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Cookery for Northern Wives Cookery for Northern WivesZoomShetland Heritage Publications is very pleased to welcome visitors to come along and browse a real traditional bookshop, with a wide selection of Shetland themed titles, during Book Week Scotland.

Join us as we celebrate the vast range of books published over the last 13 years covering subjects including: Vikings and Up Helly Aa, traditional and children's stories, cookery, fishing, folklore, textiles and archaeology.

Enjoy a coffee and sample some of the recipes from 'Cookery for Northern Wives' while listening to readings from authors and having a yarn about books.

Location: Shetland Amenity Trust office, Garthspool, Lerwick

Excavations at Old Scatness, Shetland Vol. 2 Excavations at Old Scatness, Shetland Vol. 2ZoomSaturday 28th November

Open - 10.00am – 4.00pm

Sammy finds his voice Sammy finds his voiceZoom10.30am – Excavations at Old Scatness: Vol II. - Dr Val Turner will be interviewed by Marsali Taylor about this brand new publication

12.00pm – Launch of ‘Sammy Finds his Voice’ - Andy Ross reads the new children’s title following Sammy the Puffin’s adventures at Sumburgh Head

1.30pm – Charles Mitchell’s ‘Up Helly Aa – Tar Barrels & Guizing’ read by Charlie Simpson

3.00pm – A selection of poetry from ‘Havera – the story of an island’ read by Eileen Brooke-Freeman

Sunday 29th November

Open - 10.00am – 4.00pm

11.00am – ‘Viking Stories’ with Davy Cooper

1.00pm – Jonathan Wills reads from children’s favourite ‘Granny Linda and the Lighthouse’

3.00pm – Mary Blance reads a selection of stories from ‘Real Shetland Yarns’, including Da naming o lambs’

Mitchell's Tar Barrelling book Mitchell's Tar Barrelling bookZoom

Many titles will be on offer at reduced prices for this weekend only, so it's a perfect time to come along and pick up a bargain, or a Christmas gift or two!

Receive a free bookmark with every purchase and free entry into a draw to win a book hamper worth £135.00

Pick up your free copy of the official Book Week Scotland book 'Journeys', availabe while stocks last, Shetland Amenity Trust Office Shetland Amenity Trust OfficeZoom