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Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 26, 2017

Ghosts, skeletons and a spooky tale...

In celebration of Hallowe'en this week's podcast focuses on the infamous Windhouse in Yell.

Podcast host Marjolein Robertson speaks to Davy Cooper, storyteller, about the various myths and legends behind house. Next, Val Turner joins to talk about recent findings discovered at Windhouse that have been featured in The Shetland Times and the national news.

Finally, Mike Grundon, BBC Radio Shetland presenter, shares an incident when he visited Windhouse several years ago.

Enjoy our Hallowe'en special!

If you have any suggestions for future podcasts please do email them to:editorial@shetlandtimes.co.uk 

Oct 19, 2017

Bruce Gilardi, owner of the Waas Bakery, speaks to podcast host Marjolein Robertson about his beginnings in California, born to a Shetlander; his travels over the years, his jobs – including working for the US Navy during the cold war – through to his purchase of the Waas Bakery and what Shetland means to him.

Oct 12, 2017

Alan Gifford, of the Accordion and Fiddle Festival Committee, relives the highlights of the 30th Festival with podcast host Marjolein. He also speaks about his introduction to the fiddle and his bands over the years as well as his role in teaching strings in Shetland.

Oct 5, 2017

Shetland storyteller Davy Cooper joins podcast host Marjolein to discuss his journey into the world of storytelling. He talks about the art form as well as looking into what makes Shetland storytelling unique. 

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