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Now displaying: December, 2017
Dec 30, 2017

Podcast host Marjolein Robertson has been on a journey of discovery learning about Shetland's past traditions of the eight Helly Nichts (Holy Nights) of Christmas.

Listen as guest Roseanne Watt, who created the journey, and Marjolein explain the eight nights and what the customs are for each.

 

Dec 21, 2017

Father Christmas himself graces the Shetland Times Podcast to speak to podcast host Marjolein Robertson about all things Christmas.

They discuss his work over the festive period, his favourite Christmas films and Marjolein explains some of Shetland's Christmas traditions including the Helly Nichts (Holy Nights).

Dec 14, 2017

Young East Voe farmer Jakob Eunson won the agricultural category award in the Lantra Awards.

He talks to podcast host Marjolein Robertson about this experience, as well as his new role as an ambassador for farming and crofting and the importance of apprenticeships.

Dec 7, 2017

In this week's episode, podcast host Marjolein interviews Sandra Jamieson, weel kent in the world of Shetland sports.

She has excelled in and taught archery as well as being one of the figureheads involved with winning the bid and the hosting of the NatWest Island Games in Shetland in 2005.

Sandra was also awarded the prestigious Lifetime Endeavour Award at the Shetland Sports Awards 2017 and speaks about the night and her experience. 

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