Where? Lerwick, Shetland Islands
When? 28th January 2014
It's Europe’s largest fire Festival and involves...
- A series of marches and visitations.
- The Festival culminates in a full sized Viking Galley, complete with shields and oars.
- The Viking Galley is pulled by a torch-lit procession leading to the beach.
- Featuring locals dressed as Viking warriors.
- The Galley is set alight and thereafter hours of performing acts and dancing in halls follows.
Further information: www.uphellyaa.org