19th November 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.

 

NOVEMBER 2017 

THURSDAY 16th

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

Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation (SSMO) – Meeting of licence holders in NAFC Marine Centre at 7pm

 

FRIDAY 17th

& 18th: Shetland Community School of Ballet – ‘The Nutcracker’ in Garrison Theatre, 7pm on 17th, 2pm on 18th

Staneyhill Hall – Shetland Times Day, 10am-12noon, tea/coffee and chat about the news

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

Hamnavoe Marina – AGM in Burra Hall at 6pm

Mareel – ‘My Mountain Life’ with Simon Yates, 7.30pm

 

SATURDAY 18th

and weekly until 9th Dec: Shetland Arts – Creativity Club for ages 7-11 in Mareel, 1-3pm 

until 24th Dec: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘Beach Scenes and Other Obsessions’ by Maxie Bain

Pop-Up Shop in Lerwick Methodist Church Hall, 10am-2.30pm; Soup & Sandwiches 12noon-2pm; Teas & Coffee from 10am

Symbister Hall – Christmas Market, 12noon-3pm

Cunningsburgh School Parent Council – Soup & Sweet in Cunningsburgh Hall, 12noon-2.30pm

Ollaberry Hall – Fish & Chip Night, 5-7.30pm

The Althing Debate – ‘Bullies Rule the World’ in Staneyhill Hall at 7.30pm

Scalloway Boating Club – Annual Prizegiving & Buffet, 7.30pm, followed by Lynden’s Disco

Cunningsburgh Hall – Games Night, 8-11pm

Bixter Hall – Informal Music Night, 8pm

Mareel – Sarah Pascoe, 8pm

 

SUNDAY 19th

SCVPS – Soup & Sweet in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 12noon-3pm, with Slideshow of Shetland Coach Trip & Commercial Vehicle Show

Eshaness Community Centre – Soup & Sweet, 12noon-3pm

Aith Hall – Sunday Teas + Memorabilia Displays, 2-5pm

Burra Hall – Christmas Fair & Sunday Teas, 2-5pm

Bixter Hall – Christmas Shopping & Sunday Teas, 2-5pm

Mareel – Open Mic, 4-6pm

Fishermen’s Mission – Nightcap Service in Ebenezer Hall at 8pm

 

MONDAY 20th

Shetland Preschool Play – AGM in Market House, 7pm

Shetland Library – ‘Nothing to Hide, Nothing to Fear: Digital Rights in Scotland’ workshop on online privacy in Old Library Centre, 7-8.30pm

Dunrossness Public Hall – AGM in the hall at 7.30pm

 

TUESDAY 21st

& 28th + 5th Dec: Shetland Arts – ‘Know Your Arts from your Elbow’ with Amy Gear, 7-9pm (exc. 5th Dec 7.30-9.30pm)

& 28th: Alzheimer Scotland – Musical Minds in Scalloway Youth Centre, 10.30am-12noon

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

 

WEDNESDAY 22nd

also 29th + 6th & 9th Dec: Shetland Arts – Life Drawing sessions, 7-9pm (exc. 9th Dec 10am-3pm)

Alzheimer Scotland – ‘Does Du Mind? Memories of the Town Hall’ in Shetland Museum, 2-3.30pm

Shetland Library – ‘Death in Shetland Waters’ book launch, by Marsali Taylor, in the library at 3pm

Shetland Women’s Aid – AGM in Market House at 5.30pm

Brae Hall – Xmas Shopping Night, 6-8.30pm

Acas – Talk on ‘Bullying and harassment in the workplace’ in Shetland Museum, 6-8pm; or 1-hr talks at Shetland College at 2pm & 3pm

 

THURSDAY 23rd

Shetland Tourism Association – Public Event: ‘Have your say in the future of Shetland tourism’ in Hoswick Visitor Centre, 2-5pm, followed by STA AGM at 5.30pm

Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Club Night, with guests the Duncan Black Trio, in the Shetland Hotel at 7.30pm

Shetland Arts – Colin Steele Quintet in Mareel, 7.30pm

 

FRIDAY 24th

& 25th: Shetland Country Music Club – Irish Country Weekend with Louise Morrissey, Gary Gamble and the Ryan Turner Band in Brae Hall on 24th, 8pm; and in Clickimin Bowls Hall on 25th, 8pm

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

Salvation Army – Film Night, 7-9pm

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

 

SATURDAY 25th

Sound Community Association – Craft Fair, Soup & Sandwiches etc in Sound Hall, 12noon-4pm

North Roe & Lochend Hall – Auction Sale, 2pm

Pony Breeders of Shetland Association – AGM in Islesburgh Community Centre at 3pm

Cunningsburgh Hall – Games Night, 8-11pm

 

SUNDAY 26th

Scalloway Fire Festival – EGM in Scalloway Legion at 7pm

 

MONDAY 27th

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

Morton Lodge No 89 Social Club – AGM in the club at 7.30pm

 

WEDNESDAY 29th

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

 

THURSDAY 30th

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

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

South Mainland Community History Group – AGM in Quendale Mill at 7.30pm

 

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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) 

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

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

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

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

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 

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

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

Fri: Staneyhill Hall – Shetland Times Day, 10am-12noon, have tea/coffee and chat about the news 

Fri: Cullivoe Hall – Club Room open from 8pm

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

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

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

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

SUMMER EVENTS

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.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: 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) 

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

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) 

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

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

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) 

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) 

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 

 

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