Events

Films about our key events here at the Shetland and Archives.

Shetland Wool Week

We celebrated the 10th year of Shetland Wool Week in 2019. Promote Shetland produced a fantastic film about the event and textiles in Shetland.


Shetland Nature Festival

Shetland Nature Festival takes place each Summer with activities thoughout Shetland all about our outstanding nature and wildlife.


Now more than ever we need your support

We hope you enjoy our free online activities. The Shetland Museum and Archives is managed by the Shetland Amenity Trust, a small charity caring for Shetland's natural and cultural heritage. We are a free to visit museum and any donations are welcomed to help the Trust care for the collections and our heritage both now and in the future.

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Events Blog Posts

Events

The Burnous

One of the most dramatic pieces of lace knitting in our collection is an oddly-shaped red and white striped flat textile (TEX 7780). ...

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From this Day Forward – Wedding Exhibition

Shetland Museum and Archives is proud to present our latest exhibition, ‘From This Day Forward’ a celebration of Shetland Weddings ...

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What's in a name?

An important part of the Lace Assessment Project is to catalogue each object to a level where its description will distinguish it from ...

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The Fine Detail of Fine Knitted Lace

Our project team for the Lace Assessment Project is myself as Project Leader, Tracey Hawkins, our trusted and dynamic Collections ...

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Lace Project Begins

Some of the most often heard sounds in our first floor gallery are the oohs and aahs from visitors viewing Shetland fine knitted lace. ...

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Oasis inspired by Shetland Museum Textile Collection

Clothing store, Oasis, has launched a new winter range, including knitwear inspired by Shetland Museum and Archives textile ...

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