4th October 2015
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

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



until 4th: Shetland Wool Week continues

until 25th: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibition – ‘Scotland Seen with Danish Eyes’

until 22nd Nov: Da Gadderie at Shetland Museum Exhibition – ‘James Robertson (1753-1829): The Shetlander who mapped Jamaica’, includes maps and equipment, on loan from National Libraries of Scotland



Thu (1/10- 5/11): Yoga Class in Brae Hall, 7-8pm

Walls & District Toddler Group – AGM in Walls Hall at 8.30pm



Alzheimer Scotland – ‘When I Paint I Remember’ in Shetland Museum, 2-3.30pm

Ollaberry Youth Club – AGM in Ollaberry Hall at 6pm

Scalloway Boating Club – Film: ‘Pulp Fiction’ (18+), starts 8pm

Mid Brae Inn – Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm



& 4th: Knitting, Spinning & Knitwear Exhibition in Ollaberry Hall, 2-8pm, also SWI Teas from 3-6pm

also 10th & 17th: Cunningsburgh Hall – Bend End Open 8-11pm for pool, darts etc

Mareel – Kid0 at 11am & 2pm

Shetland Wool Week – Makers’ Market in Room 16, Islesburgh Community Centre, 11am-4pm

Meeting open to all SSMO Licence Holders, in Tingwall Hall at 2pm

Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

Mid Brae Inn – BGD Efternoon Karaoke, 2.30-6pm; Muzzy Disco from 9.30pm

Shetland Community Orchestra with Maggie Adamson perform ‘Mendelssohn Violin Concerto’ in St Columba’s Church at 7.30pm

Yell Show Prizegiving Ball Supper Dance in Burravoe Hall, 7 for 7.30pm



to 18th: The Faith Mission – Autumn Meetings with speaker Noel McClintock at Scalloway Methodist, 6th at 7.30pm; Cunningsburgh, 7th at 7.30pm; Garthspool, 9th at 7.30pm; Yell (Ulsta Hall), 13th at 7.15pm; Cunningsburgh, 14th at 7.30pm; Sand Baptist, 15th at 7.30pm; Vidlin Methodist, 16th at 7.30pm; also Christmas Bookstall & Teas in Garthspool on 10th, 2-4pm

Shetland Guild of Spinners, Weavers, Dyers – Sunday Teas & Exhibition + Demonstrations etc in Tingwall Hall, 2-5pm

Sand Baptist Church – Harvest Service, 3.30pm

Mareel – Michael Janisch

Aith Hall – Quiz in Rankin Lounge at 8pm

Church in the Valley at Asta Clubhouse – Praise Shetland Style at 8pm



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

Alzheimer Scotland – Sons & Daughters Group meets in Dementia Resource Centre, Burgh Rd, 7.30-9pm

Ness Accordion & Fiddle Club – CD Launch ‘The Dark Island’ in Levenwick Hall, 8pm



Alzheimer Scotland – Musical Minds in Taing House Day Care, 10.30am-12noon; also Tea Dance in Baila Room, Sound Hall in the afternoon

Alistair Carmichael MP – Surgery in Parliamentary Office, 171 Commercial Street, 12.30-1.30pm

Beaw Field Wind Farm – ‘What Next?’ information event in Burravoe Hall, Yell, 2-7pm

Disability Shetland – AGM in Market House at 7pm

Sandness History Group – AGM in Sandness Hall at 7pm

Mareel – International Guitar Night



Beaw Field Wind Farm – ‘What Next?’ information event in Mid Yell Hall, 2-7pm

Shetland Bereavement Support Service – AGM in Market House at 5.30pm

The Crofting Commission – Crofting Roadshow 2015 in the Shetland Hotel, Lerwick, 6-7pm



to 12th: 28th Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Festival

& 22nd: Alzheimer Scotland – Memory Lane Café in Baptist Church, Quoys, Lerwick, 10am-12noon

NHS Shetland – Annual Review Meeting in Bressay Room, Upper Floor Montfield, Burgh Road, Lerwick at 5.30pm



The Faith Mission – Christmas Bookstall + Teas, Coffee etc in Garthspool Evangelical Church, 2-4pm

Jumble Sale + Tea & Fancies in North Roe & Lochend Hall at 2pm, in aid of Northmavine under-5s

Samaritans Shetland – Family Quiz Night + Music & 8 o’clocks in Bigton Hall at 7.30pm



Scalloway Football Club – AGM in Scalloway Legion at 3pm



also 20th & 27th: Alzheimer Scotland – Musical Minds in Baila Room, Sound Hall, 10.30am-12noon

500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm



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

North Staney Hill Community Association – AGM in the Staney Hill Hall at 7.30pm



Sound Community Association – Muckle Quiz in Sound Hall, 7.30pm



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



Mossbank Hall – Car Boot & Sunday Teas, 2-4pm, in aid of Mossbank Community bonfire & fireworks



Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – AGM in Room 16, Islesburgh Community Centre at 7pm



Alzheimer Scotland – ‘Does Du Mind?’ Movies Galore with Michael White, Alzheimer Scotland, in Shetland Museum, 2-3.30pm



to 25th: Luxury Shetland Fine Lace Knitting Masterclass Weekend at Belmont House, Unst (07909 966161 for details/bookings)



& 24th: Skerryvore in Mareel on 23rd; venue tbc on 24th



Klub Revolution presents Black Grape + Dig Deep + Subtronic DJs in Mareel



Unst Farmers Market in Baltasound Hall, 12-2pm



Alzheimer Scotland – Carers’ Group and Positive Dementia Group meet in Lerwick Hotel, 2-4.30pm



500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

Alzheimer Scotland – AGM in Dementia Resource Centre, Burgh Road, Lerwick at 7.30pm



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



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



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

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



Multiple Sclerosis Society – Coffee Afternoon & Craft Tables in Lerwick Town Hall, 2pm

Mareel – Seckou Keita



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) 

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

by arrangement: Tangwick Haa Museum open Oct  

by arrangement: Hoswick Visitor Centre, Sandwick open Oct

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

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

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

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

daily (13/4 to 11/10): Quendale Water Mill open 10am-5pm; also open 1-12 Apr & 12-31 Oct by arrangement (www.quendalemill.co.uk) 

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) 

Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun (19/4 to 4/10): Old Haa, Burravoe open 10am-4pm; Sun 2-5pm  

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)

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 (1/10- 5/11): Yoga Class in Brae Hall, 7-8pm  

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 

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 

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

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


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