Events

Shetland Museum and Archives are proud to offer a range of events for adults, children and famlies, covering a variety of themes throughout the year.Our own events are detailed below, or see the 'What's On' Calendar for all public events and exhibition listings for the building.

Please note that all children under 16 must have a current consent form on file before attending any event at Shetland Museum and Archives. These forms can be submitted at the time of attending an event, or beforehand. One form applies for all events in the full calendar year.

Download Pre-school Consent Form here

Download School Age Consent Form here

Events

90 Years of Museum and Archives in Shetland: A talk by Ian Tait and Brian Smith

28/06/2016 7:00pm

Join Ian and Brian as they take an anecdotal look back over 90 years of Museum and Archives Services in Shetland.

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‘My trip to Shetland’: Einar Seim in Foula, Fetlar and Unst

30/06/2016 7:00pm

Magnus Torvanger has edited Einar Seim's Shetland journals, and he will speak about them and the remarkable man who wrote them.

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Hock idda laft: A day of Appraisal at Shetland Museum & Archives

02/07/2016
11:00am - 2:00pm

Bring along papers or objects for expert assessment by our Archive and curatorial staff.

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Mootie Moose Pirate Special

04/07/2016
10:30am - 11:30am

Join Mootie for some swashbucking adventure in the Museum!

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Bugtastic P1-3

05/07/2016
10:30am - 12:30pm

What kind of creepie crawlies live in Shetland? We’ll bring our bug-tastic collection out from our stores then decorate butterflies and sew felt bugs.

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Pictish Printmaking P4-7

06/07/2016
10:30am - 12:30pm

Try out relief printing using child friendly Lino printing materials. P4-7.

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Perfect Penguins P1-3

12/07/2016
10:30am - 12:30pm

Make papier mache penguins based on the maritime travel mementos in the Museum Collection.

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Perfect Penguins P4-7

13/07/2016
10:30am - 12:30pm

Make papier mache models of penguins based on maritime travel souvenirs. For P4-7.

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Creative Collage Age 3-5

26/07/2016
10:30am - 11:30am

Take inspiration from collage artist Meg Smith to make your own collage. Suitable for ages 3-5years.

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Creative Collage P4-7

26/07/2016
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Be inspired by collage artist, Meg Smith's work to make your own collage. Suitable for P4-7.

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