25th February 2020
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These details are subject to change or cancellation without prior notification. Check with organisers if unsure.

Some useful numbers:

CLAN – 01595 697275; Islesburgh Community Centre – 01595 745100; Shetland Amenity Trust (SAT) – 01595 694688; Shetland Arts – 01595 743843; Shetland Arts Box Office – 01595 745500 (www.shetlandarts.org); Shetland Museum & Archives – 01595 695057.

 

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(*note: some events are provisional or are subject to change; check press for details)

MARCH 2020

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th: Shetland Mandolin Band meet in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7.30pm

2nd: Alzheimer Scotland – Carers’ Group & Positive Dementia Group meet in the Lerwick Hotel, 3-4.30pm

4th: Shetland Arts – Scottish Opera Highlights in Mareel, 7.30pm

5th & 19th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm

6th: Shetland Arts – Elephant Sessions in Mareel, 7.30pm (standing gig; over 14s)

7th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

9th to 12th: 70th Shetland County Drama Festival at Garrison Theatre

10th: South Mainland Traditional Dance Club – AGM in Carnegie Hall, Sandwick at 7pm

11th: Shetland Bus Friendship Society SCIO – AGM in Scalloway Museum at 7pm

12th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Local Club Night in the Shetland Hotel, 7.30pm

13th: South Mainland Up-Helly-A’

13th: Cruise Ship Magellan in Lerwick Harbour

13th: Closing date for entries to Shetland Folk Society Tune Competition

14th: ZMCC – AGM in RAFA Club at 7pm for 7.30pm 

14th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

16th to 19th: Shetland Schools Music Festival at Mareel

19th: Sound Hall – Quiz Night, 7.30pm 

20th: Delting Up-Helly-A’

21st: Cruise Ship Magellan in Lerwick Harbour 

21st: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm

26th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – Club Night with guests the Roy Hendrie Trio in the Shetland Hotel, 7.30pm

26th: Live Music with Roddy Woomble at The String

27th: Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club – End of Season Concert, Supper & Dance in Carnegie Hall, Sandwick

28th: Lerwick Ladies Lifeboat Guild – RNLI Coffee Morning on NorthLink ferry at Holmsgarth (tbc)

Walls Junior Up-Helly-A’ TBC

APRIL 2020

2nd, 16th & 30th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm

3rd: Shetland Arts presents ‘Waves’ by Alice Mary Cooper, an Independent Arts Project Production, in Mareel, 7.30pm

4th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

6th, 20th & 27th: Shetland Mandolin Band meet in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7.30pm

9th: Cruise Ship Aidaaura in Lerwick Harbour 

11th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

17th: 5 Stars & Rangers Supporters Club Shetland Branch – ‘An Evening with Kris Boyd & Ian Durrant’ in Sound Hall (tickets – event.bookitbee.com) 

18th: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm 

18th: Kennedy Street presents Nathan Carter and his band in Clickimin Centre

19th: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour 

19th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – South Mainland: (multiple sites) Geological Exploration Special (book at tourist office)

20th: Cruise Ship Aidaaura in Lerwick Harbour

24th & 25th: Shetland Young Fiddler of the Year competitions and concert in Mareel

25th: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour

27th to 1st May: Sessions & Sail trip on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

30th to 3rd May: 40th Shetland Folk Festival

MAY 2020

to 3rd: 40th Shetland Folk Festival continues

1st: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour 

2nd: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Unst: (multiple sites) Discovering Historic Ice Houses (book at tourist office)

2nd: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

4th: Noss Day Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

5th: Cruise Ship Viking Jupiter in Lerwick Harbour

7th: Cruise Ship Expedition in Lerwick Harbour

7th: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour 

8th to 10th: Weekend sail around the South Mainland on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

8th: Cruise Ship Le Champlain in Lerwick Harbour 

9th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

12th: Cruise Ship Le Champlain in Lerwick Harbour

14th & 28th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm

14th: Cruise Ship Viking Sun in Lerwick Harbour

15th: Scalloway Isles Day Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

16th: Westside Day Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

16th: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm

17th: Cruise Ships Magellan, Marco Polo & Sea Spirit in Lerwick Harbour 

17th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Burra Isle: Historic Coastal Features & Seabirds (book at  tourist office)

