As part of Stirling’s Halloween celebrations for 2019, Tolbooth will hold an exhibition of excerpts from Stirling Archive’s Ecclesiastical records, showcasing the reporting of suspected Witches.
The Witching Hour Exhibition – Tolbooth Gallery
16th Oct – 2nd Nov 2019 (Excluding Sundays)
On show will be enlarged digitised records. They will be accompanied by an explanation / translation by Pam McNicol – Stirling Council Archivist.
The Gallery will also contain a digital display of ‘The Names of Witches in Scotland, 1658 ’, and a selection of projected images, thanks to The Wellcome Collection.
Local artist Dawn McLaren will also show 3 pieces at the exhibition. Dawn’s work focuses on Paganism, Spirituality and the ‘natural realm’.
As a sculptural printmaker Dawn take’s inspiration from people’s journeys and stories, from history and her environment. Dawn has exhibited across the United Kingdom. As a published author, Dawn uses black and white photography to document the natural decay of many abandoned buildings as well as documenting journeys through depression and anguish.
Artists Website: https://dawnmclaren.weebly.com/
The exhibition is free to attend, but guests will have the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to Stirling’s Women’s Aid.
With thanks to Church of Scotland and National Records of Scotland
Photo credit: The Wellcome collection
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