1974 - Jarl Danny Anderson

The 1974 Festival took place on 22nd February

This year's Guizer Jarl was Daniel John Anderson from Midfield.

Galley Name:- HUGRO

Danny's Jarl Squad

  • Laurence Williamson (Allanbrae) [Former Jarl]
  • Alex Robertson (Police House) [Future Jarl]
  • Drew Williamson (Sellafirth)
  • Tammie Thomson (Sellafirth)



Proclamation not yet available for this year


Squad List



Shetland Times Articles:

Telegrams / Messages:

  • 'Big blaze and a good night to all' - James and Joan, Port Kembla, New South Wales

  • 'Best wishes for a successful evening' - Sunniside, Uyeasound

  • 'Our very best wishes for a successful Up Helly Aa' - Henry, Muriel and Ina, Hillrise, Lerwick

  • 'Sorry we can't be with you tonight. Hope you have a good time' - June and Robert Wishart

  • 'Torches bright. Have a jolly night. Greetings Danny' - Jim, Alan and Ena, Symbister Whalsay

  • 'Wishing we were with you. Hope you have a good time' - Robert and Hunter, Edinburgh

  • 'Best wishes for a successful festival' - Uyeasound Up Helly Aa Committee

  • 'A successful night. Best wishes for everybody' - May and Mac