17th: Scalloway Isles Day Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

19th: Cruise Ship National Geographic Endurance in Lerwick Harbour

21st: Cruise Ships Le Champlain, L Austral & Black Watch in Lerwick Harbour

23rd: Cruise Ship Le Dumont D’Urville in Lerwick Harbour

23rd: East Side Day Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

24th: Cruise Ship Ocean Nova in Lerwick Harbour

24th: Mousa Day Sail on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

26th: Cruise Ships Balmoral, National Geographic Endurance & Ocean Atlantic in Lerwick Harbour

26th: Shetland Arts – 2Magpies present Ventoux in Mareel, 7.30pm

27th: Cruise Ships Le Dumont D’Urville, Expedition & Le Champlain in Lerwick Harbour

28th: Cruise Ship Aidaaura in Lerwick Harbour

29th: Cruise Ships Viking Jupiter, Aidabella & World Explorer in Lerwick Harbour

29th: Closing date for entries to ‘Young Shetland Writer 2020’; entry forms from Shetland Library

30th: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour

30th: Shetland CRUK Relay for Life event at Clickimin

31st: Cruise Ship Expedition in Lerwick Harbour

 

JUNE 2020

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th: Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7pm

1st to 12th: Scottish Herring Fishery trip on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

2nd: Cruise Ship Deutschland in Lerwick Harbour

3rd: Cruise Ship Hebridean Sky in Lerwick Harbour

4th: Cruise Ships Le Champlain & Silver Cloud in Lerwick Harbour

5th: Cruise Ships Serenissima & Le Bellot in Lerwick Harbour

6th: Cruise Ship Island Princess in Lerwick Harbour 

6th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – West Mainland: Clousta Loch, Crofting, Gardens & Wildlife (book at tourist office)

6th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm 

7th: Cruise Ships Hebridean Sky & National Geographic Explorer in Lerwick Harbour 

7th: Aith Lifeboat Gala Day

9th: Cruise Ship Serenissima in Lerwick Harbour 

9th: Shetland Country Music Club presents Country Superstars at the Clickimin Centre

11th & 25th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm

11th: Cruise Ships Silver Whisper, National Geographic Orion & Europa in Lerwick Harbour

13th: Cruise Ship Aidavita in Lerwick Harbour

13th: Lerwick Lifeboat Open Day on Victoria Pier + trip round Bressay on NorthLink ferry 

13th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

14th: Cruise Ship Carnival Legend in Lerwick Harbour

15th: Cruise Ship Berlin in Lerwick Harbour

17th to 22nd: Scottish Traditional Boat Festival trip Inverness on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

17th: Cruise Ship Viking Star in Lerwick Harbour

19th: Cruise Ships Magellan & Black Watch in Lerwick Harbour

20th: Cruise Ship Costa Fortuna in Lerwick Harbour 

20th: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm

21st: Cruise Ship Astor in Lerwick Harbour 

21st: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Fetlar: multiple sites & features (book at tourist office)

22nd: Cruise Ships Viking Sun & Queen Victoria in Lerwick Harbour

25th to 27th: Pantaenius Shetland Race 2020 yachts in Lerwick Harbour

25th: Cruise Ships Silver Wind & National Geographic Endurance in Lerwick Harbour

25th to 1st Jul: Caledonian Canal trip on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

30th: Cruise Ship Columbus in Lerwick Harbour

JULY 2020

1st: Cruise Ships Artania & Amadea in Lerwick Harbour

2nd: Cruise Ships Viking Sun & Berlin in Lerwick Harbour

3rd to 11th: Western Isles & St Kilda trip on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

4th to 25th: Shetland Nature Festival events and activities

4th: Cruise Ships Magellan & Viking Star in Lerwick Harbour

 4th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Noss: Viking Treasure Hunt/Fossil Raindrop Hunting (book at tourist office)

