Living Lerwick manage a number of events and activities in the town centre during the year. Working with local businesses, these are aimed at locals and visitors to Shetland to increase footfall and provide a great day out.

Download our CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2019 for dates of planned events, and a list of expected Cruise Ships due into town - including ship capacity numbers.

Shopping Week 2019

3-11 Aug 2019

Join us in Lerwick Town centre for a programme of activities, events, special offers and competitions as we celebrate Shopping Week from 3rd to 11th August.

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Teddy Bear Scavenger Hunt at Harry's

5-10 Aug 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Teddy bears have escaped! Can you help to find them all? Head up to the toy department in Harry's to pick up a teddy bear scavenger hunt form and search the store for the bears.

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125 Years at Smith & Robertsons

5-11 Aug 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm

Smith & Robertson's celebrates 125 years of trading on Commercial Street. A special commemorative window display will look back at times gone by.

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Lerwick Waterfront Pirate Hunt

5-11 Aug 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm

Lerwick town centre was once the backdrop of smugglers and pirate activities. Follow clues from the Lodberries to Hay's Dock and find the pirates.

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Pirates and Mermaids Chocolate Party

5-8 Aug 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Welcome to a special Pirate and mermaids chocolate workshop! A mix of craft and chocolate creations for ages 5-10 years.

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J G Rae Workshop Demonstrations

5-16 Aug 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm

Jewellery making demonstrations at J G Rae. Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 11.00am - 4.00pm

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Pebble Painting and Drawing at Harry's

5 Aug 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Drop in to Harry's toy department and have a go at painting pebbles, painting pictures or drawing.

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Chocolate CakePops with Island Larder

5-8 Aug 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm

It's Shopping Week so we are making Cake Pops! Suitable for ages 10+.

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Hamma Beads and Plus Plus at Harry's

6-16 Aug 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

What can you make from Hamma Beads and Plus Plus bricks? Hours of entertainment to be had for all ages. Come along to Harry's toy department and have a go.

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Dim Riv Harbour Trip

6-10 Aug 2019 7:00pm - 3:00pm

Sail around Lerwick harbour like a Viking aboard the longship, Dim Riv!

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Games Day at Harry's

7 Aug 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

What's your favourite game? Are there any you haven't tried? Drop into Harry's this afternoon for a games day and see if you can find a new favourite.

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Tea Tasting at C'est la Vie

7 Aug 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm

Join Valerie Devaux Piquer as she explains the ingredients, benefits and tastes of a variety of specialist teas. £12.00 per person

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Jet Ski Safari Tour

8-9 Aug 2019 11:30am - 3:30pm

Take a safari sight seeing trip through Lerwick harbour on a jet ski. Limited timeslots remain

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Play Foam Demo at Harry's

8 Aug 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come and see what you can make with play foam! This versatile modelling foam comes in lots of bright colours and can be moulded into just about anything.

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Facepainting

8-9 Aug 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Would you like to be a pirate, a mermaid or a shark!? Get your face painted as your favourite sea character as Lerwick Shopping Week celebrates with Shetland Boat Week.

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Jet Ski Taster Session

8-11 Aug 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Have you ever been on a jet ski? Want to try it? These 15 minute taster sessions are perfect to give it a go.

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Young Musicians Showcase at The String

8 Aug 2019 8:00pm

The String present the weekly Young Musicians Showcase event. Guests include High Level Hot Club, Skelburn & High Level Fiddlers with Andy Kain.

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Bookbug Session at Harry's

9 Aug 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm

It's the annual Bookbug teddy bears picnic at Harry's! Shetland Library staff will be on hand to deliver this popular session.

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Lerwick Lifeboat Demonstrations and Tour

9-2 Aug 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Watch as the Lerwick Lifeboat crew manoeuvre the impressive boat around the harbour and demonstrate how a 'man overboard' is rescued.

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Ievoli Black - Coastguard vessel open day

9-11 Aug 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm

HM Coastguard is holding an open day giving visitors the chance to go behind the scenes and explore the UK's Emergency Towing Vessel (ETV), Ievoli Black.

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Wrest - live at The String

9 Aug 2019 8:00pm

Indie band, 'Wrest' play live at The String, supported by Adam Guest.

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Baby Hoedown with Bambeenies

10 Aug 2019 10:30am - 11:15am

Join Bambeenies at The String for a morning of Western fun. This session is suitable for babies, 0-12 months.

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Mini Hoedown with Bambeenies

10-11 Aug 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm

Join Bambeenies at The String for a morning of Western fun. This session is suitable for children aged 1-4 years.

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ShantYYellmen at Harrison Square

10 Aug 2019 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Ahoy Shipmates! Let the tuneful voices of the ShantYYellmen entertain you as they sing a series of sea shanties at Harrison Square. Suitable for all ages.

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Living Lerwick 5k Fun Run

11 Aug 2019 10:30am

Take part in the 2019 Living Lerwick 5k Fun Run - or walk! Extended this year from lanes only to a full 5k, individual runners and family or team groups are invited to take part and all proceeds go to Shetland MRI Scanner Appeal.

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Meet Miniature Shetland Ponies

11 Aug 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Come along to Harrison square to meet the adorable miniature Shetland ponies, Bonnie and Little Miss Sunshine.

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Shetland Motorcyclists for Charity - Muster and Parade

22-11 Aug 2019 1:00pm - 3:30pm

The 2019 Shetland Motorcyclists for Charity Event musters on Victoria Pier before leaving for a parade loop of the town at 3.00pm. Living Lerwick is pleased to promote and support this event in aid of local charities.

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