Visit during january to experience the unique up helly aa fire festival, or during the summer months to experience some of the shetland carnivals and festivals.
Lesley simpson will lead the up helly aa festival the move to appoint a woman to the esteemed position back in 2010 the islands' main up-helly-aa festival, held every january in lerwick, where only men can take part. Sunday, april 18, 2010 bressay up helly aa jarl squads - part 1 following a visit to the bressay uha galley shed, stephen anderson very kindly allowed me .
Up helly aa refers to any of a variety of fire festivals held annually in the shetland islands of scotland, in the middle of winter to mark the end of the yule season the festival involves a procession of up to a thousand guizers in lerwick and at an up helly aa celebration in uyeasound, shetland islands, february 2010.
Fine weather got guizer jarl james titcomb and his squad off to a great start on northmavine up helly a' day – and high spirits continued even as the wind and.