This Month

Posted on 20/11/2014, 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: Da Gadderie at Shetland Museum – Exhibition: ‘Islands and High Lands’ by Anne Campbell & Chloe Garrick

until 23rd: Bonhoga Gallery Exhibitions: ‘Peerie Christmas’ selected art & craft; ‘WirdCraft’ by various artists; ‘Woodcut Prints’ by Julie Dennison

until 20th Jan 2015: Shetland Museum – ‘Breaking the Mould’ Fetlar bronze armlet on show in the foyer



CLAN – EFT Sessions in CLAN Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, 10am-1pm (bookings to 720320)

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

Scottish & Southern Energy – ‘Keeping the Lights on in Shetland’ Public Roadshow drop-in consultation event in North Mainland Leisure Centre, Brae, 3-7.30pm

Variety Concert in Cunningsburgh Hall, 7pm, in aid of Eric Gray Services

Film: ‘The Cross’ (Billy Graham) showing in Walls ‘Café in the Church’ at 7.30pm



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

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

Shetland Pre-School Play- AGM in Market House at 6.30pm

Muckle Roe Hall – Quiz Night, 7 for 7.30pm

Delting Boating Club – AGM in the clubhouse at 9pm

Mid Brae Inn – Muzzie Disco from 9.30pm



Sale of Clothes, Shoes & Accessories + Teas etc in Bowlers Bar, Clickimin, 11am-5pm, in aid of Mind Your Head & Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary

Symbister Hall – Christmas Market, 12noon-3pm

Tingwall Hall – Soup & Sweet Lunch, 12noon-2pm

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

Pony Breeders of Shetland Association – AGM in Drama Room, Islesburgh at 3pm

Burra Public Hall – Fish & Chips, 4-7pm, followed by Pub Quiz at 8pm

Ollaberry Hall – Fish & Chips, 5-8pm, followed by Games Night

Levenwick Hall – Curry & Quiz

Ffancytunes Ensemble presents ‘Tell Me the Truth about Love’ in St Magnus Church, 7pm

Dunrossness & St Ninian’s Church of Scotland – Kirk Sale & Auction in Bigton Hall, 7pm

British Legion, Scalloway – Quiz Night, 7.30pm

Shetland Country Music Club/Shetland Arts present The Dolly Parton Story with Andrea Pattison in Mareel

Cunningsburgh Hall – Ben End Open + Games Night

Hillswick Hall – GTL Disco, 9pm-1am



St Magnus Episcopal Church – AGM in the Church Hall after 9.45am service

‘12 Days of Christmas Speedcrafting’ day class in Muckle Roe, with Helen Robertson, tickets Shetland Box Office

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

Bridge End Hall, Burra – Indoor Table Top Sale, 11am-2pm

Shetland Amateur Athletics Club – Soup & Sweet, Teas, Car Boot & Sales Tables etc in Mossbank Hall, 12noon-4pm

Rugby: Give it a Try sessions at Clickimin; age S1-S6, 12.30-2pm at rugby pitch; age P1-P7, 1.30-3.30pm in main hall

Westsandwick Hall – Christmas Fayre, 2.30-4.30pm

Quarff Hall – Sunday Teas & Stalls, in aid of MyelomaUK

Film: ‘The Cross’ (Billy Graham) showing in Lerwick Baptist Church at 6.15pm

Singers & Songwriters Night in Mareel from 7pm

North Ness Hall, Ulsta – Quiz Night, 7.30pm



Shetland Voluntary Nail Cutting Service – AGM in Market House at 2pm

Alzheimer Scotland – Carers & Sporting Memories Groups’ trip to Hoswick

Injury Shetland Works League – AGM in Bowlers Bar, Clickimin at 7pm

500 Drive in Aith Hall at 7.30pm

Morton Lodge No 89 Social Club – AGM in the Club at 7.30pm

Dunrossness Central Public Hall – AGM in the hall at 7.30pm

Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Club Night in Islesburgh Community Centre, 8pm



500 in Whiteness & Weisdale Hall, 7.30pm



until 6th Dec: Islesburgh Drama Group presents ‘Babes in the Wood’ in the Garrison Theatre

Bookweek Scotland – ‘Pirate Bookbug’ at Shetland Library, 10.30am; ‘Meetings and Partings’ with Lindsay Inkster at Yell Community Library, 6.30pm; ‘From Shetland to Wonderland’ open mic event with Laureen Johnson at Shetland Library, 7.30pm

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

Brae Hall – Christmas Shopping Night, 6.30-9pm

North Ness Hall, Ulsta – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

Whitedale Junior Football Club – AGM in Whitedale Snooker Club at 8.30pm



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

Shetland Taxi Owners Association – AGM in Radio Room, Islesburgh Community Centre at 7.30pm

Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Club Night with guests Stella Wilkie & Joan Blue, in the Shetland Hotel at 7.30pm



Bookweek Scotland – ‘Artwork for Libraries’ launch event in Shetland Library inc. storytime, children’s activities etc 10am-12noon; unveiling of new art work at 10.30am

CLAN ‘Eat Well’ workshops at Clan Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, 10.30am-12.30pm

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

Shetland Inter Faith – ‘Journeys of Faith’ evening of fellowship, food & music in St Columba’s Church at 7pm

Westsandwick Hall – Whist Drive, 7.30pm

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

The Shetland Merchant Navy 2014 Dinner Dance in Lerwick Royal British Legion

Mid Brae Inn – Live Music with Boyz Aloud from 9.30pm



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

Hillswick Hall – Coffee Morning, 11am-2pm, in aid of bairns’ Christmas parties

Islesburgh Youth Club – Fun Sports Day for ages 8 to 12, 12noon-3pm, bookings to 07879 478517

Bookweek Scotland – ‘Meetings and Partings’ with Lindsay Inkster, also Teas & Homebakes, in Old Library Centre, 2-3.30pm

Lerwick Old Time Dance Club – Christmas Supper Dance in the Shetland Hotel, 8pm, music by Jim Halcrow’s Band

Bigton Hall – Reestit Mutton Supper Dance, music by Alan Nicolson, 8pm

Quarff Hall – Family Supper Dance with Brian Morrison Band at 8pm



Vidlin Hall – Sunday Market & Teas, 2-5pm

Bressay Arts & Crafts Exhibition & Sale in Bressay Hall, 2-6pm

Aith Hall – Xmas Fayre, Teas & Homebakes, 2-5pm, in aid of Shetland Bereavement Support Service


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 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 (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: Mixology@Mareel (live DJs + cocktails & mocktails) (Note: not on 7/11)

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 (


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