27th March 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.

MARCH 2015

all month (until 5/4): Da Gadderie at Shetland Museum – Exhibition: ‘Fence Posts, Rehabilitation and Recreation’ by Forbes C. Hogg

to 26th: Brae Gospel Hall – Special Bible Teaching Week with speaker John Riddle (Cheshunt): 21st at 4pm & 6.15pm; 22nd at 12noon, Gospel Service at 6pm; 23rd to 26th at 7.30pm



to 27th: Islesburgh Drama Group presents ‘The 39 Steps’ in the Garrison Theatre, tickets Shetland Box Office

1st Lerwick Co The Boys’ Brigade – 81st Annual Display & Awards in Anderson High School hall, 6.30 for 7pm

Ulsta Hall, Yell – Whist, 7.30pm

Delting Boating Club – EGM in the clubhouse at 7.30pm

Eid Community Co-operative Ltd – AGM in Rankin Lounge Aith Hall at 7.30pm

Ragged Wood/Shetland Arts/Off the Kerb Productions – Mark Steel’s in Town in Mareel, 7.30 for 8pm



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

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

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

Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Club Night with guests The Iain Cathcart Scottish Dance Band in Shetland Hotel, 7.30pm

Cunningsburgh Hall – AGM in the hall at 7.30pm

Dunrossness Baptist Church – Musical Evening with Da Nort Ness Boys at 7.30pm, collection for Fishermen’s Mission



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

Bridge End Outdoor Centre – Takeaway Suppers, 4.30-7.30pm

SYPG presents Battle of the Bands 2015 in Lerwick British Legion, 7-11pm, (alcohol-free event), tickets Shetland Box Office

Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – End of Season Concert & Supper Dance with various local artists and dance to Iain Cathcart Band in Voe Hall, 7.30pm

Westsandwick Hall, Yell – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

Braewick & Hamnavoe Grazings Committee – AGM in Eshaness Community Centre at 7.30pm

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

Mid Brae Inn – Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm



Westside Youth Club – Saturday Sessions, 10.30am-3.30pm, at Germatwatt Centre, Walls, ages p4-sec2, drop in for Easter Crafts

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

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

Sustainable Shetland – Auction Sale in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 2pm

Mid Yell Boating Club – Disco

Hay & Co Buildbase Darts Shield for Men & Ladies in Lerwick British Legion, 7.30pm

Lerwick Boating Club – Live Music with Flying Backwardz from 9pm



Craft Fair, Car Boot & Sunday Teas in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 1.30-4.30pm, in aid of SANDS

North Mainland Gardening Club – Bulb Show & Teas etc in Muckle Roe Hall, 2-5pm

Sunday Teas & Sales Tables in Gulberwick Hall, 2-5pm, in aid of Shetland Island Games Swim Team

Bixter SWRI – Sunday Teas in Bixter Hall, 2-5pm

Ebenezer Hall – Family Service & Buffet Tea, 5.30pm



Closing date for entries for Shetland Folk Society Tune Competition

Community Health & Social Care – ‘Self-directed Support in Shetland’ information event in Room 16, Islesburgh Community Centre, 10am-2pm

Shetland Museum – Easter Workshops for age 3-5 years: Easter on the Croft, 10.30-11am; Peerie Bunnies, 11.30-12noon

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

Aberdeen Shetland Supporters Club – EGM in Masonic Function Room at 7.30pm



Shetland Museum – Easter Workshops: Brilliant Bird Cages, ages P1-3, 10-11am; ages P4-7, 11.30-12.30pm

500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm



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 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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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

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

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 (www.shetland-fhs.org.uk)

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