UnstFest were named Community Project of the Yea 2015 at The Herald Society Awards 2015 on Wednesday 4th November. 3 Unst representatives, including UnstFest chairperson, attended the awards ceremony in Glasgow’s Crowne Plaza alongside many other projects running in the voluntary and private sector.
The award highlights the level of committment and community involvement given to the festival in order to create memories and give something to the place. Since inception in 2008, the festival has grown to become a staple on the Shetland calender with over 4,000 visitors to the island throughout festival dates in 2015.
UnstFest 2016 will take place 16-24th July 2016.