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

Dus Du Mind? Weel kent faces and places

24/05/2017 2:00pm

Reminiscence session with Alzheimer Scotland

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The Outermost Neolithic: Looking to the Future, Thinking about the Past

24/05/2017 7:00pm

This talk is the culmination of research into establishing the importance of the Shetland landscape for understandings of Neolithic Scotland and Western Europe by Dr. William P. Megarry.

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Shetland Boat Week 2017

07/08/2017 - 13/08/2017

A series of maritime related events and activities to celebrate Shetland's maritime heritage, and links with contemporary industry.

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Self Guided Tour of Hay's Dock

07/08/2017
10:00am - 5:00pm

Collect a guide sheet from reception and take a self-guided tour around the historic Hay's Dock to learn about its fascinating past.

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Exhibition of 'North Boats'

07/08/2017
10:00am - 5:00pm

Shetland Museum has an impressive collection of photographs and models of generations of ‘North Boats'. A selection of these will be on display in the upper foyer.

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Mootie Moose - Brilliant Boats

07/08/2017 10:00am

Join Mootie Moose to discover the Brilliant Boats around at Boat Week.

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Vaila Mae boat trip

07/08/2017
10:30am - 3:00pm

Join our experienced crew for a trip in the sixareen, Vaila Mae, to experience traditional dipping lug sailing.

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World Treasures Workshop P1-3

08/08/2017
10:30am - 12:30pm

Children's maritime themed workshop for primary 1-3.

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World Treasures Workshop P4-7

09/08/2017
10:30am - 12:30pm

Maritime themed activity workshop for children in primary 4-7.

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Shetland Wool Week Hub

23/09/2017 - 01/10/2017

Shetland Museum and Archives will once again host the Shetland Wool Week Hub - the information point and social space for attendees of this world renowned festival.

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