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Bressay Heritage Centre & History Group

Bressay Heritage Centre & History Group

The Bressay Heritage Centre houses an extensive archive of material relating to the island’s history through photographs, maps, geneaology, etc. Annual summer Exhibitions provide visitors with the opportunity to dip into many aspects of Bressay’s past.

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Burland Croft Trail

Since 1976, Tommy and Mary Isbister have worked on the land of their delightful croft at Trondra. “Our main aim is to maintain native Shetland breeds of animals, poultry and crops.”

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Burra History Group

Burra History Group

The Burra History Group was formed in 1996, to share their knowledge and studies of local history and promote awareness and conservation in the community. Exhibition Themes have included fishing, seafaring, crafting, weddings, entertainment, childhood and schools.

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Lerwick Oral History Group

Lerwick Oral History Group is a relatively new group, formed in May 2007, to help collect and preserve Lerwick’s past through the recording of oral histories. Group members are currently undertaking a series of recordings, focussing on life in Lerwick in the 1950’s.

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Scalloway Museum

Scalloway Museum

Scalloway is the ancient capital of Shetland. The Scalloway Museum is located next to Scalloway Castle, very close to the harbour. The Museum is housed in a former knitwear factory which has been completely refurbished to provide a modern Museum facility. The facility will be officially opened by Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway on 17th May 2012.

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Shetland Bus Friendship Society

Shetland Bus Friendship Society

The purpose of Shetland Bus Friendship Society is to educate the public about the historical relevance of the Shetland Bus. It has a membership spread over Shetland, the rest of the UK and Norway. In 2003 it erected a memorial on the Scalloway seafront to men lost in the course of the Shetland Bus operations

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Shetland Museum and Archives

The award winning Shetland Museum and Archives, situated in the historic Hay’s Dock is your starting point to Shetland’s unique heritage. You can discover the Shetland story through the Museum, Archives, children and adult learning events, auditorium and relax in Hay’s Dock Café and Restaurant.

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Tingwall, Whiteness and Weisdale Heritage Group

Tingwall, Whiteness and Weisdale Heritage Group

The Tingwall, Whiteness and Weisdale Heritage Group cover districts in the centre of Shetland - one of the most attractive parts of the Mainland. They have a collection of photographs and oral and written history of the areas.

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Tingwall Agricultural Museum Steering Group

The Tingwall Agricultural Museum Steering Group was founded with the hope of bringing Jean Sandison's existing Agricultural Museum back to the public. The group are also hopeful that the collection of tractors at Brindister will be incorporated, should the museum go ahead.

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