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.

SEPTEMBER 2014

until 7th: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition: ‘20:20’ to celebrate 20 years of Bonhoga; public opening 11am-1pm on 26th

until 7th: Shetland Arts – Screenplay film festival

 

MONDAY 1st

(then fortnightly): 500 Drive in Aith Hall at 7.30pm

Cruise Ship Black Watch in Lerwick Harbour

Shetland’s Public Partnership Forum – Meeting in Upper Floor, Montfield, Burgh Road at 12.30pm

Tavish Scott MSP – Surgery in Fetlar Hall, 1.15-2.15pm

‘Ferry to the Referendum’ Meetings with Tavish Scott MSP in Fetlar Hall, 2.30-3.30pm & Mid Yell Hall, 6.30-8pm

Alzheimer Scotland – Sons’ & Daughters’ Group meet at Mareel, 6.30pm, for showing of ‘Wrinkles’

Amnesty International Shetland – Meeting on the ‘Campaign Against Torture’ with Perico Rodriguez, in Bowlers’ Bar, Clickimin, 7pm

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

Ness Accordion & Fiddle Club sessions restart in Levenwick Hall (juniors from 8pm; seniors from 9pm)

 

TUESDAY 2nd

Alzheimer Scotland – Tea Dance in Baila Room, Sound Hall, 2-3.30pm

Shetland Dog Club classes restart at Bridge End Hall, Burra (7pm new members & puppies; 8pm advanced)

Shetland Film Club – ‘Nort Atlantik Drift: A Portrait of Robert Alan Jamieson’ in Fair Isle Hall at 7.15pm

Shetland ForWirds – ‘Tell Wiz!’ Shetland musical: meeting of interested persons in Room 10, Islesburgh Community Centre at 7.30pm

Ebenezer Hall – Public Meeting/Talk with Willie Macintosh on Blythswood Care and Shetland Aid Trust

‘Ferry to the Referendum’ Meeting with Tavish Scott MSP & Brian Wilson, former Labour MP, in Lerwick Town Hall, 7.30-9pm

 

WEDNESDAY 3rd

Cruise Ship Thomson Spirit in Lerwick Harbour

Age Concern (Lerwick) Branch – Pensioners’ Outing

Tavish Scott MSP – Surgery in Whalsay Leisure Centre, 12noon-1pm

‘Ferry to the Referendum’ Meeting with Tavish Scott MSP in Symbister Hall, Whalsay, 1.15-2.15pm

Sellafirth Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

Screenplay Film Quiz at Mareel, 7.30pm

 

THURSDAY 4th

Cruise Ship Boudicca in Lerwick Harbour

Shetland Arts – Gruff Rhys in Concert: ‘American Interior’, in Mareel, 8 for 8.30pm

 

FRIDAY 5th

to 7th: Shetland Caravan Club Rally at Skeld Campsite (www.shetland-communities.org.uk/subsites/cc/)

Mid Yell Boating Club – Chinese Night

‘Spaced Out’ Mixology@Mareel

 

SATURDAY 6th

& 21st: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk (www.shetlandwalks.net) – book at Tourist Office

& 7th: Hairst Show in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall (1-5pm on Sat, 12-5pm on Sun)

Yell Show + evening entertainment

Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

Ness Boating Club – End of Summer BBQ & Music in the boat shed from 6pm

Project Bongo – AGM in Old Manse, Weisdale at 6.30pm

Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Supper Dance in the Shetland Hotel, 8pm, music by Da Fustra

Shetland Crofthoose Sessions – Informal Traditional Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8.30pm

 

SUNDAY 7th

Car Boot Sale & Fun Day + Teas etc at Fort Charlotte, 12noon-5pm, in aid of Help for Heroes

Shetland Badminton Association – AGM in Bowlers’ Bar, Clickimin at 6pm

 

MONDAY 8th

Alzheimer Scotland – Memory Lane Café in Moorfield Hotel, Brae, 10am-12noon

 

TUESDAY 9th

Shetland Arts – Life Drawing Workshop (untutored) at Garrison Theatre; then weekly to 14/10 at Mareel’s Green Room, 6.45 for 7pm, age 16+

Ragged Wood Promotions present Kris Drever & Eamonn Coyne EP Launch at Mareel + support Freda Leask, 7 for 7.30pm

 

WEDNESDAY 10th

Sellafirth Hall, Yell – Whist Drive at 7.30pm

 

THURSDAY 11th

& 25th: Asta Golf Clubhouse – Traditional Music Evening (very informal, join in or just listen)

Cruise Ship Ruby Princess in Lerwick Harbour

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

Shetland Charitable Trust – AGM in Room 12, Islesburgh Community Centre at 12noon

Shetland Arts – Ross Noble: ‘Tangentleman’ in Mareel, 7.30 for 8pm – SOLD OUT

Shetland Showcase Concert in Garrison Theatre at 7.30pm, with various local artistes

 

FRIDAY 12th

to 14th: Shetland Blues Festival gigs at Mareel, Vidlin Hall, the Lounge & Douglas Arm

Cruise Ship Legend of the Seas in Lerwick Harbour

Alzheimer Scotland – ‘When I Paint I Remember’ Art Session in Shetland Museum, 2-4pm

Centre for Nordic Studies – Talk: ‘Sea Folklore in the North Atlantic’, by Arne Kruse in NAFC Scalloway, 7.30pm

 

