9th February 2016
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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.

 

FEBRUARY 2016

all month (until 1st Mar): Exhibition of Smirk Cartoons at Islesburgh Community Centre

until 21st: Da Gadderie at Shetland Museum – Exhibition: ‘60th Anniversary of the Junior Up-Helly-A’’

until 28th: Bonhoga Gallery – Exhibition: ‘Commando’ by David Mach RA

THURSDAY 4th

Alzheimer Scotland – Memory Lane Café in Sandwick School, 2-4pm

Shetland Library – Harry Potter Book Night Celebration in the library, 6-8pm

Shetland County Drama Festival – EGM in Room 12, Islesburgh Community Centre at 6.30pm

Artist Talk by David Mach in Mareel, 7pm

FRIDAY 5th

Nesting & Girlsta Up-Helly-A’

Alzheimer Scotland – Art Session: When I Paint I Remember in Shetland Museum, 2-3.45pm

Northmavine Up-Helly-A’ – Committee Meeting at 7pm + Mass Meeting at 8pm in Hillswick Hall

Mixology@Mareel in the café bar from 7pm

Mid Brae Inn – Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm

SATURDAY 6th

also 13th, 20th & 27th: Cunningsburgh Hall Ben End open, 8-11pm

Tingwall Kirk – Kirk Teas in the kirk, 10am-12noon

Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

Mid Brae Inn – BGD Efternoon Karaoke, 2.30-6pm

Voe & District Agricultural Society – Auction Sale in Brae Hall at 4.30pm, also Teas, Homebakes, Fish & Chips etc

SUNDAY 7th

Tingwall Hall – Car Boot Sale, 12.30-3.30pm

Brae Gospel Hall – Special Family Tea at 5pm followed by Children’s Spot & Talk by John Yianni

Open Mic Café ‘Best of 2015’ in Mareel Café Bar from 7pm

Cunningsburgh UF Church – Café Church in the Ben End, Cunningsburgh Hall at 7pm

Church in the Valley – Praise Shetland Style in Asta Clubhouse at 8pm, guests Michael & Teenie Harcus

MONDAY 8th

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

Shetland Mandolin Band session in Gulberwick Hall from 7.30-9.30pm (players welcome to come at any time)

Shetland Library – Open ‘Social Settings’ computer class, drop in 6-8pm

Cunningsburgh Show – AGM in Cunningsburgh Hall (Ben End) at 8pm

TUESDAY 9th

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

Cunningsburgh History Group – AGM in Cunningsburgh Hall at 7.30pm; followed by show of photos by Steven Christie

WEDNESDAY 10th

Pop-Up Shop in Methodist Church Hall, 10am-2.30pm + Teas, 10am-12noon and Soup & Sandwiches 12noon-2pm

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

THURSDAY 11th

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

Shetland Country Music Club – Variety Concert with various local artists in Garrison Theatre, 7.30pm

Beyond presents Lucy Spraggan in Mareel, 7.30pm

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

FRIDAY 12th

Uyeasound Up-Helly-A’

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

Bixter Hall – GTL Disco, 10pm-1am, over 18s

SATURDAY 13th

& 20th: Shetland Community Bike Project – Maintenance Classes (half-day), book on 01595 690077

Ness Boating Club – AGM in the clubhouse at 8.30pm

SUNDAY 14th

Sharon’s Swapshop Claes ‘n’ Taes in Aith Hall, 12noon-5pm

Valentine’s Day Teas in Bixter Hall, 2-5pm, in aid of Young Enterprise group

MONDAY 15th

Asta Golf Club – AGM in the clubhouse at 7pm

Shetland Mandolin Band session in Gulberwick Hall from 7.30-9.30pm (players welcome to come at any time)

TUESDAY 16th

Shetland Junior Inter-County Association – AGM in Loch Bar, Clickimin at 7.30pm

Shetland Anglers Association – AGM in the clubrooms at 7.30pm

WEDNESDAY 17th

Alzheimer Scotland – ‘Does Du Mind? Wedding Memories’ in Shetland Museum, 2-3.30pm

THURSDAY 18th

Shetland Golf Club – AGM in the Dale Clubhouse at 7pm

FRIDAY 19th

Northmavine Up-Helly-A’ – halls open at North Roe, Ollaberry & Hillswick

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

Closing date for entries to Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club Annual Tune Competition

SATURDAY 20th

& 21st: Veev presents ‘Saturday Night at the Movies’ in Lerwick Town Hall on 20th at 7.30pm, with guests Annalie Irvine & Full Swing; and in Voe Hall on 21st at 2.30pm, with guest Alison Kay Anderson

Shetland Arts presents Beoga with Chris Stout & Catriona McKay in Mareel, 7.30pm

Northmavine Up-Helly-A’ Hop in Sullom Hall from 8.30pm, 16+ only

MONDAY 22nd

Chongqing Chuanju Theatre presents A Medley of Chinese Opera in Mareel, 7.30pm

Brae Community Hall – AGM in the clubroom at 8pm

TUESDAY 23rd

500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

WEDNESDAY 24th

Alzheimer Scotland – Tea & Blether in Resource Centre, Burgh Road, 10.30-12.30pm; also 3 o’clocks (drop in from 3pm)

THURSDAY 25th

to 27th: Shetland Country Music Club – visit of Neon (Nigel Slater & Colin McFeat from Caithness)

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

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

Shetland Abattoir Cooperative Ltd – AGM in the Marts, Staneyhill, at 7pm

Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Club Night with guest Alan Roy (accordion) in the Shetland Hotel, 7.30pm

FRIDAY 26th

Bressay Up-Helly-A’

Cullivoe Up-Helly-A’

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

Shetland Arts / Inksters present Scottish Ensemble: Quintets in Mareel

SATURDAY 27th

Norwick Up-Helly-A’

Northmavine Up-Helly-A’ Guizers Return in Hillswick Hall at 8.30pm

SUNDAY 28th

Fred MacAulay – ‘Him off the Radio’ tour in Clickimin Centre, 6.30for 7.30pm start, tickets Shetland Box Office

MONDAY 29th

Alzheimer Scotland – Carers Group and Positive Dementia Group meet in Lerwick Hotel, 3-4.30pm

Shetland Mandolin Band session in Gulberwick Hall from 7.30-9.30pm (players welcome to come at any time)

 

 

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: Lerwick Baptist Church – Cuppas @ Quoys, 10am-12.30pm 

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 (exc. 27/1): Shetland Fiddlers’ Society meet in Room 10, Islesburgh Community Centre, 7-9pm (all welcome to play and listen)

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

 

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