Gaada

Event
Da Auld Methodist Kirk, Bridge End, Burra, ZE2 9LD
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25 - 26 September 2021
Overview

25 September 2021 (10am - 4pm) 26 September 2021 (10am - 4pm) Shetland Gaada
is based in the former Burra Isle Methodist Chapel. The chapel was founded in
1893 and enjoyed a rich 122 years at the very heart of Burra community life.
The chapel held last service in 2015 and remained empty until it was taken on
by local artists in 2018. The building is a traditional stone-built
construction with Norwegian wood floors and v-lining throughout. For Doors
Open Days 2021 Gaada is opening its doors across the weekend, for a chance to
look inside the historic and now repurposed church building. There is no need
to book but Gaada kindly ask visitors to wear masks when inside the building,
unless you have an exemption. Open Day Activities Learn about Gaada’s Work,
Community + Future Exhibition ‘Mak a Laang Erm’* showcasing the incredible
artwork created in the workshop Screenprint your very own bag Browse Gaada's
Island Zine Library Shop a range of prints, cards and badges. Office,
Storeroom, Kitchen, and Bathroom will be closed. Entry across the weekend is
by drop-in. Find out more about Gaada here. *Mak a laang erm means to help
yourself in Shetland dialect, often used by a host to encourage guests when
sitting around the dinner table. Facilities Parking Not Accessible
Building Date: 1893

Address
Da Auld Methodist Kirk, Bridge End, Burra, ZE2 9LD

60.0863187, -1.3307003