Up Helly Aa

Women can do anything they choose to do

Although this is an extract sent to the Shetland News in 1912, it is quite horrifying to hear these opinions still bandied about today in some media, over a century later. “As I said ae time afore, lat dem stick ta dir ain place an’ dir ain wark: lat dem mind da craidle and da […] Shetland News …




Cullivoe ready to celebrate lockdown Up Helly Aa in style

THE COMMITTEE behind Cullivoe Up Helly Aa is dishing up an elaborate programme of online events this weekend to compensate for what would have been the biggest social shindig in the Yell. With all fire festivals cancelled all over Shetland due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Yell Up Helly Aa committee is inviting everybody join […] Shetland News …