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One visitor will definitely not remember

One visitor will definitely not remember

25/06/2010, by in Features

Eleven-week-old Jamieson Hilton from California is believed to be the Hamefarin’s youngest visitor. He will not remember it, but he was presented with a Burra bear on Tuesday by the Hamefarin commit­tee, to the delight of parents Scott and Chika (who is originally from Japan), aunt Amanda Hilt... Read more...

Fiddlers pay fitting tribute to Anderson

Fiddlers pay fitting tribute to Anderson

18/06/2010, by in Features

As part of the Hamefarin cele­brations, a Tammy Anderson Tribute Concert was held in the Clickimin on Wednesday evening. Featuring some of Shetland’s best known fiddlers and those who knew or were influenced by the man, the line-up included Catriona MacDonald, Shetland’s Heritage Fiddlers an... Read more...

Quilters pull together for Norse display

Quilters pull together for Norse display

18/06/2010, by in Features

Twenty women – 14 Hamefarers and six locals – joined hamefarer and quilter Ann Hill at Islesburgh on Wednesday in a class to work on quilted cushions. The women were all stitching the same design of the three Nornes, the three fates of Norse mythology which gave advice to the god Odin about ... Read more...