28th April 2015
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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 720320; 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.

APRIL 2015

all month (until 17/5): Da Gadderie at Shetland Museum – Exhibition: ‘Archaeology of Journeying’ by Jack Chesterman

until 31/5: Bonhoga Gallery  – Open Winners’ Exhibition ‘Malakoff’



to 26th: Ebenezer Hall – Special Services with Peter Maiden, International Bible Teacher, at 7.30pm on 22nd, 23rd & 24th;  at 11.45am & 6.15pm on 26th



to 25th: Shetland Country Music Club presents Johnny Bremner in Garrison Theatre (with North Ness Boys) on 23rd; Delting Boating Club on 24th & Lerwick British Legion on 25th

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

CLAN – Coffee Morning in Support & Wellbeing Centre, 20 St Magnus St, 10.30am-12.30pm

Shetland Outdoor Access Forum – AGM in Council offices, 8 North Ness at 12noon

Burra Isles Grazing Committee – AGM in Bridge End Hall at 8.30pm



& 25th: Shetland Young Fiddler of the Year Competition 2015 in Garrison Theatre

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

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

Westsandwick Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

Fishermen’s Mission – Mission Weekend: Concert in Mareel with North Ness Boys and Michael & Teenie Harcus, 7.30pm

Hillswick Hall – GTL Disco, 8-midnight

Mid Brae Inn – Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm



& 26th: Rotary Club of Shetland – Shetland Motor Show at Clickimin

Daffodil Teas & Table Top Sale in Scalloway Hall, 10.30am-12.30pm, in aid of Walter & Joan Gray Home/Day Care

North Roe School – Angel Enterprise: Painted Flower Pots at Toll Clock Shopping Centre, 11am-2pm

Shetland Young Fiddler of the Year Competition 2015 continues in Garrison Theatre, inc. Final Concert at 7.30pm

Saturday Lunch at Quoys (Baptist Church), 12noon-2pm

Cunningsburgh Hall – Ben End Open 8-11pm

Mid Brae Inn – BGD Efternoon Karaoke, 2.30-6pm; Live Music with Semperfi, Ten Tonne Dozer & Hoygir from 9pm

Aith Hall – GTL Disco in Rankin Lounge, over 18s, from 9.30pm



Fishermen’s Mission – Mission Weekend: Morning Worship in Lerwick Baptist Church, 11am; Spring Nightcap Service with singing items in Scalloway Church of Scotland at 8pm

Baltasound Hall – Farmers Market, 12noon-2pm

Cullivoe Hall – Soup & Sweet, 12noon-3pm

SRFC & Shetland Bereavement – Sunday Teas & Fun Day at Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 12noon-4pm

Walls Regatta Club – Sunday Teas & Nature Presentation by Barry Broadbent, 1.30-4pm

Shetland Community Orchestra – AGM in Islesburgh Community Centre at 2pm

JDRF – Sunday Teas in Gulberwick Hall, 2-4pm

Shetland Ladies Hockey Association – Sunday Teas in Symbister Public Hall

Shetland Community Café & Soft Play – Indoor Car Boot & Craft Tables + Teas etc in Cunningsburgh Hall, 2-5pm

Ebenezer Hall – Family Service & Buffet Tea, 5.30pm

Scalloway Sea Angling Club – AGM in Scalloway Boating Club at 7.30pm



also 4th & 11th May: Shetland Canoe Cub – Beginners’ Training in Clickimin from 7.15pm

Alzheimer Scotland – Visitors welcome between 10am and 1pm at the new Resource Centre, 66 Burgh Road

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

Tavish Scott MSP – Surgery in Parliamentary Office, 171 Commercial Street, 5-6pm



also 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th May: Alzheimer Scotland – Musical Minds in Baila Room, Sound Hall, 10.30am-12noon

East Hill Lunnasting Grazing Committee – AGM in Vidlin Hall at 7pm

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

Lerwick Boating Club – AGM in the Clubhouse at 7.30pm

SNS (Sovereign Nation of Shetland) – Manifesto Meeting in Islesburgh Community Centre at 7.30pm



until 3rd May: Shetland Folk Festival

Alzheimer Scotland – Knit & Chat in Upper Café, Mareel, 2-4.30pm



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: Lerwick Bridge Club meet in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7pm

Mon to Sat: CLAN Shetland Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, open 10am-4pm (01595 720320)

Mon to Sat: Shetland Family History Society open at 6 Hillhead, 2-4pm; also Tue, Wed, Thu (May to Aug) open 10am-12noon (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, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun (19/4 to 30/9): Old Haa, Burravoe open 10am-4pm; Sun 2-5pm

Wed: CLAN – Gentle Yoga/Relaxation sessions in Support & Wellbeing Centre, 20a St Magnus Street, book in advance 01595 720320

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

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

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

1st Wed of month: CLAN Peerie Yarn at 20a St Magnus Street, 12noon-2pm

Thu: Sewing Group meets in Centre for Creative Industries, Sellafirth, Yell, 6.30-8.30pm

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

Thu (16/4 to 10/09): Shetland Yoga in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7-8.30pm

Thu: South Mainland Community History Group meet in Quendale Mill, 7.30pm

2nd 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

1st & 3rd Fri of month: Mixology@Mareel (live DJs + cocktails & mocktails)

1st Fri of month: Mid Yell Boating Club – Chinese Night

Fri & Sat: Posers Nightclub open in Grand Hotel (80s/90s on Fri)

Sat: Shetland Library – Storytime at 11.30am

Sat: Good as New charity shop in Brae Youth Centre open 2-4pm

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

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

last Sat of month (exc. Jul & Dec): Shetland Scrapbookers meet in Methodist Schoolroom, 10am-1pm

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

daily (1/4 to 30/9): Sumburgh Head Visitor Centre open 11am-5.30pm

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)

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

daily (17/4 to 30/9): Tangwick Haa Museum open 11am-5pm; also open 1-16 Apr & Oct by arrangement



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