SATURDAY 13th

Shetland Library – ‘Murder in the Ravenswick Hotel’ with Ann Cleeves at Busta House Hotel, Brae, 2-4pm and Shetland Library, Lerwick (also with Helen Pepper), 7.30-9.30pm

 

MONDAY 15th

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

 

TUESDAY 16th

Cruise Ship Europa in Lerwick Harbour

Alzheimer Scotland – Musical Memories in Baila Room, Sound Hall, 10.30am-12.15pm

Shetland County Sheepdog Championship Trials at Westsandwick, Yell, from 12noon

500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

 

WEDNESDAY 17th

to 21st: Shetland Bible Week 2014 with speaker Malcolm Duncan in Lerwick Methodist Church, 7.30pm (Sun at 6pm); also Prayer, Wed-Sat at 7pm

Alzheimer Scotland – ‘Does Du Mind?’: Memories of World War 1, also visit to the WW1 Exhibition, Shetland Museum and Archives, 2-3.30pm

 

THURSDAY 18th

Alzheimer Scotland – Knitting for Dementia Awareness in Upper Café, Mareel, 2-4.30pm

 

FRIDAY 19th

to 21st: Shetland Country Music Club – Country Jamboree Weekend with Janey Kirk, Jonny & Lynnette, John McNicholl & Sandy Kelly + various local artistes in Lerwick Legion & Hamnavoe Hall on 19th; Garrison Theatre & Brae Hall on 20th; Lerwick Legion on 21st

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

 

SATURDAY 20th

LHD Marine Supplies – 3rd Brian Slater Memorial Shore Fishing Competition, 9.30 for 10am start from Scalloway Boating Club

Mid Yell Hall – Murder Mystery Night, in aid of hall & netball club

 

SUNDAY 21st

Singers & Songwriters’ Night at Mareel from 7pm

 

WEDNESDAY 24th

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

Moving On Employment Project – AGM in Market House at 5.30pm

 

FRIDAY 26th

Cruise Ship Norwegian Star in Lerwick Harbour

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

Shetland Arts – Sharon Shannon with Alan Connor live at Mareel; support Megan & Lauren, 7 for 7.30pm

 

SATURDAY 27th

Burravoe Hall – Music with Alan Tulloch & Friends in aid of Old Haa

Shetland Arts – Sharon Shannon with Alan Connor in North Roe & Lochend Hall

Mid Yell Hall/Yell Netball Club – Murder Mystery Night

 

SUNDAY 28th

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

 

MONDAY 29th

Alzheimer Scotland – Carers’ Group & Sporting Memories Group Outing to Drumquin

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

 

TUESDAY 30th

500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

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: Old Scatness Broch & Iron Age Village open (first tour 10.30am; last tour 4.30pm)

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

Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun (May to Sep): Bressay Heritage Centre open 10am-4pm; Sun 11am-5pm; open Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.bressay-history-group.org)

Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun: Old Haa, Burravoe open

Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun (Apr to Sep): The Cabin Museum, Vidlin open 1-5pm

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

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

Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun (until 28/9): Whalsay History Group – Heritage Centre open 2-5pm (also open Oct by arrangement) (www.whalsayheritage.co.uk)

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

Wed: Cycharters Boat Trips to Foula (01595 810887 / 07887 945480)

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 (17/4 until 11/9): Yoga in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7.15-8.45pm

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

Sun (1/6-7/9): Cunningsburgh History Group – History Hut open, 2-5pm

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 (until 30/9): Tangwick Haa Museum open 11am-5pm

daily (May to Sep): Hoswick Visitor Centre, Sandwick open 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-5pm; open Apr & Oct by arrangement

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Scalloway Museum open 11am-4pm; Sun 2-4pm (www.scallowaymuseum.org)

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Unst Heritage Centre open 11am-4pm; Sun 2-4pm; 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; Sat & Sun 12.30pm-4pm; open Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.fetlar.com)

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Crofthouse Museum, Dunrossness open 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm (www.shetland-museum.org.uk)

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

daily (15/4 to 15/9 or by arrangement): Seabirds-and-Seals Boat Trips (www.seabirds-and-seals.com)

daily: Shetland Sea Charters Boat Trips (01595 692577 or 07759 668969)

various: Thule Charters Boat Trips (www.thule-charters.co.uk

various: Mousa Boat Trips (www.mousa.co.uk)

various: St Magnus Bay Charters Boat Trips (www.stmagnusbay.shetland.co.uk)

various: Shetland Marine Charters Boat Trips (www.shetlandmarinecharters.com)

various: Muckle Roe Sailing Charters (www.shetlandsailing.com)

various: Simmer Dim Charters (www.simmerdimcharters.com)

various: Sailing Trips on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

various: Sailing Trips on Dim Riv longship

various: Up-Helly-A’ Exhibition open in Galley Shed, St Sunniva Street

various: Shetland Small Group Tours (www.shetlandtours.co.uk)

various: Island Trails Tours (www.island-trails.co.uk)

various: Unseen Shetland Tours (01595 859000/ www.unseenshetland.com)

various: Shetland Geotours Tours (www.shetlandgeotours.com)

various: Shetland Nature Tours (www.shetlandnature.net)

various: RSPB events and activities (www.rspb.org.uk/reserves)

 


OCTOBER 2014

1st: Sellafirth Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 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

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: 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: 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: 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

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

 

FEBRUARY 2015

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

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

 

MARCH 2015

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

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

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

 

JULY 2015

4th to 10th: Shetland Nature Festival

 

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