This Month

Posted on 21/01/2015, by

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

Some useful numbers:

CLAN – 01595 720320; Islesburgh Community Centre – 01595 745100; Shetland Amenity Trust (SAT) – 01595 694688; Shetland Arts – 01595 743843; Shetland Box Office – 01595 745555 (; Shetland Museum & Archives – 01595 695057.


all month (until 22/2): Artist Rooms on Tour – Exhibition: Don McCullin ‘Fallen’ at Bonhoga Gallery & Da Gadderie Gallery



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

Shetland Horticultural Society – Talk on ‘Gardening for Wildlife’ in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7-9pm

Mid Brae Inn – Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm



Charity Soup & Cake at 6 Charlotte Street, 11am-2pm, in aid of Fountain of Life Homeless Project

Shetland Museum – ‘The waves are rolling on: a journey through the early years of Up-Helly-A’’ by Brydon Leslie in the museum at 2pm; also Gallery ‘Up-Helly-A’ Tours’ at 12noon and 3.15pm

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

South Nesting Hall – Fish & Chips, 5-7.30pm

Ollaberry Hall – Mexican Night Suppers, 5-8pm

Bigton Hall – Burns Night Dinner Dance, 7 for 7.30pm

Scalloway British Legion – Jarl Squad Sponsored Head Shave, 7.30pm, followed by GTL Disco

Cunningsburgh Hall – Ben End Open from 8pm

Klub Revolution presents Happy Mondaze (tribute band) + special guests + DJs in Mareel

Walls Hall – Burns Supper Dance, 8pm

Lerwick Boating Club – Live Music with Sandy Legget & Friends from 8pm

Shetland Country Music Club presents Loveshack in Lerwick British Legion, 9pm



Whiteness & Weisdale Boating & Sports Club – Lunches & Teas in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 12.30-4.30pm

Shetland Museum – Up-Helly-A’ Family Day, 2-3.30pm; also Gallery ‘Up-Helly-A’ Tour’ at 3.15pm

Winter Lunch in Sullom Hall, 2-5pm

Ebenezer Hall – Family Service & Buffet Tea, 5.30pm

Cullivoe Hall – Yell Show Presentation Night



Royal British Legion, Lerwick – Holocaust Memorial Day, 11am at Lerwick Town Hall followed by Wreath Laying at County War Memorial

Shetland Museum – Gallery ‘Up-Helly-A’ Tours’ at 12noon and 3.15pm

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

Alistair Carmichael MP – Surgery in Parliamentary Office, 171 Commercial Street, 5-6pm

Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Pre-Up-Helly-A’ Club Night with visiting artistes in Shetland Hotel, 7pm

‘End Times Café’ with talk ‘An exposition of biblical eschatology’ + Q&A session, in Germatwatt Centre, Walls, 7.30pm



& 28th: Sumburgh Head Visitor Centre open 10am-4pm; inc. readings etc from ‘Stone & Sea’ by Morgan Downie on 27th at 2pm and on 28th at 1pm; and Illustrated Talk on his lighthouse experiences by Brian Johnson on 28th at 2pm

Lerwick Up-Helly-A’

Fiery Sessions concerts in Mareel

Stand Up Helly A’ evening of comedy in Mareel, 9pm



Shetland Museum open 10am-3.30pm; also Gallery ‘Up-Helly-A’ Tours’ at 12noon and 3.15pm;

and Thor’s Hammer Workshop, age P1-P7, 2-3pm

Shetland Moving Image Archive – Up-Helly-A’ Films showing at Shetland Museum & Archives, 2 for 2.30pm

Shetland Healing Rooms – Drop-In Session in Carnegie Hall, Sandwick, 4-8pm

Hop Night with Bombskare, Capone & the Bullets, Dirty Lemons, Deathstar Canteen & DJ Alkaline in Lerwick British Legion

Ulsta Hall – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

Lerwick Boating Club – Hop Night with music by The Corbies from 8pm



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

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



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

Shetland Canoe Club – AGM in Islesburgh Community Centre at 7pm

Westsandwick Hall – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

United Worship & Prayer for Shetland in Lerwick Methodist Church at 7.30pm

Nesting & Girlsta Up-Helly-A’ – Mass Meeting of Guizers in South Nesting Hall at 8pm



Cullivoe Hall – Children’s Film Night, 7pm

Scalloway British Legion – Live Music with Autopilot plus support Small Hours from 9pm



all month: Films and events at Mareel ( |

all month: Shetland Museum & Archives exhibitions, events and activities (

all month: Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill exhibitions (

by arrangement: Shetland Craft Trail – Shetland Arts & Crafts members open to visitors (

Mon to Sat: CLAN Shetland Wellbeing Centre, 20 St Magnus Street, open 10am-2pm

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 (

Tue: Shetland Library – Click Session, 10-11am

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

Wed (term time): Yell Community Library open in Mid Yell JH School, 6-8pm

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

Wed: Scalloway Youth Centre – Junior Youth Club, age P4-7, 6.15-7.45pm; Senior Youth Club, age P7-18yrs, 7.45-9.45pm

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

Thu: Scalloway Youth Centre – Youth Café, age S2 + up, 6.45-9.45pm

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: Shetland Library – Storytime at 11.30am

Sat: Scalloway Youth Centre – Peerie Club, age P1-3, 2.30-4pm; Youth Café, age 10yrs + up, 6.30-10pm

Sat: Fetlar Hall – Social Night from 7pm

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

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

Sun (weekly until 15/2): Bairns’ Knitting Classes at Shetland Museum, beginners 12-2pm; intermediates 3-5pm, book at Shetland Box Office

3rd Sun of month: CLAN’s Northern Peerie Yarn meet in North Haven Care Centre, Brae, 2.30-4.30pm

daily (Mon-Fri): Shetland Family History Society open at 6 Hillhead, 2-4pm (


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