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Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | £65.00
Time | 11.00 - 14.00
Location | The String, 88 Commercial Street, Lerwick
Materials | All included
Tutor | Emma Geddes
Transport | N/A

Emma loves to circular weave, it’s a great way to start weaving without having to buy a traditional loom, making it open to everyone. In this class you will learn how to make you circular loom from an embroidery hoop, how to warp up as well as a number of unusual and traditional weaving/tapestry techniques […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | £40.00
Time | 16.30 - 19.00
Location | Bressay Ferry Terminal, Bressay
Materials | N/A
Tutor | Chris Dyer
Transport | Included

A truly unique opportunity to join local crofter Chris Dyer (featured in Kate Davies blogs) on an exclusive walk through the agricultural year in Shetland, looking at the sheep – ewes, rams and lambs. White/coloured/fleckit and even katmogget! Sift through fleeces from Chris’s flock and see the principal day to day tools and equipment that […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | £85.00
Time | 0930 - 1230 or 1400 - 1700
Location | Da Auld Methodist Kirk, Bridge End, Burra Isle, ZE2 9LD
Materials | Included
Tutor | Amy Gear and Daniel Clark
Transport | See description

A dynamic textiles printing workshop, where you will design and hand print your very own contemporary Fair Isle repeating pattern. The workshop is led by Royal College of Art master printmakers Amy Gear and Daniel Clark. Learn how to screen print your design in beautiful ombre fades on textiles using their range of specially-mixed ‘Shetland’ […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | £50.00
Time | 09.00 - 12.30; 12.30 -16.15
Location | Bressay Ferry Terminal, Bressay
Materials | N/A
Tutor | Chris Dyer
Transport | Included

A truly unique opportunity to join local crofter Chris Dyer (featured in Kate Davies blogs) on an exclusive walk through the agricultural year in Shetland, looking at the sheep – ewes, rams and lambs. White/coloured/fleckit and even katmogget! Sift through fleeces from Chris’s flock and see the principal day to day tools and equipment that […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | Free
Time | 10.00 - 19.00 (Daily)
Location | Shetland Museum and Archives, Hay's Dock, Lerwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | N/A
Transport | Not included

View the results of phase 2 of a collaborative project by Drs Carol Christiansen and Roslyn Chapman to investigate design differences between Shetland hand-made lace and ‘Shetland’ lace patterns published in 19th century knitting pattern books.


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | Free
Time | Sat 28th Sept - Sun 6 October, 10.00 - 19.00
Location | Da Gadderie, Shetland Museum and Archives, Hay's Dock, Lerwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | N/A
Transport | Not included

Vivian Ross-Smith’s exhibition will explore wool and craft in a fine art context and consider how her links to crofting have influenced her art practice. This will be shown through a series of wall-based textile pieces and painting. This series of works will be linked to a text she has in this year’s Shetland Wool […]


Date |
Cost | Free
Time | 10.00 - 19.00 (Daily)
Location | Shetland Museum and Archives, Hay's Dock, Lerwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | N/A
Transport | Not included

Netherlands based artist Diana Warmels-Edes is exhibiting lace knitting made from beach found plastic rope including items based on old Unst lace patterns and a dress made from printed fabric.


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | Free
Time | Saturday 28th September - Sunday 6th October
Location | Shetland Museum and Archives, Hay's Dock, Lerwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | N/A
Transport | Not included

Deborah Gray’s exhibition is based on her time as Artist-In-Residence at the Icelandic Textile Centre (Textilsetur) in Blonduos, Iceland in 2018. Icelandic sheep have developed over centuries of isolation from other sheep breeds and adapted to their environment.


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | Free
Time | Saturday 28th September - Sunday 6th October
Location | Shetland Museum and Archives, Hay's Dock, Lerwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | N/A
Transport | N/A

As part of Shetland Wool Week’s commitment to emerging talent there is a student exhibition of prize winners chosen for excellence in portraying Shetland wool and/or textiles in a contemporary manner. The Shetland Wool Week competition was open to all students studying Fine Art and Contemporary Textiles degrees at University of the Highlands and Islands.


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | Free
Time | 12.00 - 16.00
Location | Speldiburn Cafe
Materials | N/A
Tutor | N/A
Transport | See description

Exhibition of Bressay knitwear, art and crafts with local knitwear and crafts for sale. Demonstrations and advice from local kniters, spinners and weavers on Sunday 6th. Located at the Speldiburn Cafe so the ideal lunch or coffee stop. 20 minutes walk from the ferry. For further information and contact details see www.bressay.org   Transport: Regular […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | Free
Time | 09.00 - 16.00
Location | Nielanell Design Studio, Hoswick, Sandwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | Niela Kalra
Transport | Not included

In this exhibition in knit and glass, artist Niela Kalra interprets the landmark court case arising out of the the Hoswick Whale Caa, 1888. Shetland crofters successfully defended an action by their powerful landlords in a remarkable tale reminiscent of David vs Goliath. In this installation which is located within an old crofthouse in Hoswick, […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | £75.00
Time | 08.45 - 15.15
Location | Shetland Museum & Archives Car Park, Hay's Dock, Lerwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | Island Vista
Transport | Included

Meander through Lerwick, the only town in Shetland, dating from the 1600s, as you travel to the most Southerly tip of the Shetland Mainland. View the fertile limestone community of Fladdabister, and the world’s best preserved 2,000 year old Iron Age Broch, on the Island of Mousa. Then cross the 60 degree North line of […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | £100.00
Time | 09.00 - 17.00
Location | Hoswick Visitor Centre, Hoswick, Sandwick
Materials | See description
Tutor | Austin Taylor
Transport | See description

Take a ‘Safari’ with Austin to some of his favourite locations to learn how to use the landscape as inspiration for showing off and contextualising your work, both with and without being worn. The colours of Shetland’s landscape naturally complement woolly creations and her beaches and buildings can be an ideal backdrop for close-up detail […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | £20.00
Time | 10.00 - 14.00
Location | Hoswick Visitor Centre, Hoswick, Sandwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | N/A
Transport | Not included

Join us to share wool-week tales over a glass of sherry – accompanied with an exciting cheese board of course! Our Sunday play days in the past have always been a resounding success and a sellout. This event allows us to enjoy the company of woolly-minded folk for a morning get together. All of our […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | Free
Time | 10.00 - 16.00 (daily)
Location | Meadows Road, Houss, East Burra
Materials | N/A
Tutor | Wendy Inkster
Transport | Not included

Head towards the East side of Burra Isle and discover where the original Shetland Teddy Bear is created.  Meet Wendy in her workshop and hear how the first Burra Bear was made over 22 years ago using a recycled Fair Isle jumper.


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | Free
Time | 09.30 - 16.00
Location | Nielanell Studio, Hoswick, Sandwick
Materials | N/A
Tutor | N/A
Transport | Not included

A place of pilgrimage for those in the know. The small and unassuming shop only hints at the tactile sweetshop within. Visit the studio/shop to find an unexpected range of knitwear, glorious handspun and scrumptious batts (and buried under all that – you might even find Niela!!) Renowned for her inventive knit collections Niela concentrates […]


Date | October 06, 2019
Cost | £6.00 at door
Time | 14.00 - 17.00
Location | Brae Hall, Brae
Materials | n/a
Tutor | n/a
Transport | Not included

Shetland Guild of Spinners, Weavers, Dyers and Knitters exhibition, demonstrations and Sunday teas, with traditional music from Northmavine Fiddle and Accordion Club. Next door Brae Youth Centre will be hosting a Maker’s Market and Craft Fair and Delting Galley Shed will have an Up-Helly-Aa Exhibition.