10th February 2016
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Next Month and On

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 Box Office – 01595 745555 (www.shetlandboxoffice.org); Shetland Museum & Archives – 01595 695057.

REGULAR EVENTS

all month: Films and events at Mareel (www.shetlandboxoffice.org | www.mareel.org)

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

all month: Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill exhibitions (www.shetlandarts.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: Circuit Classes at Sandwick Social Club, 7-8pm

Mon: Yoga Class in Sandness Hall, 7-8pm

Mon: Lerwick Bridge Club meets in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7-10.30pm

Mon to Fri: CLAN Shetland Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, open 10am-1pm (or at other times by arrangement. Tel: 01595 697275)

Mon to Sat: Shetland Family History Society open at 6 Hillhead, 2-4pm (www.shetland-fhs.org.uk)

2nd Mon of month: Burra History Group meet in Easthouse at 7.30pm (www.burrahistory.info/)

Tue: Shetland Library – Click Session, 10-11am

Tue: Yoga Class in Scalloway Youth Centre, 7.30-8.30pm

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

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: Tai Chi (for age 16+) in Room 12, Islesburgh Community Centre, 6.15pm

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: Sewing Group meets in Centre for Creative Industries, Sellafirth, Yell, 6.30-8.30pm

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: Cullivoe Hall – Club Room open from 8pm

Fri & Sat: Posers Nightclub open in Grand Hotel

1st Fri of month: Mid Yell Boating Club – Chinese Night

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

MARCH 2016

5th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

5th: Klub Revolution presents The Pogoes (a tribute to The Pogues) + Scaldin Bragg, in Mareel, tickets Shetland Box Office

7th, 14th, 21st & 28th: Shetland Mandolin Band meet in Gulberwick Hall at 7.30pm (players welcome to come at any time)

8th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

9th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

10th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Local Night in the Shetland Hotel, 7.30pm

11th: South Mainland Up-Helly-A’

11th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

18th & 19th: Shetland Country Music Club – visit of Janey Kirk & the Janey Kirk Band

18th: Delting Up-Helly-A’

22nd: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

24th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Club Night with guest Susan MacFadyen Dance Band + tune competition results, in the Shetland Hotel, 7.30pm

25th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – End of Season Concert, Supper & Dance in Voe Hall, 7.30pm, dance to Susan MacFadyen Dance Band

 

APRIL 2016

2nd: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm 

4th, 11th, 18th & 25th: Shetland Mandolin Band meet in Gulberwick Hall at 7.30pm (players welcome to come at any time)

5th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

13th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

14th & 15th: Ragged Wood presents Blue Rose Code (with band) + Lewis & Leigh and support from Kansa in Mareel on 14th; and with support from Arthur Nicholson in Aith Hall on 15th

15th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

19th: 500 (Prizegiving) in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

21st to 23rd: Shetland Country Music Club – visit of Philomena Begley, Aidan Quinn & the band

21st: Shetland Arts / Inksters present Scottish Ensemble: Cello & Violin Duo in Mareel

22nd & 23rd: Shetland Young Fiddler of the Year

28th until 2nd May: 36th Shetland Folk Festival

 

MAY 2016

until 2nd: 36th Shetland Folk Festival continues

7th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

11th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

13th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

28th-29th: Shetland Relay for Life at Gilbertson Park

28th: Shetland Country Music Club – Local Night in Lerwick British Legion

 

JUNE 2016

1st, 15th & 29th (also 13/7): Mires of Funzie RSPB Nature Reserve, Fetlar – Guided Walk, 11am-1pm (meet Mires of Funzie car park)

2nd to 7th: Shetland Classic Motor Show & Tours 

4th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm 

6th, 13th, 20th & 27th: Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre

8th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

10th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

Mon & Wed (from 20th): Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, open 11am-4pm

23rd to 25th: Bergen-Shetland Yacht Race

23rd to 25th: Shetland Country Music Club – visit of Manson Grant & the Dynamos

 

JULY 2016

Mon & Wed: Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, open 11am-4pm

2nd to 9th: Shetland Nature Festival / European Geoparks Week

2nd: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

4th, 11th, 18th & 25th: Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre

13th: Mires of Funzie RSPB Nature Reserve, Fetlar – Guided Walk, 11am-1pm (meet Mires of Funzie car park) 

16th to 24th: UnstFest 2016 (www.unstfest.org) 

24th: Bide da Day in Bressa 

31st until 7th Aug: Fiddle Frenzy

AUGUST 2016

until 7th: Fiddle Frenzy continues

Mon & Wed (until 24th): Café in Walls at the Germatwatt Centre, open 11am-4pm 

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th: Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre

6th: Voe Show 

6th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

10th: Cunningsburgh Show 

13th: Walls Show

18th to 20th: Shetland Country Music Club – visit of Hallur Joensen & Beddi Hansen (Faroe)

24th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

26th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

27th: Unst Show

27th until 4th Sep: Shetland Arts – Screenplay Festival

28th: Bressay Garden and Produce Show

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

until 4th: Screenplay Festival continues

3rd: Yell Show 

3rd: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

21st: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

23rd: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

24th until 2nd Oct: Shetland Wool Week

 

OCTOBER 2016

until 2nd: Shetland Wool Week continues

1st: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

6th to 10th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Festival

26th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

28th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

 

NOVEMBER 2016

Shetland Guitar Festival

5th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

16th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

18th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

 

DECEMBER 2016

3rd: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

14th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at Old Library Centre, 2-2.45pm

16th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at Old Library Centre, 10.30-11.15am

 

Every care is taken in the compilation of this list. If you are aware of any errors or need details amended or added, please contact our office or send an email to info@shetlandtimes.co.uk