Latest news

Latest issue of Coontin Kin now available

October 1st, 2019

The Hairst issue of the society magazine Coontin Kin is now available, it’s now full colour throughout as we continue to develop and improve the publication. Issue no.112 has a wide range of interesting new material.

Society balance sheet 2018

June 2nd, 2019

Annual balance sheet published

Book Launch

Published: 07 April 2019

For launch detail, click the image. For launch detail, click the image.

Hard Down! by Captain Jack Isbester

In conjunction with Shetland Library the Society are delighted to announce the launch of wonderful new book, Hard Down written by Captain Jack Isbester.

It covers the fascinating lie of Captain John Isbester from Whiteness. An incident filled lied aboard square-rigged sailing ships during the early twentieth century.

Please see the attached poster (right) for launch details.