Jarl John Nicolson leads the evening procession

It is a perfect night for a procession … but unfortunately the postponement of the 2021 Lerwick Up-Helly-A’ means guizers will have to wait a bit longer to throw their torches into the galley.

It was also a perfect night for a procession in 2019, when jarl John Nicolson became the fourth member of his family to lead the town festival.

Relive the 2019 procession by watching the video below:


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