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April 22nd 2023

The Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Club have held their final Club night at the Shetland Hotel. The Hotel has been the home to the club for over 30 years but due to alterations within the Hotel, the facilities to hold the club will no longer exist.

The club are deeply indebted to the Shetland Hotel and its staff in hosting the club which has seen a huge array of local and visiting talent over the years. Countless musicians, trios, groups and bands have appeared here, not to mention the multitude of impromptu stramash sessions and collaborations. Many of todays musicians began their musical careers performing here for the first time at the club. Many club members and indeed musicians know no other than the Shetland Hotel being the home of the Club and the venue will be sorely missed.

A presentation of an engraved plaque was made by Mrs Una Simpson (Vice Chair) to Mrs Marjorie Barrie of the Shetland Hotel for its contribution to traditional music within the Isles and of the upmost and heartfelt gratitude of the Shetland Fiddle and Accordion Club Committee and Members.

The committee are currently seeking a new venue for the upcoming 2023/24 season. It is hoped that future plans of the club should be announced shortly.

Watch this space!

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April 22nd, 2023

The Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Club has held a tune competition for local composers since 1995, with the compositions being judged by the final guest artiste of the winter session.

September 15th, 2022

Following the well attended AGM of the Shetland FIddle and Accordion club , the committee would like to announce the election of new committee members Kirsten Hendry and Lucy Morris to the team. Both will be a fantastic addition to the Club and Festival. Congratulations to you both!

August 31st, 2022

The Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival committee is delighted to announce the launch of the 33rd Festival Programme. The Festival runs from 6th - 9th October. The programme is available online via the website and in local shops around the isles.

August 17th, 2022

The Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club Committee is delighted to announce that its brand new website will be launched on Thursday 1st September.

August 17th, 2022

The AGM of the Shetland Accordion & Fiddle Club will be held in the Shetland Hotel on Thursday 15th September at 7.15pm. The meeting is open to all current members of the Club. Membership renewal for the coming season can be made at the meeting and new members are most welcome.