4th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

6th, 13th, 20th & 27th: Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7pm

7th: Cruise Ships Viking Jupiter & Rotterdam in Lerwick Harbour

8th: Cruise Ship Nautica & Aidabella in Lerwick Harbour

9th & 23rd: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm

9th: Cruise Ship Black Watch in Lerwick Harbour

10th: Cruise Ships Serenissima & Silver Spirit in Lerwick Harbour 

11th-19th: UnstFest 2020 

11th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

13th to 19th: Hebrides trip on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

13th: Cruise Ship Zuiderdam in Lerwick Harbour

14th: Cruise Ships Silver Wind & Island Princess in Lerwick Harbour

15th: Cruise Ship Balmoral in Lerwick Harbour

17th: Cruise Ships Viking Jupiter & Seabourn Quest in Lerwick Harbour

18th: Klub Revolution presents Big Country in Mareel, 8pm, support by Forgotten Sons 

18th: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm

19th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Bressay: Muckle Hell, Geology and Wild Flowers (book at tourist office)

20th: Cruise Ship Black Watch in Lerwick Harbour

21st: Cruise Ships Boudicca & Costa Fortuna in Lerwick Harbour

23rd: Cruise Ship Mein Schiff 4 in Lerwick Harbour

25th: Cruise Ship Island Princess in Lerwick Harbour

27th: Cruise Ship Le Bellot in Lerwick Harbour

28th: Cruise Ship Viking Jupiter in Lerwick Harbour

29th: Cruise Ship Aidacara in Lerwick Harbour

31st: Cruise Ships Ocean Majesty & Gann in Lerwick Harbour

 

AUGUST 2020

1st to 9th: Shetland Boat Week events and activities 

1st: Voe Show 

1st: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Central Mainland: Voe to Weisdale Ridge Walk (book at  tourist office)

1st: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

3rd to 8th: Shetland Arts – Folk Frenzy 2020 Summer School

3rd, 10th & 17th: Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7pm

3rd: Cruise Ship Marella Explorer 2 in Lerwick Harbour

5th: Cruise Ship Zuiderdam in Lerwick Harbour

6th & 20th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm

8th: Cruise Ship Seven Seas Explorer in Lerwick Harbour

8th: Walls Show 

8th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

10th to 19th: Shetland to Norway Trip on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

10th: Cruise Ship Black Watch in Lerwick Harbour

12th: Cruise Ships Crystal Symphony & Nieuw Statendam in Lerwick Harbour

12th: Cunningsburgh Show

13th: Cruise Ships Seven Seas Navigator, Astoria & Serenissima in Lerwick Harbour 

15th: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm

16th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Out Skerries: Archaeology Special & Wild Flowers (book at tourist office)

19th: Cruise Ships Magellan, Brilliance of the Seas & Aidacara in Lerwick Harbour

20th: Cruise Ship MSC Preziosa in Lerwick Harbour

21st to 28th: Hardanger Fjord on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

21st: Cruise Ship Viking Jupiter in Lerwick Harbour

23rd: Cruise Ship Serenissima in Lerwick Harbour

24th: Cruise Ship Azamara Quest in Lerwick Harbour

25th: Cruise Ship MSC Splendida in Lerwick Harbour

26th: Cruise Ships Marco Polo & Albatross in Lerwick Harbour

29th: Cruise Ship Viking Star in Lerwick Harbour

29th: Unst Show

31st to 3rd Sep: Bergen to Lerwick Trip on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

 

SEPTEMBER 2020

1st: Cruise Ships Island Princess, & Rotterdam in Lerwick Harbour

1st: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour

2nd: Cruise Ship Insignia in Lerwick Harbour 

3rd & 17th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm 

5th: Yell Show 2020 

5th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – North Mainland: Ronas Hill, Fellfield & Prehistory (book at tourist office)

5th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

6th: Cruise Ship Aidadiva in Lerwick Harbour

9th: Cruise Ships Nautica & Aidacara in Lerwick Harbour

9th: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour

10th: Cruise Ship Island Princess in Lerwick Harbour 

12th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

15th: Cruise Ship Spirit of Adventure in Lerwick Harbour

16th: Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Lerwick Harbour

17th & 18th: Shetland Songwriting Festival at The String 

19th: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm

20th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Yell: Whalfirth to Graveland (book at tourist office)

