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3 - 6 May 2018 5 Burns Lane, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL

Local and invited musicians perform at venues throughout the islands.

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6 - 13 August 2018 Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0WP

Bringing together the heritage and modern aspects of Shetland's maritime industry.

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14 - 16 September 2018 Shetland, ZE1 0HJ

The BIG Takeover is a brand-new, exciting event for young people in Shetland.

22 - 30 September 2018 Hay’s Dock, Lerwick, ZE1 0WP

Shetland Wool Week is a world renowned celebration of the Shetland textile industry.

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5 - 7 October 2018 Lerwick, ZE1 0PJ

Annual food fair celebrating Shetland's food and drink.

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11 - 14 October 2018 21 Twageos Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0BB

The Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Club promotes the best in traditional Shetland music.

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11 January 2019 Scalloway, Shetland, Scotland, UK

A torchlit procession and galley burning, with music, dances and performance in various venues.

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29 January 2019 St Sunniva Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HL

Up Helly Aa day involves a series of marches and visitations, culminating in a torch-lit procession and the burning of a...

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TBC - July 2018 Lerwick, ZE1 0NY

The festival covers all aspects of Shetland’s unique natural heritage.

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1 Shetland Folk Festival 5 Burns Lane, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EL
2 Shetland Boat Week Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0WP
3 The BIG Takeover: Shetland Shetland, ZE1 0HJ
4 Shetland Wool Week Hay’s Dock, Lerwick, ZE1 0WP
5 Shetland Food Fair Lerwick, ZE1 0PJ
6 Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival 21 Twageos Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0BB
7 Scalloway Fire Festival Scalloway, Shetland, Scotland, UK
8 Up Helly Aa St Sunniva Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HL
9 Shetland Nature Festival Lerwick, ZE1 0NY

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