2013 SMUHA - After the Festival
In the morning after the SMUHA some of the Committee & volunteers went to the burning site to clean up the beach and remove the launching trailer and remains of the galley. The procession route was also walked to ensure no debris remained and a clean-up was undertaken. Unlike 2012 there was little left of the 2013 galley.
The Jarl's Squad & Committee met at the Sumburgh Hotel for lunch before visiting the Ness Boating Club in the early afternoon where the Jarl's Squad musicians & others provided some excellent music. The Jarl's Squad then went to the Sandwick Social Club later in the afternoon where the Mousa Stompers were playing from around 2:30pm. In the early evening the Bill Head was delivered to the Jarl at the Social Club by some of the Committee & torch boys and the next 4 Guizer Jarl's (each taking a corner), who had carried it from the Torch Shed near the Sandwick School.
The Jarl's Squad sponsored hair & beard trim was at the Sandwick Social Club on Sunday 10th March with the proceeds shared between the chosen charities Mind Your Head & From Shetland With Love (fundraising under the auspice of God's Golden Acre). Louise Grains & Laura Hughes undertook the shaving.
The Hop Night was as usual at the Cunningsburgh Hall with the Jarl's Squad arriving in the late evening. Muddy Bay & the Deep Sea Rollers
were playing, supported by MasKarade.
The Bill Head delivery to the Jarl at the Sandwick Social Club.
Before the haircuts.
After the haircuts.
The helpers night was at the Sandwick Social Club on the 23rd March. Dale Smith thanked everyone involved with the 2013 SMUHA, presented commemorative plaques to some of the helpers & the now annual SMUHA raffle was drawn. The Jarl's Squad attended wearing their excellent squad suits.
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2013 SMUHA
The Galley
The Bill
During the Day
The Burning
The Squads
Galley Building
Torch Making
Suit Making
Guizer Jarl
Jarl's Squad