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.
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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.....

BANNOCKS AND BLOOD - A MURDER MYSTERY BY ANN CLEEVES

Members, friends and family are invited to join us for "A Shetland Sunday Tea" on Sunday 19 March 2017. In this murder whodunit, a member of the Hall Committee preparing for a Sunday Tea has been found dead. Inspector Jimmy Perez is out of the islands in Scotland, so YOU are needed to work out who the murderer is,

The afternoon includes a fabulous Shetland-style afternoon tea, live music, raffle and sales table. The Library Collection will also be available for browsing and borrowing - a chance to read the murder mysteries set in Shetland by authors Ann Cleeves and Marsali Taylor and others.

The venue is the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall, corner of Stoke and Hanson Streets, Newtown, 2pm-4.30pm. Entry is $2 for Society members and $5 for others.

 

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