Greg McCarron
20th November, 2022

Share some Scottish heritage in the post this Christmas! Our sets of six printed postcards come with QR codes which will link to the relevant archive video clip when scanned with a smart device. Sets can be purchased on Ebay, with multi-buy discounts available. A great alternative Christmas card for archive fans!

Archive clips (c1960s):

  • Christmas on Papa Stour #1 - decorations and candles.
  • Christmas on Papa Stour #2 - men guizing (in costumes) at New Year.
  • Christmas on Papa Stour #3 - decorating the tree.
  • Christmas on Papa Stour #4 - building a snow man.

Send us a message to select your six designs. You can also mix and match with our non-Christmas postcards:

  • Up Helly Aa: the procession and burning of the galley at the 1972 viking themed fire festival.
  • Cairding and Spinning: a knitwear class from the late 1960s.
  • Regatta: the 1975 Walls "peerie" sailing regatta.
  • Casting Peats: peat being cut with a traditional tushkar (1970s)

Purchase postcards on Ebay

The Shetland Film Archive is a volunteer led charity which has established a moving image record of the Shetland Islands in Scotland. Buying merchandise directly supports the archive allowing us to continue our aim to celebrate Shetland's history and culture; preserving it for future generations to enjoy. Thanks for your support!

Festive Video Postcards

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