22nd August 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.


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


Cruise Ship Serenissima in Lerwick Harbour

Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, open 11am-4pm

Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre with Haltadans on 21st, doors open 7pm



Cruise Ship Hebridean Sky in Lerwick Harbour

Alzheimer Scotland – Tea & Blether in Resource Centre, Burgh Road, 10.30am-12.30pm

Shetland Community Bike Project – AGM at 16-18 Commercial Road at 11am

Aith Charity Shop – Half Price Sale, 2-4pm

Shetland Islands CAB – AGM & 25th Anniversary Celebration in Market House at 5.30pm



Cruise Ship Norwegian Jade in Lerwick Harbour

Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, open 11am-4pm

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

Northern Isles Digital Forum – Presentations + Q&A etc in Brae Hall, 6-8pm

Islesburgh Drama Group – AGM & Members Meeting in Drama Room, Islesburgh Community Centre at 7pm

Shetland Ladies Darts Association – AGM & Trophy Presentation in Whitedale Snooker Club at 7.30pm

Aith Hall – AGM in the hall at 7.30pm



to 26th: Shetland Country Music Club presents Hallur Joensen with Beddi Hansen (Faroe) + the Brian Nicholson Band in St Columba’s Church on 24th, 7.30pm; Skeld Public Hall on 25th, 8pm; Clickimin Centre (multi-use room) on 26th, 9pm

Cruise Ships Aidacara and National Geographic Orion in Lerwick Harbour

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

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

Shetland Arts Development Agency – AGM in Mareel at 5.30pm

Cunningsburgh Village Club – AGM in the clubhouse at 6pm

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



until 3rd Sep: Shetland Arts – Screenplay Festival

to 27th: Lerwick Boating Club 115th Annual Regatta

to 27th: The 5th Buffet: Shetland’s Rock Festival

Cruise Ship Astoria in Lerwick Harbour

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

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

1st Lerwick Co The Boys’ Brigade – First night of session in Methodist Church Hall, 6.30-6pm, ages P4-P6

Shetland Film Club/Shetland Arts Screenplay Outreach – ‘Scott of the Antarctic’ (u) showing in Hillswick Hall, 7.30pm

NFUS Shetland Branch – Evening Meeting in the Shetland Hotel at 7.30pm

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



Unst Show

Cruise Ship Vision of the Seas in Lerwick Harbour

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



Bressay Garden and Produce Show (tbc)

Mind Your Head – Fun Run & Walk at Cunningsburgh

SYRA – Shetland Yoal Rowing Championships at Delting Boating Club, first race 12 noon



Cruise Ship Astor in Lerwick Harbour

Alzheimer Scotland – Carers Group/Positive Dementia Group Outing to Hoswick, 12noon-2pm

Shetland Film Club/Shetland Arts Screenplay Outreach – ‘The Islands and the Whales’ (15) showing in Symbister Hall, 7pm

Shetland Flock Book – AGM in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall at 8pm



Cruise Ship National Geographic Orion in Lerwick Harbour

Shetland Tenants Forum – AGM in Water Lane Office at 1pm

Skeld Hall – AGM in the hall at 7.30pm



Alzheimer Scotland – Over 60s Club in Scalloway



Cruise Ship Boudicca in Lerwick Harbour

Alzheimer Scotland – Stepping Out Together in Yell

Shetland Film Club/Shetland Arts Screenplay Outreach – ‘Miniscule: Valley of the Lost Ants’ (u), showing in Mid Yell Hall, 7pm


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 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 (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 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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