26th to 4th Oct: Shetland Wool Week events and activities

 

OCTOBER 2020

to 4th: Shetland Wool Week continues

1st, 15th & 29th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm 

3rd: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – East Mainland: Autumn Botanical Special at Nesting (book at tourist office)

3rd: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm 

5th: Cruise Ship Black Watch in Lerwick Harbour

6th: Shetland Arts – ‘Eva Cassidy: The Story’ with Elsa Jean McTaggart in Mareel, 7.30pm 

8th to 12th: 33rd Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Festival 

10th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

14th: Cruise Ship Marco Polo in Lerwick Harbour 

17th: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm

18th: Shetland Field Studies Group Guided Walk – Central Mainland: Brae, Sullom & Historical and Wartime sites (book at tourist office)

 

NOVEMBER 2020

4th to 8th: Shetland Arts – Wordplay 2020

6th to 8th: Shetland Craft Fair at Clickimin Centre

7th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

12th & 26th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm

14th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm 

21st: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm

 

DECEMBER 2020

5th: Shetland Library – Basement Browsing, 2-4.30pm

10th: Traditional Music Night open to all, at Asta Golf Club from 7pm

12th: Westside Music Night in Rankin Lounge, Aith Hall from 8pm

19th: Bixter Hall Music Night, 8pm


REGULAR  & SUMMER EVENTS

Mon: Drop-In Craft Day at Centre for Creative Industries, Sellafirth, Yell, 10am-12.30pm  

Mon: Peerie Stars Toddler Group in Lerwick Baptist Church, 10.30am-12noon

Mon: Monday Club in Lerwick Baptist Church, 6.15-8pm, ages P4-P7 

Mon: Lerwick British Legion – Bingo Night

Mon: Circuit Classes at Sandwick Social Club, 7-8pm 

Mon: Lerwick Bridge Club meets in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7-10.30pm

Mon: Ness Accordion & Fiddle Club meet in Levenwick Hall, 8pm

Mon (Jun to Aug): Shetland Showcase of traditional music & crafts in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7pm

Mon & Thu: Jazzercise in Brae Hall, 6.30pm (FB: Jazzercise Shetland Up North with Morwenna)

Mon to Fri: CLAN Shetland Wellbeing Centre, St Magnus Street, open 10am-1pm (or at other times by arrangement, Tel: 01595 697275)

Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: Alzheimer Scotland – Dementia Resource Centre, Burgh Road, open for drop in, 10am-1pm 

2nd Mon of month: Burra History Group meet in Easthouse Croft, Papil, at 7.30pm 

 

Tue: Shetland Library – Click Sessions, 10-11am  

Tue: Lerwick Baptist Church – Cuppas @ Quoys, 10am-12.30pm

Tue: Jazzercise in South Nesting Hall, 6pm (FB: Jazzercise Shetland Up North with Morwenna)

Tue: Sewing Group meets in Centre for Creative Industries, Sellafirth, Yell, 6.30-8.30pm

Tue: Shetland Arts – Wellbeing Choir in Mareel/Lerwick Methodist Church, 7pm (check venue with Mareel)

Tue: Northmavine Fiddle & Accordion Club meet in Hillswick Hall from 8pm

Tue (summer): Traditional Music Sessions in the Douglas Arms (Marlex)

Tue (summer): Sailing Trips on Dim Riv longship from Victoria Pier, 7pm (www.dimriv.com)

Tue to Fri (19/5 to 4/9): Old Scatness Broch & Iron Age Village open 10am-4.30pm (last tour at 4pm)

Tue to Sat (28/4 to 4/10): Shetland Textile Working Museum at Bod of Gremista open 12noon-5pm (www.shetlandtextilemuseum.com) 

Tue to Sun (Easter to end Sep): Shetland Gallery at Sellafirth, Yell, open 11am-5pm (2-5pm Sun)

Tue, Wed & Thu: Lerwick British Legion – Jazzercise Classes (10.30am Tue & Thu; 5.30pm Wed)

Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat (summer): Speldiburn Café, Bressay open 11am-3pm (9.30am-3pm Sat); Good as New Shop open 12.30-2.30pm (www.bressay.org)

