Next Month and On

These details are subject to change or cancellation without prior notification. Check with organisers if unsure.

Some useful numbers:

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)

all month (until 12/10): Da Gadderie at Shetland Museum – Exhibition: ‘Blockade 1914-1918’

all month (until 28/12): Shetland Museum displays inc. ‘Jock Ratter’ (Foula blacksmith) and ‘Felsite Stone Age Tools’ (in partnership with University College Dublin)

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

Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat: CLAN Shetland Drop-In Centre, St Magnus Street, open 10am-4pm on Mon & Fri; 10am-1pm on Thu & Sat (01595 720320)

Mon: Drop-In Craft Day at Centre for Creative Industries, Sellafirth, Yell, 10am-12.30pm

Mon: Lerwick Bridge Club meet in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7pm

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

Tue to Sat (May to mid-Oct): Shetland Textile Working Museum at Bod of Gremista open 12noon-5pm (till 7pm on Thu) (http://shetlandtextilemuseum.wordpress.com)

Tue/Thu (varies): CLAN Shetland Outings, phone 01595 720320 for details

Wed & (occasional) Thu: Traditional Music Sessions in Lounge Bar, Lerwick

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

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

Thu: South Mainland Community History Group meet in Quendale Mill, 7.30pm

Fri & Sat: Posers Nightclub open in Grand Hotel (80s/90s on Fri)

Fri: Cullivoe Hall – Club Room open from 8pm

1st & 3rd Fri of month: Mixology@Mareel (live DJs + cocktails & mocktails)

Sat: Douglas Arms (The Marlex) – Karaoke

Sat: Fetlar Hall – Social Night from 7pm

Sat: Burravoe (Peerie) Hall open from 8.30pm

1st Sat of month: CLAN Saturday Crafters meet in Drop-In Centre, St Magnus Street, 2-4pm

2nd Sat of month: Tingwall Food & Craft Market in Tingwall Hall, 10am-3pm

1st Sun of month: CLAN South Mainland group meet in Ness Boating Club, 2.30-4.30pm (01595 720320)

3rd Sun of month: CLAN North Mainland group meet in North Haven Care Centre, 2.30-4.30pm (01595 720320)

daily exc. Thu (1/3 to 31/10): Lea Gardens at Tresta open 2-5pm

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

daily (to 13/10): Quendale Water Mill open 10am-5pm (www.quendalemill.co.uk)

daily (Apr to Oct): Underwater Shetland Boat Trips (www.underwatershetland.com)

by arrangement: Seabirds-and-Seals Boat Trips (www.seabirds-and-seals.com)

by arrangement (Apr & Oct): Bressay Heritage Centre open (www.bressay-history-group.org)

by arrangement (Apr & Oct): Hoswick Visitor Centre, Sandwick open

by arrangement (Apr & Oct): Unst Heritage Centre open (www.unstheritage.com)

by arrangement (Apr & Oct): Fetlar Interpretive Centre open (www.fetlar.com)

by arrangement (Oct): Whalsay History Group Heritage Centre open (www.whalsayheritage.co.uk)

 

OCTOBER 2014

1st: Sellafirth Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

1st: Scottish Opera presents Verdi’s Macbeth in Garrison Theatre, 7.30pm

3rd: Mid Yell Boating Club – Chinese Night

4th & 19th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk (www.shetlandwalks.net) – book at Tourist Office

4th to 12th: Shetland Wool Week 2014 (www.shetlandwoolweek.com)

4th & 5th: Shetland Community Orchestra perform ‘Music for an Autumn Day’ in Lerwick Baptist Church on 4th; Unst Leisure Centre on 5th

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

4th: Mid Yell Hall – Chip Suppers

4th: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Supper Dance in the Shetland Hotel, 8pm, music by Jim Halcrow’s Band

7th: Centre for Nordic Studies – Talk: ‘The Viking impact on the creation of Scotland’, by Dauvit Broun in NAFC Scalloway, 7.30pm

