Posts Tagged 'Up Helly Aa'

February 17, 2021

A great design and signage project to be involved in with our client led to us having Vikings and their…….

A great design and signage project to be involved in with our client led to us having Vikings and their galleys in Lerwick’s main shopping area – and you could talk to them!

Vikings Harald and Erik had their outfits designed with their galley and crew following on prior to us getting bespoke foam board signage cut to shape for mounting our printed graphics to. It was part of month long promotion to celebrate the annual Up Helly A’ fire festival.

We supplied additional signage with rails and clamps for displaying on lamp posts and display boards to attract passer by which all contributed to the overall project being hailed a success by our client and those who participated.

With a huge selection of signage options available at our print shop, why not give us a quick call and we’ll help you have a positive outcome too.

 

February 1, 2018

We want your events to have the very best coverage to make them as successful …………..

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We want your events to have the very best coverage to make them as successful as possible. To help you, we have a variety of print options from tickets, invites, posters, advertising, programmes, souvenir booklets and news coverage that reaches throughout the majority of the local community.

Below are samples of our successful 2018 Lerwick Up-Helly-A’ coverage which we pride ourselves on making as in-depth and wide spread as possible. We’d love to do the same for your events so get in touch with us to discuss your options.

Our goal is to help you let as many people know about, attend, speak about, share information and if applicable, return to take part in it time and time again!

Get in touch by calling or dropping in along for a chat and we’ll talk you through our print options and also tie them into the online options we also provide through social media, online banner and video “top n tail” advertising.

 

 

 

February 3, 2017
If you’ve been on social media over the last few days #uphellyaa may just have been on your radar or perhaps infiltrated your notification feeds! On the last Tuesday of January every year the Up Helly Aa festival...
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If you’ve been on social media over the last few days #uphellyaa may just have been on your radar or perhaps infiltrated your notification feeds!

On the last Tuesday of January every year the Up Helly Aa festival takes place in Shetland with 1000+ men taking part in a torchlit procession in the evening through the island capital Lerwick. The culmination of the procession is the burning of a replica viking longship that is known as the galley. For more in-depth information go to www.uphellyaa.org to read about the origins of the festival.

To provide a comprehensive flavour of the whole day and evening events, we produce a limited edition, 36pp A4, Up Helly Aa Souvenir programme which is packed with  full colour photos. WARNING, once you’ve bought a copy at shop.shetlandtimes.co.uk, you’ll want to book a visit to see next year’s festival!!

You’ll be made very welcome and we’ll be glad to see you.

 

March 23, 2015

Originally produced by Lerwick printers T & J Manson in the early 1900’s for author C.E. Mitchell, we are glad to announce the reprint…

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Originally produced by Lerwick printers T & J Manson in the early 1900’s for author C.E. Mitchell, we are glad to announce the reprint in hardback of Up Helly Aa Tar-barrels & Guizing – looking back  is now available.

The book is an authoritative documented history of Lerwick’s unique annual festival and was “the fruit of painstaking research, of the kind to satisfy the most critical”. Researching old copies our very own Shetland Times newspaper had to take place in the British National Museum in London “owing to destruction by fire in Lerwick” of the archived copies.

Shetland Heritage Publications latest book is a must have for all Up Helly A’ enthusiasts and is available now at the Shetland Museum or HERE.

If you’ve identified a book of local interest you would like see back in print or have a current project you are planning to publish we’d like to hear from you. Contact our publications manager c.black@shetlandtimes.co.uk for an informal chat.

 

Tar Barrels

 

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