The Shetland Society of Wellington is a group of people with a connection to, or interest in, the Shetland Islands.

 

Vikings

About the society

We get together regularly to celebrate the New Zealand-Shetland connection, provide information about Shetland to our members, and participate in community events to promote and celebrate Shetland’s culture, music and heritage.
shetland bbq Events
Check out our Events page to see what functions are coming up. Every year we hold a Picnic, Viking Ball, Local Outing, Mid-winter Foy, Anniversary Dinner, and Children’s Christmas Party/Members’ Afternoon Tea. 

Membership

We extend a warm welcome to anyone who would like to join us. Members get together regularly, receive a quarterly newsletter, and can borrow books relating to Shetland from our new library collection. You can apply for membership or email us for more information at membership@shetlandwellington.org.nz

 

Latest news.....

SHETLAND TEXILES AFTERNOON

On the 16th of August we will be celebrating Shetland knitting and textiles in a display for Society members, family and friends, interested craftspeople, and Scottish and handcraft groups. Traditional Fair Isle and lace knitting will be the main focus, but we will also feature textile items bought in Shetland more recently, and items made by Society members.

Anyone with a particular interest in this event will be welcome to attend. To see the flyer about the event please click here

 

THE SHETLAND ISLES
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 NEWS
The Shetland Times
 
The Shetland News

BACKGROUND
Shetland Family History Society

Shetland Museum & Archives

CULTURE
Shetland ForWirds

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Shetland Music

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