Tue, Thu & Sat (May to Sep): Shetland Reel Distillery, Unst – Guided Tour at 12noon 

Tue, Thu & Sat: Vaila Fine Art – Gallery open 11am-5pm 

Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun (May to Sep): The Cabin Museum, Vidlin, open 1-5pm 

Tue, Fri, Sat (May to Sep): Up-Helly-A’ Exhibition open in Galley Shed, St Sunniva Street (2-4pm Tue & Sat; 7-9pm Tue & Fri)

Tue, Fri, Sat (winter): Speldiburn Café, Bressay open 12noon-2.30pm (9.30-110.30am on Sat); Good as New Shop open 12.30-2.30pm (www.bressay.org)

 

Wed: Over-60s Drop-In Café at Scalloway Youth Centre, 2-4pm  

Wed: Traditional Tai Chi (for age 18+) in Room 12, Islesburgh Community Centre, 6.15pm

Wed: Lerwick Dance Club (Ballroom & Latin) meet in Room 16, Islesburgh Community Centre at 7.30pm (tuition provided) 

Wed: Lerwick Bridge Club – Drop-in Sessions in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7pm

Wed: Shetland Fiddlers’ Society meet in Islesburgh Community Centre, 7-9pm (all welcome to play and listen)

Wed: Rotary Club of Shetland meet in the Lerwick Hotel, 7pm

Wed (term time): Yell Community Library open in Mid Yell JH School, 6-8pm

Wed & Thu: Lerwick British Legion – Barre Concept Shetland (12.10 Wed; 5.30 Thu)

Wed & (occasional) Thu: Traditional Music Sessions in Lounge Bar, Lerwick 

Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun (May to Sep): Whalsay Heritage Centre open 2-5pm; also open Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.whalsayheritage.co.uk) 

Wed, Fri, Sun: Bressay Heritage Centre open 1-4pm (www.bressay-history-group.org)

2nd & 4th Wed of month: Craft Night at Bixter Hall, 7pm

 

Thu: Alzheimer Scotland – Dementia Resource Centre, Burgh Road open for drop in, 2-5pm 

Thu: Circuits Class at Dunrossness School Hall, 7.30-8.30pm 

Thu: South Mainland Community History Group meet in Quendale Mill, 7.30pm 

Thu & Sat: ‘Yell for Cancer Support’ Shop open at Aywick, 1-5pm 

Thu & Sun: Da Wheel Bar (upstairs) open for Cocktails & Karaoke from 8pm 

 

Fri: Staneyhill Hall – Shetland Times Day, 10am-12noon, have tea/coffee and chat about the news 

Fri: Cullivoe Hall – Club Room open from 8pm

Fri (summer): Knitting & Spinning Demonstrations at Unst Heritage Centre, 2pm

Fri (summer): Skerries Community Cafe in the hall, 2-4pm 

1st & 3rd Fri of month: Mixology@Mareel (live DJs + cocktails & mocktails) 

2nd Fri of month: Walls Methodist Church – Friday Café open 11am-2pm

 

Sat: Bressay Parkrun at 9.30am (9am ferry from Lerwick)

Sat: Shetland Library – Storytime at 11.30am 

Sat: Burravoe (Peerie) Hall open from 8.30pm

Sat: Douglas Arms (The Marlex) – Karaoke

Sat: Posers Nightclub open in Grand Hotel, 10pm-3am 

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

1st Sat of month: Epilepsy Support Group (Shetland) – Social Meetings in Bressay Room, Montfield, Burgh Rd, Lerwick, 2-4pm

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

Sat (monthly): Bixter Hall – Informal Traditional Music Session from 8pm (check press for dates)

 

Sun (May to Aug): Cunningsburgh History Group premises open for local history displays, Mosquito memorial, Adam Christie memorial and Quee boat, 2-5pm

