On Saturday 24th of September, Aberlemno Village Hall is hosting another in its series of Pictish themed events to explore the area’s Pictish past. This year we return to the heart of Aberlemno and Focus on our magnificent carved stones.

There will be a talk and guided walk led by Norman Atkinson, obe, fsa scot, fma  to Stories in the Stones…with your chance to ask all the questions that the stones and carvings generate.

For those going on the guided walk & talk there is charge of £5 per person which includes refreshments on arrival. Pre-booking is advised though not required, but spaces will be limited for safety and practical reasons (getting close enough to hear and making sure you get your free cup of tea!)

From 11.30 the hall will be open to all with Arts and Crafts stalls, Demonstrations & presentations running for most of the day and introducing:-

aberlemno – home of the Picts’ Exhibition


A demonstration of how stone

Carving is done by David McGovern

Of Monikie rock art

A) the guided walk & talk–access to hall, parking, is £5 per person 

Event programme

10.00 Main Hall – open. Refreshments available

10.30 – 12.45  A walk with Norman Atkinson - introduction and Visit to the Aberlemno Stone

11.30 – Craft Fair and exhibitions open a demonstration of stone carving by David McGovern of Monikie rock art

11.30 – Refreshments available with Barbeque from 12.30

13:00 Walkers return to the hall

An afternoon walk and talk may be available if there is demand

We would also like to take the opportunity to unveil:

‘Aberlemno – Home of the Picts’

Mini museum at the village hall (unfortunately access is restricted due to stairs)

Please be aware that places are limited so to avoid disappointment on the day it is strongly advisable to pre book online.

Booking Form Only For Event A. The Walk


On the day there will be various stalls and displays of a Pictish theme etc

Exhibitors / Stalls

  The Pictish Art Society 

Marianne Lines Pictish (Cards & artwork)

Monikie Rock Art Pictish (stone sculptures)

 Aberlemno Hall Committee

1:00  we plan to start a barbecue that will run until 4:00 in the afternoon