7th: Monthly Film Quiz at Mareel, 7.30pm

10th to 12th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Festival (tbc)

11th: Shetland Wool Week – Makers’ Market in Lerwick Town Hall, 11am-4pm

11th: Uyeasound Hall – Soup & Sweets, 12noon-3pm, in aid of Unst Youth Centre

13th & 27th: 500 Drive in Aith Hall at 7.30pm

13th: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Club Night in the Shetland Hotel, 7.30pm, live music

14th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

15th: Sellafirth Hall, Yell –Whist Drive, 7.30pm

16th: Shetland Country Music Club – Ruby Rendall in Garrison Theatre

18th: Shetland Country Music Club – Ruby Rendall in Lerwick British Legion (tbc)

19th: Singers & Songwriters’ Night at Mareel from 7pm

25th: Yell Show Presentation Night in Cullivoe Hall

26th: Baltasound Hall – Farmers’ Market, 11am-1.30pm

27th: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Club Night in Islesburgh Community Centre, 8pm

28th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

29th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at the Old Library Centre, 2pm

31st: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at the Old Library Centre, 10.30am

 

NOVEMBER 2014

1st: Multiple Sclerosis Society (Shetland Branch) – Coffee Morning & Craft Tables in Lerwick Town Hall

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

1st: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Supper Dance in the Shetland Hotel, 8pm, music by Cullivoe Dance Band

2nd: Craft Fair in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall

5th: Sellafirth Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

7th: Uyeasound Hall – Pot Night Supper, 4.30-6.30pm, in aid of Unst Youth Club

7th: Uyeasound Firework Display, 7pm

7th: Mid Yell Boating Club – Chinese Night

10th & 24th: 500 Drive in Aith Hall at 7.30pm

10th: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Club Night in Islesburgh Community Centre, 8pm, live music

11th: Monthly Film Quiz at Mareel, 7.30pm

11th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

13th to 16th: Shetland Arts – Wordplay festival

14th to 16th: Shetland Arts & Crafts – Annual Craft Fair at Clickimin Centre

15th: Mid Yell Hall – Concert

16th: Singers & Songwriters’ Night at Mareel from 7pm

19th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at the Old Library Centre, 2pm

19th: Sellafirth Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

21st: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at the Old Library Centre, 10.30am

22nd: Shetland Country Music Club/Shetland Arts – The Dolly Parton Story with Andrea Pattison in Mareel

23rd: Farmers’ Market in Baltasound Hall, 11am-1.30pm

24th: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Club Night in Islesburgh Community Centre, 8pm

25th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

29th: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Christmas Supper Dance in the Shetland Hotel, 8pm, music by Jim Halcrow’s Band

 

DECEMBER 2014

3rd: Sellafirth Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

5th: Mid Yell Boating Club – Chinese Night

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

6th: Yell Youth Café – Restaurant Night

8th & 22nd: 500 Drive in Aith Hall at 7.30pm

8th: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Club Night in Islesburgh Community Centre, 8pm

9th: Monthly Film Quiz at Mareel, 7.30pm

9th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

14th: Farmer’s Market in Baltasound Hall, 11am-1.30pm

14th: Singers & Songwriters’ Night at Mareel from 7pm

17th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Toddler Session at the Old Library Centre, 2pm

17th: Sellafirth Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

19th: Shetland Library – Bookbug Baby Session at the Old Library Centre, 10.30am

22nd: Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Club Night Christmas Party in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7.30pm, live music

23rd: 500 (Xmas Shield) in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

26th: Herra Hall, Yell – Boxing Night Disco

28th: Mid Yell Boating Club – Duck Race

 

JANUARY 2015

6th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

9th: Scalloway Fire Festival (tbc)

20th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

27th: Lerwick Up-Helly-A’

 

FEBRUARY 2015

3rd: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

13th: Uyeasound Up-Helly-A’ (tbc)

