Http://wwwshetlandmarketingsolutionscom lerwick jarl and junior jarl squads walking through the narrow commercial street in lerwick, shetland. Shetland's spectacular annual up helly aa fire festival, which celebrates its viking heritage, is celebrated with the burning of a replica longship hundreds processed with flaming torches which were thrown into a longship that had been dragged through lerwick in pictures: up helly aa 2013. Brae high school - providing education from nursery to secondary 6 in the north of shetland. Participants dressed as vikings march past during the annual up helly aa festival in lerwick, shetland islands on january 29, 2013 (afp/afp/getty images) one local said she was outraged by the news allison duncan, a local official, said it was absolutely crazy the two firefighters can go down this route. Up-helly-aa specials photography by millgaet media, squad photos by j coutts this full-colour souvenir brings together all the highlights from the full 24 hours of up-helly-aa day, caught on camera by our excellent team of photographers - from the morning parade through lerwick, to the torchlit procession and burning of.
Lerwick up helly aa is on tuesday 31st of january and it is a public holiday in the town on the day after (some of us need time to recover) so we will be closed wednesday 1st of february opening as normal on thursday if you would like to watch any of the live broadcast of lerwick uha on tuesday you can do so here. Up helly-aa, lerwick 31 january 2017, private gallery lauren & kieran, 17 june 2017, private gallery danielle & ross, 7 july 2017 up helly-aa, pamela and sled dog rally glenmore forest park 21 january 2012, 30th anniversary siberian husky club of gb sled dog rally, glenmore forest park 26 january 2013. Find and save ideas about up helly aa on pinterest | see more ideas about fire festival, what is a viking and festivals in england. For everything you need to know about up helly aa, visit the official website here if you cannot make it to lerwick on tuesday, promote shetland are streaming live online here all the best to this year's guizer jarl neil robertson and his squad i' m sure it will be a day to remember and fingers crossed the.
Answer 1 of 13: hi there all i'm really interested in attending the next up helly aa , i know when it is but is it too late to get a ticket for one of the halls and if not how do i re: up helly aa sep 23, 2013, 3:47 am i live 10 miles south of lerwick and we have some friends here who do holiday rentals one of which is based in. 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 considerably lower numbers in the more.
There just ain't no getting around the fact that this post is going to be a doozy i tried, i have really, really tried to get the story, the images and the adventure that is up helly aa into a single blog post but it is just not possible so instead, there will be four introduction, procession & galley burning, music. Http://wwwshetlandmarketingsolutionscom lerwick up helly aa 2013 led by guiser jarl stevie grant sets off from the royal british legion in lerwick shetland.
They are the same as the lerwick up helly aa torches and are constructed from hessian sacks with a concrete shoulder to ensure they remain intact during the along the sumburgh lighthouse road with the burning at grutness beach, in 2012 the burning was at mail beach in cunningsburgh, in 2013 at hoswick beach. Up helly aa, or shetland's viking fire festival, takes place in lerwick annually on the last tuesday of january (28th january in 2014) read on. The shetland island of bressay is left without local firefighter cover - due to beards being grown for the up helly aa festival.