Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- To Whom This May Concern is released by Suppository Business.
- Thomas Fraser's CD Long Gone Lonesome Blues is released.
- Gemma Donald becomes the youngest winner of the prestigious Shetland Young Fiddler of the Year aged 13.
- Foundation of Dogs Against Drugs charity.
- Shetland Amenity Trust is awarded £4.9m from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the building of a new Shetland Museum and Archives.
Lerwick Up Helly-Aa. Bruce Leask, as Guizer Jarl, portrayed Harald Gilli Magnusson.
Shetland Library officially opened its doors in the old converted St. Ringan's Church.
Whalsay & Skerries by-election for the Lerwick Town Council.