2nd & 4th Sun of month: Open Mic at Mareel, 4pm

 

daily (exc. Sat/Sun): Shetland Family History Society open at Shetland Amenity Trust office, Garthspool, Lerwick, 2-4pm; other times by appointment (www.shetland-fhs.org.uk) 

daily (exc. Thu, 1/3 to 31/10): Lea Gardens at Tresta open 2-5pm 

daily (4/4 to 4/10): Sumburgh Head Visitor Centre open 11am-5.30pm (www.shetlandamenity.org/visit-sumburgh-head)

daily: Thule Charters Noss Boat Trips (www.thule-charters.co.uk)

daily (Apr to Oct): Shetland Seabird Tours Noss Boat Trips (www.shetlandseabirdtours.com)

daily (Apr to Oct): Seabirds-and-Seals Noss Boat Trips (www.seabirds-and-seals.com)

daily (exc. Sat, mid-Apr to mid-Sep): Mousa Boat Trips (www.mousa.co.uk)

daily (13/4 to 18/10): Quendale Water Mill open 10am-5pm; at other times by arrangement (www.quendalemill.co.uk) 

daily (exc. Fri, late-Apr to Sep): Old Haa, Burravoe open 10am-4pm; Sun 2-5pm 

daily (17/4 to 30/9): Tangwick Haa Museum open 11am-5pm; also Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.tangwickhaa.org.uk) 

daily (21/4 to 4/10): Scalloway Museum open 11am-4pm; Sun 2-4pm (www.scallowaymuseum.org) 

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Hoswick Visitor Centre, Sandwick open 10am-5pm; at other times by arrangement

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Unst Heritage Centre open 11am-4pm; Sun 2-4pm; also Knitting & Spinning Demonstrations, 2pm Fri; open Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.unstheritage.com)  

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Unst Boat Haven open 11am-4pm; Sun 2-4pm (www.unstheritage.com) 

daily (1/5 to 30/9): Fetlar Interpretive Centre open 11am-4pm; Sun 12.30pm-4pm; also open Apr & Oct by arrangement (www.fetlar.com)

daily (exc Mon, 4/4 to 4/10): Crofthouse Museum, Dunrossness open 10am-1pm & 2pm-4pm (www.shetland-museum.org.uk)

daily (May to Sep): Cullivoe Up-Helly-A’ Exhibition open in the Cullivoe Galley Shed (manned on Sundays 2-4pm; self-guide at other times)

daily: Lerwick Brewery Tours (www.lerwickbrewery.co.uk)

daily (4/4 to 4/10): Shetland Museum & Archives summer opening hours 10am-5pm (12-5pm Sun)

 

by arrangement: Simmer Dim Charters Boat Trips (www.simmerdimcharters.com)

by arrangement: Island Trails Guided Tours (www.island-trails.co.uk) 

by arrangement: Discover Shetland Guided Tours (www.discovershetland.net) 

by arrangement: Nicolson’s Tours (www.nicolsonsgroup.com)

by arrangement: Go Shetland Tours (www.goshetlandtours.co.uk) 

by arrangement: Grantfield Garage Private Tours (www.grantfieldgarage.co.uk) 

by arrangement: J & DS Halcrow Shetland Explorer tours (www.shetlandexplorer.co.uk)

by arrangement: Shetland Nature Tours (www.shetlandnature.net)

by arrangement: The Shetland Pony Experience at Bridge End, Burra (www.facebook.com/ShetlandPonyExperience)

by arrangement: Houlls Horses & Hounds Pony Trekking etc at Bridge End, Burra (www.houllshorsesandhounds.co.uk)

by arrangement: Meet the original ‘Shetland Ponies in Sweaters’ on the Westside (01595 809432 to book)

by arrangement: Shetland Craft Trail – Shetland Arts & Crafts members open to visitors (www.shetlandartsandcrafts.co.uk/crafttrail.html) 

 

various: RSPB events and activities (www.rspb.org.uk/reserves)

various: Gardens open (www.scotlandsgardens.org) 

various: Sailing Trips on the Swan (www.swantrust.com)

 

all year: Films and events at Mareel (www.tickets.shetlandarts.org/Sales) 

all year: Shetland Museum & Archives exhibitions, events and activities (www.shetland-museum.org.uk) 

all year: Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill exhibitions (www.shetlandarts.org.uk) 

 

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