This Month

Posted on 23/10/2014, 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 (; Shetland Museum & Archives – 01595 695057.


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



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



Mid Brae Inn – Bubblerock Disco from 9.30pm



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

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

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

Burra Public Hall – Fish & Chips etc, 4-7pm

Delting Ladies Hockey Club – Fish & Chip Night + Sales Tables in Ollaberry Hall, 5-8pm

South Nesting Hall – Fish & Chips, 5-7.30pm, followed by Beetle Drive at 8pm

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

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

Voe Hall – Box Social in the hall at 8pm

Cunningsburgh Hall – Ben End Open 8-11pm

Whitedale Snooker Club – Quiz Night, 8 for 8.30pm



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

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

Claes ‘n’ Taes in Sullom Hall, 2-5pm

Bridge End Hall, Burra – Teas & History Group Calendar Launch, 2-5pm

Scalloway Gala – EGM in Scalloway Legion at 7pm

The Fishermen’s Mission – Nightcap Service in Lerwick Congregational Church at 8pm



CANCELLED – 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



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

Room2Manoeuvre Dance Workshops in Gilbertson Park Games Hall, ages 8-11yrs 2-3pm; age 12+ 3-5pm, book through Islesburgh

500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm

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

Up-Helly-A’ 2015 – Mass Meeting of Guizers in Garrison Theatre at 7.30pm



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

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

Weisdale Kirk – Musical Evening with the North Ness Boys, 7.30pm



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

Shetland Accordion & fiddle Club – Club Night with guests The Neil Dawson Trio, in the Shetland Hotel at 7.30pm

Ollaberry Youth Club – AGM in Ollaberry Hall at 8pm



to 2nd Nov: Shetland Crofthoose Sessions presents Nort Ower Da Roost featuring various Orkney artistes, in Aith Hall on 31st, 7.30pm, Mareel on 1st, 7.30pm, plus Informal Session in Islesburgh on Sunday from 1pm

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

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

Mid Brae Inn – Bairns’ Hallowe’en Party at Delting Boating Club, 4-6pm

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

Westsandwick Hall – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

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

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

Ebenezer Hall – Illustrated Lessons with Bobby Jack, Missionary from Argentina, 7.30pm

Halloween Mixology@Mareel



all month: Films and events at Mareel ( |

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

all month: Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill exhibitions (

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 (

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 (

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 (

daily (Apr to Oct): Underwater Shetland Boat Trips (

by arrangement: Seabirds-and-Seals Boat Trips (

by arrangement (Apr & Oct): Bressay Heritage Centre open (

by arrangement (Apr & Oct): Hoswick Visitor Centre, Sandwick open

by arrangement (Apr & Oct): Unst Heritage Centre open (

by arrangement (Apr & Oct): Fetlar Interpretive Centre open (

by arrangement (Oct): Whalsay History Group Heritage Centre open (

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