Aberdeen & The North East

The centre of the North-East has long been Aberdeen- or as some may know it “The Granite City” But it was only in the 19thc that it recieved this title, prior to that it had been a hub of magic, myth and legend since the first settlement sprung up there over 8000 years ago. 

It is this vibrant folk history of witches, fairies and seers that we aim to recapture. The stories that you won’t find on a plaque mounted to one of the grey buildings of The Granite City. Join us and delve into the the folklore of the North-East.

Explore Our Stories

Enjoy our selection of folk tales. We have a mixture of old texts and retellings on offer.

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The Witch of Laggan

The Witch of Laggan As the hunter sat listening to the howling storm as it whistled by, there entered at the door an apparently poor

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Taken by the Fair Folk

Taken by the Fair Folk Her husband, one evening after sunset, while riding in his own field, heard a most pleasant concert of music, and

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