This Month

Posted on 18/12/2014, 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.

DECEMBER 2014

until 22/2/15: Artist Rooms on Tour – Exhibition: Don McCullin ‘Fallen’ at Bonhoga Gallery & Da Gadderie Gallery

until 20/1/15: Shetland Museum – ‘Breaking the Mould’ Fetlar bronze armlet on show in the foyer

until 28th: Shetland Museum displays inc. ‘Jock Ratter’ (Foula blacksmith) and ‘Felsite Stone Age Tools’ (in partnership with University College Dublin)

 

THURSDAY 18th

Alzheimer Scotland – Memory Lane Café in Lerwick Baptist Church, 10am-12noon, inc. visit from Bells Brae School Choir

Clan Support & Wellbeing Centre – Emotional Freedom Technique appointments, 10.30am-1pm, book on 01595 720320

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

Traditional Music Night at Asta Clubhouse from 7.30pm, join in or just listen

 

FRIDAY 19th

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

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

CLAN – ‘Eat Workshop’ with ‘Counterweight’ info from Nicola Balfour, NHS Shetland, at Clan Support & Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, 12.30-1.30pm

Westsandwick Hall – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

Sand Baptist Church – Carol Service at 7.30pm

Klub Revolution presents Kings of Lyon + Deathstar Canteen + Dig Deep in Mareel, 7.30pm

Pierhead Bar, Voe – Xmas Jumper Night + Muzzy Disco from 9pm

Mid Brae Inn – Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm

 

SATURDAY 20th

& 21st: Santa’s Grotto at Robinson & Morrison, Weisdale, 12noon-4pm

CLAN – Coffee Morning + festive treats in CLAN Support & Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, 10.30am-1pm

Ness Boating Club – Christmas Party buffet + music by Jillian Isbister & Friends

Informal Music Night in Bixter Hall from 7.30pm

Mid Yell Hall – Kaleidoscope Disco from 9pm

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

Scalloway Boating Club – Live Music with Quicksilver from 10pm

St Magnus Bay Hotel – GTL Disco

 

SUNDAY 21st

Lerwick Baptist Church – Christmas Family Service at 11am; Candlelit Carol Service at 6.15pm

Santy’s Grotto at Mareel, 1-3pm

South Mainland Cancer Support Group – Carol Concert in Cunningsburgh Hall, 7.15pm

 

MONDAY 22nd

Gulberwick Kirk – Family Carols by Candlelight, 6.30pm

Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Club Night Christmas Party in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7.30pm, live music

500 Drive in Aith Hall at 7.30pm

 

TUESDAY 23rd

Christmas Carol & Infant Dedication Service in Mossbank Hall at 7pm

500 (Xmas Shield) in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

 

WEDNESDAY 24th

Carols & Candles, Readings & Reflections in Dunrossness Baptist Church, 7.30pm

Mid Brae Inn – Christmas Eve Disco with Bubblerock from 9.30pm

 

FRIDAY 26th

Herra Hall, Yell – Boxing Night Disco

Boxing Night Disco in Ness Boating Club from 9.30pm, in aid of Southend FC

 

SATURDAY 27th

Heavy Metal Buffet in Lerwick British Legion

Klub Revolution presents Discopolis + Autopilot + Klub Revolution DJs in Tingwall Hall

Pierhead Bar, Voe – Live Music by Caliber

Gulberwick Hall – Live Music with No Sweat and The Sheila Henderson Band from 8.30pm

Aith Hall – GTL Disco from 9.30pm

 

SUNDAY 28th

Mid Yell Boating Club – Duck Race

 

MONDAY 29th

Haroldswick Hall – Christmas Quiz Night

North Ness Hall, Ulsta – Christmas Quiz Night

Muckle Roe Hall – Live Music with First Foot Soldiers from 8pm

 

WEDNESDAY 31st

The Shetland Hotel – Hogmanay Dance with music by Da Fustra, 8pm-1am

Hogmanay at Mareel inc. Open Mic Session, 8-10pm, DJ John Collins 10pm-1am

 

REGULAR EVENTS

by arrangement: Shetland Craft Trail – Shetland Arts & Crafts members open to visitors (www.shetlandartsandcrafts.co.uk/crafttrail.html)

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)

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, Thu & Sat: Exhibition of Paintings by Joyce Wark in Vaila Fine Art, open 11am-5pm

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

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 (not 19/12): 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 (Mon-Fri): Shetland Family History Society open at 6 Hillhead, 2-4pm (www.shetland-fhs.org.uk)

 

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