Cunningsburgh History Group

C/O Pat Christie Aith, Cunningsburgh
Tel: 01950 477 372
Opening Times:

Every Sunday from 5th June - 18th Sept 2016

From 2pm-5pm

Also by request

Cunningsburgh History Group


Sheep and Lambs - South Voxter, Cunningsburgh Sheep and Lambs - South Voxter, Cunningsburgh Cunningsburgh is home to a lively and energetic History Group, which was founded in 2003. The objectives of the Group is to promote an understanding and appreciation of local history.  The group have a purpose built history hut where they can research and record the history and heritage of the local area.  Next to the history hut is the restored lifeboat proporped to be from the Oceanic liner.

The Group have amassed a large collection of photographs relating to the area and is particularly proud that it has photographs of every person from Quarff and Cunningsburgh who served in World War 2. The group are currently naming and archiving photographs kindly donated through Facebook and local visitors.

Historical walks around Cunningsburgh take place once or twice a year.  The group meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm in the local hall from September to May. 

The History Hut is open over the summer Sunday Teas from 2pm to 5pm and folk are welcome to come along.  Displays for 2016 include the Shetland Herring Industry, the story of Adam Adamson and the 1900 Gale. 

New to the History Hut, our photo archive, please ask for assistance.

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See the events calendar for information on upcoming events in the area.