GALLERY: The BIG Takeover – Year of Young People 2018

Young people took over last weekend as the Year of Young People 2018 was celebrated in style.

The BIG Takeover saw over 70 events taking place at eight venues around Lerwick with the fun including music, drama, dance, sports, films, an inflatable assault course and foam parties.

The Shetland Times was at many of the events and there will be extensive coverage in Friday’s newspaper. But, if you can’t wait that long, you might enjoy this gallery of images taken by the Year of Young People Ambassadors.


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  • James J Paton

    • September 19th, 2018 8:47

    Lovely, however why can’t they be allowed to take-over the Council, Shetland Islands Charitable Trust and all the other trusts. I am convinced they would make a much, much better, less self-indulgent, go of it, that would benefit the poorest in Shetland, not the bloated ‘baby boomers’ who clearly know the price of everything and value of nothing and have, and will continue to ‘blow’ their children and grand-nephew children’s inheritance on things like Viking Energy and the evils of SSE.

    • Neil Pearson

      • September 19th, 2018 14:46

      It’s also a shame they couldn’t take over the comments section of the Shetland times so that the broken record of moaning about the council, charitable trust and Viking energy could be put to one side for a week so that we could celebrate the achievements of our young people and not the issues some people have with politics.

    • Ali Inkster

      • September 19th, 2018 17:49

      You missed out grand nieces and also descendants of non specific gender, and as such you must be a sexist and therefore must no longer refer to yourself as a socialist. You had a chance to redeem yourself by laying the blame at the feet of Zionist bankers but failed. Please send back your labour membership in a plain brown envelope. 🙂


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