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Orkney Witchcraft Trials Memorial – Resources

During the Orkney Witchcraft Trials Memorial Project, various community events have resulted in the production of diverse and interesting creative output.

A “Creative Day” was held in October 2018, with workshops for songwriting, storytelling, printing, letter writing and sound recording. Some of the results, along with other works inspired by the project, are to be found below.

“Marianne” by Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon

“Marwick’s Hole”  by Fran Flett Hollinrake, Custodian of St Magnus Cathedral:

Corwen Broch and Kate Fletcher’s “Chase The Cold Winter Away”,
Melody – Trad., from Playford’s ‘Dancing Master’, publ. 1650.
Arranged by Kate Fletcher and Corwen Broch.

Here is Corwen Broch’s musical contribution from the Creative Day, October 2018.

Short stories inspired by the Project:

Storm Raiser by Elizabeth Power

Unknown, Unknown by Ashleigh Angus

A booklet compiling the results of a printmaking workshop led by Jeanne Rose Bouza:

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