Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- Indie group, Boy And The Bandages, formed.
- Televiradio shut its doors after being open for 38 years.
- Naked Silence CD released by rock band Syzmik Klive.
The new Balta Sound Lighthouse was lit.
New light was established on Brother Isle Lighthouse in Yell Sound.
The Golden West, a motor fishing vessel, registered in Britain, sank at 60.36N, 01.21W, approx at the entrance to Sand Voe, Northmavine.
- 29th to 2nd May
The 24th Shetland Folk Festival