Climate Week

Shetland Climate week 24 September to 3 October

The Council's Climate Change Programme have planned an assortment of activities to support Scotland’s Climate Week to highlight the impacts that Climate Change will have on Shetland, as well as what we can do to tackle it.

The full schedule of what’s on is listed below, but be sure to check the SIC’s Facebook and Twitter for more information and advice throughout the week.  

Members of the Climate Change Programme teams will be at all of the events, but you can also contact us throughout the week if you have any questions about the events.

Please note that all events outdoors may be cancelled or relocated due to weather conditions on the day, please be sure to check the Council's social media for any updates.

Events


 

 

Shetland Energy Showcase

Saturday 24 September

Lerwick Town Hall
Lerwick

11:00 – 17:00

NB: All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Shetland Energy Showcase

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WDC Shorewatch Open Survey

Tuesday 27 September

The Knab
Lerwick

14:00 – 16:00

NB: Please remember to bring coats. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Oceans and Climate Change

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Film: 2040

Tuesday 27 September

Mareel (Book)
Lerwick

16:00

Young People in Climate Action

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Big Beach Bruck Pick Up

Wednesday 28 September

East Burra Beach (choose your starting point and Google Maps will direct you to the beach)

16:00 – 18:00

NB: Please remember to bring suitable coats, footwear, and heavy-duty gloves. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Marine Waste, Pollution and Climate Change

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Film: 2040

Thursday 29 September

Mareel (Book)
Lerwick

19:45

All are invited to stay on for a discussion about the film with members of the SIC Climate Change Programme teams.

Climate Change in Film

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Shetland Seafood Showcase and Tasting

Friday 30 September

Lerwick Town Hall
Lerwick

11:00 – 14:00

NB: All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Sustainable Dining in Shetland

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Transition Turriefield Tour

Saturday 1 October

Transition Turriefield
Sandness

10:00 or 14:30

Please email info@turriefieldveg.co.uk to book your place in advance, or visit Turriefield Events

NB: Please remember to bring suitable coats and footwear. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Growing Food in Shetland

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Shetland Energy Showcase

Saturday 1 October

Brae Community Hall
Brae

11:00 – 17:00

NB: All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Shetland Energy Showcase

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Girlsta Peatland Restoration Site Tour

Sunday 2 October

Girlsta (choose your starting point and Google Maps will direct you to the parking area)

12:00 – 13:00

NB: Please remember to bring suitable coats and footwear. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Bogs and the Bees

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Shetland Nature Showcase and Sunday Tea

Sunday 2 October

Whiteness and Weisdale Hall
Haggersta, Whiteness

12:00 – 15:30

NB: All children must be accompanied by an adult

The Bogs and the Bees

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Ness of Sound Farm Open Day

Monday 3 October

Ness of Sound Farm
Ness of Sound, Lerwick

13:00 – 16:00

NB: Please remember to bring suitable coats and footwear. All children must be accompanied by an adult

Farming and Climate Change

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