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Festival confirmed for next year

Festival confirmed for next year

27/03/2009, by in News

By LOUISE THOMASONFire festival enthusiasts have another date to add to their calendars after it was confirmed that the first South Mainland Up-Helly-A’ will take place next year.A steering group was initially set up to get the ball rolling and a gen­eral meeting held to try to establish... Read more...

Vikings set to invade South Mainland

Vikings set to invade South Mainland

06/03/2009, by in News

By JIM TAITThey happen in various parts of Shetland, mostly in February, and according to history are seen as a way of bidding goodbye to the dark and dismal days of winter, with a bit of colour and a drink or two thrown in.Up to now a few parts of the isles have managed to stay clear of th... Read more...