Sail from Lerwick on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

Lerwick Gala in Gilbertson Park, 12noon-4pm, hosted by Lerwick Scouts

Cunningsburgh Hall – Soup, Sandwiches & Homebakes, 12noon-4pm

Shetland Carers Centre & SIC – Celebration & Awareness Event at Islesburgh Community Centre, 1-3pm

Selivoe Gospel Hall – Annual Conference Meetings, 3-5pm & 6-8pm

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

Skeld’s Simmer Dim Music Session in Skeld Hall from 7pm, bar, supper & raffle, all musicians and listeners welcome

Pizza & Pasta Night at Levenwick Hall, 7pm

Hillswick Carnival – procession from Booth at 7.30pm, followed by Dance with David Sandison & the Tennessee Wannabes

HGE 219 Hamefarin – Supper Dance in Cunningsburgh Hall from 8.30pm, music by Cullivoe Band

Posers Nightclub – Guest DJ Lee Miller (Fusion, Orkney), 10pm-3am


Cruise Ship National Geographic Orion in Lerwick Harbour

Cunningsburgh Hall – Car Boot Sale & Sunday Teas by Jarl Squad 2016, 12noon-5pm

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

Urafirth School – Summer Fayre, 2.30-4.30pm

Ebenezer Hall – Family Service & Buffet Tea, 5.30pm

North Ness Hall, Ulsta – Buffet Tea at 7pm followed by Bible Message

The Northern Lights, Brae Hotel – Pub Quiz, 7.30pm


then Wed & Mon weekly (until 23/8): Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, open 11am-4pm

Cruise Ship Marco Polo in Lerwick Harbour

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

Alzheimer Scotland – Carers Group & Positive Dementia Group outing, 12noon for 12.30pm

Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre with Hannah & Jenna, doors open 7pm

Da Longship Dim Riv- AGM in Masonic Hall function room at 8pm

Gulberwick & Quarff Yoal – AGM in Gulberwick Hall at 8pm

Beyond presents Willy Mason & Siobhan Wilson in Lerwick British Legion, tickets online or from High Level Music


Cruise Ship Viking Sky in Lerwick Harbour


Cruise Ship Zuiderdam in Lerwick Harbour

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

West Yell & District Common Grazing – EGM in North Ness Hall, Ulsta at 7pm

Whitedale Youth Club – AGM in Strom Park clubhouse at 7pm

Brae Regatta – Yacht Race at 7pm


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

Shetland Care Attendant Scheme – AGM in Market House at 12noon

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

Samaritans Shetland – Open Evening at 13 Charlotte Street, 6-8pm


until 2nd Jul: Children’s Theatre/Open Door Drama presents ‘The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents’ in Garrison Theatre, at 7.30pm (2pm on 2nd)

Salvation Army – Book Club, 1.30-3pm; Film ‘A Street Cat Named Bob, 7-9pm

Brae Regatta – Yacht Race, 7pm

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

Mareel – Johnny Cash Tribute, 8pm


>>Go to Next Month’s listings


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


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.co.uk) 

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


>>Go to Next Month’s listings


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