Living Lerwick’s Winter Festival will mark the last weekend of Christmas shopping with a great line-up of talented local bands performing in Harrison Square on Sunday 21st from 1pm and fireworks at 5.30pm. The aim is to entertain shoppers and bring in the Christmas fun with a bang!

The music in Harrison Square and the fireworks will be dependent on weather conditions at the time and updates will be posted on Living Lerwick's Website and the Living Lerwick Facebook page.

The line-up for Harrison Square is 1pm - 1.45pm - Aastaewast, 2pm - 2.45pm Ian MacCormick with Amanda Shearer, 3pm - 3.45pm Autopilot, 4pm - 4.45pm Fiddle Finale, 5pm - 5.30pm Mike Laurenson (Young Musician of the Year) and Sophie Moar (Young Fiddler of the Year) and 5.45 - 7pm - The Bluemelts.

There will be a short firework display at 5.30pm followed by the last band of the festival – The Bluemelts – at 5.45pm. The fireworks will be set off from Lerwick Boating Club Pier.

Living Lerwick Events Director, Steve Mathieson said: “Comments from the public have been very supportive of town centre businesses (through Living Lerwick) providing all the lights, trees and decorations for the town centre and all the events within the Winter Festival. When people shop local, businesses can work together to give something back to the community. We are looking forward to a very busy weekend and hope the weather holds out for the fireworks.”

Further details of all aspects of the winter festival and recommended business opening hours over the festive period are available on the Living Lerwick Facebook page and Website.

So come down to Lerwick town centre on Sunday 21st December to really put yourself in the festive mood!

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