PURE Energy Centre – Doors Open Day (NEW DATE)

Posted in : Doors Open Days,Events & Activities

Promoting Unst’s Renewable Energy – Energy Centre (PEC)  Doors Open Day

The Pure Energy® Centre are delighted to hold a doors open afternoon for visitors to come and see what the PEC is all about!

There will be short presentations at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm highlighting our unique renewable energy solutions, services and products.

Date: Tuesday, 17th July 2012 (please note this date has changed from Wednesday to Tuesday, and it may be incorrect in the paper version of the programme)

Venue: PEC, Unit 3, Hagdale Industrial Estate, Baltasound (Behind the Fire Station)

Time: 2-5pm.

Price: Free Admission

Contact: Pure Energy®Centre, 01957 711 410


Unst Playscheme – Olympic Day

Posted in : Events & Activities,Leisure & Sport

Unst Playscheme provides fun filled activity days to entertain the children during the holidays. With the London 2012 Olympics getting closer this activity day will give your children a chance to participate in their own Olympic event with craft workshops preparing for the opening ceremony and an afternoon filled with fun running, throwing and jumping events.

 

Date: Wednesday 18th July 2012

Venue: Unst Leisure Centre, Baltasound

Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm.

Price: £3 per child, open to children P1-P7.

Requirements: Consent forms and payment can be completed at the Unst Leisure Centre on the day. Comfy clothes and a packed lunch.

Contact: Lesley Gray, Youth Development Worker for North Isles, 07766421097


Fun 5-a-side Football Tournament

Posted in : Events & Activities,Leisure & Sport,Leisure Centre Activities

Unst FA are hosting a fun 5-a-side tournament to celebrate Unstfest 2011. If you are the next Ronaldo or even if you haven’t had a kick of a ball for years come along and see if your team can lift the trophy.

Meet at the Leisure Centre and teams will be picked on the day.

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: Unst Leisure Centre, Baltasound

Time: 7.30pm Kick Off.

Price: £3/£1.50 conc.

Requirements: Comfy clothes and trainers suitable for playing outdoors and indoors (in the case of poor weather).


Shetland’s Biggest Danceathon

Posted in : Events & Activities,Leisure & Sport,Leisure Centre Activities

Be part of this unofficial record attempt to see how many participants we can get to take part in the Unstfest danceathon. If you have heard of Zumba or Jazzercise you’ll love this fitness class and new participants are most welcome to give this new craze a try.

Let’s see if we can pack the Unst Leisure Centre with as many people as possible to have fun and get fit together. Neon leotards and leg warmers are not required but may be worn if the participant so wishes!

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: Unst Leisure Centre, Baltasound

Time: 6.30-7.15pm

Price: £3.50 per person, all participants must be 10 yrs +

Contact: Unst Leisure Centre, 01595 807 701

Requirements: Comfy clothes and indoors trainers. Fancy dress optional so dig out your 80s fitness gear.


Bobby’s Bus Shelter – Doors Open Day

Posted in : Doors Open Days,Events & Activities

Come along and find out how an ordinary Shetland Islands Council bus shelter became one of the most well known landmarks in Unst.

No trip to Unst is complete without a visit to the best dressed bus shelter in Shetland.

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: Bobby’s Bus Shelter, Little Hamar Junction, Baltasound

Time: 10am – 1pm.

Price: Free admission


Gardiesfauld Youth Hostel – Doors Open Day

Posted in : Doors Open Days,Events & Activities

Gardiesfauld Youth Hostel is the most northerly youth hostel in the UK. Situated on the shore in Uyeasound, it provides superior accommodation and facilities ideal for the traveller, bird watcher or school group.

Come along and meet some of the Trustees who keep the Hostel running and see the facilities and newly added caravan park for yourself.

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: Gardiesfauld Youth Hostel, Uyeasound

Time: 2-4pm.

Price: Admission by donation


Baltasound Police Station – Doors Open Day

Posted in : Doors Open Days,Events & Activities

Come along and meet PC Carla Hoxey at the Baltasound Police Station. Find out what it is like to be a police person working in such a small community with little crime.

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: Police Station, Baltasound

Time: 10am – 3pm.

Price: Free admission



Guided Walk with artist Tony Humbleyard

Posted in : Events & Activities,The Arts & Creativity

Join this guided walk around the surrounding area of Burrafirth Beach and the Bluefrog Studio and find out how this landscape inspires Tony Humbleyard, Unst’s resident sculptor, in his work.

Date:  Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: Meet at Bluefrog Studio, Shorestation, Burrafirth

Time: 10am – 1pm

Price: £10 per person

Contact: Tony Humbleyard, 01957 711 688

 


St John’s Church – Tuesday Teas

Posted in : Events & Activities

Come along St John’s Church, Baltasound for afternoon tea with lots of lovely, locally made cakes and homebakes.

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: St John’s Church,  Baltasound

Time: 2.30-4.30pm

Price: £3/£1.50

 


Car Treasure Hunt

Posted in : Events & Activities,Leisure & Sport

Enter a team into the ever popular car treasure hunt. Meeting at the Unst Leisure Centre the clues will have you and your passengers all over Unst trying to find out where the treasure lies. Good fun for all the family.

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: Unst Leisure Centre, Baltasound

Time: 3 – 4.30pm

Price: £5 entry per car



Bannock Making Workshop

Posted in : Events & Activities,Heritage & Tradition

The Baltasound SWRI will provide all the know how on to make the perfect bannock!

All ingredients and equipment are provided and you’ll go home with a lovely bag of warm bannocks ready for eating.

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

Venue: Baltasound Hall

Time: 7pm

Price: £10 per person. Booking essential as this workshop is quick to fill up.

Contact: Book with Mary Robertson, 01957 711 417 or Eileen Anderson, 01957 711 455


Road Running 5K

Posted in : Events & Activities,Leisure Centre Activities

Keen to test yourself against the Unstfest 5k?

The Unst Leisure Centre have set up a 5k course around the roads of Baltasound open to all runners. Keep up your fitness regime while enjoying all the distractions of Unstfest and novices are most welcome.

Date: Monday 16th July 2012

Venue: Meet at Unst Leisure Centre, Baltasound

Time: 7pm

Price: £2 entry, runners must be 16yrs +

Contact: Unst Leisure Centre, 01595 807 701

 


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