This footage of the Lerwick Up Helly Aa fire festival was probably filmed in the 1970s. Although only the torches can be seen in the dark, there are some good shots of the galley burning with guizers in silhouette in front.

Film-maker: Bertie Mowat

Donated by Erik Erasmuson.

00:00:00Lerwick Up Helly Aa procession shot from a distance. Only the torches are visible in the dark.
00:00:39Torches are thrown into the galley.
00:00:53Shots of the galley burning, with silhouettes of guizers in front of the flames.
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