17th: 500 (Doubles) in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

20th: Northmavine Up-Helly-A’ (tbc)

27th: Bressay Up-Helly-A’ (tbc)

27th: Cullivoe Up-Helly-A’

28th: Norwick Up-Helly-A’ (tbc)

 

MARCH 2015

3rd: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

5th: Dylan Moran ‘Off the Hook’ at Mareel

13th: South Mainland Up-Helly-A’

17th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

18th: Cruise Ship Saga Sapphire in Lerwick Harbour

20th: Delting Up-Helly-A’ (tbc)

22nd: Cruise Ship Azores in Lerwick Harbour

31st: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

 

APRIL 2015

14th: 500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

28th: 500 (Prizegiving) in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

30th until 3/5: Shetland Folk Festival

 

MAY 2015

until 3rd: Shetland Folk Festival

18th: Cruise Ships Louis Aura, National Geographic Explorer and Sea Explorer in Lerwick Harbour

20th: Cruise Ships Azores and Ocean Diamond in Lerwick Harbour

 

JUNE 2015

3rd: Cruise Ship Marco Polo in Lerwick Harbour

5th: Cruise Ship Island Sky in Lerwick Harbour

10th: Cruise Ship FTI Berlin in Lerwick Harbour

11th: Cruise Ship Bremen in Lerwick Harbour

13th: Cruise Ship Aidacara in Lerwick Harbour

20th: Cruise Ship Nautica in Lerwick Harbour

22nd: Cruise Ship Ryndam in Lerwick Harbour

23rd: Cruise Ships Boudicca and Funchal in Lerwick Harbour

24th: Cruise Ship Azores in Lerwick Harbour

25th: Cruise Ship Marco Polo in Lerwick Harbour

29th: Cruise Ship Balmoral in Lerwick Harbour

30th: Cruise Ship Aidacara in Lerwick Harbour

 

JULY 2015

1st: Cruise Ship FTI Berlin in Lerwick Harbour

2nd: Cruise Ships Costa Fortuna and Deutschland in Lerwick Harbour

4th to 10th: Shetland Nature Festival

4th to 6th: ‘Party at the Pier’ in Cullivoe

5th: Cruise Ship Delphin in Lerwick Harbour

6th: Cruise Ship Ocean Princess in Lerwick Harbour

7th: Cruise Ship MSC Magnifica in Lerwick Harbour

8th: Cruise Ship Marco Polo in Lerwick Harbour

17th: Cruise Ship Aidacara in Lerwick Harbour

21st: Cruise Ship Ocean Majesty in Lerwick Harbour

22nd: Cruise Ship Island Sky in Lerwick Harbour

24th: Cruise Ship Costa Fortuna in Lerwick Harbour

26th: Cruise Ships Marco Polo and Hamburg in Lerwick Harbour

27th: Cruise Ship Europa in Lerwick Harbour

 

AUGUST 2015

3rd: Cruise Ship Ryndam in Lerwick Harbour

6th: Cruise Ship Azores in Lerwick Harbour

10th: Cruise Ship Azores in Lerwick Harbour

11th: Cruise Ship Seabourn Spirit in Lerwick Harbour

12th: Cruise Ship MSC Magnifica in Lerwick Harbour

16th: Cruise Ship Adonia in Lerwick Harbour

17th: Cruise Ship Seabourn Spirit in Lerwick Harbour

21st: Cruise Ship Saga Sapphire in Lerwick Harbour

29th: Unst Show

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

2nd: Cruise Ship Crystal Symphony in Lerwick Harbour

3rd: Cruise Ship Crystal Serenity in Lerwick Harbour

5th: Yell Show

8th: Cruise Ship Caribbean Princess in Lerwick Harbour

10th: Cruise Ship Eurodam in Lerwick Harbour

26th until 4/10: Shetland Wool Week 2015 (www.shetlandwoolweek.com)

 

OCTOBER 2015 

to 4th: Shetland Wool Week

 

 

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