This Month

Posted on 16/10/2014, by

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.

OCTOBER 2014

 

THURSDAY 16th

Shetland Museum – ‘Marvellous Magic Pictures’ workshop, age 3-5, 10.15-11am

Shetland Museum – ‘Marvellous Magic Pictures’ workshop, age P1-3, 11.30am-12.30pm

Shetland Library – Meet the Artist Workshop (adults) with Rosemary Cunningham, 3-4pm

Shetland Country Music Club presents Ruby Rendall in Garrison Theatre, 7.30pm

 

FRIDAY 17th

to 20th: Alzheimer Scotland – Exhibition of Peerie Boxes (part of the Luminate Festival) in the Lodberrie Gallery, South Commercial Street

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

Shetland Country Music Club presents Ruby Rendall in Delting Boating Club, 8pm

Mid Brae Inn – Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm

 

SATURDAY 18th

until 23rd Nov: Da Gadderie at Shetland Museum – Exhibition: ‘Islands and High Lands’ by Anne Campbell & Chloe Garrick

The Big Draw at Sumburgh Head with Jen Deschenes, all ages, drop-in, 10am-4pm

CANCELLED – Dunrossness & St Ninians etc Church of Scotland – Kirk Sale & Auction in Bigton Hall

Althing Debate – ‘Scotland made the right decision on 18th September’ in Tingwall Hall, 7.30pm

Informal Music Night in Bixter Hall – come along for a tune from 7.30pm

Shetland Arts – The Men They Couldn’t Hang live in Mareel, age 14+, 8pm

Cunningsburgh Hall – Main Hall Bar Open 8-11pm

Shetland Country Music Club presents Ruby Rendall in Lerwick Royal British Legion, 9pm

 

SUNDAY 19th

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

Eshaness Community Centre – Soup & Sweets etc, 12noon-4pm

Tangwick Haa Museum – Annual Open Day, 1-6pm

Shetland Gymnastics Club – Sunday Teas & Indoor Car Boot Sale in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 2-5pm

CLAN – North Mainland Peerie Yarn in North Haven Care Centre, Brae, 2.30-4.30pm, with Archaeology Talk by Jenny Murray (Shetland Museum)

Aith Charity Shop Half Price Sale, 2.30-4.30pm

Singers & Songwriters’ Night at Mareel from 7pm

 

MONDAY 20th

Shetland Museum – ‘Super-sized Spiders’ workshop, age P4-7, 10.30-11.30am

Dance Workshops with Y Dance in Islesburgh Community Centre, P4-7 2-3.30pm; age 10 to 17 6-8pm, book at Islesburgh Reception

Lerwick & District Gardening Club – AGM in Methodist Schoolroom at 7.30pm

 

TUESDAY 21st

Shetland Museum – ‘Peerie Ghostie Pictures’ workshop, age 3-5, 10.15-11am

Shetland Museum – ‘Neepie Lantern Lights’ workshop, age P4-7, 11.30am-12.30pm

Aith Charity Shop Half Price Sale, 2-4pm

 

WEDNESDAY 22nd

Shetland Museum – ‘Guizing Buckets’ workshop, age P1-3, 10.30-11.30am

Shetland Museum – ‘Guizing Buckets’ workshop, age P4-7, 12noon-1pm

Lerwick Outdoor Bowling Club – AGM in Bowlers Bar, Clickimin at 7pm

North Ness Hall, Ulsta – Whist, 7.30pm

Whitedale Senior Football Team – AGM in Whitedale Snooker Club at 7.30pm

 

THURSDAY 23rd

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

Shetland Museum – ‘Creepy Castles’ workshop, age 3-5, 10.15-11am

Shetland Museum – ‘Creepy Castles’ workshop, age P1-3, 11.30am-12.30pm

Aith Charity Shop Half Price Sale, 7-9pm

South Mainland Community History Group – AGM in Quendale Watermill at 7.30pm

Klub Revolution presents Cash (Johnny Cash tribute) + support Scaldin Bragg in Symbister Hall

 

SATURDAY 25th

& 26th: Claes ‘n’ Taes in Sullom Hall, 2-5pm

CLAN Coffee Morning in CLAN Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, 10.30am-1pm

Cullivoe Hall – Chippy Night & Bairns’ Disco, 5.30pm

Klub Revolution presents Cash (Johnny Cash tribute) + support No Sweat in Mareel, age 14+, 8pm

 

SUNDAY 26th

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

Hallowe’en Car Boot & Teas in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 2-5pm

 

MONDAY 27th

Alzheimer Scotland – Sporting Memories Group & Carers’ Group meet in the Lerwick Hotel, 3-4.30pm

500 Drive in Aith Hall at 7.30pm

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

 

TUESDAY 28th

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

500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

Ragged Wood Promotions/Shetland Arts present Rachel Sermanni + support Arthur Nicholson, in Mareel, 7 for 7.30pm

 

WEDNESDAY 29th

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

Shetland Mountain Biking Working Group – Open Meeting in Islesburgh Community Centre at 7pm

 

THURSDAY 30th

CLAN – EFT Sessions in CLAN Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, 10am-1pm (bookings to 720320)

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

Sound Community Association – AGM in Sound Hall at 7pm

 

FRIDAY 31st

& 1st Nov: Shetland Crofthoose Sessions presents Nort Ower Da Roost, with local and Orkney artistes, in Aith Hall on 31st and Mareel on 1st

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

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

Westsandwick Hall – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

Yell Show – Prizegiving Shetland Night Supper Dance in Cullivoe Hall, 7 for 7.30pm

Halloween Mixology@Mareel

 

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 to Sat: CLAN Shetland Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, open 10am-2pm (01595 720320)

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

Mon: CLAN – Reflexology (free appointments) at 10.15 & 11.30am (phone 01595 720320 to check availability)

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)

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 (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)

 

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