Heritage

Fiddlers’ society marks 60th birthday

AN EXHIBITION featuring memorabilia from 60-plus years of the Shetland Fiddlers’ Society is on show in the foyer of Shetland Museum until the end of July. Postponed for two years due to the pandemic, the fiddlers’ society was finally able to mark its 60th birthday at the weekend with a nearly full house concert in […] Shetland News …


New town shop’s exhibition highlights lace knitting and Fair Isle chairs

LOCALS and tourists can enjoy learning first-hand about two endangered traditional craft practices as part of a small exhibition space attached to a new gift shop in the centre of Lerwick. The Puffin Republic, run by the owners of French café C’est La Vie, opened its doors last week and includes a lace knitting exhibition […] Shetland News …