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The last tour of the summerRead MoreSeptember 9, 2017

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We have just finished the last tour of the summer. The last of the scheduled ones anyway.

Touring, coffee and cakeRead MoreSeptember 2, 2017

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Although the air up here in the North is fast chilling and the days are shortening quickly, there is still plenty to do, including touring the isles.

Textile tours of Shetland 2018Read MoreJune 10, 2017

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We are pleased to announce our dates for next year's textile tours of the isles.

Touring ShetlandRead MoreJune 3, 2017

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The summer season has started and, with it, the textile tours we run.

Touring ShetlandRead MoreDecember 10, 2016

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This coming year the interest in Shetland textiles seems set to continue, if the number of visitors booking on tours is any indication...

Another tourRead MoreAugust 20, 2016

This week is the second of the August textile tours, and what an engaging group we have again.

Textile toursRead MoreAugust 13, 2016

I am running a textile tour this week and we have found some very interesting things...

Textile Journeys 2016Read MoreJanuary 30, 2016

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The name "Shetland" is synonymous with textiles and each year we run tours across the islands to showcase the scenery that inspires these fabrics and the way we use wool nowadays.

Textile tours 2016Read MoreOctober 28, 2015

I can't believe that it is that time of year again, when we announce our dates for the next textile journeys in Shetland.

Touring Shetland's textilesRead MoreMay 2, 2015

This month is the first of our annual four day tours of the islands' textiles heritage and industry.